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The Red Lion (Thorley Taverns)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 3Exceptional3
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark PorterExcellent2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - UberExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPAExcellent2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA (superseded by 5.6% version)Excellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea ShellsGood1
Five Points - Five Points PaleNot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 7Not Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent IPANot Tried0
Picture 1. The Red Lion, Ramsgate, Kent

Visits Details

23 Feb 2020 (Dosser)
3 ales on.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60GoodIn good nick but a tad too cold today.
18 Jan 2020 (ChrisE)
Late Saturday afternoon, busy but the music was a bit too loud for my liking. Cask ales proving very populsr tonight.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Uber3.80Excellent
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 73.80Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent IPA6.50Not Tried
24 Nov 2019 (Dosser)
3 ales on. Fair crowd in
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60ExcellentSuperb
23 Nov 2019 (Dosser)
3 ales on
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 35.00ExceptionalAs good as this beer gets
14 Nov 2019 (Dosser)
3 Gadds ales on. Pleased to hear from Mel that she will still be in charge of the cellar.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 35.00ExcellentTheir best selling beer and in top condition. Yet again.
07 Nov 2019 (Dosser)
3 Gadds beers available. The barmaid told us that the brewer thinks that their no 3 is served better here than any other pub in kent. Hes not far out with that one. Heard that Mel is standing down as Manager here.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 35.00ExceptionalOutstanding beer served perfectly.
23 Oct 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Like a broken record I reiterate that I can not understand why this house is not in the Good Beer Guide.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea Shells4.70GoodBest beer of the evening
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 35.00Not Tried
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
13 Sep 2019 (Dosser)
Loud jukebox with rock music playing with the odd Jason Donovan song thrown in.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA (superseded by 5.6% version)6.50ExcellentSuperb 5.6 version
21 Aug 2019 (Dosser)
Afternoon visit. Mel ordered 24 casks of Gadds no 3. yes its that popular. Lager drinkers are being retrained!
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA5.60ExcellentSuperb
16 Aug 2019 (Dosser)
3 ales from gadds on. Not too full on a Friday afternoon. And to Mr pirrip I really don't know what this pub has to do to be in gbg. But thanet has great pubs and only 11 spaces.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA5.60ExcellentSuperb pint. Cool on what looks like a rainy evening for my pub crawl.

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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 111 times, seen 51 different beers and tried 37 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT11 8NN