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Parkerville (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Burning Sky - PlateauExcellent1
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - Bombay SocialExcellent1
Four Candles - East Kent BitterExcellent2
Old Dairy - Über BrewExcellent1
Rudgate - VikingExcellent1
Old Dairy - Über BrewExcellent1
Four Candles - Parkers Hazelnut PorterExcellent5
Westerham - Family StoutExcellent1
Four Candles - Coffee and Hazelnut PorterGood1
Rudgate - Chocolate StoutGood1
Old Dairy - Red TopGood1
Four Candles - Juniper RyeGood1
Old Dairy - 950 Battle of Hastings 950th Anniversary AleNot Tried0
Long Man - Best BitterNot Tried0
Blackjack - JabberwockyNot Tried0
Alechemy - CharismaNot Tried0
Tonbridge - Blonde AmbitionNot Tried0
Four Candles - CitraNot Tried0
Four Candles - Magnum BitterNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - Fatal Flaw American AmberNot Tried0
Four Candles - East Kent Export BitterNot Tried0
Picture 1. Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent
Picture 2. Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent

Visits Details

30 Mar 2018 (Jack William)
Afternoon visit, a handful in - conversation ranging from Justin Welby’s recent trip to the Four Candles to racing headless chickens as children.
Four Candles - Parkers Hazelnut Porter4.40GoodNow brewed at 4.5%.
Four Candles - East Kent Bitter4.10Good
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80Not Tried
Long Man - Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
10 Mar 2018 (Andrew)
Reassuringly friendly. Busy too.
Four Candles - Coffee and Hazelnut Porter4.40GoodBlack. Good coffee flavours but drowned out the hazelnut a bit. Much prefer the pure Hazelnut Porter!
Pig & Porter - Fatal Flaw American Amber4.50Not Tried
Old Dairy - Über Brew3.80Not Tried
Four Candles - East Kent Export Bitter4.70Not Tried
08 Feb 2018 (Andrew)
Busy evening but friendly.
Four Candles - Parkers Hazelnut Porter4.40Excellent
08 Feb 2018 (Jack William)
Lunchtime visit for our group of 7 - we intended to move on but liked it so much we stayed for a session. Landlady very friendly and not only allowe us to bring in food but provided plates and condiments to go with it.
Rudgate - Viking3.80ExcellentNew on - fresh and very quaffable.
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80Good
Four Candles - Parkers Hazelnut Porter4.40GoodQuite a light porter but very tasty.
Four Candles - Juniper Rye4.50Good
02 Dec 2017 (Andrew)
Good as always
Four Candles - Parkers Hazelnut Porter4.40Excellent
Rudgate - Viking3.80Not Tried
Four Candles - Citra4.10Not Tried
Four Candles - Magnum Bitter4.50Not Tried
11 Nov 2017 (Andrew)
Busy but Iain and Gareth had already got seats so that was fine.
Westerham - Family Stout4.50ExcellentProper stout body to this stout
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - Bombay Social3.80ExcellentHoppy downable stuff.
Four Candles - East Kent Bitter4.10ExcellentFull bodied bitter with just the right amount of caramel.
Tonbridge - Blonde Ambition4.20Not Tried
28 Oct 2017 (Andrew)
Got here about 8pm with Gareth and spent an hour or so drinking the porter. Quite busy and friendly as ever.
Four Candles - Parkers Hazelnut Porter4.40ExcellentDeep brown. Strong sweet hazelnut flavour. Low hopping. Was brewed originally for the Thanet Beer Festival as a one off but staff at the Parkerville convinced Four Candles to brew them a batch - hence the name.
Long Man - Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Blackjack - Jabberwocky4.10Not Tried
Alechemy - Charisma3.70Not Tried
21 Oct 2017 (Andrew)
Came after the Prince of Wales. Busy but we got a table.
Old Dairy - Über Brew3.80Excellent
Old Dairy - 950 Battle of Hastings 950th Anniversary Ale4.60Not Tried
Rudgate - Chocolate Stout5.00Not Tried
21 Oct 2017 (Gareth)
Great late afternoon early evening visit to our regular local with Iain and Andrew, great friendly atmosphere, standing room only by the time we left (8pm).
Old Dairy - Über Brew3.80ExcellentFirst time I've seen and tasted Uber, had a few pints, very enjoyable session ale with a strong citrus/grapefruit taste. Cracking.
19 Oct 2017 (Gareth)
Quiet mid-week pint with Iain and Lockey.
Burning Sky - Plateau3.50ExcellentA cracking on point few pints o Plateau. Elderflowery little number much like a session pale or wife of bath.
Rudgate - Chocolate Stout5.00GoodA flavoursome, smooth chocolate stout, enjoyable end to a great short mid-week session.

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About the Parkerville

The pub sign. Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 5AD.

Micropub style pub opened in former Mac's Music Store in High Street (eastern end), its name is derived from the proprietor's surname. Opened Friday 29th July 2016. Low tables and chairs at the front with a corner bar counter. Cask ales and ciders are served on gravity dispense from a small temperature controlled cellar room behind the bar. The stillage is on 2 tiers, each holding 4 casks. There is further seating down one step towards the rear and at the very back is storage for a rump musical instruments sales business which remains on the premises from its Mac's days. There is a small stage with piano by the front window.

We have visited this pub 28 times, seen 67 different beers and tried 28 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT6 5AD