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Reopened noon on July 4th. Opening hours are currently
Mon 5-9
Tues-Fri 12-2, 6-9
Sat 12-9
Sun 12-2

Bouncing Barrel

20 Bank Street
Herne Bay

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Opening Times


WednesdayNoon - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
ThursdayNoon - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
FridayNoon - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
SaturdayNoon - 9.00 pm
SundayNoon - 5.00 pm



About the Pub

Welcoming micropub with bench seating for 20 customers round old workshop tables. The beer range changes regularly and is mainly sourced from microbreweries: there is generally at least one from a Kent brewery. Local snacks are also available. The pub is named after the bombs used in the Dam Buster raids, which were tested off the coast nearby. The pub has a mural of a bomber flying past the Reculver Towers. Cask ales and ciders are served on gravity dispense from a temperature controlled cellar room. There is are regular small beer festivals throughout the year.

Regular ales

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Changing ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Goody Genesis
  • Old Dairy Red Top
  • Ramsgate Gadds' No. 5 Best Bitter Ale

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children allowed until 7pm.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Bouncing Barrel

20 Bank Street
Herne Bay

Sat Nav Reference

51.371811, 1.130653


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Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

Stagecoach: 6, 7, 36, Triangle

Closest Station (1250m)

Herne Bay

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Bouncing Barrel - Herne Bay

Bouncing Barrel

20 Bank Street
Herne Bay

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Beer Festivals
  • Quiet Pub
  • Additional Services
  • Disabled Access
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area
  • Close to Bus Routes

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