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Hovelling Boat Inn

12 York Street, Ramsgate CT11 9DS, England
+44 7974 613030
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The Hovelling is a tiny micro pub with a small room and no bar. Usually two great ales and ciders... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ijmark
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Swindon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Pub with no bar

Lovely quirky pub serving fantastic real ale (straight out of the barrel), you sit down, order what... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Alan M
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
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“micro pub” (28 reviews)
“real ale” (9 reviews)
“ale house” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:30 - 19:00
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12 York Street, Ramsgate CT11 9DS, England
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+44 7974 613030
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank ijmark
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely quirky pub serving fantastic real ale (straight out of the barrel), you sit down, order what you want and it's brought to you. Limited food.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a cosy Micropub on York Street just 100 yards from Ramsgate Harbour. Once inside,The Hovelling Boat is comfortable, clean and compact, like a little cafe. There is a choice of four or six really nice real ales (local ones I believe) which will...More

1  Thank LeeStJohn
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Just a great place to visit - The service is great, the cheese rolls are pretty good, a nice bite to go with my Ale. A good choice of real ales.

1  Thank James R
Reviewed 22 January 2017

A must visit place if you are in Ramsgate. Excellent selection of real ales friendly staff and good value for money. Oh and the gammon rolls were unbelievable.

Thank paul19602013
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

On recommendation, I popped in on a Saturday lunchtime for a swift pint. I found it a welcoming and friendly pub serving well kept real ale.

Thank Food2share
Reviewed 10 October 2016

In the centre of town, dog-friendly, great home made pies and pickle, fantastic cheese board and good service. In the summer one can sit outside in the traffic free square, in winter indoors is traditional and cosy.

Thank Mabelle P
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I am reliably informed that this pub shut down before the First World War, and only re-opened again over a century later. It is what is now known as a micro-pub, selling local beers and ciders - and VERY good they are too. Well worth...More

Thank RichardG-L
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Excellent little micro pub with great ales and friendly staff Now become our local Recommended to all

Thank edward e
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Friendly staff, real ale, traditional cider, guest ales, fresh made ploughman's or sandwiches and pickled eggs. Enough said!

Thank BudgetUKTraveller
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joannah V
Dear Hovelling Boat In, is your Boule area available to use yet?
28 July 2016|
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