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Royal Hotel

(formerly Royal Hotel [Beefeater])

London Road / High Street
Purfleet
RM19 1QA

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

7am - 9am, 5.30 - 9 Mon - Fri
8am - 10, 12 - 9 Sat
8am - 10, 12 - 7 Sun

Owner

Independent

About the Pub

An historic hotel situated on the Thames riverside just a few minutes’ walk from the RSPB Rainham Marshes reserve and the Purfleet Heritage and Military centre. The bar and terraces overlook the river across to Long Reach, Dartford. Framed model ships and nautical-themed pictures adorn the walls, and there is a large model ship in the restaurant area.

Since being built in the 18th century, the hotel has had several names, one of which was the “Bricklayer’s Arms”, named after the workers from the nearby chalk quarries who were regular customers. They were eventually replaced by London actors, actresses and politicians who came to Purfleet for weekends. The name “Royal Hotel” is thought to date back to the 1870s from an alleged visit by Edward Prince of Wales to sample the famous whitebait suppers.

The hotel is open for breakfasts from 07:00 to 09:00 Mon to Fri & 08:00 to 10:00 Sat & Sun.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Greene King IPA

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Source: National

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Royal Hotel, Purfleet

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Separate disabled toilet.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Weekends only.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Small garden area plus terraces with tables and benching, overlooking the Thames.

  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Must be on leads.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    2 pool tables.

  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Outside areas only.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

    BT Sport. 2 TV screens.

  • WiFi Wifi

    Free.

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Royal Hotel

London Road / High Street
Purfleet
RM19 1QA

Sat Nav Reference

51.482953, 0.231031

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (48m)

First Essex: 11; Ensign Bus: 22, 32, 44

Nearby Station (480m)

Purfleet

Directions

On A1090

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