Pubs

Seaside Pub Restaurant Reopens After £200,000 Makeover

06 April 2016

Historic seaside pub restaurant The Coastguard in St Margaret’s Bay, near Dover, has reopened following a £200,000 refurbishment. Dating back more than 300 years, The Coastguard boasts panoramic sea views across the small bay, and is Britain’s nearest pub to France.

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£200,000 Refurbishment for Picturesque Harbour Pub

03 April 2016

The William the Conqueror in Rye Harbour, East Sussex, has been completely transformed in a major £200,000 refurbishment.The pub was closed during the five-week project, which included repainting throughout in contemporary colours, introducing new furniture and decorations, opening up a dual aspect fireplace and refurbishing the bar area and toilets. The former pool table room has been converted i

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Family Affair for New Licensee at Community Pub

24 March 2016

The new licensee of The Dewdrop in Twydall, near Rainham, is a familiar face to regulars at the Shepherd Neame pub. Janet Harris has taken it over from her Mum and stepdad Valerie and Richard Elvy, who recently retired after 10 years behind the bar.

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Pub of the Week: The King's Head, Deal

22 March 2016

The King’s Head in Deal is a traditional English inn with rooms, which enjoys an enviable position slightly set back from, but directly overlooking, the seafront of this popular Kentish seaside town.

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Councillor Swaps the Housing Market for a Public House

18 March 2016

After more than 25 years as an estate agent, a district councillor has embarked on a new venture: running his local pub, the White Horse in Hawkinge. Cllr Philip Martin grew up in Folkestone, and has lived in Hawkinge for the past 10 years, overseeing his estate agency business House Martins.

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