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Royal Victoria Pavilion (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Acorn - GorlovkaExcellent1
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Old GrowlerExcellent1
Wantsum - Ravening WolfExcellent1
Theakston - Old PeculierGood1
Marston's - Old Empire IPAGood1
Cotleigh - Old BuzzardGood1
Wantsum - HengistGood1
Hook Norton - Twelve DaysGood1
Wantsum - UXB?Good1
Banks's - Bell's Light Hearted AleGood1
Salopian - Echoes of SymmetryAcceptable1
Hybrid - Magic PorridgeAcceptable1
Beartown (latterly part of Manning Brewers) - Bruins RuinPoor1
Picture 1. Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate, Kent
Picture 2. Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate, Kent

Visits Details

05 Jul 2020 (Dosser)
Did a tour of a few pubs that were open but didnt find any selling beers that I wanted. At least in spoons you get more of a choice. First lockdown pints.
Wantsum - Hengist5.00GoodWent down well but not as good as it can be.
Wantsum - UXB?4.60GoodColdish.
14 Mar 2020 (Dosser)
6 guests on
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60GoodThis beer had run out but barman got a third out and it was fine
Cotleigh - Old Buzzard4.80GoodGood
22 Feb 2020 (Dosser)
Packed pub on a Saturday afternoon. Had to ask for a top up.
Wantsum - Ravening Wolf5.90ExcellentTop pint.
14 Feb 2020 (Dosser)
6 guests on
Hybrid - Magic Porridge4.70AcceptableWatery stout
Beartown (latterly part of Manning Brewers) - Bruins Ruin5.00PoorDidnt like this. Wish I had asked for a sample. Not right and on toilet far too often after this beer.
02 Jan 2020 (Dosser)
6 guests on
Salopian - Echoes of Symmetry5.00AcceptableToo many pulls made this a beer with little condition or flavour
22 Dec 2019 (Dosser)
6 guests on and a huge crowd in. Landlord pleased that my photo of the RVP at night was on the front cover of AOT. However he said he would have preferred a daytime shot. No pleasing some people. lol
Marston's - Old Empire IPA5.70GoodTold I couldnt have a top up as the beer had gone. But I was others drinking it!
12 Dec 2019 (Dosser)
Miserable day after 3 weeks in Tenerife. 5 ales on.
Acorn - Gorlovka6.00ExcellentBeautiful
23 Nov 2019 (Dosser)
Not a great selection...
Banks's - Bell's Light Hearted Ale5.00Good
18 Nov 2019 (Dosser)
6 guests on
Hook Norton - Twelve Days5.50GoodA pleasant pint
14 Nov 2019 (Dosser)
6 guest available on a wet evening
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Old Growler5.00ExcellentIn great nick

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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 82 times, seen 111 different beers and tried 83 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT11 8LS