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The Three Pillars (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Kent - Session PaleExcellent1
Binghams - Vanilla StoutExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark PorterGood1
Dartford Wobbler (re-named from Millis) - Peddler's BestGood2
Mighty Oak - Hop PickersGood1
Dartford Wobbler (re-named from Millis) - Blonde WobblerAcceptable1
York - BlondeNot Tried0
Skinner's - Splendid TackleNot Tried0
Great Orme - Welsh GoldNot Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Midland RedNot Tried0
Whitstable - RenaissanceNot Tried0
Caveman - NeolithicNot Tried0
Titanic - Plum Porter Grand ReserveNot Tried0
Dorset Brewing Company - Durdle DoorNot Tried0
Box Steam - Chuffin' AleNot Tried0
Wantsum - Figgy PuddingNot Tried0
Firebird - Old AleNot Tried0
Parkway - I'm a Talking ParrotNot Tried0

Visits Details

01 Dec 2018 (Magnus Greel)
Early evening the eerily quiet descent down the flight of stairs may have misled me into think this was closed - complete contrast once inside this buzzing and friendly pub, standing room only around the bar so I shared a table with a mother and her daughter enjoying a real ale or two.
Kent - Session Pale3.70ExcellentSuperb nick refreshing hints of tropical loveliness.
Dorset Brewing Company - Durdle Door5.00Not Tried
Box Steam - Chuffin' Ale4.00Not Tried
Wantsum - Figgy Pudding4.50Not Tried
Firebird - Old Ale4.50Not Tried
Parkway - I'm a Talking Parrot3.80Not Tried
24 Nov 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Good chat with Guv about how things are going and the local beer scene.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60Good
Kent - Session Pale3.70Not Tried
Caveman - Neolithic4.10Not TriedWhere brewed now?? Pumpclip says "Brewed in Kent. Talk of Leatherbritches still or maybe Brentwood
Titanic - Plum Porter Grand Reserve6.50Not TriedBit too early to start on this one but most tempting
16 Oct 2017 (ChrisE)
Monday evening, originally for one pint but I found out that my planned train had been cancelled which gave me time for a second one. This pub is difficult to find but is worth the effort. I was told that this pub will close on Mondays from 6 November, no change to times for other days of the week. I have not listed all the beers that were available.
Mighty Oak - Hop Pickers3.80Good
16 Sep 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening 9.25pm. Only the security light came on to welcome and lead me down the steps to a locked front door, despite clear sign outside saying open until 10pm? Gone under?
24 Jun 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Passing by mid evening so rude not to visit.
Dartford Wobbler (re-named from Millis) - Peddler's Best4.00GoodTasty dry bitter
York - Blonde3.90Not Tried
Skinner's - Splendid Tackle4.20Not Tried
Whitstable - Renaissance3.80Not Tried
Dartford Wobbler (re-named from Millis) - Blonde Wobbler4.40Not Tried
23 Jun 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 10pm close. All licensing issues resolved so all systems go now for seven days a week opening. Horrible to hear some beer had to be thrown away when a recent period of enforced closure took place.
Dartford Wobbler (re-named from Millis) - Peddler's Best4.00GoodMost pleasant dry bitter
Dartford Wobbler (re-named from Millis) - Blonde Wobbler4.40Acceptable
York - Blonde3.90Not Tried
Skinner's - Splendid Tackle4.20Not Tried
Whitstable - Renaissance3.80Not Tried
02 Jun 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. My first here since May opening. Easily found as the Masonic Hall is prominent. Given a brief tour of the cooled cellar room by the enthusiastic Guv. Hours of opening have not yet been formalised.
Binghams - Vanilla Stout5.00ExcellentNicely cool and conditioned
York - Blonde3.90Not Tried
Skinner's - Splendid Tackle4.20Not Tried
Great Orme - Welsh Gold3.60Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Midland Red4.50Not Tried

About The Three Pillars

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0PA.

Micropub which opened underneath the Masonic Hall in Wrotham Road initially on 1st May 2017 then finally opened permanently on 23rd June 2017 after an enforced closure due to licensing issues. Steep steps on the right hand side of the Hall lead down to what was, at one time, the Masonic Hall's bar. Carpeted front rooms, with standard tables and chairs, lead to the brick floor bar counter area with its high tables and at the bar seating. Real ales and ciders are sold on gravity dispense from a temperature controlled cellar room. Very much along the physical lines of the Cellars Alehouse in Maidstone but the floor area is less extensive. The Masonic Hall car park must not be used by patrons. From November 2017 onwards closed on Mondays.

We have visited this pub 7 times, seen 18 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA11 0PA