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Address: 29A Herne Street, Herne CT6 7HL, England
Phone Number: 01227 371000
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Wonderfull company last night in The Butchers Arms

My sister and I thought let's go to the smallest pub in Britton, the barman was lovely and gave me samples of beer to try.We had a fab night and chats. The beer there is wicked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2014
lyn q
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My sister and I thought let's go to the smallest pub in Britton, the barman was lovely and gave me samples of beer to try.We had a fab night and chats. The beer there is wicked. Thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I have to begin this review with.. How do you get in, there is a big sign outside.MICROPUB OPEN Lights on.. My boyfriend.. Lets call him THE JUDGE.... Could not open the click on the door and declared it closed..then it opened, So our entrance was amusing to others to say the least; First impression.. A comedy skech, two men... More 

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Herne Bay UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The Butchers Arms is not your Normal Pub. I say this in a good way. A really good pint or jug of ale will be served straight from the barrel to you by Martyn(Landlord) or Gavin(Tuscany Sunset Barman) in a small (front room size) area where you can sit at an original butchers block table (or stand if theres no... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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125 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

That's appealing not appalling! I have been visiting The Butcher's Arms for around 3 years. During that time it has got better and better. It's hard to see how it could improve more but it does. And this in spite of having what is universally agreed to be a grumpy landlord. It's probably this pub's greatest charm. Martyn Hillier is... More 

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Peterborough England
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70 reviews 70 reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Read about the micro pub concept before visiting kent. The Butchers Arms is a great idea, serves great beer and people actually talk!! Well worth a visit if you like real ale

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London, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Not a place for those wishing to have a private conversation or sensitive to the opinions of others BUT a gem if you like good company with your real ale and appreciate English eccentricity. Kentish Session and Truro Betty Stogs were brilliant. Do it !

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

I'm not sure I can contribute much more than what has been written. We went last weekend on a tour of Kent micro-pubs, and this was the first place we stopped. Out of the 6 or 7 places we went, this was definitely way up at the top. I wish we could have spent more time there, as the owner... More 

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Bewcastle
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9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Reputedly Britain's smallest free house, this is a unique experience. With room for ten at a squeeze, this quirky pub is a delight for those with a hankering for tradition and good ale. A former butcher's shop, enter into this place with a good humour and a desirev to be friendly. Cross the landlord and you'll be out on your... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Trip advisor doesn't have a category for pub. It should because pubs are a great English institution and pastime. The Butcher's Arms is not a restaurant, in fact the only food there are fine unpasteurised cheeses, pickled eggs and onions and packets of crisps and scratchings. Don't go for lunch. Go for the beer. Go there, of all places, if... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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385 reviews 385 reviews
125 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

THE BUTCHER'S ARMS - HERNE VILLAGE I'm reluctant to tell too many people about The Butcher's Arms because it doesn't need much more custom. The owner may not thank me for this review. Why? Because this tiny ex-butcher's shop, with the cold room used to keep the beer, is only around 10ft square of bar. The Butcher's Arms is a... More 

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