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Handsome Sam

3 Canterbury Road

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Opening Times

Monday6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 2.00 pm
6.00 pm - 10.30 pm
WednesdayMidday - 2.00 pm
6.00 pm - 10.30 pm
ThursdayMidday - 2.00 pm
6.00 pm - 10.30 pm
FridayMidday - 4.00 pm
5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 4.00 pm
6.00 pm - 9.00 pm



About the Pub

Micropub just outside the town centre in a former shop. Named after the owner's cat which died exactly four years before the pub's opening date of 4th November 2014. The high-ceilinged room retains its original beams. High tables, bench seats and stools provide the seating, The walls are adorned with modern art and guitars, the bay windows with hops. There is a temperature-controlled cellar room, the Beer Tent, from which beers and cider are dispensed by gravity. There is always a pale/light ale, a copper type ale and a stronger one, as well as local ciders, including fruit-flavoured ones. Old Hector is a regular house beer brewed exclusively for the pub by Four Candles. Wines, champagne, Prosecco, mead, soft drinks, tea, coffee and pub snacks are also offered. There are some lined beer glasses. Cosy and welcoming pub with a village atmosphere in a town environment. Simple snacks are available.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Four Candles Old Hector

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Dark Star Hophead
  • Mighty Oak Maldon Gold

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Handsome Sam, Whitstable


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    10 ciders.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    During Whitstable Oyster Festival in July.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


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

    Quiz on last Wednesday of month.

  • LinedGlasses Lined Glasses

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Handsome Sam

3 Canterbury Road

Sat Nav Reference

51.354305, 1.02587


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  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (200m)

Stagecoach: 4,5, Triangle; 660

Nearby Station (650m)


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