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The Four Candles

1 Sowell Street | St Peters, Broadstairs CT10 2AT, England
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Keep up these standards and soon it will be impossible to get in!

A delight indeed! We don't live in UK, but spent a night in Broadstairs to meet up with a real ale... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
CostaAlmeriaTours
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Mojacar, Spain
A great place to enjoy a traditional pint

Several great Ales on offer brewed by Mike and his crew of motley brewers. Cider and other drinks... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Vic M
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“micro brewery” (5 reviews)
“warm welcome” (4 reviews)
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1 Sowell Street | St Peters, Broadstairs CT10 2AT, England
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

A delight indeed! We don't live in UK, but spent a night in Broadstairs to meet up with a real ale mate of ours who had never visited the Four Candles - Thumbs up all round! Wish I lived up the road from it! Thanks...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Several great Ales on offer brewed by Mike and his crew of motley brewers. Cider and other drinks available along with cheeses , pickled eggs and several varities of kent crisps . Plenty of local characters to keep you amused . Located within 10 minutes...More

Thank Vic M
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Step into the Four Candles and you will not be disappointed. An amazing micro brewery with a fabulous front room, Lynda will talk you through the beers and ciders and get your change from her apron pocket. Large high tables with comfortable stools means that...More

Thank Zenabelton
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly pub. Watch out for Nelly the Elephant (ask the staff). Smallest brewpub in Britain. Need more seats

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I have just returned from a short break with friends in Broadstairs, and one of the bars /pubs we visited was the Four Candles which is a micro brewery located in a backstreet not far from the Station. There are no fruit machines and no...More

Thank John W
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LargelySmaller, Owner at The Four Candles, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you John. We're glad you enjoyed your visit. Come back and see us again!

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We thought we would try the smallest micro-brewery. We spent an entertaining hour or two trying the beers and nibbles. The other drinkers were friendly and the lady serving very helpful with samples and advice. Great value to boot!

Thank md_stewart
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We finally got to this delightful establishment. Decent ale , very good knowledgeable service. Fantastic atmosphere , very friendly patrons . We enjoyed our visit so much ee bought the T.

Thank lobster64
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

I have heard about this micropub and so was determined to try it. The range of beers was from 3.8% to 4.6% (I prefer something with a bit more strength), but there was a good range of real ciders, up to 8%. It is small,...More

Thank Anthony J
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Discovered this little gem on our Turner and Dickens walk from Margate to Broadstairs (download from visitthanet website) and very pleased we did. Lovely atmosphere, very friendly service including cheese, biscuits and homemade chutney as well as the homemade beers, cider, apple and pear juices...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Been here on a number of occasions the beer is good, they have started brewing their own. There is always to chat to & the staff are friendly. If you are in the area it's worth checking out

Thank Mark H
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Response from LargelySmaller | Property representative |
Open from 5pm Mon-Sat and from 6pm on Sundays. Lunchtime opening on Sat and Sun - noon until 3-ish. Check out our website for more info. Regards, Mike
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