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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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‘A raucous cauldron of noise, heat and love of life was pouring out the door’

29 September 2023
‘A raucous cauldron of noise, heat and love of life was pouring out the door’

Secret Drinker calls in at a heaving backstreet pub where they like to get the party started nice and early

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‘The most unwelcoming pub I’ve walked into all year’

22 September 2023
‘The most unwelcoming pub I’ve walked into all year’

Even beer costing just £2 a pint can’t raise a smile for Secret Drinker at this ‘desperately depressing boozer’.

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The best bar none: This is Kent’s top pub – and here’s why...

15 September 2023
The best bar none: This is Kent’s top pub – and here’s why...

After countless reviews, Secret Drinker reveals his No.1 pub in the county – and it even has his favourite landlord.

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Men in skirts, £8 pints and dancing in the street

07 September 2023
Men in skirts, £8 pints and dancing in the street

Secret Drinker gets a dose of festival fever as he heads to Kent’s biggest hop celebration

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‘The pub garden – stacked high with junk – was desolate and uninviting’

01 September 2023
‘The pub garden – stacked high with junk – was desolate and uninviting’

Secret Drinker sets two pubs with the same name against each other – and there was a clear winner...

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‘The banter from the boys at the bar could be heard in the street’

25 August 2023
‘The banter from the boys at the bar could be heard in the street’

Secret Drinker stumbles into a down-to-earth pub with a motley crew of regulars

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‘We were greeted by caterwauling women and a guy asking for a spliff’

18 August 2023
‘We were greeted by caterwauling women and a guy asking for a spliff’

It was a lively visit for the Secret Drinker and his apprentice when they popped into this no-nonsense village pub.

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‘I couldn’t believe what my missus did in this pub...’

11 August 2023
‘I couldn’t believe what my missus did in this pub...’

There were friendly staff, self-important locals and a shock move from his companion when the Secret Drinker visited this traditional pub.

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The rival brothers w split one big pub into two small ones

03 August 2023
The rival brothers w split one big pub into two small ones

Heard the one about the two brothers who bought an old boozer, fell out, put up a fence, and created two pubs? Let Secret Drinker tell you more...

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‘The pub had about as much kerb appeal as roadkill’

28 July 2023
‘The pub had about as much kerb appeal as roadkill’

Secret Drinker finds it’s what’s on the inside that matters as he visits a pub desperate for the support of its locals.

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‘It was like having a pint on the strip at Magaluf’

21 July 2023
‘It was like having a pint on the strip at Magaluf’

Gorilla warfare, Spanish cerveza and Dom Joly! Secret Drinker tackles two side-by-side high street pubs.

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‘The pub garden was stunning but the meal was tasteless’

14 July 2023
‘The pub garden was stunning but the meal was tasteless’

Secret Drinker found a beautiful pub garden to enjoy a cool pint and eat a pricey salad.

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