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Royal Victoria Pavilion (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Wantsum - HengistExcellent1
Greene King - Abbot ReserveExcellent1
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Old GrowlerExcellent1
Elgood's - Plum PorterExcellent1
Mauldons - Black AdderExcellent1
Greene King - Abbot AleExcellent1
Theakston - Old PeculierGood2
Wantsum - Black PigGood2
Lancaster - RedGood1
Shepherd Neame - Bishops FingerGood1
Portobello - Stiff LipPoor1
Picture 1. Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate, Kent
Picture 2. Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate, Kent

Visits Details

26 Jul 2021 (Dosser)
Family lunch with beers
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Old Growler5.00ExcellentNice pint
20 May 2021 (Dosser)
Quite a few having curry this afternoon. 4 guests on.
Wantsum - Black Pig4.80AcceptableLacking condition. Have they tweaked this? Similar elsewhere.
14 May 2021 (Dosser)
First visit in months. Lots of covid regulations. Only 1 guest on..which was,why we hadn't visited before. Gloombar and ruddles I just don't do.
Wantsum - Black Pig4.80GoodGreat pint with a massive head.2.49 a pint.
02 Nov 2020 (Dosser)
99p a pint. Felt so guilty ordering a lovely pint of abbot and having to say sorry...but I ordered an abbot reserve. Hate seei g beer, good beer thrown away
Greene King - Abbot Reserve6.50ExcellentSuperb beer. Tastes even better in a gbg pub. And at 99p a pint.
30 Oct 2020 (Dosser)
Came to congratulate Chris on his first entry bro the gbg. He was behind the bar and said thanks it's about time. Well that's what I thought e said but with a mask on he could have said anything. Anyway, he seemed grateful before he went off to do another 20 jobs at once. Too many national beers on, but found old peculiar hiding upstairs.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00ExcellentNot much on so tried an abbot. But it doesn't get better than this.
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60ExcellentHidden upstairs. £1.49 with a voucher made this superb value.
29 Sep 2020 (Dosser)
Back on again! Only 2 guests on and a palava trying to get the covid app to work. Table service though waitress wanted to charge us too much.
Elgood's - Plum Porter4.50ExcellentVery plummy
Lancaster - Red4.80GoodPleasant enough
15 Sep 2020 (ChrisE)
I have made this entry on behalf of Dosser who is having difficulty logging in to this site. These are his comments and scores, not mine. Not many in.
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Acceptable
Portobello - Stiff Lip5.50Poor
08 Sep 2020 (Dosser)
Lovely warm afternoon. Lots of beers not available.
Wantsum - Hengist5.00ExcellentGreat pint and temperature
06 Sep 2020 (Dosser)
After 6 weeks in Tenerife trying to avoid quarantine and 2 weeks in Quarantine awaiting checks that never came, it was back to the pub for my first real ale in several months.
Mauldons - Black Adder5.30ExcellentSuperb beer
17 Aug 2020 (ChrisE)
Late morning visit whilst waiting for the 12:00 openers to open. Already busy on both levels, strict COVID precautions being taken here with staff insisting that people complete track/trace forms. The upper level was table service only using the Wetherspoon App. We had vouchers to spend so we stayed on the ground floor and ordered at the bar.
Shepherd Neame - Bishops Finger5.00GoodA very good start to the day.

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About the Royal Victoria Pavilion

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 8LS.

This building opened as a Wetherspoon's on Tuesday 29 August 2017 and is probably the largest Wetherspoon's in the country. It was designed as a dance hall by architect Stanley Davenport Adshead in 1903 and in later years operated as a casino. On two levels with a bar with 12 handpumps at ground level and another on the 1st floor balcony with 6 handpumps. Open-to-view kitchen on the ground floor. There is a ground floor rear patio and an upstairs outside covered decking area for fair weather drinking and sea and sand views.

We have visited this pub 93 times, seen 115 different beers and tried 87 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT11 8LS