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The Butchers Arms

Closes in 28 min: 12:00 - 13:30, 18:00 - 21:00
Open today: 12:00 - 13:30, 18:00 - 21:00
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Folkestone Winter Holiday

Was doing a Kent pub crawl with my mate Doug using our Stagecoach bus tickets ant train tickets. We... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
David W
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Southport, United Kingdom
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A Unique Experience

If you are an Ale lover and are in the area you must pop in to this quaint establishment. Martin... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Bruciesmate
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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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29A Herne Street, Herne CT6 7HL, England
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Was doing a Kent pub crawl with my mate Doug using our Stagecoach bus tickets ant train tickets. We decided to take a detour to Herne and our visit there was priceless. The UK'so first official micropub, it was tiny but the locals welcomed us...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

If you are an Ale lover and are in the area you must pop in to this quaint establishment. Martin, the landlord, is a character in himself and a font of knowledge when it comes to talking about micro pubs and their history. The regulars...More

2  Thank Bruciesmate
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is a traditional ale house, small and cozy, I think it is one of the smallest in the UK if not the smallest. A great selection of ales, a great landlord who keeps a great cellar and has been doing so for years. Located...More

3  Thank David G
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We're punching above our weight with micro pubs and micro breweries. This is the ultimate Sunday lunchtime or alternative date night pub.

1  Thank Grahame M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This English pub gem opened 10 years ago and is the first micro-pub in The Country. A micro-pub sells only micro-brewery cask real ale, some artisan cider and wine. They are typically very small (this one is in postage stamp league) and intimate. No gaming...More

2  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is a very curious pub indeed, and all the better for it. Excellent beer, snacks on the bar (I visited on a Sunday afternoon) and some distinctly interesting and friendly locals. It is rather like a micro-pub, although it isn't one. I love it!

1  Thank RichardG-L
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

As per Martyn the convivial host and landlord; the pub opened in November 2005 making this the first Micro Pub. This is an absolute gem with a fantastic range of beer's plus some very friendly fellow drinkers. Not to be missed.

1  Thank Tony087
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Visited here recently to see where the Micropub revolution started. This is the smallest micropub I have been in yet, but it works well, since within no time at all you will be enjoying lively conversation with the landlord and other customers over a great...More

1  Thank colin p
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The very first Micropub in the world. The very best beer served in the world - as far as my experience can offer of course!

3  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is where the micropub revolution began - and now with over 200 nationwide, it's good to come here and see where it started. It's a quirky and lively place, great for locals and for people coming from further away. The ale is always spot...More

2  Thank Artistmitch
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