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Providing a delivery/take-away service of real ale and cider.

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Tel: 07515 367802/07951 700301

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Hoptimist Taproom & Bar

(formerly Pier Three; Mash Tun)

3 Bench Street
CT16 1JH

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Premises Description

Taproom & bar situated close to Dover town centre.

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Opening Times

Tuesday1.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Wednesday1.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Thursday1.00 pm - 10.30 pm
Friday1.00 pm - 10.30 pm
Saturday1.00 pm - 10.30 pm
SundayMidday - 6.00 pm



About the Pub

Newly reopened in December 2019, following major refurbishment, this taproom & bar is located near Dover's Market Square.

Traditional cask ale, real cider and modern craft beer is available alongside premium keg beers and an ever-changing gin menu.

Cask ale and real cider is served on gravity, dispensed from the rear, chilled cellar room.

Opens at midday on Saturdays when Dover Athletic FC is playing at home.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Breakwater --varies--
  • Northdown Brewery --varies--
  • Titanic Plum Porter

Source: National

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Hoptimist Taproom & Bar, Dover


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available


  • Garden Pub Garden

    Courtyard patio.

  • Parking Parking

    In the St. James Centre car park. Free for one hour then Pay & Display.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Some Fridays, most Saturdays and some Sundays - Check the pub's Facebook page for details.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Hoptimist Taproom & Bar

3 Bench Street
CT16 1JH

Sat Nav Reference

51.124207, 1.313738


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

Stagecoach: 62, 68

Nearby Station (700m)

Dover Priory

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