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Requested be closed with reason - For sale: for £320,000

Richmond Tavern, Folkestone

1 Margaret Street
Folkestone
CT20 1LJ
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Reviews of Richmond Tavern (Average Rating: 7 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

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Steve C left this review about Richmond Tavern

The Richmond Tavern is a small and basic U shaped Shepherd Neame pub. All four of the hand pumps had their clips reversed so only a standard draught range was available. My visit was just after the pub had opened on Monday so maybe they had a very busy weekend and the drayman hadn’t been to visit yet.
There is a large plasma screen at the front of the pub and a smaller one to the left rear. These were both switched off, but Sky Sports was advertised so the TVs probably go on when there is something worthwhile to watch. There was some sporadic background music off the jukebox, but the volume wasn’t intrusive.
The three or four locals in attendance were nice enough and the barmaid was very friendly. There was some free cheese and crackers with pickles etc. on the bar which I thought was a nice touch.
There is a table with a couple of chairs on the path outside the front door. My visit coincided with the first bit of decent weather we’ve had this year so an old boy was laying on a sun lounger by the entrance. Strangely he was lapping up the sun’s rays whilst wearing a coat, body warmer and bobble hat.

I wouldn’t go out of my way to visit here again, but I would drink here if I lived locally.

On 7th June 2013 - rating: 7
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Manky Badger left this review about Richmond Tavern

Billed as the smallest pub in Folkestone, the place was closed when we visited.

On 10th October 2008 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 155 recommendations about 154 pubs]

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Latest updates View all updates for Richmond Tavern, Folkestone
31st Jul 2015, 14:26
Request to mark pub as closed by ROB Camra approved
 
31st Jul 2015, 14:26
Request to mark pub as closed submitted by ROB Camra, with included notes: For sale: for £320,000

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  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 07 June 2013 by Moby Duck
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 07 June 2013 by Moby Duck
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 07 June 2013 by Moby Duck
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