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The Red Lion (Thorley Taverns)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Burning Sky - AuroraExceptional1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPAExceptional2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 3Excellent1
Dark Star - American Pale AleExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark PorterExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale AleExcellent4
Oakham - DragonExcellent2
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Jolly Mr. FezziwigGood1
Oakham - CitraNot Tried0
Sharp's - Sea FuryNot Tried0
Adnams - Old AleNot Tried0
Burning Sky - PlateauNot Tried0
Dark Star - HopheadNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Red Lion, Ramsgate, Kent

Visits Details

10 Mar 2018 (Dosser)
Camra boys back for the rugby
Burning Sky - Aurora5.60ExceptionalFresh on. It doesn't get better than this
01 Mar 2018 (Jason)
Fifth pub getting towards late afternoon more towards the town centre thus fairly busy.
Oakham - Dragon5.00ExcellentSuperb, never disappointed with Oakham ales
Oakham - Citra4.20Not Tried
01 Mar 2018 (Dosser)
The Boat was closed so the crawl hit the Lion. 2 Oakham beers on
Oakham - Dragon5.00ExcellentNew beer but fab as most oakham beers are
25 Feb 2018 (Dosser)
Loud music. As always. Outstanding beer selection.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA5.60ExceptionalSoo good
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60ExcellentQuality pint
Dark Star - Hophead3.80Not Tried
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

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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 68 times, seen 35 different beers and tried 23 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT11 8NN