I went to the opening of the renovated Grange Pub and think it's fantastic! The wood fired pizza oven and beer garden really improve the pub from how it was before.
Far too many pubs have been converted into flats - this one was only saved after we put it on the Community Asset List which halted the sale for 6 months until a buyer could be found to keep it as a pub.
I hope to go in as often as I can - please do too!
Went for late Saturday lunch yesterday with 2 friends and I have to say the food was great! Had the chorizo hash while my friends tried the pizzas with interesting toppings (crispy sage). Wood fired pizza oven at the back. Owner came over & introduced himself. Very personable chap. Hope he is successful. Work almost finished so now less like a building site. Will be back to try the Sunday roast. Do give the pub a try. A very welcome addition to the neighbourhood.
I have had lunch there today and wholeheartedly agree with Juanita. I also had the chorizo hash and thought it was wonderful. Puddings were great too. We sat outside and without asking the dog was given water. Good service and excellent food!!
Matt here - the new(ish) landlord at The Grange. Five months in and it's been rather a slog turning the old girl around.. but the end of the building site stage of things is nigh.
Thanks for all your positive comments and we hope to welcome you all sooner rather than later.
Went in there last week and really enjoyed it. The place has loads of potential.
The interior has been nicely refurbished, but the real attraction is the fantastic walled garden out the back. Such outside space is extremely rare in SE1 - I can only think of the heaving Woolpack that can compete.
The food was good. If I was going to be picky I'd say the pizzas still haven't quite been perfected, but I'm optimistic they will get there. The house white wasn't great for the price, and I'd like to see a better range of beers on tap and in bottles - none of the bermondsey brews currently available.