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Courage Best not up to usual Standard

Met some friends in here last Wednesday for a couple of beers. Most unusually the Courage Best was... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Graham B
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Great place for a drink

I really like this place outside on a sunny day. I have not yet tried the food here but it looks... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
J-Varn
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Maidstone
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Most people in Maidstone will be familiar with the old NatWest & Kentish Bank building in the High Street and some of you may even know that The Kentish Bank was originally founded in 1793 and built by Maidstone benefactor; John Brenchley. Now this...more
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

I only go in daytime, such a chilled out relaxing warm place to go for coffee and nice food, it’s always warm and no one bothers you, I think the floor could do with good clean, it not dirty think could do with face lift,...More

Thank Maureen F
WeTheManagement, Manager at The Brenchley, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

It's nice to read your 5 star review Maureen. Thank you so much. Please rest assured that all customer feedback is used to look at ways to improve our service. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

A really nice place with nice staff and a fantastic beer garden. The drinks were cheep but they had a good selection. Really nice decor. Clean.

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Met some friends in here last Wednesday for a couple of beers. Most unusually the Courage Best was not up to the usual standard so I had something else for my 2nd pint and then left to go somewhere else. Still clean and tidy but...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This pub is well located in the High St and has a very impressive interior and a good beer garden. It serves low cost food to compete with Wetherspoons but in my view is just off the mark. The draft beers were very disappointing, especially...More

Thank SteMar247
WeTheManagement, Manager at The Brenchley, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We try very hard at The Brenchley to keep our standards high and we take on board your comments. Please rest assured that all customer feedback is used to look at ways to improve our service. I must add that...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I really like this place outside on a sunny day. I have not yet tried the food here but it looks good from the menu and what I've seen the staff walking past with. Always a good pre drink bar to go to.

Thank J-Varn
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This is a big space to fill. We visited on the recommendation of a friend. We were not disappointed. Two bars one in one out. Plenty of people serving, guests ales on offer as well as house ones. Huge outside area lots of tables. They...More

Thank lobster64
WeTheManagement, Manager at The Brenchley, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you very much for your feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This place is like a glorified weatherspoons, food is what you expect but the drinks are above average quality. Some champagnes and nice cocktails. Love the outdoor area, it's so hard to find nice warm seating if you're a smoker and it's cold out. Really...More

Thank Lily W
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Went for a few civilised drinks after work with some friends. It's a pub. Serves alcohol what more is there to say....also Bess is the most friendliest/helpful bartender ever.

3  Thank Wesley K
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great to be back on Wednesday evening to meet old friends. It is lovely to see this newish pub in the town centre. This family owned pub that used to be the Kentish Bank Office has been really well converted as a bar and has...More

1  Thank Graham B
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Visited late one Saturday evening with friends who were visiting the area for the first time. As expected with it being a Saturday night ques were ridiculous and we seemed to have to push our way through to get served as otherwise we'd be waiting...More

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Response from WeTheManagement | Property representative |
Hi there, We can highly recommend Strawberry Moons nightclub, that has recently added a Rooftop "Moonlight" Bar. They are open until 2am and play a mixture of chart, R&B and party, plus laid back house music on the rooftop... More
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