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The Pig & Sty (Elite Pubs)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterExcellent2
Musket - Flash in the Pan (Kentish Green-Hopped Ale)Good2
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - SkylarkingNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Pig & Sty, Bethersden, Kent

Visits Details

22 Apr 2021 (ChrisE)
Two of us came here for a meal and some beer on a Thursday lunchtime. The pub was extremely busy but service was excellent. It is nice to see a pub that was a long time closure reopened and apparently doing very well.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00ExcellentVery good Harveys.
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
21 Oct 2020 (Wittenden)
Late afternoon on a wet Wednesday. I'd driven past one afternoon last week, and thought it looked busy, and Jack William's visit prompted me to look in. Dining families were already in attendance, together with a few drinkers.A long time since my only previous visit, when it was a Courage pub.
Musket - Flash in the Pan (Kentish Green-Hopped Ale)4.00GoodLeafy hops,reassuring bitter.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
18 Oct 2020 (Jack William)
Early Sunday evening- busy with diners but the large bar area had only a few other drinkers in. Very polite young staff. Our dog was welcome in the bar area. The refurbishment is to a high standard. Clearly a food-led pub but comfortable enough to pop in for a pint.
Musket - Flash in the Pan (Kentish Green-Hopped Ale)4.00Good
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
25 Sep 2019 (ChrisE)
I met a friend for lunch here. It was incredibly busy for a Wednesday lunchtime. I was told that the opening day was absolutely manic. It is nice to see yet another pub reopening after spending far too long as a restaurant.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Excellent
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Skylarking4.00Not Tried

About The Pig & Sty

The pub sign. The Pig & Sty, Bethersden, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Bethersden, Kent, TN26 3LF.

In Ashford Road, formerly the Royal Standard which closed sometime before 2006 and then became an Indian restaurant under a variety of names. Re-opened on 21st September 2019 as a pub with new name and still with a food emphasis.

We have visited this pub 4 times, seen 4 different beers and tried 2 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN26 3LF