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The Black Dog

Opens in 9 min: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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The best micropub in the area by far

Great beers, friendly staff, antiques and curio's are in every available space, there is very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Virgil P
via mobile
Good example of a micro pub

A good selection of beers and ciders too be enjoyed while surrounded by some very eclectic wall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“real ale”(18 reviews)
“scotch egg”(13 reviews)
“great beer”(12 reviews)
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66 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great beers, friendly staff, antiques and curio's are in every available space, there is very little space that has not been used to visually entertain, generally the clientel are all great people, it's a great place for beer (they also do cider and wine and...More

Thank Virgil P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good selection of beers and ciders too be enjoyed while surrounded by some very eclectic wall decor. This is a good example of a micro pub and landlord evidently loves his job and was happy to chat. If you're in Whitstable and you fancy...More

Thank ian1232015
Reviewed 4 October 2018

One of our favourite watering holes. Great staff, great guest ales and a good selection of ciders. A must.

Thank TaraG1507
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Quirky decor & good beer. the chap behind the counter was friendly & when asked about the beer was able to answer my question. Have been here a few times in the evening when visiting Whitstable & have always found it a great place to...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Cheeky little number on the high street that could quite easily be overlooked. We each had a different cask ale, both of which were amazing. Quirky decor and ambient music make it a delightful experience and definitely worth a visit.

Thank Becbird77
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We ran in here to get out of the rain, and loved the place! The decor is great and i want the photo of the Maori dressed in a bowler hat and suit. You could spend a day in there just looking at the decor...More

Thank michealflatley
Reviewed 20 August 2018

You could easily miss this little high street bar, so keep an eye out if you're a visitor to Whitstable. I's worth a visit just for the quirky décor; even better if you're a fan of real ale in a friendly atmosphere.

Thank campbell2pink
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I just randomly decides to go in here. Normally when we have walked past its always busy. They have a great cider menu. I had the elderflower and a salted caramel one both were amazing. It's expensive and a bit grubby, but...More

2  Thank Saintlysinner
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

If you like real ale straight from the barrel which change regularly then this is the place, prices in line with most Whitsable pubs No frills, a great layout, good atmosphere. Whitsable has many pubs selling Real ale but this for sure has different types...More

Thank luxfordpeter
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

If you like real ales then fine, but I suggest you put a couple of quid in the wood for tasting (25p/taster - a good idea!), otherwise you can end up with an expensive pint that tastes like burnt chocolate or worse. This is particularly...More

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Mark E
1 March 2017|
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Response from Harry H | Reviewed this property |
No free wifi that I know of. Like most micropubs the emphasis is on conversation and many ban use of phones. I've seen customers using messaging and laptops but suspect they are using phone data or a dongle.
Mark E
1 March 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
No they don't