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‘Dating back to the Tudors, this old inn has enough beams to build an armada’

23 February 2024
‘Dating back to the Tudors, this old inn has enough beams to build an armada’

If only all pub refurbs were like this! Secret Drinker revels in 500 years of drinking history.

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‘Impressive, full of history and tasteful throughout! But it was just boring...’

16 February 2024
‘Impressive, full of history and tasteful throughout! But it was just boring...’

It all falls a bit flat for Secret Drinker as he heads to a pub in the city with stacks of rave reviews

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The family-run pub that’s home to one Massive Legend

09 February 2024
The family-run pub that’s home to one Massive Legend

Like your own space? Secret Drinker visits a vast open-plan pub where there’s plenty of room to relax.

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‘The mould in the pub toilet was growing so fast you could see it spreading before your eyes’

01 February 2024
‘The mould in the pub toilet was growing so fast you could see it spreading before your eyes’

Secret Drinker finds the beer – and the facilities – aren't worth the wait on his latest pub visit

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‘I made three silly assumptions about this pub – they were all wrong!’

26 January 2024
‘I made three silly assumptions about this pub – they were all wrong!’

Secret Drinker discovers there’s a lot more going on than it seems at this 19th Century venue

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‘An off-grid pub with no wi-fi, no hot drinks, no TV and an outside bog’

19 January 2024
‘An off-grid pub with no wi-fi, no hot drinks, no TV and an outside bog’

Secret Drinker heads into the frozen Kent marshes to visit a real ale pub as rough and ready as they come

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The pub was serving ‘5% hangover-free lager’ so I just had to try it

12 January 2024
The pub was serving ‘5% hangover-free lager’ so I just had to try it

Perfect for a lunchtime pint, Secret Drinker finds a town centre pub with plenty of tradition – and a new line in beer

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‘Does downing a vegan beer in the pub mean I’m doing Veganuary?’

05 January 2024
‘Does downing a vegan beer in the pub mean I’m doing Veganuary?’

Secret Drinker is back on the sauce already at a great British pub with staff from every corner of the globe

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‘Bizarre in the extreme and the quirkiest boozer I’ve ever visited’

22 December 2023
‘Bizarre in the extreme and the quirkiest boozer I’ve ever visited’

Secret Drinker reveals his votes for Pub of the Year in the Kent & Medway Food & Drink Awards

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Here’s food for thought - a pub that puts drinkers first!

15 December 2023
Here’s food for thought - a pub that puts drinkers first!

Secret Drinker visits a pub bucking the trend by putting its drinkers before diners

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A sublime seaside pub where you park on the pebbles

08 December 2023
A sublime seaside pub where you park on the pebbles

The pub was having a paintjob, but nothing could knock the gloss off Secret’s Drinker’s lunch at a shabby chic seaside haven

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‘I love it when a plan comes together’

01 December 2023
‘I love it when a plan comes together’

Secret Drinker joins the A-Team at a pub that’s ditched being posh and pricey.

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‘I’d like to be able to say this isn’t the most depressing pub ever’

24 November 2023
‘I’d like to be able to say this isn’t the most depressing pub ever’

It’s not a Saturday night to savour as Secret Drinker joins the line-up in ‘God’s waiting room’

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‘This pub’s a powerful mix of tradition and great hospitality’

17 November 2023
‘This pub’s a powerful mix of tradition and great hospitality’

Secret Drinker hobnobs it at an ‘upmarket’ pub that’s ticking all the right boxes

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Frenzied footie fan has a Friday night meltdown

09 November 2023
Frenzied footie fan has a Friday night meltdown

There’s plenty of shots hitting the bar when Secret Drinker has a sporty evening out

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‘£6.10 for a pint of lager – but this hidden gem has a lot going for it’

03 November 2023
‘£6.10 for a pint of lager – but this hidden gem has a lot going for it’

Dart-throwing witches and a barman playing Bohemian Rhapsody – it was a Halloween to remember for Secret Drinker.

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‘Emergency stop led us to this forgettable boozer...’

27 October 2023
‘Emergency stop led us to this forgettable boozer...’

The Secret Drinker was unimpressed when a problem with his train led him to this town centre pub.

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Smart and swish but this pub needs more punters

20 October 2023
Smart and swish but this pub needs more punters

Secret Drinker calls in at a vast, revamped country inn crying out for more customers

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Bamboozled by the laughing barmaids as Noel Edmonds watches on

13 October 2023
Bamboozled by the laughing barmaids as Noel Edmonds watches on

There’s plenty to smile about as Secret Drinker ducks into a buzzing high street boozer

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Funny handshakes, flat pints and the aroma of burnt fat wafting from the kitchen

06 October 2023
Funny handshakes, flat pints and the aroma of burnt fat wafting from the kitchen

Secret Drinker heads to a historic coaching inn in need of some serious TLC – but the masons seem to like it

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