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The Bouncing Barrel

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Address: 20 Bank Street, Herne Bay CT6 5EA, England
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+44 7777 630685

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What a great little micro pub!

A late lunchtime stop for some light refreshment. The Landlord is really friendly to the point that it was pass closing time and he was not pushy to ask us to leave. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Woking, United Kingdom
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Woking, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A late lunchtime stop for some light refreshment. The Landlord is really friendly to the point that it was pass closing time and he was not pushy to ask us to leave. Lots of great ales and plenty of local banter! Thank you.

Thank WilfSurrey
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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787 reviews
319 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We looked high and low for this one . Situated near the job centre off of the high street. Great decor , friendly host decent ale. Plenty of sociable conversation with the regulars. Well worth a visit.

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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

A great place to drink complimented by a fine gathering of people who make everyone welcome. Always a good selection of beers available to suit all tastes. Well worth a visit if you seeing Herne Bay.

Thank Lyndon B
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Brilliant micro-pub with barrels of atmosphere and great line up of ale. Dead Horse & The Broomdashers had a dance and song session to celebrate Plough Monday - wot a night!

Thank mikthemorris
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

A friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the Bouncing Barrels on my father's recommendation - we were not disappointed. Nice beer, well kept; chatty company (and an unexpected conversation about the Protoevangelium of Thomas!) Would recommend to others.

Thank Mark N
Halifax, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Visiting family in Herne Bay and I have been taken to this pub before, all I can say is I wish every town/city had a place like this!! Penny who runs the place is a lovely lady who knows her beers, told her what I wanted and boy what a pint I got!!! My uncle who lives down here always... More 

Thank Pils5673
Greater London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were down at Herne Bay for the day and fancied a Pint. I was down that way a few weeks ago and saw there was a Micro Pub, so this time popped in to give it a try. Very Pleased i did. A Very Warm Welcome by the Landlady who is a Yorkshire Lass. We went in and sat... More 

Thank Roger97544
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Fine choice of ales , made me and my young son very welcome. No trip to Herne Bay would be complete without a quick visit.

Thank Paul C
Kent, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Out with a group of like minded people who like real ale, then pop in here for a Pint and a Chat, the locals will sit and chat and tales of olde. The town is on your doorstep and if looking for work the Job Shop is right next door, Come and see you will not be disappointed.

Thank Peter D
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Micro brewery. Quite small and with no outside space but friendly and with decent gravity fed beer From the barrel. No food on offer while we were there. Good for a real pint!

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