Pub of the Week: The Betsey Trotwood, Clerkenwell

Posted: 24 June 2014

Blog category: Pub of the Week

Set in the heart of a London is a characterful, award winning pub embodying a Victorian heritage combined with a contemporary appeal.
 
The Betsey Trotwood in Clerkenwell is a lively, four-storey venue attracting a wide spectrum of customers, thanks to its eclectic range of cultural shenanigans and its fine range of Shepherd Neame ales and good food.
 
Built over London’s first Tube line, the Betsey offers a welcoming bar at street level, while downstairs is the cellar where regular live music performances are staged. On the upper level is an acoustic room plus an elegant bar.
 
As well as the music, the Betsey also hosts drama performances and poetry recitals. For those looking to stage their own celebration in its unique surroundings there is a function room is available to hire. The Betsey Trotwood was named Shepherd Neame Tenanted Pub of the Year 2010.
 
A wide range of good quality pub food awaits the hungry customer at the Betsey Trotwood. The menu encompasses a selection of sandwiches, homemade burgers, steaks, ploughman’s lunches and salads, all freshly prepared.
 
Typical examples of meals available include free range chicken kebabs with roasted pepper salad and tortilla wraps, minted lamb with onion chutney and Cheddar and sirloin steak with pan fried mushrooms, tomatoes and hand-cut chips.
 
When it comes to live entertainment, there is something to suit all tastes at the Betsey Trotwood. Fans regularly enjoy the popular DJ and live music nights, poetry readings, comedy nights and drama performances.
 
While the main bar is at street level, the atmospheric cellar provides a perfect venue for gigs and the upper level offers an elegant bar and acoustic room.
 
For bookings of more information don’t hesitate to get in touch with by pub by phone (020 7253 4285) or online.