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Somerset Arms (Craft Union Pub Co. (part of Ei Group [formerly Enterprise Inns]))

We believe this pub is CLOSED

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Kent - PaleExcellent1
Kent - Beyond the PaleGood1
Hop Back - Summer LightningNot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Robinsons - Uncle SamsNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's London GoldNot Tried0
Kent - Bramling Cross Single HopNot Tried0
Picture 1. Somerset Arms, Gravesend, Kent
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

07 Jul 2013 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Convenient for railway station. A few left in winding down the day.
Kent - Beyond the Pale5.40GoodRather more fruity and less harsh that I recall from past pints
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's London Gold4.00Not Tried
Robinsons - Uncle Sams4.20Not Tried
Kent - Bramling Cross Single Hop4.50Not Tried
06 Jun 2013 (HSB)
On the way back from the Rum Puncheon had 15 minutes to kill so we had a swift one. Just a few others in. Sells a mix of boring nationals and more unusual beers.
Kent - Pale4.00Excellent
Hop Back - Summer Lightning5.00Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Robinsons - Uncle Sams4.20Not Tried

About the Somerset Arms

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0RU.

Street corner pub in Darnley Road, near the railway station. Brewers' Tudor interior, one large room with lots of areas with varied seating types. Rock and sports (especially boxing) memorabilia on the walls. An unusual bank of misericord seating presumably from a church. Nice brass Fremlin's sign. Boarded ceiling. Varnished wooden parquet tiled floor. Re-opened in December 2018 initially, at least, selling no real ale.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 8 different beers and tried 2 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA11 0RU