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Ales of the Unexpected

105 Canterbury Road, Westbrook CT9 5AX, England
+44 7966 164674
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Great little Bar/Pub.

An excellent little bar/pub with a great feel. Barman was very friendly and beer was excellent... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Andrew B
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Bath, United Kingdom
Friendly micro pub

Have stopped in here a few times now on various visits to Margate. Each time has been met with an... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Ali P
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We are a micro pub selling real ales which are sourced both locally and from various locations from around the uk. All of our ales are kept on stillage in a temperature controlled room and are gravity dispensed. We also sell still cider and wines.Unfortunately we do not sell spirits,alco pops or lager.We have no TV,music,fruit machines or any other distractions.We do however have an upside down corgi on the ceiling in the bar area!
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“micro pub” (10 reviews)
“warm welcome” (2 reviews)
“landlord” (3 reviews)
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105 Canterbury Road, Westbrook CT9 5AX, England
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+44 7966 164674
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

An excellent little bar/pub with a great feel. Barman was very friendly and beer was excellent. Loved the maps on the wall (Sadly both of us love looking at maps!!). Shame its not closer to our home (150 miles!). Definitely recommend, try it for yourself.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Have stopped in here a few times now on various visits to Margate. Each time has been met with an exceptionally warm welcome and a superb choice of ales and ciders. Definitely well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyable evening, trying a few beers and the odd good gin. Felt nice a cosy while the cold weather did its things outside. Friendly staff. Definitely will return.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

A constantly changing selection of cask ales. Craft gins and ciders options too. Warm and cosy with regular "unexpected" events - cheese nights, live music, pop-up meals and quizzes.

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Staying on business, had read review in Good Beer Guide. Fully justified, nice atmosphere & although mainly locals was made to feel most welcome. Fully deserves good reviews.

Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place for lovers of beer. Excellent range & choice, friendly welcome, lovely atmosphere. What more could you ask for? 😎

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Good beer friendly owner and staff and a good crowd and the prices are even better highly recommend a visit!

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting Margate, arriving via the Canterbury Rd; park up and pop in for quality beer, banter, cider, chats or a glass of something finer like quality wines ...... or Monkey Gin :)

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Visited twice in 2 days and the quality and presentation of the ales was excellent . The manager was friendly and knowledgeable on real ales, those that were on the menu and those from various UK regions. Has an interesting selection of gins and prices...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Really nice and cosy place, with a great selection of local beers. Interesting maps of the world all over the wall so you will never be lost for a talking point. Staff are very relaxed and also really happy to give you a suggestion of...More

1  Thank owen d
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