New Cross Inn


With artsy Goldsmith's College right on its doorstep, South London pub The New Cross Inn is never short of a crowd. Which is just as well as there's live music six nights a week (Monday is quiz night), including Open Mic Night every Tuesday. Music ranges from emerging artists to bigger names in a wide variety of genres, including ska, rock, punk and folk. Given its student neighbours, the pub caters to smaller budgets, with gig tickets starting at £3 and happy hour from 6-7pm every weekday night. Every August, it also hosts three-day live music festival Cross Fest.

Venue Details & Map

New Cross Inn

323 New Cross Road
New Cross
SE14 6AS
+44 20 8469 4382

Facilities & Accessibility

Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet

Yelp Reviews

6.00 out of 5
based on 9 reviews

Top 5 reviews of New Cross Inn

4.0 out of 5
13 December 2008
by Aleksandra B.

This place is so much fun it is a real shame that not a lot more attention and time is invested into it. And they used to sell laughing gas on special club nights. That really became a problem.

It is dark and dingy in there so it really is not the best place to hang out in the day, unless you want to sit on one of the big sofas and have one of their special big sarnies. They are good. Drinks... more

3.0 out of 5
22 March 2012
by c4stlem4n

Alright bar, live music. Rock more

3.0 out of 5
17 May 2009
by Minxy M.

There have been some legendary nights out at this place. Especially since Tristan and Kate came (with their art and laughing gas!) and brought their friendly vibe - that great guy would be Tristan encouraging people to come out to play. Check out the New Cross Boutique next to the Inn where he is now.

New Cross Inn was definitely Art Rock Central from 2006 to the end of 2008 with NME hailing... more

4.0 out of 5
20 November 2008
by PenToPaper

One of New Cross' more prominent venues for seeing live music.

Located bang in the middle of New Cross, the Inn sits in the imposing shadow of neighbouring club The Venue. Luckily the two places are in every other way worlds apart.

The New Cross Inn attracts a young often studenty crowd through it's doors. The music is varied and as with all places sometimes hit or miss but ultimately... more

1.0 out of 5
27 May 2008
by Siany

AWFUL. Really really awful. I'm used to dingy rock venues. I'll even seek out the dingiest rock venues. The sad thing is, if this place was in Camden it'd make a fortune.

It's directly opposite Goldsmiths. But even they weren't drinking in here on a Thursday. I can see why. J Green is right, it's not the Amersham Arms so I imagine everyone was in there.

The area isn't nice, the bar is... more

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