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Maidens Head (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Weltons - Quatre BrasExcellent1
Tarn 51 - Rocking RobinGood1
Weltons - Old CockyGood1
Old Dairy - Dark Side of the MooGood1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Pardoner's AleGood1
Weltons - English PrideGood1
Greene King - Abbot AleGood1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Weltons - Golden DuckNot Tried0
Picture 1. Maidens Head, Canterbury, Kent
Picture 2. Maidens Head, Canterbury, Kent

Visits Details

22 Dec 2019 (Jack William)
Stop 2. Ok - a bit christmassy- 2 ales on here now.
Tarn 51 - Rocking Robin4.20GoodNice malty brew. (Not sure this isn’t a GK beer now?)
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
06 May 2018 (Jack William)
Escaped from the Dane John music festival where the only passable beer was Curious Brew on keg at £5 a pint. Nice relaxing feel to the Maidens in the afternoon sunshine. Just the one real ale on again.
Weltons - English Pride3.80GoodPlain but nice and well kept.
09 May 2017 (Jack William)
Lunchtime - just a handful in. The pub changed hands just before Christmas and has had a makeover. Feels good but not much in the way of real ales. Landlord says he keeps just one on during the week but two at weekends.
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Pardoner's Ale3.80GoodVery pleasant and in good condition.
29 Jul 2016 (Jack William)
Early evening - not pleasant - all day drinkers being very loud. This is definitely not a real ale pub - one ale on a Wantsum IPA - one sniff worried me - one taste and I knew it was undrinabke. Barman replaced it with a bottle after moaning that he had served 7 pints of it today. Turned the pump clip round - and then put it back as I left! I will not be going back.
08 May 2016 (Jack William)
Just after noon - thirsty after a tip run so any pint was going to be good - just one ale on - but this one was superb - enjoyed it in the sunshine.
Weltons - Quatre Bras4.60ExcellentFirst one out - but a little pulled off - really was delicious.
15 Aug 2015 (Andrew)
Pub 5. John and I sat out side and talked about school discos and the ensuing punch-ups of the past.
Old Dairy - Dark Side of the Moo7.00GoodRaisens and rye. Black ans only £3 a pint.
Weltons - Golden Duck5.10Not Tried
30 Dec 2014 (Jack William)
Early evening - very quiet - one pump of two in use.
Weltons - Old Cocky4.30GoodDry, crisp and bright - bit lacking of bite for a 4.3 ale.
18 Sep 2014 (Andrew)
An entirely on the spur of the moment visit. I'd thought this pub had closed years ago so I was surprised to see it open. Lots of brown leather sofas. The Doom Bar was being changed otherwise that would have been on too.0
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00GoodVery good condition.

About the Maidens Head

The pub sign. Maidens Head, Canterbury, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3QZ.

In Wincheap and recently refurbished. Friendly and welcoming, re-establishing itself as a community local. Limited beer range.

We have visited this pub 8 times, seen 9 different beers and tried 7 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT1 3QZ