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The Chambers (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Wantsum - One Hop First GoldExcellent1
Ripple Steam - Green Hopped IPAGood1
Romney Marsh - Cinque PorterGood1
Romney Marsh - Amber AleGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - SeasiderGood1
Pig & Porter - Fatal Flaw American AmberGood1
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good SheppardGood1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Merchant's AleAcceptable1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - American Pale AleAcceptable1
Range Ales - Double TapAcceptable1
Time and Tide - Spratwaffler Pale AleAcceptable1
Range Ales - One In The ChambersAcceptable1
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - A.D.H. MEAcceptable1
Adnams - LighthouseNot Tried0
Weltons - Horsham PaleNot Tried0
Cottage - Resolution Not Tried0
Weltons - Persian PrincessNot Tried0
Weltons - Dark SideNot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark PorterNot Tried0
Sharp's - Coaster (or Cornish Coaster)Not Tried0
G2 - Vela BlondeNot Tried0
Adnams - Topaz GoldNot Tried0
Weltons - TorpedoNot Tried0
Cottage - EPANot Tried0
Loddon - Gravesend Shrimpers BitterNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - Red Spider RyeNot Tried0
Hop Fuzz - Bullion BombNot Tried0
Hop Fuzz - EnglishNot Tried0
McCanns (see also Angels and Demons) - Hockley SoulNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - Strong Pale No. 2Not Tried0
Brixton - Epic PaleNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - No. 1 Strong PaleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Chambers, Folkestone, Kent

Visits Details

11 Nov 2017 (Jason)
Early evening and busy around the bar area but quiet further back.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ripple Steam - Green Hopped IPA4.50GoodRather bland with an earthy taste and nose
Romney Marsh - Amber Ale4.40GoodFruity punchy medicinal flavours although rather flat possibly towards the end of the barrel.
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40Not Tried
Pig & Porter - No. 1 Strong Pale5.20Not Tried
11 Sep 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Pig & Porter - Fatal Flaw American Amber4.50Good
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - A.D.H. ME5.20AcceptableOdd tasting, can't imagine intended by the brewer. Not off taste just odd taste
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40Not Tried
Brixton - Epic Pale5.70Not Tried
03 Apr 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit, a welcome oasis on a very misty night.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Range Ales - One In The Chambers4.00AcceptablePretty bland stuff, quick drink up and go
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40Not Tried
McCanns (see also Angels and Demons) - Hockley Soul4.20Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Strong Pale No. 25.20Not Tried
26 Aug 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Range Ales - Double Tap4.10AcceptableA tad too warm
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40Not Tried
Hop Fuzz - English4.00Not TriedOn gravity dispense from the cellar
Pig & Porter - Red Spider Rye4.80Not Tried
09 May 2016 (ChrisE)
Late afternoon and a fair number in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Romney Marsh - Cinque Porter4.20Good
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Red Spider Rye4.80Not Tried
Hop Fuzz - Bullion Bomb5.00Not Tried
09 Sep 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening's last call.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wantsum - One Hop First Gold4.50ExcellentFirst rate with intense bitterness
Loddon - Gravesend Shrimpers Bitter4.10Not Tried
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40Not Tried
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good Sheppard4.50Not Tried
Cottage - EPA4.10Not Tried
05 Sep 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Numbers were ramping up for a live gig later.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good Sheppard4.50GoodVery rich tasting with full body
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40Not Tried
Adnams - Topaz Gold4.00Not Tried
Weltons - Torpedo5.60Not Tried
Cottage - EPA4.10Not TriedCottage is so prolific but rarely does one see the same beer twice so no go for me
21 Mar 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Starting to fill up for a live music event.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Seasider4.30GoodHandpumped supply ran out so served from gravity from the cellar room. In lively and lovely nick
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60Not Tried
Sharp's - Coaster (or Cornish Coaster)3.60Not Tried
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40Not Tried
Cottage - Resolution 4.70Not Tried
G2 - Vela Blonde4.20Not Tried
25 Nov 2014 (ChrisE)
Afternoon and not many people about.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Time and Tide - Spratwaffler Pale Ale3.70Acceptable
Weltons - Persian Princess6.00Not TriedAlso known as Persjar Prjrcess
Weltons - Dark Side3.20Not Tried
17 Sep 2014 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Merchant's Ale4.00AcceptableWent flat so slow drinking
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - American Pale Ale4.70AcceptableMight have been first out for a while as a little warm
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40Not Tried
Weltons - Horsham Pale3.70Not Tried
Cottage - Resolution 4.70Not Tried

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About The Chambers

The pub sign. The Chambers, Folkestone, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional10
Excellent48
Good48
Acceptable33
Poor5

Website.

The pub is found in Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2BB.

The pub is found down the stairs to the side of the building. Its rooms were once the cellars of the buildings above. 6 handpumps adorn the bar counter. Good range of ciders always available. Regular live music for which an entrance fee is sometimes charged.

We have visited this pub 85 times, seen 109 different beers and tried 75 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT20 2BB