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The Bouncing Barrel, Herne Bay

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20 Bank Street
Herne Bay
CT6 5EA
Phone: 07777630685
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Ian Mapp left this review about The Bouncing Barrel

Very friendly staff, who introduced themselves, their other patrons and their other patrons dogs my name.

No bar, gravity fed beer from a cold room.

On 19th May 2022 - rating: 6
[User has posted 989 recommendations about 981 pubs]


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Will Larter left this review about The Bouncing Barrel

A micropub in the original style, with no bar counter and the beers (listed on a blackboard) brought from a cold room. Decor and furnishings are casual and ad hoc, with barrels stored under benches, which are well supplied with cushions, and T-shirts on the ceiling serving the dual purpose of decoration and noise reduction. There was a friendly atmosphere, with a small group of regular customers enjoying a lunchtime beer or two.

Date of visit: 1st May 2019

On 30th May 2019 - rating: 6
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Real Ale Ray left this review about Bouncing Barrel

A good sized micro, consisting of a corner entrance, front room with bench seating. A cold room midway with some seating opposite and a back room. The front area was full on our Saturday afternoon visit, which was a bonus as we took the couple of seats near the cold room, so we didn't have to move from our spot when ordering a beer. Five ales on stillage served from the cask. We went for the Burning Sky Plateau from East Sussex, which was a 3.5% pale ale and had lots of flavour, so a couple of these quite easily slipped down. The purple carpet half way up the wall was a novelty, one way of keeping the walls clean from scuff marks, I suppose.

On 13th June 2017 - rating: 9
[User has posted 3125 recommendations about 3125 pubs]


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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
Herne Bay, 0.79 miles, 15 min walk (show)
Chestfield & Swalecliffe, 3.25 miles, 1 hr 2 min walk (show)
Whitstable, 4.82 miles, 1 hr 33 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Bouncing Barrel, Herne Bay
19th May 2022, 17:05
Review submitted by Ian Mapp
 
30th May 2019, 12:47
Review submitted by Will Larter amended by Will Larter

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Car Park : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Darts : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Function Room : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Hot Food : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Jukebox : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Karaoke : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Live Music : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Micropub : Yes last updated 17 March 2015 by David McNally
  • Pinball : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Pool Table : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 05 May 2014 by hondo .
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 19 May 2016 by Aqualung .
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