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Mind the Gap (Free House)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster StoutExceptional1
Hawkshead - Five HopExcellent1
Titanic - Plum PorterExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark PorterExcellent2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - HPA Hoppy Pale AleGood1
XT Brewing - Animal Brewing RookGood1
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - McCanns Hockley SoulGood1
Kent - Green Manalishi Peter Green Hopped PaleGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal StoutAcceptable1
Viper (Mighty Oak) - Jake the SnakeNot Tried0
Skinner's - LushingtonsNot Tried0
Northdown - Muggy PorterNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Captain BobNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale AleNot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Not Tried0
Sambrook's - WandleNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - TrainspotterNot Tried0
Picture 1. Mind the Gap, Broadstairs, Kent

Visits Details

21 Apr 2022 (Dosser)
3 beers on here. Up to 4% £3, over £3.50. A few in this afternoon. Seems to be a lot of music and comedy shows on certain days.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal Stout4.60AcceptableThis pint lacked condition. Near the end of the cask
17 Feb 2022 (Dosser)
3 beers on today.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60Good
03 Feb 2022 (Dosser)
Missed out the Royston as it was closed. 3 ales here at £3 to £3.50 a pint.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60ExcellentLovely stuff
17 Sep 2021 (Dosser)
4 beers on. All at £3 or 3.50.
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90ExcellentTop quality but too plummet for me.
22 Oct 2020 (Dosser)
5 of us in and well spaced out. First beer in 10 days preparing for my liver scan. Last year the doc told me my liver was miles better than his. Lol. On the way to Margate for my birthday mealonly 9 months late.
Kent - Green Manalishi Peter Green Hopped Pale4.90GoodNot as lively as I would have liked. The opposite of those northern heads l got used to!
31 Jan 2020 (Dosser)
4 beers on and birthday cake handed out
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster Stout6.20ExceptionalSuperb
04 Jan 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Light footfall as seems prevalent today all over.
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - McCanns Hockley Soul4.20Good
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40Not Tried
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Not TriedGets about!
Mighty Oak - Trainspotter4.00Not Tried
07 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Just a couple of topers upstairs at the bar. Odd choice to find Sambrook's stuff with such great Kentish around.
XT Brewing - Animal Brewing Rook4.60GoodFull bodied, not the best to start an evening off with
Sambrook's - Junction4.50Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Captain Bob3.80Not Tried
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
28 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Once sat in one of the low settees how is one meant to get up again I ask.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - HPA Hoppy Pale Ale3.60GoodAlmost last out of cask, worryingly saw cask being manually tilted to pour. But came out as clear as a bell
Viper (Mighty Oak) - Jake the Snake4.00Not Tried
Skinner's - Lushingtons4.20Not Tried
Northdown - Muggy Porter5.00Not Tried
18 Sep 2019 (Dosser)
4 ales on
Hawkshead - Five Hop5.00Excellent

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About the Mind the Gap

The pub sign. Mind the Gap, Broadstairs, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



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

Retail premises conversion into the Micropub style at the top end of the High Street near the railway station. Opened officially on 15th July 2016 with a soft opening the day before. Cask ales and ciders / perries sold on gravity dispense from a chilled cabinet on the upper level behind a bar counter. The lower level has tables and chairs with a couple of settees in the bay window. Operated by the same people that have an interest in the nearby award winning Yard of Ale. Railway themed including interest adorning the walls and a real length of mainline rail acting as a foot rail at the bar counter upstairs. Thanet CAMRA branch Cider Pub of the Year 2017.

We have visited this pub 73 times, seen 83 different beers and tried 43 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT10 1JB