Marine Terrace Whitstable CT5 1EJ 01227 272 262
Slap bang on the beach, the Neptune features in almost every photo of Whitstable. Originally serving the men of the boat yards, a storm in 1897 washed the wooden beer house away and 'The Old Neptune' was rebuilt using timber reclaimed from the original structure. Now, having aged once again but still holding pride of place on the seafront, this old haunt is a bustling local pub. On sunny days the picnic tables outside are over-run, with a happily mixed bunch of families, locals, hikers and cyclists; dogs are welcome too. Inside it’s atmospheric in a spit-and-sawdust way, and surprisingly small; but there’s decent ale, simple pub grub and pub bands on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
There's nothing quite like The Old Neptune: laid back opening hours (doors don't open till noon on Saturday), idiosyncratic service, stunning views and a small, snug and atmospheric interior. The perfect place to while away an afternoon or six, whatever the weather.
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