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The Limes, Faversham Town, Faversham

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59 Preston Street
Faversham
ME13 8PG
Phone: 01795532007
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Limes

Refurbished Shepherd Neame pub, with a pared-down front bar, three small seating areas further back, followed by a restaurant and a function room upstairs. However, the mix of alehouse and modern won't appeal to all. Also has a rear patio beer garden and a few small tables out on the side pavement. Master Brew, Whitstable Bay Pale, Spitfire Gold and a very fresh Late Red (£4.30) available from the four handpumps, and eight craft keg beers and ciders from the taps on the bar-back.

On 8th September 2018 - rating: 7
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Rex Rattus left this review about The Limes

This is yet another Shepherd Neame pub in Faversham town centre, and fairly near to the train station. It had on Bishop's Finger, Whitstable Bay, Masterbrew and Hop Festival Ale - unfortunately no guest ale like the previous reviewer found when it was the Chimney Boy. As we were in there the evening before the start of the hop festival I went for latter brew, which of course I had never seen before. To be honest I didn't think it was terribly good, being somewhat wishy-washy. That's perhaps not how a beer somelier would describe it but that's how it seemed to me. As I was accompanied by Mrs R I also learnt that a Raspberry Mojito was £6 - cheap at the price I'm sure. I didn't see any sign of food on Friday evening, and for some of the time they were busy moving tables and chairs, presumably gearing up for the hop festival.

This is another rambling old pub, although the decor is now very much modern in tone. The bar counter is in the main bar area as you enter, which is dominated by a large brick built inglenook fireplace. Behind this room are more drinking areas, with some booths, with the garden right at the back.

This was a better pub than it looked from the outside, and thoroughly madeover, but certainly worth a look - as long as you're OK with Shepherd Neame ales.

On 16th September 2017 - rating: 5
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E TA left this review about Chimney Boy

A traditional town pub currently owned by Shepherd and Neame entered through a good sized bar at the front with an inglenook, carpeted floor and dartboard. There is a pool room behind but that can't be used at lunchtimes. There is a dining area at the rear with a small smoking area and car park behind that. There is also a walled garden. I found both staff and regulars to be very welcoming and friendly. It's a GBG pub and it's very much on the CAMRA circuit. There is a quaint collection of chamber pots adorning the windows. Freshly cooked food is available. Three ales on, 2 from Shepherd and Neame and a guest. I had the latter, Hook Norton's Lion, which was fresh and very pleasant. It's close enough to the station to break a journey for, and I would definitely include on a town crawl.

On 20th June 2013 - rating: 7
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Map location corrected by Rex Rattus
Faversham, 0.09 miles, 1 min walk (show)
Selling, 4.14 miles, 1 hr 19 min walk (show)
Teynham, 4.2 miles, 1 hr 21 min walk (show)
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2nd Feb 2019, 01:25
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1st Feb 2019, 23:31
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 22 June 2016 by E TA
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 22 June 2016 by E TA
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 16 September 2017 by Rex Rattus
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 22 June 2016 by E TA
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 22 June 2016 by E TA
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 01 June 2015 by hondo .
  • Micropub : No last updated 22 June 2016 by E TA
  • Pinball : No last updated 22 June 2016 by E TA
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 16 September 2017 by Rex Rattus
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