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Friendly And Busy

If you are looking for craft ales and ciders, and a small venue that can have music and standing... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Mark A
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On our previous to this delightful establishment I was given a loyalty card . I remembered to bring... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
lobster64
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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Hail to the Rack - we are THE beer festival everyday - open everyday and sometimes until 0100 in the morning. We love gimmicks and schemes = follow us on twitter to find out what is happening. We treat you like an adult and don't fine you if your...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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7 Park Place | Ladywell, Dover CT16 1DF, England
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+44 7452 817420
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for craft ales and ciders, and a small venue that can have music and standing room only then this often lively option may be for you. I am not a crowd lover, but on the quieter nights I can’t fault it,...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

On our previous to this delightful establishment I was given a loyalty card . I remembered to bring it with me on the trek through the white cliffs ... on the train from sunny Folkestone! We were there to meet friends before and after a...More

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rackofale, Owner at Rack of Ale, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hi - Just catching up - It was great to see you - always welcome - always a laugh... See you again. Trish

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little watering hole. It's like sitting in someone's living room, no bar to speak of but a really good selection of ales. No mass produced fizzy lager. The lemon cider is to die for, although it's ruthless Wish there were more places like this

1  Thank Rob B
rackofale, Owner at Rack of Ale, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Sorry I was in France and so missed you. Thanks for the positive review.... Always welcome - come and see us and get Rack and Ruined again. Regards Trish

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

First day in England, staying in Dover. Looking for a nice bar and there it was: a lovely micropub, with just the right ingredients for a perfect evening. Well done and we wish you lots of success for the future!!

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rackofale, Owner at Rack of Ale, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

I have a soft spot for you Bikers - Always great to hear your stories etc.... Visit us again... and I look forward to seeing you. Regards Trish

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

After severe visits to the this establishment I can honestly say this is the nicest public house in Dover. Its extremely relaxed and the landlady is very accommodating and always friendly and chatty. I can easily say i feel at home here! Thank you very...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
rackofale, Owner at Rack of Ale, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Wow - thanks - Of course it is true !!!!!! ha....... we are a little bit more with it and you can relax and have a laugh.... not clicky - always welcome strangers.... the stranger the stranger - even better ( if you know what...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

What an incredible night in such a warm and friendly atmosphere. Good beer and a good selection too. Full of wonderful people. Great start to our holiday.

1  Thank gheapster
rackofale, Owner at Rack of Ale, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

You should try and return on the 14th Oct - I have my Bollywood Night..... it's a themed night...... COme see how we play Regards Trish

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

It was a plesure ti find this place!!! The Owner is really genial!! The atmosfere was greatfull, the beers delicious.... I went with my daughter and my dog, and all of theme treats us as their family!!!! That kind of please where you feel that...More

1  Thank Esther d
rackofale, Owner at Rack of Ale, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Cheers - What are you like??????? one nighter ( ha ) come spend a few more nights - we will demonstrate how we can really play. Regards Trish

Reviewed 19 August 2017

The best thing about this wonderful place is the locals as much as the beers. Roy, Neal and Trish were the best you will see and find in people. Warm, lovely, friendly and chatty answering all questions about Dover and the surrounding area. Now don't...More

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rackofale, Owner at Rack of Ale, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

NOBODY but NOBODY is a Billy no mates in the Rack..... This is why we are good at what we do..... I have great support - We wont go as far as the fake snogging - but we will show you a great time..... always...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic way to end your day in Dover. The local crowd is friendly and the owner is as lovely and friendly as can be. Loved the atmosphere and variety.

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rackofale, Owner at Rack of Ale, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

You got it - atmosphere is KING....... We can create a good atmosphere without unlocking the door..... Come back and you will receive another great experience.... Im sure of that.... Im really pleased you got it..... Trish

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Visited here with the wife on Friday and Saturday. She doesn't normally like the micro pub kind of bar, as the others we had visited can be a bit like 'sitting in your front room', but she loved this one so much, we kept coming...More

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rackofale, Owner at Rack of Ale, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Best pub in Dover ----- I cant get complacent - but I know ( ha ) Ive worked so hard to create that fun atmosphere ---- I love it when strangers feel so compelled to write great things.... Cheers - come again - You are...More

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