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

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Westerham - Finchcocks OriginalExcellent1
Bath Ales - Forest HareExcellent1
Dark Star - Hophead (some, if not all, also brewed by Fuller's)Excellent2
Cellar Head - Festival PaleGood1
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterGood4
Pig & Porter - Slave to the MoneyPoor1
Marston's - Wychwood HobgoblinNot Tried0
Westerham - William Wilberforce Freedom AleNot Tried0
Westerham - Gold Rush (superseded by 5% entry)Not Tried0
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Small Holding (formerly Globe & Rainbow), Kilndown, Kent

Visits Details

05 Sep 2019 (Wittenden)
Busy wuth diners on a Thursday evening.This is now a highly recommended and pricey restaurant,though I think you can just rock up for a beer. We came for an anniversary meal.
Cellar Head - Festival Pale4.80GoodOn keg dispense.Hazy,stone fruit.OK.
Pig & Porter - Slave to the Money4.10PoorDrinkable,but Doc Sarson was on his way.
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, if not all, 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, if not all, 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Westerham - Gold Rush (superseded by 5% entry)4.00Not Tried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
Marston's - 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 6 times, seen 10 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN17 2SG