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The Red Lion (Thorley Taverns)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark PorterExceptional1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale AleExcellent5
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 3Excellent1
Dark Star - American Pale AleExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPAExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Excellent1
Dark Star - RevelationExcellent1
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Jolly Mr. FezziwigGood2
Adnams - Ghost ShipNot Tried0
Skinner's - PorthlevenNot Tried0
Oakham - CitraNot Tried0
Sharp's - Sea FuryNot Tried0
Adnams - Old AleNot Tried0
Burning Sky - PlateauNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Red Lion, Ramsgate, Kent

Visits Details

17 Feb 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit, I remain always impressed by the beer care here. The live rock gig was improved by my left ear being muted with a finger (mine).
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA5.60ExcellentGlorious and a slow drinker
Adnams - Old Ale4.10Not Tried
Burning Sky - Plateau3.50Not Tried
03 Feb 2018 (Dosser)
AGM. Great food
Dark Star - American Pale Ale4.70ExcellentLovely but ran out
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale Ale6.50ExcellentQuality ale
20 Jan 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit during a music gig break. I have found this place famed for consistently excellent beer and worthy of a Good Beer Guide entry anytime.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 35.00Excellent
Oakham - Citra4.20Not Tried
Sharp's - Sea Fury5.00Not Tried
08 Jan 2018 (beery steve)
Opening time drink
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale Ale6.50ExcellentOnly a half of this superb beer!
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Jolly Mr. Fezziwig4.50GoodNothing special.
07 Jan 2018 (Dosser)
Always loud music here
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale Ale6.50ExcellentOutstanding
31 Dec 2017 (Dosser)
Footie time
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale Ale6.50ExcellentTop pint. Fresh on
29 Dec 2017 (Dosser)
Two visits today delivering AOT.
Dark Star - Revelation5.70ExcellentSuperb
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale Ale6.50GoodVery syrupy
23 Dec 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit with TV football starting and the band tuning up. I have become very impressed by beer condition here on a number of recent visits.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40ExcellentCreamy and bitter, in peak condition and poured into a chilled glass
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Not Tried
Skinner's - Porthleven4.80Not Tried
21 Dec 2017 (Dosser)
Quiet night
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Jolly Mr. Fezziwig4.50GoodNot my sort of beer
24 Nov 2017 (Dosser)
Great music being played
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60ExceptionalSuperb

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About The Red Lion

The pub sign. The Red Lion, Ramsgate, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 8NN.

Busy corner pub right in the centre of town. Attracts a mostly alternative crowd and there will often be heavy rock music on the jukebox. Several large TV screens for sport enthusiasts. There is a raised area to the rear. 3 handpumps on the lower bar counter.

We have visited this pub 64 times, seen 33 different beers and tried 22 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT11 8NN