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Open for drinking on the premises 4 July onwards. Social distancing will be in place plus table service only. Remember to act responsibly and follow the guidance on how to stay safe. Certain safety measures may differ from venue to venue. Take outs and click and collect plus a home delivery services are available.

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Old Bay Alehouse

137 Minnis Road

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Opening Times

Thursday5.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Friday5.00 pm - 9.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 4.00 pm
SundayMidday - 4.00 pm



About the Pub

Last two years CAMRA awards and Good Beer Guide 2019 and 2020.

The Alehouse/Micropub is housed in a former shop in the Minnis Bay district of Birchington-on-Sea, opened 24 March 2017. Bar counter on the right from behind which real ales and ciders are served on gravity dispense from a temperature controlled cellar room. Seating is at wall mounted benches with high tables and some low tables and chairs and some comfy armchairs in the front window. The real ale selection always includes Kentish beers and the number of changing beers increases from three to five at weekends. Unisex toilet. Was also the joint Runner Up Thanet CAMRA Pub of the Year 2018.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

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Old Bay Alehouse, Birchington-on-Sea


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    Saturday lunchtimes 10% off.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Curry Night first Wednesday of every month. Booking for this event is essential. Gin nights and private parties are catered for Best to check social media as private parties means no entry available.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Tables outside the pub.

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Old Bay Alehouse

137 Minnis Road

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51.3778, 1.28906


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Nearby Bus Routes (30m)

Stagecoach East Kent: 34

Nearby Station (800m)


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