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Hovelling Boat Inn

12 York Street, Ramsgate CT11 9DS, England
+44 7974 613030
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Little gem.

Lovely little micropub, very friendly and enthusiastic staff. Atmosphere is warm, bubbly, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hollieeee
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Ramsgate, England, United Kingdom
Hovelling still

Changed hands about three weeks ago and now six ales not just four. Very good tastes and a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ijmark
,
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
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“micro pub” (23 reviews)
“pork pie” (8 reviews)
“real ale” (10 reviews)
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12 York Street, Ramsgate CT11 9DS, England
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+44 7974 613030
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"must visit place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little micropub, very friendly and enthusiastic staff. Atmosphere is warm, bubbly, and everyone very welcoming and friendly. Love the fact you choose your drink off of the chalkboard, loved you can have samples of each ale (on the off chance you don't like it),...More

Thank Hollieeee
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Changed hands about three weeks ago and now six ales not just four. Very good tastes and a great tiny pub.

Thank ijmark
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regulars were worried that when Paul left the Hovelling Boat would crumble and change for the worse. So far, not the case at all. Paul's memorabilia might have gone with him, but the service, beer and atmosphere remain constant. I will certainly be stayi g...More

1  Thank Anthony J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is all you want in a great pub, a range of excellent and well kept beers to enjoy and savour a friendly mine host and great conversation. No muzack, no fruit machines, no third rate food.......just good beer and chat. Love it.

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Made one last visit to chat to Paul and thank him for the good times and good beer I have always had here. A quiet oasis, in an increasingly pub frenetic Ramsgate Harbour area, for good real ales where conversation can not be avoided, often...More

3  Thank RealAleVoyager
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

A nice place. Really worth a visit. Beers and wines are on a blackboard which change fairly regularly. Nice snacks which are freshly prepared. It's a small place but very friendly. Somewhere a little bit different.

4  Thank aixenergny
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Thankfully on this visit there were no children wandering about making noise. The service was great so was the ale. Good conversation . Memorabilia on the shelves , book swap shelf. We shall return.

4  Thank lobster64
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Great selection of wine,ales and local ciders,quaint,unassuming,snacks available during the day,friendly staff,my 10 year old enjoyed his visits here as well

3  Thank Lou Lou D
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This may be a small inn but you are sure of a big friendly welcome. Real ales and cider mostly loacal. If you are on your own or with friends everyone is so welcome, and if you don't know anybody you will by the time...More

4  Thank Dawn E
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I am not an ale drinker but my compadre is and neither of us were disappointed. A good choice of ales and ciders were on hand and the barlady was very friendly and informative. A very relaxed atmosphere and the drinks were delivered to our...More

3  Thank qtkitty888
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