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Secret Drinker at the super-sized pub in the middle of nowhere

Secret Drinker at the super-sized pub in the middle of nowhere

Is bigger always better? Our pub spy heads along Kent's leafy lanes to find out.

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'Pub car park vegan burgers rip off McDonald's and KFC – and beat them'

'Pub car park vegan burgers rip off McDonald's and KFC – and beat them'

Anxious about the food supply crisis our reviewer seeks out alternatives to meat – in a pub car park which brings back worrying memories.

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Celebrating the county's hop crop

Celebrating the county's hop crop

A fortnight celebrating beers made from hops in their freshest form kicks off this week, with pubs and breweries across the county getting involved.

Warning over fake Wetherspoon offer which wants your details

Warning over fake Wetherspoon offer which wants your details

Social media users are being warned about fake free meal deals pretending to be from pub chain Wetherspoon.

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Post Office card account changes explained

Post Office card account changes explained

This is what you need to know about the changes coming to Post Office card accounts for those on benefits or collecting a state pension.

New restaurant owner wants Sheppey's first Michelin star

New restaurant owner wants Sheppey's first Michelin star

A new fine dining restaurant is set to open later this month, with the owner setting his sights on the Isle of Sheppey's first Michelin star.

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'The most uninviting pub I’ve ever had the misfortune to visit'

'The most uninviting pub I’ve ever had the misfortune to visit'

This is why they say never go back: Secret Drinker revisits one of his student haunts

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The rarest 50p coins still in circulation revealed

The rarest 50p coins still in circulation revealed

Check your purses and piggy banks - Britain's rarest 50p coins still in circulation have been revealed, and some are quite valuable.

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We tried Kent's best curry and the rave reviews were right

We tried Kent's best curry and the rave reviews were right

Who has a curry at lunchtime on a Sunday? That's what our reviewer did and the food was so good he didn't care there was no alcohol available.

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Sainsbury's and Argos to shut on Boxing Day

Sainsbury's and Argos to shut on Boxing Day

Supermarket Sainsbury's has confirmed it will keep closed all stores on Boxing Day, including its Argos branches, to give staff a festive break.

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Macknade opens new restaurant

Macknade opens new restaurant

Diners in a town's latest food offering will be able to buy directly many of the locally grown products used in their meals.

Pizza chain to take over high street Costa

Pizza chain to take over high street Costa

A national pizza chain is planning to open in an existing Costa cafe in one of the county's busiest high streets.

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Dropping anchor in the pub that time forgot

Dropping anchor in the pub that time forgot

Old skool cool rules - Secret Drinker heads back to the 80s.

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The nine best micropubs in Kent

The nine best micropubs in Kent

From cask ales to cocktails - which micropub comes out on top according to punters?

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Lego advent calendars go on sale - but two are already out of stock

Lego advent calendars go on sale - but two are already out of stock

Lego's advent calendars have gone on sale, and despite this week's mini heatwave, two are already sold out online.

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10 car makes and models that may not accept new E10 petrol

10 car makes and models that may not accept new E10 petrol

More than 600,000 vehicles aren't compatible with the UK's new E10 petrol including these 10 popular makes and models.

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Lobster on menu as fine-dining restaurant opens

Lobster on menu as fine-dining restaurant opens

A fine-dining restaurant has taken on a prime spot in a town centre which previously housed a short-lived US diner.

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Burger chain opening new Kent restaurant

Burger chain opening new Kent restaurant

A national burger chain is opening a new branch, with about 25 jobs being created.

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Classic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the Noughties

Classic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the Noughties

A look back at some of the very best nights out at the county's greatest clubs - and the D-list celebrities who joined the party.

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'A fitting aroma but does Pig run before it can trot?'

'A fitting aroma but does Pig run before it can trot?'

Secret Drinker had trouble finding a pub that was a) open and b) not 'bookings only' and when he finally found one he got a rather dismissive welcome.

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