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Submitted on Monday, 3rd August 2009
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Requested be closed with reason - For sale: for £150,000

British Queen, Maidstone

Square Hill Road
Maidstone
ME15 7TJ
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Steve C left this review about British Queen

The British Queen is a fairly small rectangular shaped Shepherd Neame pub. The walls and pillars are made of exposed brick and a panelled bar runs along the back wall. One of the hand pumps was unused and the other two were both drawing Master Brew. The usual Shepherd Neame draught is available (Orangeboom etc.) and I had a decent pint of Guinness. There were two locals sitting at the bar on the recent Thursday afternoon I visited and the large plasma screen was showing an old western with sound. I didn’t see any signs for Sky Sports, but there is a jukebox on the wall that was switched off. To the right of the bar is a flight of stairs that lead up to an advertised pool room, but I didn’t investigate further. To the left of the pub is some covered outside seating.

I didn’t see any food advertised, but there were signs for a new quiz that begins at 20:00 every Tuesday.

I thought that the service was polite, but the governor kept groaning and cursing under his breath. I found this to be very strange behaviour, but I left the pub thinking that he may just be having a really bad day, which we’ve all had.

My trips to Maidstone involve Maidstone East Railway Station so unfortunately this pub is a little bit too far for me to consider revisiting any time soon.

On 4th June 2013 - rating: 6
[User has posted 3586 recommendations about 3565 pubs]


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Toni Langridge left this review about British Queen

this is my local, its been under new management since jan 2010 and we now have live music on sats and occaisional sundays also karaoke every 1st sat of the month. good beer, good food and fab company ,

On 24th September 2010 - no rating submitted
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about British Queen

Was the office pub of choice when I worked in south Maidstone (a bit surprising since the Pilot was closer), but still a reliable backstreet pub selling reasonably priced food. Used to have several Shepherd Neame beers on draught, but only Master Brew on my last visit.

On 23rd August 2008 - rating: 7
[User has posted 6090 recommendations about 6090 pubs]

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Latest updates View all updates for British Queen, Maidstone
12th Oct 2015, 15:28
Request to mark pub as closed by ROB Camra approved
 
12th Oct 2015, 15:28
Request to mark pub as closed submitted by ROB Camra, with included notes: For sale: for £150,000

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  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 04 June 2013 by Moby Duck
  • Karaoke : Yes - 1st Saturday of the month - last updated 24 September 2010 by Dave McNally
  • Quiz Night : Yes last updated 04 June 2013 by Moby Duck
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 04 June 2013 by Moby Duck
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