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Medway Pubs

There are plenty of interesting and unique pubs to experience in Medway.

Pubs are a quintessential part of the UK and Medway has plenty of interesting and unique pubs to experience.

With stunning views and great beer gardens, these are just a few ideas for those in the area.

Mast & Rigging

At the dock of the estuary is a place where you can kick back and enjoy one of their many beverages.

With cask ales, beers, spirits, premium red and white wines there is an option for everybody. 

Cake at Mast & Rigging
Pier 5 at Dockside

Pier Five Bar & Kitchen

Pier Five gives some of the best views of the River Medway with them being right on the dock itself.

See the different yachts and maritime vessels in the area while enjoying one of their hand-crafted beers and lagers, craft spirits or cocktails.

Ship & Trades

A cross between a bar, pub and restaurant gives the Ship & Trades a special feeling to it. With a modern interior and panoramic views of the river it offers some of the most beautiful scenery in Medway.

With local cask ales and international lagers there's a plethora of different options to choose from.

Lunch at Ship & Trades
Coopers Arms, Rochester

The Cooper Arms

The Cooper Arms is a traditional pub with a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Just up the road from Rochester Castle it offers some great views of the historic part of Rochester. Come and have a drink in what is a contender for the oldest pub in Kent dating back all the way to 1189.

The Dead Pigeon

As mentioned in the Micropubs and Taprooms page The Dead Pigeon has some of the largest variety of unique ales and beers.

In a more modern and contemporary setting.

Burger at The Dead Pigeon
The Eagle Tavern Rochester

The Eagle Tavern

One of Rochester's oldest tavern's it epitomises what a traditional pub looks like. With classic beers, lagers, ciders and more on offer there is a drink for all tastes.

Also renowned for their live music performances. You can even see a section of the old city walls in the beer garden.

The Queen Charlotte

A traditional pub with a cosy setting. Being one of Rochester's most popular venues for music and performances, there is always a great atmosphere to be felt here.

The Queen Charlotte Pub
Outside area at Three Sheets to the Wind

Three Sheets to the Wind

This micropub offers a fantastic experience by transporting you to Austria.

Fusing both Austrian and Anglo elements creates the ultimate pub destination.

Enjoy your pint surrounded by the Austrian ambience.

Ye Arrow

With one of the most breath-taking views of any pub in Medway Ye Arrow is definitely a place to consider visiting. Sit in their beer garden and see the Cathedral and Castle in all their glory.

With live music and other events frequently on Ye Arrow is the place to visit.

Beers at Ye Arrow Pub
Exterior of Fenn Bell Inn

The Fenn Bell Inn

No ordinary pub, The Fenn Bell is home to the Fenn Bell Conservation Project for rescued animals.  

Located in St Mary Hoo, Rochester on the Isle of Grain, the pub also offers a delicious home cooked food menu and a great selection of beers, premium wines and spirits.

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