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Okay for a quick drink

This pub is well situated for those walking the coastal path, and it was pleasant to sit out in the... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2019
London, United Kingdom
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Just a drink

Visited the tower nearby so popped in for a drink. Its set up for locals seemingly, i felt like a... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2019
Basildon, United Kingdom
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Reculver Lane, Herne Bay CT6 6SS, England
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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

This pub is well situated for those walking the coastal path, and it was pleasant to sit out in the sunshine. Service was efficient but not exactly friendly. We didn’t eat but they were doing a brisk trade in food, and what we saw looked...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

Lovely day decided to visit the area after many years . What a let down . Just got past all the growling dogs outside and entered . I am a working class man but the foul language at the bar was disgusting from WOMEN !!...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

Visited the tower nearby so popped in for a drink. Its set up for locals seemingly, i felt like a stranger. A few instructive signs. Interestingly if you are male you are seemingly only permitted a wee! Consequently i metamorphosed into a lady/baby/disabled person to...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2019

We popped in for a lunchtime drink, sat outside with a view of Reculver Castle. This charming little pub was so welcoming and cosy we decided to go back the following evening. The food was delicious, great choices, but you need a good appetite, very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rickers70
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Went there with friends on a Friday night. The drinks were really good! The customer service was great and the barmaid was really welcoming (we were served by lovely Abby). I truly recommend this place!

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We have been here many times either for just a drink or for dinner. Everytime the food has been lovely, not too long to wait either. Staff are super friendly and helpful especially as i have food allergies. Great for us as we can take...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Claire S
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Reculver is an interesting historical place out on it’s own, though it’s best to ignore the caravan parks and retirement homes. The King Ethelbert is the only place in town and it’s a pretty good place. Nice terrace outside - apart from the many wasps....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Seems like a pleasant place in a great location - decided to pop in and try. Hadn’t noticed the signs stating cash only under £10 when I’d ordered. Now being 2018 many of us don’t carry cash, so on enquiring whether they could charge me...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Attended a family gathering at The King Ethelbert. Lovely buffet lunch in the garden. The food was excellent

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Another brilliant evening with Matt Fisher at the King Ethalbert yesterday evening 2nd June 18. Thank you Matt and thank you Mark for the great venue a great family night out. Looking forward to seeing Matt some in the near future. Thanks again David Rose...More

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