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Secret Drinker: 'It was a step away from turning into Acorn Antiques'

23 July 2021
Secret Drinker: 'It was a step away from turning into Acorn Antiques'

Why you can't beat horse brasses, good honest pub grub and Mud's Tiger Feet

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Secret Drinker ends up the only punter in the oldest gay bar in town

16 July 2021
Secret Drinker ends up the only punter in the oldest gay bar in town

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Buzzing: Secret Drinker chills in a pub garden just yards from the sea

09 July 2021
Buzzing: Secret Drinker chills in a pub garden just yards from the sea

Our undercover reporter meets Harpo the hairball and a few other unwanted guests at a pub on the Kent coast.

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Inch perfect: Kent's smallest pub reopens after a 10 year wait

02 July 2021
Inch perfect: Kent's smallest pub reopens after a 10 year wait

It all goes a bit wonky for Secret Drinker on his latest pub mission - and this time he can't blame the booze!

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Size matters! Big up to the pub but where's our large glass of wine?

25 June 2021
Size matters! Big up to the pub but where's our large glass of wine?

Mrs Secret Drinker gets left short on measures in one of the best beer gardens going.

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When is a village pub not a village pub?

18 June 2021
When is a village pub not a village pub?

Every day's a school day as our Secret Drinker goes in search of the perfect country pub.

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By Royal appointment: Secret Drinker returns to Sheerness

11 June 2021
By Royal appointment: Secret Drinker returns to Sheerness

They say never go back, but 18 months after one of his most biting reviews, our pub spy returns to the scene of the crime.

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Undrinkable: 'The only good thing about the pint? It was served on a beermat'

04 June 2021
Undrinkable: 'The only good thing about the pint? It was served on a beermat'

Our Secret Drinker is left with a bitter taste in his mouth as he heads to a town centre pub.

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Lime green razors, pink socks and a punter turning the air blue

28 May 2021
Lime green razors, pink socks and a punter turning the air blue

Secret Drinker has a colourful visit to one of a Kent town's last surviving pubs.

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Sausage and chips for £13.50 - but the bangers were bang on

21 May 2021
Sausage and chips for £13.50 - but the bangers were bang on

Secret Drinker heads back inside the pub for a slap up supper that's well worth the wait.

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Smelly loos, hit and miss booze - but the girl's a star

14 May 2021
Smelly loos, hit and miss booze - but the girl's a star

The Elephant is a bit of a grey area for Secret Drinker - but it's a big up to the multi-tusking hostess

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You couldn't make it up: Lamb pie's the special but the barman's mutton

07 May 2021
You couldn't make it up: Lamb pie's the special but the barman's mutton

Secret Drinker heads to a seaside pub packing 400 years of history.

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'It’s the coldest April for 60 years, no wonder I was the only one at pub'

30 April 2021
'It’s the coldest April for 60 years, no wonder I was the only one at pub'

Secret Drinker wraps up warm to beat the weather, scaffolders - and the Quakers.

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Busy, bustling and full of banter

23 April 2021
Busy, bustling and full of banter

Looking for a pub garden with a little bit of everything? Secret Drinker found just the place.

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It's great to be back at the pub - but £11 for a glass of wine, REALLY!

16 April 2021
It's great to be back at the pub - but £11 for a glass of wine, REALLY!

Secret Drinker, our undercover pub spy, heads to two pub gardens to buy his first round since lockdown

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Let's raise a glass to ale fresco drinking

19 March 2021
Let's raise a glass to ale fresco drinking

Next month you can safely sup a pint in a pub garden, and Secret Drinker just can't wait.

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'I miss the boozers and banter - but the beer belly's shrinking'

15 January 2021
'I miss the boozers and banter - but the beer belly's shrinking'

Secret Drinker - our undercover reporter - laments the lows of lockdown as Kent's pubs stay shut, but has discovered some new skills.

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Secret Drinker finds out who had all pies on the last night before lockdown

06 November 2020
Secret Drinker finds out who had all pies on the last night before lockdown

Our undercover reporter rushes to the pub just a few hours before the last last orders for a month

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Secret Drinker: When cheap beer isn't everything

06 November 2020
Secret Drinker: When cheap beer isn't everything

Our undercover pub spy discovers you really do get what you pay for on a visit to Wetherspoon.

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Pulling power: The pub that's packing in the punters

30 October 2020
Pulling power: The pub that's packing in the punters

Despite lockdown and Covid restrictions, Secret Drinker calls in at a pub going from strength to strength

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