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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Cotswold Spring - OSM (Old Sodbury Mild)Excellent1
Adnams - Mosaic Pale AleExcellent1
Mordue - Imperial Raspberry PorterExcellent1
Camerons - A-hop-alypse NowExcellent1
Adnams - Ghost ShipExcellent1
Bradfield - Farmers Brown CowGood1
Box Steam - Piston BrokeGood1
Leeds - CalypsoGood1
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's BitterGood1
Oakham - Five Leaves LeftGood1
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Wells Bombardier (now superseded by 4.1% version)Acceptable1
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Adnams - Southwold BitterNot Tried0
Belhaven - Howell's Frosty BellsNot Tried0
Fuller's - London PrideNot Tried0
Moorhouse's - Summer YarnNot Tried0
Woodforde's - WherryNot Tried0
Portobello - StarNot Tried0
Castle Rock - Elsie MoNot Tried0
Bowland - BusterNot Tried0
Moorhouse's - Ice WitchNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Hog Island East Coast Pale Ale (No. 18 Yard Brewhouse)Not Tried0
Brakspear (at Marston's Wychwood) - BitterNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Wychwood - Hobgoblin GoldNot Tried0
St Austell - TributeNot Tried0
Picture 1. Thomas Becket, Canterbury, Kent
Picture 2. Thomas Becket, Canterbury, Kent

Visits Details

29 Apr 2018 (Jack William)
Sunday lunchtime a few eaters in the far end - after a long wait at an empty bar I finally settled down in the comfy armchair with my pint for a quiet read - a family of seven came in shortly with other ideas. I drank up and departed.
Leeds - Calypso3.60GoodPleasant blonde ale in good nick.
St Austell - Tribute4.20Not Tried
05 Jan 2018 (Jack William)
Evening. Not many in for a Friday - but ok.
Adnams - Mosaic Pale Ale4.10ExcellentVery nice, fresh and hoppy.
Fuller's - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Wychwood - Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
19 Oct 2017 (Brian)
Few in just after lunch time
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Wells Bombardier (now superseded by 4.1% version)4.30AcceptableAlright, nothing special, but not a particularly inspiring line up of beers.
Brakspear (at Marston's Wychwood) - Bitter3.40Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
18 Feb 2017 (Andrew)
Haven't been here for a bit. We sat at the back where the big Fremlins sign used to be back in the day. Busy.
Bradfield - Farmers Brown Cow4.20GoodNice. Vanilla ice cream with toffee sauce.
Moorhouse's - Ice Witch4.30Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Hog Island East Coast Pale Ale (No. 18 Yard Brewhouse)4.80Not Tried
01 Oct 2016 (Jack William)
Mid afternoon. A dozen or so in. Continues to have a small but varied choice of ales. Noted a 50p discount per pint on Tuesdays after 5 pm.
Oakham - Five Leaves Left4.50GoodTangy - and good to see a rare appearance of Oakhams in Canterbury.
Castle Rock - Elsie Mo4.70Not Tried
Bowland - Buster4.50Not Tried
30 Jan 2016 (Jack William)
Saturday afternoon - pleasantly busy.
Camerons - A-hop-alypse Now4.30ExcellentTerrific hoppiness - excellent condition.
Portobello - Star4.30Not Tried
05 Dec 2015 (Jack William)
Late afternoon - Saturday - it's beginning to feel a bit like Xmas. Very pleasant.
Mordue - Imperial Raspberry Porter7.30ExcellentQuite sweet, definite raspberry notes - really grew on me.
Box Steam - Piston Broke4.50Good
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
31 May 2015 (Andrew)
Nice pub this. Not many in but then it was a blustery wet day out. Bit of Blur on the stereo competing with some Michael Jackson coming out of the kitchen. Was offered a taster without asking too.
Cotswold Spring - OSM (Old Sodbury Mild)3.90ExcellentThis was badged a bit weirdly but I'm sure it's what it is. Anyway, nice chocolate bitter earthy beer that's very dark brown in colour. Very good.
Moorhouse's - Summer Yarn4.40Not Tried
15 Oct 2014 (Jack William)
early evening - cold drizzle outside - cozy inside - log burner on the go, a scattering of drinkers - good ambience
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50ExcellentGreat bite - excellent condition.
Fuller's - London Pride4.10Not Tried
13 Jan 2013 (Andrew)
Jane and Isabel went to see a "Willy and Hugh" exhibition in the Library and at £4 an adult I passed. £3.20 on a pint seemed better value. Loverly pub. Lots of hops on the wall. Handfull of good natured locals in.
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's Bitter3.70GoodReasonable condition. Tight sparkler. Lots of caramel and hop resin. Probably could have done without the sparkler
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Belhaven - Howell's Frosty Bells4.00Not Tried

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About the Thomas Becket

The pub sign. Thomas Becket, Canterbury, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2BD.

A single roomed pub with plenty of seating. Look out for the stained glass above the main window.

We have visited this pub 32 times, seen 45 different beers and tried 18 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT1 2BD