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Mind the Gap (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Oakham - Endless SummerExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark PorterExcellent1
Hawkshead - Five HopExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster StoutExcellent2
Iron Pier - Rosherville RedExcellent1
Kent - ZingiberGood1
Kent - Tropic AleGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Good1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Common ConspiracyGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal StoutAcceptable2
Oakham - JHBNot Tried0
Frome (formerly Milk Street) - RA (was 4.3%)Not Tried0
Burning Sky - PlateauNot Tried0
Kent - Old JamaicaNot Tried0
Kent - Brewers ReserveNot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Hoppy PaleNot Tried0
Picture 1. Mind the Gap, Broadstairs, Kent

Visits Details

18 Sep 2019 (Dosser)
4 ales on
Hawkshead - Five Hop5.00Excellent
17 Sep 2019 (Dosser)
3 if us in on a sunny day
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster Stout6.20GoodNew entry to gbg. Good pint that needed a top up.
09 Aug 2019 (Magnus Greel)
Early evening much more welcoming and civilised atmosphere compared to the Four Candles, busy around the bar area we sat at one of the many tables free at the entrance level. Start of Folk Week hence beers in plastic cups, the only pub noted to do so today.
Oakham - Endless Summer3.40ExcellentDry citrus fruits combined with a hoppy peppery kick made for a flavoursome complex experience.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster Stout6.20Not Tried
Kent - Brewers Reserve5.00Not Tried
03 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. All seats taken then a large group left leaving seats aplenty.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40GoodLovely English bitter. perhaps a tad too yeasty but glugged down regardless
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster Stout6.20Not Tried
Kent - Brewers Reserve5.00Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Hoppy Pale3.60Not Tried
27 Jul 2019 (Dosser)
4 beers on. Iron pier beer all over Broadstairs today.
Iron Pier - Rosherville Red4.80ExcellentNot keen on red ales but this one was very good.
17 Jul 2019 (Dosser)
Small crowd in. 4 beers available
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster Stout6.20ExcellentSuperb quality just at the right temperature.
22 Jun 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Early evening visit. Far more sitting out on the pavement than inside.
Kent - Zingiber4.10Good
Frome (formerly Milk Street) - RA (was 4.3%)4.10Not Tried
Burning Sky - Plateau3.50Not Tried
Kent - Old Jamaica5.10Not Tried
10 Apr 2019 (Dosser)
Handful in on a windy Wednesday. 4 beers on.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60ExcellentGreat nick and temperature
27 Mar 2019 (Dosser)
Good crowd in. 4 beers available.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal Stout4.60Good
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Common Conspiracy4.80Good
07 Feb 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Early evening visit.
Kent - Tropic Ale4.90GoodReplacement beer
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal Stout4.60UndrinkableAaargh, sour and the head disappeared in seconds. Swapped out with good grace, not sure if taken off sale
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried

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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 64 times, seen 75 different beers and tried 39 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT10 1JB