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Review of The Just Reproach

The Just Reproach
Ranked #1 of 28 Nightlife in Deal
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Owner description: We are Deal's Micropub. Started in December 2011 we are now firmly part of the Deal community. We specialise in real ales from microbreweries across the UK and have a constantly changing menu. Beers are kept in a temperature controlled room, served directly from the cask and brought to you. We also sell: real ciders; a selection of wines and soft drinks; a limited range of snacks including Kentish cheese; Kent crisps and pork pies from a local, award winning butcher. We do not sell lager or spirits nor do we have piped music or television. Mobile phones can be used to access the internet but a ringing phone results in a fine (money going to the Pilgrims Hospice). We offer a friendly and unique venue in Deal and hope to see you soon.
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Where do I begin with this one, so many positives. As with all microbreweries it’s all about the product (ale and cider), the people, the atmosphere and of course the staff and this place has it in abundance.

With two children in the party we were unsure of the policy and protocol, thinking not really the obvious place to bring the kids, but we’re beckoned I’m by a really polite and friend barmaid who made us feel extremely welcome and attentive to the kids who had fun sampling the establishments offerings too - pink and cloudy lemonade that’s is.

We enjoy a good couple of hours here, sampling a couple of their most excellent ales and ciders whilst enjoying a family game of dominoes. A real must for all the connoisseurs out there and those simply intrigued to grab a slice of customer service - keep up the good work people; more of these places needed.

1  Thank clarkielondon
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"micro pub"
in 30 reviews
"real ale"
in 22 reviews
"great beer"
in 12 reviews
"pickled onions"
in 5 reviews
"soft drinks"
in 5 reviews
"pork pie"
in 7 reviews
"spiced cider"
in 3 reviews
"warm welcome"
in 7 reviews
"no cell phones"
in 2 reviews
"local cider"
in 2 reviews
"non beer drinkers"
in 2 reviews
"great little place"
in 3 reviews
in 3 reviews
"local charities"
in 2 reviews
"an absolute gem"
in 2 reviews
"friendly and helpful staff"
in 2 reviews
"on tap"
in 2 reviews

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is our second visit this year to The Just Reproach and it is just what a pub should be; excellent beers on tap, friendly and helpful staff, great atmosphere and locals, no TV screens and no mobile phones!

As previous reviewers have stated, there is a rotation of beers by the barrel; but for non beer drinkers, there are house wines, gins, cider and soft drinks available, all at very reasonable prices. They also serve pies and other nibbles!

The clientele are very friendly and it is almost impossible not to get involved in some deep and meaningful conversations within a short space of time. However if you just want to go in and enjoy a quiet drink, no problem!

It is a small bar, with no counter and the staff take your orders from you when you enter.Seating is limited, however we had no problem getting a seat as the regulars will always try and make space for you; but a lot of people just opt to stand and enjoy their drinks.

A great find and thank goodness, there are still pubs like this around. It's a pity there are not more establishments like this!

2  Thank Mijobish
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a pub like no other. Tucked in a corner in an old shopfront, there is no bar and drinks are brought to your table. It carries a good range of wines and excellent craft beers as well as the usual suspects. Good points; very dog friendly, no mobiles or modern devices allowed so encourages conversation in the old fashioned way (remember that). In fact there is a fine if your phone rings with proceeds to charity. Bad points - none whatsoever. This is on my Deal must visits from now on.

3  Thank Norman J
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

A tiny little pub -- seats 20-25 at most -- in Deal, serving real ale, local cider, gin and a little wine (oh, and snacks if you need to soak it up). Filled with regulars and casual visitors, you can sip you beer or chat with your table mates. And no cell phones allowed as emphasized to the samples nailed to the wall. We've been three times already and will almost certainly return again (and again).

1  Thank HaydenT
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We found this little gem a couple of months ago and revisited with friends recently. It is a comfortable friendly place. The ales are well worth the visit and there is prosecco for the ladies.

1  Thank Nick M
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