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UK’s top 10 best and worst Wetherspoons – and London is on both lists

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The Greenwood Hotel in Ealing made it to fourth place in the list of the UK’s top Wetherspoons, while The White Swan pub in Islington was the third worst ‘Spoons in the country.

A study conducted by a team of experts at QR Code Generator analysed the ratings of 869 Wetherspoons pubs and hotels, and created the top 10 best and worst rankings based on the average total percentage of excellent reviews on Google Reviews.

London’s best

The Greenwood Hotel, situated in a redbrick Edwardian-style building just three miles from the iconic Wembley Stadium, has an overall rating of 4.3 stars on Google, from 1,653 reviews.

More than 57 per cent of these reviews are five star, or ‘excellent’.

News Shopper: The Greenwood Hotel achieved a 4.3 star rating on GoogleThe Greenwood Hotel achieved a 4.3 star rating on Google (Image: Google Maps)

The pub, also close to the Royal Air Force Museum London and the Royal Botanic Gardens, was highly praised in reviews for its comfortable lodging and reasonable drink prices.

Complimentary Wi-Fi, walk-in showers and flat-screen TVs are among the amenities it offers for those staying in its hotel rooms.

In her Google review, guest Sarah L said: “Really comfortable night’s sleep.

“Room large and clean with everything you need.

“Pub below sells good food and very cheap drinks!

“Definitely recommend.”

Another visitor, James C, said the breakfast in particular was “brilliant” and that the location was “fantastic”.

Not so great

On a less complimentary note, The White Swan in London made the list of the 10 lowest-rated Wetherspoons in the UK.

Located in Upper Street, it is known to be popular with football fans, and for its budget drink deals.

News Shopper: The White Swan scored an overall 3.7 on GoogleThe White Swan scored an overall 3.7 on Google (Image: Google Maps)

Of the 2,061 Google reviews, it averages a rating of 3.7 stars – with just under 32 per cent of visitors leaving an ‘excellent’ review.

Several customers have had less than pleasant experiences.

Lorenzo, a visitor who left a one-star review after his visit a month ago, said: “A one star review even seems too much for a terrible establishment like this.

“Beyond dreadful.”

Tanya N added that “it was an absolute disgrace to the Wetherspoons chain”.

However, some did praise the pub, like reviewer Matthias M who left a four-star review.

He said: “If you are in Highbury and Islington and are looking for a pub with good beer prices, don’t miss out at that spoons.

“Friendly bar staff and most important: a great selection of ales for a great price.”

National ratings

The top 10 Wetherspoons in the UK, according to percentage of 5-star reviews:

1. The Bishop Blazier, Manchester – 60.34

2. Royal Victoria Pavilion, Kent – 58.48

3. The Caley Picture, Edinburgh – 57.82

4. The Greenwood Hotel, London – 57.80

5. Stick or Twist, Leeds – 57.13

6. The Golden Beam, Leeds – 56.71

7. The William Adams, Norfolk – 55.53

8. The Prense Well, Merseyside – 55.40

9. The Velvet Coaster, Lancashire – 55.07

10. The Buck Inn, North Yorkshire – 54.97

The 10 Wetherspoons with the lowest percentage of 5-star ratings in the UK:

1. The Atrium, Birmingham – 20.19

2. The Albany Palace, Wiltshire – 31.76

3. The White Swan, London – 31.86

4. Grover & Allen, Suffolk – 31.91

5. The William Aylmer, Essex – 32.09

6. The Flying Horse, West Sussex – 32.38

7. The Three Fishes, West Sussex – 32.63

8. The Lord Wimborne, Dorset – 33.12

9. The Elizabeth of York, West Midlands – 33.16

10. The Standing Order, Hertfordshire – 33.21

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