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Castle Tavern, Sheerness

212 High Street
ME12 1UN
Phone: 01795662503
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E TA left this review about Castle Tavern

A basic Victorian high street boozer comprising a single, floorboarded, J-shaped bar. There is a pool table at one end, a dartboard at the other. A variety of seating and areas for vertical drinking separate the two. Also present were gaming machines, tv screens, a woodburner and a jukebox. Staff were cheerful and welcoming, but they did look a bit silly in their corporate hoodies with 'staff' printed on the back. The locals were rough and ready, but the welcome was genuine enough. The two pumps on the bar were idle and had no beer coming out of them, but the barman did manage to find a bottle of Spitfire for me. I'd like to try this pub again when they've got some ale on tap, but it wouldn't be my first choice of venue for an evening out.

On 18th May 2014 - rating: 5
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Steve C left this review about Castle Tavern

The public and saloon bars in the Castle Tavern have been knocked through sometime in the past to create a U shaped pub. To the left of the bar are a couple of dartboards and some DJ equipment was set up at the rear. Live music is advertised at the weekends, but some rather loud background music was playing during my visit early on Monday evening last week. To the right of the bar is a pool table and a sign out the front advertises free pool every Sunday. There are a couple of plasma screens that were switched off and I didn’t spot any signs for Sky Sports.
The bar is stocked with standard draught and the two hand pumps are for decoration only as they are both unused.

I found this place to be bland, much like the sterile décor, and I would walk past if I found myself in the area again.

On 6th October 2012 - rating: 4
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Map location corrected by Steve C
Sheerness-on-Sea, 0.44 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Queenborough, 2.62 miles, 50 min walk (show)
Swale, 4.94 miles, 1 hr 35 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Castle Tavern, Sheerness
24th Jul 2014, 12:50
Picture submitted by Graham Mason approved
24th Jul 2014, 12:50
Picture submitted by Graham Mason approved

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  • Darts : Yes last updated 06 October 2012 by Will Larter
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 09 June 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 06 October 2012 by Will Larter
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 06 October 2012 by Will Larter
  • Real Ale : No last updated 06 October 2012 by Will Larter
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