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Bake & Alehouse (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal StoutExceptional1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Old School MildExceptional1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Excellent1
Wantsum - GolgothaExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark ConspiracyExcellent1
Wantsum - Red RaddleExcellent1
Wantsum - Black PigExcellent1
Clark's (sometimes shown as Westgate Brewery) - Ruby RougeExcellent1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - Single Hop ErnestExcellent1
Poynton - Black PearlGood1
Theakston - Old PeculierGood1
Dark Star - American Pale AleGood1
Tonbridge - India Pale AleAcceptable1
Dark Star - Hophead (some, if not most, also brewed by Fuller's)Not Tried0
Mad Cat - Golden India Pale Ale (previously Meaney's Golden India Pale Ale)Not Tried0
Bexley - RedhouseNot Tried0
Oakham - JHBNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage DirectorsNot Tried0
Frome (formerly Milk Street) - ! BeerNot Tried0
Tonbridge - CountrymanNot Tried0
Picture 1. Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent
Picture 2. Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

Visits Details

13 Feb 2019 (beery steve)
Good lunchtime crowd in.
Wantsum - Red Raddle5.00Excellent
Clark's (sometimes shown as Westgate Brewery) - Ruby Rouge4.20ExcellentRed Malty Ale
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal Stout4.60Not Tried
Tonbridge - Countryman4.00Not TriedWant off during session
12 Jan 2019 (Dosser)
Good crowd in on a cold Saturday afternoon. 6 beers on
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60GoodToo cold for me. Not like it used to be in olden times...
09 Jan 2019 (beery steve)
Last pub on lunchtime beerabout.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal Stout4.60Exceptional
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40Excellent
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage Directors4.80Not Tried
Frome (formerly Milk Street) - ! Beer5.00Not Tried
11 Sep 2018 (Dosser)
6 beers on. They seem to like there ale cold here
Dark Star - American Pale Ale4.70GoodA tad too cold for me
07 Jan 2018 (Dosser)
Packed micro
Wantsum - Black Pig4.80ExcellentTop beer
25 Nov 2017 (Dosser)
Pub full of walkers
Wantsum - Golgotha5.50ExcellentFine pint.
28 Oct 2017 (Dosser)
Poynton - Black Pearl5.00GoodNice chocolate stout
26 Jul 2017 (Dosser)
Quite a few lunchtime drinkers in
Tonbridge - India Pale Ale4.80AcceptableQuite cold but perfectly acceptable. Flattish. Not my sort of beer.
25 May 2017 (beery steve)
Many inn in. Talk about artisan wells in Kent to brew beer.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Old School Mild4.00ExceptionalThis is a superb mild this year with a definite chocolate taste.
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - Single Hop Ernest5.10Excellent
Dark Star - Hophead (some, if not most, also brewed by Fuller's)3.80Not Tried
Mad Cat - Golden India Pale Ale (previously Meaney's Golden India Pale Ale)4.20Not Tried
Bexley - Redhouse4.20Not Tried
05 Jan 2017 (Dosser)
Few in on a Thursday lunchtime before a walk in the sun along the prom.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark Conspiracy4.90ExcellentQuality beer. Beer quality as good as ever since new people took over. 5 ales on.

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About the Bake & Alehouse

The pub sign. Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Westgate-on-Sea, Kent, CT8 8RE.

Another of the new generation of Micropubs. This single storey building is situated close to Westgate-on-Sea railway station in an alleyway between the Carlton Cinema and Coral's bookmakers. The pub has an almost complete collection of Good Beer Guides from 1975 onwards. A mixture of breweriana and kitchenalia adorn the walls and lampshades are made from upside-down colanders. Usually 4 real ales on sale served from a cooled cellar room in the corner which has a viewing window. 2014 Thanet CAMRA Branch Pub of the Year. Changed hands in May 2016 as the original owners Pete and Gwyneth retired from the business. Local CAMRA branch Micropub of the Year 2019 and overall local CAMRA branch Pub of the Year 2019 too.

We have visited this pub 49 times, seen 97 different beers and tried 64 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT8 8RE