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Beer garden with tables and benches at the Joiners Arms, independent pub in Camberwell, London.

The Joiners Arms

Opening hours:

Mon - Thur: 12pm - 12am
Fri - Sat: 12pm - 1am
Sun: 12pm - 12am

Address: 35 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8RS


Two beer gardens in a unique Camberwell pub 

This charming indie pub is both a historical and cultural site, and is beloved by locals and visitors alike. With an inviting beer garden and a rooftop terrace, this local is the perfect place to relax, enjoy a drink, and socialise. Despite its impressive range of spirits, a good old pint of Guinness is still the favourite among customers. 

This historic pub first opened in the 1800s and was frequented mostly by joiners. Since the 1920’s it has turned into an Irish pub, and is well known for its lively music scene. Customers have the choice of which atmosphere to partake in, since the pub is split into two bars: one a smaller front area, and a larger room in the back with a small stage for live music. Stop by on Thursday nights to enjoy open mic evenings, or take a look at their social media to see who is playing. Fans of Florence + the Machine might recognise this pub’s interior from the music video for South London Forever.  

Facade in street at the Joiners Arms, independent pub in Camberwell, London.
Customers party at the Joiners Arms, independent pub in Camberwell, London.

All crowds are welcome at the Joiners Arms

The clientele of this local are a varied group, which the owner sees as a sign of a great pub.  
NHS workers from the nearby Kings College Hospital, Camberwell College of Art students, these are just a couple examples of the many groups that make up the regular customers of this beloved local. You never know who you might meet in the hodgepodge crowd that frequent this pub. 


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