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Leicester Arms Hotel (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Larkins - TraditionalExcellent2
Westerham - God's WallopExcellent1
Westerham - Finchcocks OriginalGood1
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterAcceptable1
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew BitterNot Tried0
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)Not Tried0
Brakspear (at Marston's Wychwood) - Oxford GoldNot Tried0

Visits Details

01 Jan 2019 (Wittenden)
A late lunch on New Years Day.Busy-eaters and drinkers.New ownership since our last visit;different atmosphere.
BeerABVScoreNotes
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.
BeerABVScoreNotes
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)
Afternoon
BeerABVScoreNotes
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

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent1
Good2
Acceptable1
Poor-

Website.

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 3 times, seen 7 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN11 8BT