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The Milk House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterExcellent2
Old Dairy - Blue TopExcellent1
Old Dairy - Summer TopExcellent2
Old Dairy - Copper TopExcellent2
Old Dairy - Snow TopExcellent1
Tonbridge - Blonde AmbitionExcellent2
Whitstable - Oyster StoutGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 7Good3
Rockin Robin - Reliant RobinAcceptable1
G2 - OrionAcceptable1
Tonbridge - TraditionalUndrinkable1
Old Dairy - Red TopNot Tried0
Purity - Mad GooseNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Gold TopNot Tried0
1648 - SignatureNot Tried0
Tonbridge - Golden RuleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent

Visits Details

19 May 2018 (Wittenden)
Warm Saturday evening.Busy inside and out.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 73.80ExcellentReassuring.
Old Dairy - Copper Top4.10GoodDependable.
Tonbridge - Traditional3.60UndrinkableTincture of Sarsons.Exchanged and taken off with good grace.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
17 Feb 2018 (Wittenden)
Saturday evening:family meal. Bar busy with drinkers,as was the dining room.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00ExcellentRewarding.
G2 - Orion3.80AcceptableNot stellar tonight.A new cask, but no condition and little flavour.
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80Not Tried
Tonbridge - Golden Rule3.50Not TriedRan out.
04 Feb 2018 (Wittenden)
Early doors on a biting February Sunday.Pleasantly busy:we'd come to meet my in-laws.
Old Dairy - Blue Top4.80ExcellentOatstraw:spicy,biscuity.Good pint of Blue.
Whitstable - Oyster Stout4.50GoodBlack roasty stout.Probably first out today.Fulfilling.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
28 Dec 2017 (Wittenden)
Family evening:busy in bar and dining room.
Old Dairy - Snow Top6.00ExcellentDried fruit:more than a hint of Christmas pudding.Grand stuff.
Rockin Robin - Reliant Robin3.70AcceptableInoffensive brown bitter.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
21 Oct 2017 (Wittenden)
A showery Saturday lunchtime.
Old Dairy - Copper Top4.10ExcellentDecent rustic nutty dark bitter. First time I'd tried this for a while.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
1648 - Signature4.40Not Tried
29 Jul 2017 (Wittenden)
A rainy Saturday midday:most people eating.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 73.80ExcellentOn the turn:replaced with good grace.First pint out, a cracking delight.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Old Dairy - Gold Top4.30Not Tried
15 Jul 2017 (Wittenden)
Desultory on a warm Saturday evening. We sat outside and looked for bats, but couldn't see any.
Old Dairy - Summer Top3.60ExcellentFruity session pale.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 73.80AcceptableGetting towards the end of the barrel.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
17 Jun 2017 (Wittenden)
Thriving in the late afternoon of a hot June Saturday.
Old Dairy - Summer Top3.60ExcellentLager-gold in appearance:citrus hops with candied fruit on the finish.A good session pale.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Purity - Mad Goose4.20Not Tried
20 May 2017 (Wittenden)
Saturday evening:busy-family meal.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00ExcellentNutty,unimpeacheable.
Tonbridge - Blonde Ambition4.20ExcellentPale,slight haze.Nettley hops.
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80Not Tried
13 May 2017 (Wittenden)
Late Saturday afternoon after the messages.I sat in the garden with my beer.
Tonbridge - Blonde Ambition4.20ExcellentPale, slight haze.Prominent herbal hops. Good to see this again. Perhaps a 4.5 star.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80Not Tried

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About The Milk House

The pub sign. The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Sissinghurst, Kent, TN17 2JG.

Large 16th century village pub, with the familiar Whitbread Fremlins pebbledash. A large public bar, together with a room laid up for dining to your left as you go in through the imposing front door. Previously known as The Bull Inn closed for several years then completely revamped and re-opened on 20th September 2013 as The Milk House. Run by same people as The Barrow House in Egerton.

We have visited this pub 43 times, seen 41 different beers and tried 30 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN17 2JG

This pub was formally know as the The Bull Inn.