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Neptunes Hall (Shepherd Neame)

We believe this pub is CLOSED

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Shepherd Neame - Muddy WaterExcellent1
Temperance Union - Vfm SoftyExcellent1
Shepherd Neame - PorterExcellent1
Shepherd Neame - Christmas AleGood1
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew BitterAcceptable4
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire GoldAcceptable1
Shepherd Neame - Late RedNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Whitstable Oyster StoutNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - SpitfireNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Early BirdNot Tried0
Picture 1. Neptunes Hall, Broadstairs, Kent

Visits Details

11 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. 1st time here for many years. Although opened out retains many original features. Just locals in on a misty spring night. Traditional landlord and landlady, the former seemed to be finger bandaged after a dog bite (if I heard rightly).
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Acceptable
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire4.20Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Early Bird4.30Not Tried
15 May 2017 (ChrisE)
Early afternoon visit, still a good unspoilt boozer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Good
08 Jan 2017 (Dosser)
After a 3 course meal we tried this architecturally impressive sheps pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire Gold4.10AcceptableAt £3.80 I expected something wonderful not wishy washy. Thats Sheps for you.
17 Dec 2016 (Andrew)
Long time since I was last here. The beer range was a little disappointing.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Acceptable
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire Gold4.10Not Tried
19 Jul 2016 (ChrisE)
A reasonable crowd in on a very hot afternoon. The beach was packed just as it used to be in the sixties, certainly the busiest that I can remember it since my childhood. Some redecoration is planned for this pub soon, I hope that they don't wreck it.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Acceptable
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire Gold4.10Not Tried
06 Jul 2016 (Alenomore)
Lunchtime, and a first time in, and with a pal from Buxton down too. Nice, a proper Sheps type pub I thought, friendly bar lady. Impressed. Not listing/scoring these days.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Temperance Union - Vfm Softy1.00Excellent
18 Jul 2015 (Dosser)
Didnt. fancy any of them. Had a cider on handpump
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Whitstable Oyster Stout3.70Not Tried
22 Feb 2013 (ChrisE)
Early afternoon, we sat in the rear bar with the comfort of a real fire on a very cold afternoon.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Muddy Water4.50ExcellentBrewed on the Pilot plant for the Broadstairs Blues Festival, hence the name, but I still found it odd to ask for a pint of muddy water. The beer tasted a bit like a weaker version of Bishops Finger.
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Not Tried
12 Dec 2012 (Blair)
Peered through the window and saw they had the porter on, don't think I've ever rushed into a pub quicker!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Porter4.80ExcellentIt's back! I feared it would never return but here it is in top form.
29 Nov 2012 (Blair)
Saw their Christmas Ale was on through peeping in the window.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Christmas Ale5.00GoodA little dusty and lacking in life but not too bad.
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Late Red4.50Not Tried

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About the Neptunes Hall

The pub sign. Neptunes Hall, Broadstairs, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent5
Good12
Acceptable11
Poor1

Website.

The pub is found in Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 1ET.

Just up the hill from the harbour, a multi roomed pub now opened out, with a lot of character. The bar is ornate and wooden and the pub is in CAMRA's National pub inventory of unspoilt interiors. 8 handpumps, in banks of 5 and 3 of which 1 of the latter seems to be a dummy one. Closed for significant refurbishment in mid October 2018.

We have visited this pub 27 times, seen 18 different beers and tried 14 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT10 1ET