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“If You Like Great Beers, go to The Rake”
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The Rake
Ranked #394 of 1,284 Nightlife in London
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Aldermaston, UK
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140 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“If You Like Great Beers, go to The Rake”
Reviewed 1 February 2014

We dropped into The Rake before a spot of Sunday Lunch at nearby Roast in Borough Market. Main driver was the potential choice of beers, and the chance to tick off sampling of some new ones.

The Rake is a bit spit n sawdust in nature, with no music, no loud conversations, no plasticy gimmics etc. And it's great for that! (O.k., I have more grey hair now than black, so a loud, plastic pub isn't really my style these days). You go to The Rake to try the wide selection of different beers that are available, which is what the place is all about. Beers from Europe, the US, including pukka ales, lagers, lambic beers from Belgium etc.(try them!). The guys serving were all friendly and knowledgeable about the beers on offer.

If you are around and about Borough Market, you should give The Rake a try if your idea of a pub is somewhere that focuses on offering a great selection of beers - you won't be disappointed.

Visited January 2014
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Swindon
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63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Excellent beers”
Reviewed 6 December 2013

This is a little gem, tucked away behind the bustle of Borough Market. The friendly and knowledgeable staff serve an amazing range of ales from around Europe.
This is well worth seeking out in order to treat your taste buds!!

Visited December 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Proper Real Ale & Craft Beer served by people who care”
Reviewed 29 October 2013

'This place is an oasis of quality amongst a sea of effluent' - if you are a beer lover in our capital. Real ale and craft beers from around the world; served by people who know what they are on about, who care and have tested their products. This is a real gem in Borough Market, which is worth a trip in it's own right.

Visited October 2013
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