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The Phoenix Tavern (Ei Group (formerly Enterprise Inns))

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Otter - BitterExcellent2
Moorhouse's - Blond WitchExcellent1
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterGood6
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - SeasiderNot Tried0
Brains - The Rev James OriginalNot Tried0
Adnams - LighthouseNot Tried0
Woodforde's - WherryNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked LadiesNot Tried0
Black Sheep - Best BitterNot Tried0
Ringwood - RazorbackNot Tried0
Sharp's - Coaster (or Cornish Coaster)Not Tried0
Timothy Taylor - Knowle SpringNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Cold TurkeyNot Tried0
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Banks's - Ringwood FortyninerNot Tried0
Adnams - Ghost ShipNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Phoenix Tavern, Faversham, Kent
Picture 2. The Phoenix Tavern, Faversham, Kent

Visits Details

26 Jan 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit. Nice warming open fire.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00GoodWaited for a new cask to be pulled through and had the first out. No doubt it would have improved after a few moved had been sold, a bit fresh
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Sharp's - Coaster (or Cornish Coaster)3.60Not Tried
Hook Norton - Cold Turkey4.00Not Tried
15 Nov 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Very brief evening visit. Upon opening the door I was hit by food reek and U-turned out again very quickly.
05 Jul 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Early evening visit. Nicely relaxed here.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00GoodSmooth
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Sharp's - Coaster (or Cornish Coaster)3.60Not Tried
Timothy Taylor - Knowle Spring4.20Not Tried
09 Apr 2018 (Andrew)
Came to Faversham for a meal and stopped off here first. Friendly with a few people in, mainly sat round the bar.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Excellent
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked Ladies4.40Not Tried
Black Sheep - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
Ringwood - Razorback3.80Not Tried
20 Jul 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. very quiet and rather airless. 2 of the 6 lines were in cleaning.
Otter - Bitter3.60GoodSweetish
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
08 Jul 2017 (Joe Gargery)
Comfortable leather sofas, nice music, free newspapers, friendly staff. Lovely.
Moorhouse's - Blond Witch4.40Excellentperfect pint for a hot day
25 Apr 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit. Coldish night and a nice wood fire to warm the soul.
Otter - Bitter3.60ExcellentIn great bittersweet nick
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
06 Aug 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Balmy evening visit.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00GoodAt the fruity end of this variable beer's taste spectrum
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Seasider4.30Not Tried
Brains - The Rev James Original4.50Not Tried
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40Not Tried
13 Jul 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Good trade. Nice touch when the Guv arrived and went around and greeted each table and group. 2 out of 6 handpump lines were in cleaning which restricted the choice somewhat.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00ExcellentTonight at the bitter end of this beer's variable taste range
Banks's - Ringwood Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Otter - Bitter3.60Not Tried
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Not Tried
17 Nov 2015 (ChrisE)
Afternoon and fairly quiet.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Good
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried

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About The Phoenix Tavern

The pub sign. The Phoenix Tavern, Faversham, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Faversham, Kent, ME13 7BH.

Situated on the attractive historic Abbey Street, this is a 3 room pub. Inglenook fireplace. Lots of wood and a lowish beamed ceiling add to the cosy English pub feel. Restaurant seated area. 6 handpumps on the bar counter. Cider sometimes sold from a cask on the counter top.

We have visited this pub 24 times, seen 33 different beers and tried 9 of them.

Map location

Postcode: ME13 7BH