What I didn't notice until the other day. The patio is gone.
The beer garden sign is still up, though.
A reader sent along an e-mail.... The reader's belief is the patio closed in the spring of 2007. More from the reader:
I had asked several of the bartenders if they knew when it would re-open. They shrugged; one said that the bar had a permit issue (noise, perhaps?). Now the door connecting the bar to the garden is bricked over, and I expect the garden will be sold or leased as a separate parcel.
Croxley is pleasant on weekend mornings, when the only people at the bar are well-preserved and the cool quiet breeze blows in. Any other time it is unbearable -- even walking past can be irritating.