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The Firkin Alehouse

20 Cheriton Place, Folkestone CT20 2AZ, England
+44 7894 068432
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Great beer and banter......

Spent an excellent few hours enjoying some lovely ales at The Firkin on my first ever overnight... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
FIRSTCRICKETTOUR
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Good place for real ale

As usual, always checking out micro pubs and this was one we visited in Folkestone. It's very... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
DeeJaystours
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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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20 Cheriton Place, Folkestone CT20 2AZ, England
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+44 7894 068432
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Spent an excellent few hours enjoying some lovely ales at The Firkin on my first ever overnight visit to Folkestone. As a micropub fan, this place typifies the ethos - a no frills, uncomplicated venue where people gather for chat and a few well kept...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

As usual, always checking out micro pubs and this was one we visited in Folkestone. It's very simply laid out with three beers served straight from the cask. I sampled halves of all three, Jay tried one of the beers and then half of cider....More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Well, he has only gone and moved next door to accommodate more customers . The place was full when we visited on a cold November evening. Great choice of ales as usual , great atmosphere and conversation .Remember to turn you devices off when entering...More

1  Thank lobster64
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

What this place has gained in space they have lost in atmosphere and character since they moved a few doors up the road. The beer remains excellent though which is of paramount importance but it’s like walking into a shop with bright lights, hard plain...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Great place, great company! We felt very welcome and had the best of time. As beer lovers, we were delighted to try local beers that constantly change so we could try many different ones. This micropub deserves more than 5 stars and I would definitely...More

4  Thank Eliane d
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

A gen of a place. No bar so brewmaster comes to table and you choose from list on wall. V reasonable prices too. A must visit for lovers of real ale and ciders. Hubby found best cider ever.

4  Thank Catherine F
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Micro pub with small brewery beers and ciders that rarely disappoint. Saturday afternoon post-shopping stop offs are our favourite.

3  Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is our local micro pub. Handy if shopping in Folkestone. Great selection of well kept ales and ciders . Four years on from opening it continues to be very popular. We always enjoy the company of friends and strangers alike. Knowledgeable and swift service...More

2  Thank lobster64
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

My friends and I call it Neil's pub, always the first port of call for a night out. With a constantly changing selection of great ales, you just can't go wrong. It is small, being a micro-pub, but I have hardly ever not managed to...More

2  Thank Leslie C
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

A micro pub with four tables with the beer stored in the room behind and brought to your table by the barman. There are around four beers available at any one time and my pint of Tonbridge Blond Ambition was excellent. There are also a...More

2  Thank Jeff1903
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