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The Malt Shovel, Horsham Town, Horsham

Springfield Road
Horsham
RH12 2PG
Phone: 01403252302
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Steve C left this review about The Malt Shovel

The Malt Shovel is well known in the area for hosting live music at the weekend and on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month open mic sessions are also held. During my recent Saturday afternoon visit Six Nations rugby was the preferred entertainment as a handful of people watched the television in a right hand flagstone floored seating area. Bare boards run through the adjacent L shaped bar that was populated with some older inhabitants of Horsham. The bar supports a limited keg range and I counted eight hand pumps. One of these was off leaving Timothy Taylor’s Landlord, Robinsons’ Trooper, Surrey Hills Brewery’s Ranmore, Langham’s Best Bitter, Fullers’ HSB, Pilgrim Brewery’s Progress, and an offering from Havant Brewery.
There was a strong smell of bacon in the Olive Branch pub that I visited before here so I was a little concerned when I started smelling bacon again. Thankfully my fears of an impending stroke were allayed when I saw that the friendly barmaid was eating bacon and cheese fries. These fries and other tasty sounding dishes are available from the ‘Soul Street kitchen’ which operates between the hours of midday and 19:00 in the week and midday and 17:00 at the weekend. All of the mains are priced under a tenner.
Out the back are a few picnic tables and there is also a car park for diners and designated drivers. I liked it in here and would return if in the area.

On 24th March 2016 - rating: 7
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Gary Miller left this review about The Malt Shovel

Having been going to the malty for the last 2 months with my new lovely girlfriend its been very welcoming beer good and dog friendly . why not try it for yourself ? you just might fall in love with it ...

On 12th April 2011 - rating: 5
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paulof horsham left this review about The Malt Shovel

Sadly underwhelming town centre ale-house. While the Maltie has improved over the last couple of years, it's still some way off the standards set 8-10 years ago, and remains in need of refurbishment.

4 ales were available when I popped in (the 5th turned out not be on). The beer range is varied and of good quality; there's cider, too. Your pint of ale appears from somewhere out back. A limited range of food, including pizza, is available.

Those in search of a quiet night out should note that bands play on Friday & Saturday evenings. Owing to the layout of the place (and where the band is situated), it's difficult to make yourself heard, whether ordering or chatting.

On 7th October 2009 - rating: 6
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Steve C
Horsham, 0.75 miles, 14 min walk (show)
Littlehaven, 1.76 miles, 34 min walk (show)
Christs Hospital, 2.26 miles, 43 min walk (show)
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19th Jun 2019, 08:41
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19th Jun 2019, 08:41
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Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 28 February 2017 by paulof horsham
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 08 August 2013 by paulof horsham
  • Beer Festivals : Yes last updated 24 March 2017 by paulof horsham
  • Beer Garden : Yes - Edge of car park - no grass! - last updated 24 March 2017 by paulof horsham
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 24 March 2017 by paulof horsham
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 08 August 2013 by paulof horsham
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 11 March 2018 by paulof horsham
  • Darts : No last updated 29 September 2019 by paulof horsham
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 12 April 2011 by hondo .
  • Function Room : No last updated 28 February 2017 by paulof horsham
  • Hot Food : Yes - Pizza 12:00 - 21:00 daily - last updated 29 September 2019 by paulof horsham
  • Jukebox : No last updated 11 March 2018 by paulof horsham
  • Karaoke : No last updated 11 March 2018 by paulof horsham
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 08 August 2013 by paulof horsham
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 11 March 2018 by paulof horsham
  • Micropub : No last updated 11 March 2018 by paulof horsham
  • Pinball : No last updated 28 February 2017 by paulof horsham
  • Pool Table : No last updated 28 February 2017 by paulof horsham
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 08 August 2013 by paulof horsham
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes - Via door from car park at the rear - last updated 11 March 2018 by paulof horsham
  • WiFi : No last updated 11 March 2018 by paulof horsham
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