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Westow House

(formerly Blue Bottle; White Swan)

79 Westow Hill
Crystal Palace
SE19 1TX

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - Midnight
TuesdayMidday - Midnight
WednesdayMidday - Midnight
ThursdayMidday - Midnight
FridayMidday - 2.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 2.00 am
SundayMidday - Midnight

Meal Times

12 - 5, 6 - 10 Mon - Fri
12 - 10 Sat
12 - 7 Sun


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About the Pub

A popular former Antic pub with a quirky mix of furniture and artwork, situated within the vibrant Crystal Palace triangle. The pub has 8 handpumps serving a constantly changing selection of real ales drawn mostly from microbreweries, often including those from the Greater London area. Occasional meet the brewer events are also held. Lunchtime and evening meals are served daily. Regular live music, especially on Fridays, and quiz night is on Tuesdays. A large outside drinking area is located at the front. Very dog friendly with a small table laid out by the door with bowls, a container of water and a jar of treats. Usually a couple of Volden beers on sale, coming from the nearby Antic owned brewery. 23 boutique bedrooms, above the pub, were added latterly. Taken over by Portobello in 2020.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Adnams Ghost Ship
  • Volden Session Ale

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 5 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Arbor --varies--
  • Marble Pint
  • Volden --seasonal--

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Westow House, Crystal Palace


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    50p off a pint of cask ale, NOT on Volden beers.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Large front forecourt, part covered.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Table by the door has bowls & a jar of dog treats.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    A number of tots' high chairs available.

  • Accommodation Accommodation

    23 boutique bedrooms.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Board games, pinball table, table football.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Friday evenings until late.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Front forecourt.

  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Westow House

79 Westow Hill
Crystal Palace
SE19 1TX

Sat Nav Reference

51.419927, -0.078774


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (150m)

Many routes all stop nearby at Crystal Palace Parade and bus station.

Nearby Station (500m)

Crystal Palace

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (500m)

Crystal Palace

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