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The Style & Winch, Maidstone

Pub added by elizabeth mcgraw
72 Union Street
ME14 1ED
Phone: 01622752351

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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Style & Winch

Freiendly, traditional pub just a short distance away from the dubious delights of Maidstone's central shopping area. 'Staple'-shaped bar with a pool table at one end and a darts board at the other. Traditional furniture and decor, with plenty of local history photographs on the walls. Live music advertised. Beer garden to rear. On this visit, I found Bombardier and Musket Fife & Drum (£3.60) from two of the three handpumps, with a reversed Waggle Dance clip also noted.

On 7th October 2017 - rating: 7
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E TA left this review about Style & Winch

A traditional Victorian town centre boozer once called The Union Flag, now named after the eponymous defunct brewery thus avoiding accusations of nationalism, well described by MM, below. Two ales on this visit, I had a pint of Muskett's Fife and Drum, which was in drinkable condition although past its best. People were coming and going but not drinking, and it's obviously a popular of a community centre as well as a local. Nothing special as pubs go, but I'd be happy to drop back in if passing.

On 18th September 2017 - rating: 6
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Malden man left this review about Style & Winch

A staple shaped room with the bar central, externally cask ales are prominently advertised which enticed me in but they had Young's Bitter, Bombardier and Courage Best, my pulse did not race. Mainly carpeted, pool table in the front recess, a dartboard in the rear, papers and a few games on a table, jugs, glasses and bottles on high shelves. There is a bit of rather scruffy garden to the rear.
Nice patterned papered ceiling with beam bottoms exposed, a few framed bits of local history, this is a nice pub which would be elevated by a more adventurous range of ales, liked it in here.

On 10th February 2016 - rating: 6
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Steve C left this review about Style & Winch

The Style and Winch is a friendly U shaped pub with a pool table by the entrance and a dartboard around to the rear. There is also a jukebox that was off during my recent lunchtime midweek visit, as was the TV and I didn’t spot any advertisements for sports. Three hand pumps adorn the bar and these were drawing Courage Best, Hobgoblin and Youngs Ordinary. Amstel is also available alongside some standard draught products and food is advertised as being served, but I didn’t spot any menus anywhere. Live music is also advertised, but I couldn’t see any information about specific bands or dates. There is a large garden out the back and at the rear of this there is a big hutch full of rabbits.

I thought that the service was friendly and I got comfortable very quickly. I would have no problem returning.

On 12th November 2011 - rating: 7
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john mcgraw left this review about Style & Winch

Small Basic single bar selling up to 2 real ales.Very friendly staff

On 18th January 2009 - rating: 8
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D D left this review about Style & Winch

Quality beer at decent prices.
An excellent well kept pub with friendly staff and generally good humoured clientele. The smoking area is unusually comfortable and popular with smokers and non smokers alike. The garden is great for kids offering pet rabbits and free(yes free!) air hockey and table football.

On 23rd February 2008 - rating: 10
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