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The Red Lion (Thorley Taverns)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Burning Sky - AuroraExceptional2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPAExceptional2
Dark Star - American Pale AleExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale AleExcellent1
Dark Star - RevelationExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark PorterExcellent2
Oakham - DragonExcellent2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dragon's Blood ESBGood1
Swan - Arm BreakerGood1
Adnams - Old AleNot Tried0
Burning Sky - PlateauNot Tried0
Dark Star - Hophead (some also brewed by Fuller's)Not Tried0
Oakham - CitraNot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - SeasiderNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Red Lion, Ramsgate, Kent

Visits Details

14 Jun 2018 (Dosser)
Good chat with Mel
Swan - Arm Breaker6.00GoodCopper tasting
26 Apr 2018 (Dosser)
A great selection of beers
Burning Sky - Aurora5.60ExceptionalDoesnt get any better
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Seasider4.30Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dragon's Blood ESB5.20Not Tried
18 Apr 2018 (Dosser)
Footie on the box
Dark Star - Revelation5.70Excellent
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dragon's Blood ESB5.20Good
14 Apr 2018 (Dosser)
Great loud music
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60ExcellentGreat pint
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 (Magnus Greel)
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 - Hophead (some also brewed by Fuller's)3.80Not 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

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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 82 times, seen 41 different beers and tried 29 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT11 8NN