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The Pullman (Ei Group (formerly Enterprise Inns))

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Whitstable - Oyster StoutExceptional1
Hepworth - Pullman First Class AleExcellent6
Rudgate - Ruby MildExcellent1
Moorhouse's - Pendle Witches BrewExcellent3
Sambrook's - WandleExcellent1
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterExcellent1
Loddon - HullabalooExcellent1
Woodforde's - WherryGood1
Adnams - BroadsideAcceptable1
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Cottage - Golden ArrowNot Tried0
St Austell - TributeNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Wells Bombardier (now superseded by 4.1% version)Not Tried0
Cotleigh - Barn Owl BitterNot Tried0
Hogs Back - T.E.A.Not Tried0
Ringwood - Boondoggle (now is 4.2% version)Not Tried0
Picture 1. The Pullman, Folkestone, Kent

Visits Details

30 May 2011 (ChrisE)
A fairly quiet lunch time. I really like this place, and I decided to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and a second pint, together with a steak sandwich.
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Excellent
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Moorhouse's - Pendle Witches Brew5.10Not Tried
Ringwood - Boondoggle (now is 4.2% version)3.90Not Tried
30 Jan 2011 (ChrisE)
The last port of call on a Camra mini-bus trip. ~We were almost the only customers, and we sat in a relaxed atmosphere listening to Classic FM and enjoying some beers until slightly after the official 6pm Sunday closing time. I had a good chat with the tenants about beers and pubs.
Moorhouse's - Pendle Witches Brew5.10ExcellentA good malty beer, slightly sweetish.
Hepworth - Pullman First Class Ale4.20ExcellentFirst Class.
Rudgate - Ruby Mild4.40Not Tried
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
30 Jan 2011 (Ian)
5th and last stop on Camra minibus trip. Quiet. In fact it was just us.
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80GoodDidnt taste of Wherry to me but a decent bitter
Moorhouse's - Pendle Witches Brew5.10AcceptableAlmost belgian on the yeast. Bit of puke. Not great I thought
Rudgate - Ruby Mild4.40Not Tried
Hepworth - Pullman First Class Ale4.20Not Tried
20 Sep 2010 (ChrisE)
This pub used to be closed on Mondays, so I was somewhat surprised to find it open when I was walking past. I decided to enter and have a pint and listen to the background classical music. There was a very interesting book on Folkestone pubs on one of the tables, I sat down and had a good read whilst enjoying an excellent pint. I did not note all the beers that were on sale.
Rudgate - Ruby Mild4.40ExcellentA fresh cask on, and in really good condition.
Hogs Back - T.E.A.4.20Not Tried
07 Sep 2010 (ChrisE)
A fairly quiet afternoon.
Hepworth - Pullman First Class Ale4.20ExcellentIn tip top condition, I really enjoyed this.
Loddon - Hullabaloo4.20Excellent
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Hogs Back - T.E.A.4.20Not Tried
23 Aug 2010 (Ian)
Mid afternoon and a smattering of customers. Still a compfy place to sit and have a pint.
Adnams - Broadside4.70AcceptableBit watery in condition, good flavour, and I like the rich fruit and not as good as condition as some of the other beers I had this lunchtime.
Cotleigh - Barn Owl Bitter4.50Not Tried
17 Jul 2010 (ChrisE)
I had difficulty in persuading the rest of our group to come here because it is not on any of their lists. They loved it. Unfortunately I forgot to make a list of all the beers on offer.
Hepworth - Pullman First Class Ale4.20Excellent
03 Apr 2010 (Alenomore)
Fully refurbished and re-opened in August 2009. I was told this was never as good as this in the old days! My first visit to what must be one of Folkestone's best kept secrets! Very enthusiastic for Cask Ale week. An all round excellant pub.
Whitstable - Oyster Stout4.50ExceptionalA rare bird and on top form today.
Moorhouse's - Pendle Witches Brew5.10ExceptionalSuperb big un'.
Hepworth - Pullman First Class Ale4.20ExceptionalIn top condition here.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not TriedAvailable.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not TriedAvaialble.
Cottage - Golden Arrow4.50Not TriedAvailable.
31 Mar 2010 (Ian)
Just about my favourite pub in Folkestone now. Supporting the Cask Ale week as well with a dozen different beers over the week. I really like it here.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00ExcellentJust a touch of green apple, but plenty of Harvey's house yeast and good bitter hops on the finish.
Hepworth - Pullman First Class Ale4.20GoodDeepish gold, lasting bubbly white head. Quite a nice bitter, some good yeast, very nice hop on finish. Biting. Moderate body with a surprisingly good bitterness on the finish.
St Austell - Tribute4.20Not Tried
Moorhouse's - Pendle Witches Brew5.10Not Tried
Cottage - Golden Arrow4.50Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Wells Bombardier (now superseded by 4.1% version)4.30Not Tried
14 Mar 2010 (ChrisE)
A pleasant Sunday afternoon spent enjoying a few pints whilst listening to Classic FM.
Hepworth - Pullman First Class Ale4.20Good
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Rudgate - Ruby Mild4.40Not Tried

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About The Pullman

The pub sign. The Pullman, Folkestone, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1SE.

Comfortable town centre pub in 1930s style. Log fires in the winter.

We have visited this pub 24 times, seen 37 different beers and tried 23 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT20 1SE