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Hovelling Boat Inn

12 York Street, Ramsgate CT11 9DS, England
+44 7974 613030
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Nice, congenial place

Good selection of Ales and Ciders. Bright and cheerful place & good host. Have enjoyed "testing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tony G
London, United Kingdom
Great pub

Great homely pub just off high st. Dog friendly and accessible with pram. No bar area u order from... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
via mobile
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  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“micro pub” (23 reviews)
“real ale” (10 reviews)
“pork pie” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:30 - 22:00
12 York Street, Ramsgate CT11 9DS, England
+44 7974 613030
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good selection of Ales and Ciders. Bright and cheerful place & good host. Have enjoyed "testing" the various ales. 4*

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great homely pub just off high st. Dog friendly and accessible with pram. No bar area u order from board and drinks are brought to you. Food board serving sandwiches and snacks. Great host who chats to customers. U.

2  Thank Lucyg1976
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Clean comfortable, friendly staff and regulars. I would certainly recommend this venue and will visit when I am in the town regularly.

Thank Airgon
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We last visited in 2013 and really enjoyed the experience.On this occasion the beer, the service, the decor were excellent.The issue that spoilt the whole atmosphere were three noisy children wandering up the corridor, being told to be quiet by a woman. We were sadly...More

1  Thank ABEONAS
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This place has become a regular haunt since I found it in January 2017. There is always a great selection of beers and ciders listed on Paul's famous blackboard (don't ask for the beer, ask for a number). No bar, no music, no TV and...More

1  Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A quirky little place with a great range of real ales and ciders...without a bar! You order from the chalk board via the barman and he goes into a backroom to fetch your drink. Great atmosphere.

Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

From the outside it looks like a cafe but step inside and try to find the bar you will be welcomed by the owner who encourages you to take a seat where he waits on you. We sampled some perfectly kept and served cask ales....More

1  Thank Darren W
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This real ale micro pub is in my view one of the best drinking places in ramsgate , the host paul is very friendly & knowledgeable of all his beers & great little bar snacks ..my partner & i just love this friendly place (...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is my favourite of the dozen or so micro-pubs in Thanet. The four different beers change on a regular basis, so you can sample beers you haven't tried before. Ciders etc. are available, too, along with the usual micro-pub fare of rolls and pork-pies....More

1  Thank Jonathan925
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The Hovelling is a tiny micro pub with a small room and no bar. Usually two great ales and ciders. The time of opening on TripAdvisor are wrong so I'll add an update picture for 6th May 2017

1  Thank ijmark
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joannah V
28 July 2016|
Response from Hayleigh G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it it :)