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Handsome Sam

3 Canterbury Road

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Opening Times


Monday1.00 pm - 9.30 pm
Tuesday1.00 pm - 9.30 pm
Wednesday1.00 pm - 9.30 pm
Thursday1.00 pm - 10.30 pm
FridayNoon - 11.00 pm
SaturdayNoon - 11.00 pm
SundayNoon - 9.30 pm



About the Pub

Micropub just outside the town centre in a former shop. Named after the founder'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. The beers can be from any of 16 Kent breweries, and the draught cider is from Biddenden. The beers are usually a pale, an IPA and a bitter. There are two bottled stouts. Cosy and welcoming pub with a village atmosphere in a town environment. Simple snacks are available.

Regular ales

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Changing ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Angels and Demons --varies--
  • Four Candles --varies--
  • Pig & Porter --varies--

All beers are from Kent.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Biddenden, Dudda's Tun.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Water and dog snacks provided.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • LinedGlasses Lined Glasses
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    For special events.

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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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Handsome Sam - Whitstable

Handsome Sam

3 Canterbury Road

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Pub
  • Additional Services
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Lined Glasses
  • Sports TV
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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