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Garden Gate

(formerly Peal of Bells)

2 Church Lane East
GU11 3BT

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Opening Times

Monday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday5.00 pm - Midnight
Friday5.00 pm - 1.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 1.00 am
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm


Hawthorn Leisure

About the Pub

A small, friendly and welcoming local community pub just south-west of the town centre, the Garden Gate is based within easy walking distance of the train and bus stations. Widely claimed to have been built for Prussian mercenaries based nearby, though this is historically dubious, the Garden Gate is now a focal point for the local community. It has a small single bar serving two distinct drinking areas, both have been tastefully refurbished, freshly painted and with new pictures. There is a separate back room leading to a small patio and smoking area to the rear. At least 3 and often 4 beers are on tap with Surrey Hills Ranmore, a rare site locally, as the best seller. There is occasional un-amplified music, a quiz on Thursday and a music quiz on the first Sunday in the month. Major free to air sports events are occasionally shown.

Historic Interest

One of the older pubs in Aldershot, but much extended.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Surrey Hills Ranmore
  • Twickenham Grandstand Bitter
  • West Berkshire Good Old Boy

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Ascot Brewing Company Gold Cup
  • Banks's Mild
  • Surrey Hills Shere Drop

Source: Regional

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Garden Gate, Aldershot


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Events Events

    Quiz night every Thursday.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Folk music and Jazz regularly. Occasional un-amplified rock.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Garden Gate

2 Church Lane East
GU11 3BT

Sat Nav Reference

51.2432, -0.76371

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

Nearby Bus Routes (200m)

Stagecoach: 15, 17, 18, 19

Stop ID: hamgwpwd.

Nearby Station (550m)



Turn right out of Aldershot station. Go over the footbridge. Turn right up St George's Road and the pub is visible on the right when you reach a T junction.

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