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London Tavern (Free House)

We believe this pub is CLOSED

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Brentwood - GoldExcellent1
Adnams - Oyster StoutExcellent1
Parkway (formerly Glastonbury Ales) - Rat CatcherExcellent1
Dark Star - FestivalExcellent1
Downlands (formerly South Downs) - OldGood1
Purity - Pure GoldGood1
Naylor's - Martha's Chocolate Milk StoutGood1
Adnams - Mosaic Pale AleGood1
360° - APAGood1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - ESBGood1
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Shefford Plum PorterGood1
Otley - Coolships PaleAcceptable1
Titanic - Plum PorterNot Tried0
Goacher's - Fine Light AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. London Tavern, Margate, Kent
Picture 2. London Tavern, Margate, Kent

Visits Details

20 Feb 2020 (Dosser)
3 ales on
Brentwood - Gold4.30ExcellentIn great nick
06 Feb 2020 (Dosser)
3 beers on that were almost the same of the Australian arms.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - ESB5.50GoodCarl puts one of these on a month. A nice pint at £3.60.
13 Jun 2019 (Dosser)
4 beers on.
Adnams - Mosaic Pale Ale4.10GoodLabel said 4.4%. Very nice.
06 Mar 2019 (Magnus Greel)
Mid evening busy in the upper bar we found a table in the spacious lower bar. Possibly a theme night as a few folk were dressed in 40's outfits. Final pub for us before heading off for a superb value Chinese banquet on the way back to the Bahnhof.
Parkway (formerly Glastonbury Ales) - Rat Catcher5.00ExcellentHoppy earthy flavours complemented its ABV perfectly.
Purity - Pure Gold3.80Good
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70Not Tried
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Not Tried
21 Feb 2019 (Dosser)
3 ales available
Adnams - Oyster Stout4.30ExcellentTop pint
25 Nov 2017 (Dosser)
Lee Nelson was brilliant and a dark un for an after show drink.
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Shefford Plum Porter4.50GoodTitanic went off. Good replacement.
14 Jun 2017 (Dosser)
Carl received his POTY certificate.
360° - APA5.00GoodNice beer but nothing special.
29 Jan 2017 (Dosser)
Big crowd in. Carl was in good form.
Naylor's - Martha's Chocolate Milk Stout4.50GoodSweet
Otley - Coolships Pale4.90AcceptableVery odd taste
15 Jan 2017 (Dosser)
Party going on. Great atmosphere.
Downlands (formerly South Downs) - Old4.60Good
10 Sep 2016 (Dosser)
Very busy...Lots of diners
Dark Star - Festival5.00ExcellentQuality ale

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About the London Tavern

The pub sign. London Tavern, Margate, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Margate, Kent, CT9 1PN.

A large freehouse in Addington Street, close to the Theatre Royal, it was originally called the Shakespeare Tavern, London Tavern and Everybody's Inn, it has now reverted to the name that was in use from the mid 19th century to the late 20th century. 5 handpumps including 1 for cider. Thanet CAMRA branch 2017 Pub of the Year. Temporarily closed, expected to reopen under new ownership around 28 January 2021. Opened early 2022 then closed again 25th September 2022.

We have visited this pub 21 times, seen 38 different beers and tried 25 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT9 1PN