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The Thomas Waghorn (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Caledonian - Trojan HorseExcellent1
Elgood's - Thin IceGood1
Kent - PekkoGood1
Rockin Robin - Reckless RobinGood1
Temperance Union - Vfm SoftyExcellent1
Titanic - Plum PorterGood1
Truman's - Sampson StrongExcellent1
Whitstable - Native BitterGood1
Butcombe - GoldNot Tried0
Caledonian - Deuchars ImperialNot Tried0
Caledonian - Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Caledonian - Pretty Things Seasoned Traveller Pale AleNot Tried0
Castle Rock - Phoenix RedNot Tried0
Cattle Shed (sub brand of Old Dairy) - Cherryon TopNot Tried0
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - CaliforniaNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)Not Tried0
Exmoor - StagNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
JW Lees (see also Lees) - British Autumn AleNot Tried0
Kent - PaleNot Tried0
Mordue - CentennialNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Copper TopNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Summer TopNot Tried0
RCH - Return from the AshesNot Tried0
Rockin Robin - Really RockinNot Tried0
Rockin Robin - Rock A HulaNot Tried0
Rockin Robin - Waghorn Express (house beer)Not Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Kentish Saison with Elderflower (No. 18 Yard Brewhouse)Not Tried0
Shepherd Neame - St Eriks Midnight SunNot Tried0
Truman's - LazarusNot Tried0
Truman's - ScorcherNot Tried0
Westerham - Finchcocks OriginalNot Tried0
White Horse - Blowing StoneNot Tried0

Visits Details

26 Jun 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit. Mix up between my and my colleague's beers as the barman crossed his hands when serving to the bar top. Pretty certain I did get the Pekko in the end!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Pekko4.50Good
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Truman's - Lazarus4.20Not Tried
Old Dairy - Summer Top3.60Not Tried
27 May 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Doing a steady trade. The fridge full of domed cider glass jars for draught ciders is eye catching.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Whitstable - Native Bitter3.70GoodNever as clean on the palate as it used to be
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Old Dairy - Copper Top4.10Not Tried
Cattle Shed (sub brand of Old Dairy) - Cherryon Top6.00Not Tried
04 Nov 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit on way back to station. Seemed to be some ex festival ales still hanging around perhaps explaining the giveaway prices.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Caledonian - Trojan Horse5.50ExcellentBlack IPA at £1.49pp, in lovely nick
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - St Eriks Midnight Sun4.50Not Tried£1.49pp
17 Aug 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit on walk back to the railway station.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90GoodRichly plummed
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Exmoor - Stag5.20Not Tried
Rockin Robin - Rock A Hula4.00Not Tried
Truman's - Scorcher4.20Not Tried
Rockin Robin - Waghorn Express (house beer)4.00Not Tried
23 Mar 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening late. JDW Festival time.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Elgood's - Thin Ice4.70Good
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Westerham - Finchcocks Original3.50Not Tried
Kent - Pale4.00Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)4.10Not Tried
Rockin Robin - Waghorn Express (house beer)4.00Not Tried
Mordue - Centennial5.00Not Tried
20 Oct 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Brief evening visit on way back to railway station.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Truman's - Sampson Strong5.80ExcellentHey ho so Truman's can brew non lemon juice beers
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
JW Lees (see also Lees) - British Autumn Ale4.10Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Kentish Saison with Elderflower (No. 18 Yard Brewhouse)4.50Not Tried
RCH - Return from the Ashes5.00Not Tried
Caledonian - Deuchars Imperial5.50Not Tried
Castle Rock - Phoenix Red5.50Not Tried
29 Aug 2016 (Alenomore)
17:30 visit. Impressive conversion, good to visit when they're fresh! Usual drink and fodder selection.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Temperance Union - Vfm Softy1.00Excellent
28 Jul 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Impressive architectural works and decor in this newly opened house. Large garden area unfortunately overgrown with smokers. Bar staff still learning the ropes.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Rockin Robin - Reckless Robin4.50GoodRather cloying
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Butcombe - Gold4.40Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Rockin Robin - Really Rockin5.00Not Tried
White Horse - Blowing Stone4.20Not Tried
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - California4.40Not Tried
Caledonian - Pretty Things Seasoned Traveller Pale Ale5.00Not Tried
Rockin Robin - Waghorn Express (house beer)4.00Not Tried

About The Thomas Waghorn

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent3
Good5
Acceptable-
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Chatham, Kent, ME4 4JL.

A Wetherspoon conversion of a former post office building and Firkin pub in a pedestrianised part of Railway Street, which opened on 19th July 2016 after an alleged £2.2m transformation. Large open floored pub on several levels with an open to view kitchen and extra seating upstairs. An impressive arch leads off the street into a paved courtyard garden with a roof balcony. 12 handpumps in 2 banks, each of 6.

We have visited this pub 8 times, seen 36 different beers and tried 8 of them.

Map location

Postcode: ME4 4JL