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Leicester Arms Hotel (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Larkins - TraditionalExcellent3
Westerham - God's WallopExcellent1
Westerham - Finchcocks OriginalGood1
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterAcceptable1
Brakspear (at Marston's Wychwood) - Oxford GoldNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew BitterNot Tried0
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)Not Tried0

Visits Details

17 Jun 2019 (Stephen Harris)
A brief halt for a pint in the garden mid-walk between Hever and Tonbridge. Clearly a venerable pub.
Larkins - Traditional3.40GoodSpot-on Bitter.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Brakspear (at Marston's Wychwood) - Oxford Gold4.00Not Tried
01 Jan 2019 (Wittenden)
A late lunch on New Years Day.Busy-eaters and drinkers.New ownership since our last visit;different atmosphere.
Larkins - Traditional3.40GoodA bit on the cold side.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00AcceptableFair pint of SBB.
Brakspear (at Marston's Wychwood) - Oxford Gold4.00Not Tried
30 Dec 2015 (Wittenden)
A large party in the dining room, the bar busy with walkers and their dogs, drinkers and those enjoying a late lunch on the penultimate day of the year.Good.Heavily timbered upmarket hotel and pub.
Larkins - Traditional3.40ExceptionalIncredibly fresh and luscious toffeeish. Best Traditional I've had this year.
Westerham - God's Wallop4.00ExcellentMellow malt led Old Ale,balanced by gently persuasive Kent hops.Caramelised root veg.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
27 Aug 2011 (Pedro)
Westerham - Finchcocks Original3.50Good
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Not Tried
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)4.10Not TriedNot available

About the Leicester Arms Hotel

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Penshurst, Kent, TN11 8BT.

In High Street, situated by the church, this pub took hotel status in its name after a refurbishment in late 2013 with 13 en-suite rooms. Non-dining customers are welcome in the bar.

We have visited this pub 4 times, seen 7 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN11 8BT