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The Small Holding (formerly Globe & Rainbow) (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterGood4
Dark Star - Hophead (some also brewed by Fuller's)Excellent2
Bath Ales - Forest HareExcellent1
Westerham - Finchcocks OriginalExcellent1
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Westerham - Gold Rush (superseded by 5% entry)Not Tried0
Westerham - William Wilberforce Freedom AleNot Tried0
Wychwood - HobgoblinNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Small Holding (formerly Globe & Rainbow), Kilndown, Kent

Visits Details

04 Sep 2016 (Wittenden)
We'd been to look at the Willow Gentians in the quarry at Scotney Castle and came on here for beer. Mid afternoon on a September Sunday.Nice mix of older and younger drinkers and diners.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00ExcellentBit cold, but otherwise unimpeacheable.
Dark Star - Hophead (some also brewed by Fuller's)3.80ExcellentNew barrel. Hophead at its best.
21 May 2016 (Wittenden)
We'd been for a walk in Scotney Woods. busy on a Saturday lunchtime-drinkers and diners.
Dark Star - Hophead (some also brewed by Fuller's)3.80ExcellentZesty.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
30 Jan 2016 (Wittenden)
Some drinkers at the bar, some couples in the dining room enjoying high quality food on a January Saturday lunchtime.New and enthusiastic owners.
Bath Ales - Forest Hare3.90ExcellentA bit out of season I'd suggest, but nowt wrong:raspberries and zesty hops.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00GoodGreat pint of Harveys.
19 Apr 2012 (Pedro)
Evening - £3-70+/pint
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Good
Westerham - William Wilberforce Freedom Ale4.00Not Tried
Westerham - Gold Rush (superseded by 5% entry)4.00Not Tried
18 Nov 2010 (Pedro)
Evening visit
Westerham - Finchcocks Original3.50Excellent
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Good
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried

About The Small Holding (formerly Globe & Rainbow)

The pub sign. The Small Holding (formerly Globe & Rainbow), Kilndown, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Kilndown, Kent, TN17 2SG.

In Ranters Lane, a pub with wooden floors and tables. Situated on the side of the hill at the end of the village. The outside decking areas give superb views across the Weald. Re-opened on 6th April 2018 with a re-naming and operating mainly as a restaurant.

We have visited this pub 5 times, seen 8 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN17 2SG