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The Two Halves (Free House)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - Black Taxi to the MoonExceptional1
Mighty Oak - Cascade IPAExcellent3
Mighty Oak - Pole StarExcellent1
Oakham - Scarlet MacawExcellent1
Goacher's - Gold StarExcellent2
Canterbury Brewers - German RedGood1
Goacher's - Best Dark Ale (aka Original)Good1
Goacher's - Fine Light AleAcceptable1
Breakwater - Cow JuiceAcceptable1
Pig & Porter - Temporary TruthAcceptable1
Salopian - SpiralNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Baize of GloryNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Joker's CitraNot Tried0
Oakham - JHBNot Tried0
McCanns (see also Angels and Demons) - Hockley SoulNot Tried0
Adnams - Ghost ShipNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Kings (was 3.9% before 2013)Not Tried0
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - Goldilocks is DeadNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Two Halves, Margate, Kent

Visits Details

20 Feb 2020 (Dosser)
4 ales on
Mighty Oak - Cascade IPA6.20GoodIn good nick
04 Jan 2020 (Jack William)
Popped in here while waiting for the Fez to clear up their little flood. Glad I did - great view of the sands and the kite surfers and an excellent assortment of local pictures adorning the walls. Friendly welcome. Good range of ales.
Oakham - Scarlet Macaw4.40ExcellentA fine ale in top nick.
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Kings (was 3.9% before 2013)4.20Not Tried
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - Goldilocks is Dead5.30Not Tried
31 Dec 2019 (Dosser)
5 ales on and great hospitality from Shaun
Mighty Oak - Cascade IPA6.20ExcellentIn great condition
Mighty Oak - Pole Star4.20ExcellentSuperb porter
13 Jun 2019 (Dosser)
4 beers available
Goacher's - Gold Star5.10ExcellentSuperb ale.
Goacher's - Best Dark Ale (aka Original)4.10Good
21 Feb 2019 (Dosser)
3 ales available
Mighty Oak - Cascade IPA6.20ExcellentWonderfully hoppy
30 Jan 2019 (ChrisE)
Afternoon visit and only three others in, two gentlemen were playing Shut the Box. I sat down and supped my pint.
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70AcceptableDisappointing. Flat head and bubbles clinging to the glass. I moved on after this.
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
McCanns (see also Angels and Demons) - Hockley Soul4.20Not Tried
08 Jan 2019 (Dosser)
4 beers on at £3. Goachers gold star at this price? Fab.
Goacher's - Gold Star5.10ExcellentWish we could find this down here more often
07 Jun 2018 (Dosser)
Few in on a sunny evening. 3 weakish beers on
Pig & Porter - Temporary Truth4.20AcceptableTired
02 May 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Dogends of a Turner sunset on the horizon. Guv and wife returned from a meal at Ambrette to chat over why they adore this Micropub's size, ambience and location.
Breakwater - Cow Juice4.20AcceptableFull bodied taste but poured flat
Salopian - Spiral4.00Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Baize of Glory3.60Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Joker's Citra3.50Not Tried
01 Apr 2018 (Dosser)
Two visits to the newly crowned POTY
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - Black Taxi to the Moon5.40ExceptionalQuality
Canterbury Brewers - German Red5.20GoodUnusual taste

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About The Two Halves

The pub sign. The Two Halves, Margate, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Margate, Kent, CT9 1DH.

Another of Margate's micropubs opened 1700 hours Friday 24th July 2015. On Marine Drive with sea front and harbour views including occasional spectacular sunsets over these. Small bar counter, with temperature controlled cellar room behind from which real ales and cider are dispensed on gravity stillage - 3 tiers each of 3 casks. Unisex toilet. Several normal height tables and chairs provide the seating. Thanet CAMRA branch Pub of the Year 2018 and 2022.

We have visited this pub 63 times, seen 100 different beers and tried 68 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT9 1DH