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This was a lovely quirky pub with an amazing interior stacked to the brim with books. It was toasty... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Unique and marvellous

If you want quirky and unique then my god this is the place. An old chapel and a book shop! You can... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Richmond, United Kingdom
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44/46 Albion Street, Broadstairs CT10 1NE, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a lovely quirky pub with an amazing interior stacked to the brim with books. It was toasty and warm and the selection of beers was superb

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BazRex
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

If you want quirky and unique then my god this is the place. An old chapel and a book shop! You can buy an old book, and sample the amazing drinks. The decoration throughout is really cool. The brinks I enjoyed most were the brew...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dcolenso
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The building is beautiful and unique, inside and out. The dj''s were great and played some really different and really good music. The beer selection is good, the staff really let this place down. It was really empty on Saturday night and the girl was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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julian n, Owner at The Chapel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

I’m so sorry and sad to read of your experience. It’s certainly not the service that we aspire to. Please accept my apologies. Yours Julian

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a bar with a different feel It was a book shop I think All the books are still on the shelf’s It is a brewdog pub that has live music and lots of good cider and real ale It has small rooms of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Have been to this pub a couple of times in the last 3 years as me and the family visit broadstairs every year for the food fair. Great venue and love the relaxed vibe surrounded by books.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris W
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We spent a wonderful afternoon drinking some beer, tasting some cider and listening to great tunes! Fully recommend - try it for yourself, and while you're at it, read some of the library of books that line the pub!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank serena19622017
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Previously a book shop, this pub is filled with books available to browse and buy. Very nice atmosphere, good music and a fair selection of beers. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yellowmoon999
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

What a smashing place. It is a bar, bookstore and also serves food! Everything you could want . The book collection is fabulous.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mesbah S
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We stumbled across this unique little place by accident because I read lots of books. On first view it looked like a book shop, but we noticed people drinking in the window. On closer look it was obvious to see that it was a pub....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sally H
Reviewed 20 July 2018

I love books and I love craft beer, so this charming bar was perfection. Very nice staff, I recommend it, no doubt!

Date of experience: July 2018
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