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King George V (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Old Dairy - Blue TopExceptional1
Rudgate - StartlingExcellent1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Merchant's AleExcellent1
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterExcellent2
Goacher's - Real Mild AleExcellent2
Old Dairy - Red TopGood1
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)Not Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Beacon Hill (was Beacon)Not Tried0
Adnams - Southwold BitterNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Gold TopNot Tried0
Goacher's - Gold StarNot Tried0
Harvey's - Dark Mild (or Sussex XX Mild)Not Tried0
Harvey's - Southdown Harvest AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. King George V, Brompton, Kent
Picture 2. King George V, Brompton, Kent

Visits Details

23 Oct 2016 (Alenomore)
6pm visit. Not been for some 4 years and now, twice in 48hrs! We met up in Medway again, so, might as well call in.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00ExcellentIn top condition my friend said.
Harvey's - Dark Mild (or Sussex XX Mild)3.00Not Tried
Harvey's - Southdown Harvest Ale5.00Not Tried
22 Oct 2016 (Alenomore)
Post football visit. Having depressed ourselves at the nearby Priestfield, I took my pal here. His first visit, and mine for over four years. Still in the same hands and doing well it seems. Today was a Harvey's theme, one of my favorite brewers.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00ExcellentTwo lovely pints devoured by my my friend.
Harvey's - Dark Mild (or Sussex XX Mild)3.00Not Tried
Harvey's - Southdown Harvest Ale5.00Not Tried
23 Jan 2016 (ChrisE)
My first visit to this pub. I arrived at 11:59 and heard the sound of the door being unlocked for 12:00 opening.
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Merchant's Ale4.00Excellent
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80Good
08 Jul 2012 (Alenomore)
1630 visit. And good to get back here after nearly two years! Having left central Gillingham behind and walked past a myriad of depressed shops and the sad sight of another boarded up pub, the Shep's house, Monarch, it was good to end this trip here. Still the best pub in this area of the Medway branch. Current GBG 2012 entry, it's 19th year in the guide. Recommended.
Rudgate - Startling3.90ExcellentAnother new ale today. Very good too. Sampled two pints.
Goacher's - Real Mild Ale3.40Not Tried
Goacher's - Gold Star5.10Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
05 Sep 2010 (Alenomore)
Came to Gillingham on the bus to visit the Royal Engineers Museum, which was excellant, and stopped at this great little back street boozer on the return. This is the best pub in Gillingham, period. Ticks all the boxes and, I'm surprised I'm only the second to rate this on Pubsandbeer. Beer festivals are regular here and a Cider and Belgium Beer Fest is coming up on the 17/18/19th September.(The fridge here is fully stocked with some of Belgiums finest!). A top pub. And Sunday roast's from 1pm -4pm are legendary and good value too!
Goacher's - Real Mild Ale3.40ExceptionalSuperb, and had two pints.
Old Dairy - Blue Top4.80ExceptionalTop Class.
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Old Dairy - Gold Top4.30Not Tried
11 Jul 2008 (Andrew)
I've been wanting to visit this pub for a number of years. Partly because it does Goacher's Mild and partly because I used to work around the corner from it but never knew it was there. Jane needed a lift to some friends house nearby which gave me the opportunity to come here. The interior is great; it's long and thin with plenty of seating. I wish it was a bit closer to me as I'd go more often.
Goacher's - Real Mild Ale3.40GoodShe poured off a half before giving me mine. It was milky with a strong bitterness and some roasted malt notes. It was good.
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Beacon Hill (was Beacon)3.80Not TriedThe guest beer.
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried

About the King George V

The pub sign. King George V, Brompton, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Brompton, Kent, ME7 5AL.

The pub is found just south of Brompton High Street. The interior is long and thin with a courtyard garden at one side.

We have visited this pub 6 times, seen 13 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: ME7 5AL