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Enjoyable meal prior to concert next door!

We pre-booked and found the food to be of high quality, friendly and efficient service. Very... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Good stuff

Had a great visit over the bank holiday weekend, nice atmosphere, friendly staff , great Dixieland... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 Sep 2018
“Enjoyable meal prior to concert next door!”
28 Aug 2018
“Good stuff”
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Reviewed 18 January 2014

Always love drifting gently into this pub. Very friendly and welcoming...like visiting good friends in their own house.

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We pre-booked and found the food to be of high quality, friendly and efficient service. Very convenient next to St. Mary's Art Centre. Cosy environment and friendly service. Definitely will return in future

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great visit over the bank holiday weekend, nice atmosphere, friendly staff , great Dixieland jazz band on Sunday evening

Thank barryede
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Love the admiral. Turned into our loca very quickly. Love the locals! Heather is the best! We love it here so so so much actually miss it! Love Ollie and charlotte xxxx

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

We visited The Admiral Owen while staying in Sandwich. It was our first visit to an authentic, historic British pub and was exactly how we perceived them to be. One of the owners, Heather, was amazing! We were there almost every evening of our stay....More

Thank rickcindyw
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I often visit the Admiral Owen, either by myself or with friends. I've never had a bad experience here. The staff are lovely, and the range of drinks on offer is superb. I'd recommend it to anyone looking for a few drinks in a pleasant,...More

1  Thank JohnMM86
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Went in for an evening drink mid week. Love this old pub. It's cosy, friendly barman, good drinks. The atmosphere in there is relaxing. An eclectic assortment of old furniture and decor. One of the best pubs in Sandwich.

Thank non-bias
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely real old pub. Served local beers which they said they changed daily. Knowledgeable bar man. Was impressed that it was child friendly as well.

Thank Eve1979Eve1979
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Have been coming here for years (at least 15!!) but recently the shine has gone off. The beer is top notch , the wine is palatable but the permanent background toilet smell always ruins a good night out. Stop propping the men's loo door with...More

Thank Abstay
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Hubby and I popped into the pub whilst visiting Sandwich. It is ancient, quirky and hugely atmospheric. Lovely bar lady happy to chat to us. I settled into one of the old leather armchairs, enjoyed a large glass of rose and could have quite happily...More

Thank Shirley_Wh
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Having walked from Ramsgate to Sandwich and then explored, we were somewhat footsore, weary and in need of a friendly pint. We stumbled across this establishment and were very pleased to do so. The barman was most friendly and served up icy cold beverages in...More

1  Thank spoonbearer1
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