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London Tavern (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Temperance Union - Vfm SoftyExcellent1
Dark Star - FestivalExcellent1
Adnams - Oyster StoutExcellent1
Parkway - Rat CatcherExcellent1
360° - APAGood1
B&T (Banks & Taylor) - Shefford Plum PorterGood1
Downlands (previously South Downs) - OldGood1
Purity - Pure GoldGood1
Naylor's - Martha's Chocolate Milk StoutGood1
Adnams - Juniper SaisonGood1
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - CrownGood1
Otley - Coolships PaleAcceptable1
Goacher's - Fine Light AleNot Tried0
Titanic - Plum PorterNot Tried0
Picture 1. London Tavern, Margate, Kent
Picture 2. London Tavern, Margate, Kent

Visits Details

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 - 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) - 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 (previously South Downs) - Old4.60Good
10 Sep 2016 (Dosser)
Very busy...Lots of diners
Dark Star - Festival5.00ExcellentQuality ale
06 Jul 2016 (Alenomore)
Late afternoon, first visit and with a pal from Buxton down too. Nice pub, very friendly guv'. Both of us impressed. Not listing/scoring these days.
Temperance Union - Vfm Softy1.00Excellent
11 Jun 2016 (Dosser)
Lots in.Totally different crowd in here when compared to the mechanical elephant. I think Carl likes it like that!
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Crown4.80GoodLittle dry for me.
28 May 2016 (Dosser)
Angies son Anthonys birthday so we ate a fantastic meal here.
Adnams - Juniper Saison4.10Good

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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 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.

We have visited this pub 18 times, seen 35 different beers and tried 22 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT9 1PN