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Top 5 Beer Gardens

We’ve found 5 bars/pubs you need to go to for a drink this academic year:

The White Horse, Rochester

This pub boasts fantastic views of the River Medway, so it is obviously the perfect place to go and watch the sun set! Plus in the summer months you can take advantage of the outdoor bar, with barbeques and hog roasts alongside a fantastic menu of wines and beers. Check our Arriva bus app for what buses go here as there is the 191 for example among many others!

The Chequers Inn, Maidstone

In a 17th century in the Loose Valley Conservation Area situated next to a picturesque trout stream. Also has beautifully prepared food in their excellent menu. The 101 bus runs between Maidstone and Chatham.

Earls, Maidstone

A classic styled town centre pub! Earls has regular live entertainment featuring local bands and you can find their entertainment schedule online. Be sure to check out the rooftop garden they have, alongside a pool table and a wide selection of Real Ales if you want to try something new. The 101 bus is the bus you need for travelling here.

The Riverside Tavern, Strood

Enjoy some great views here and some great food on offer. The 133, 140 and 141 buses will take you between Strood and Chatham.

King George V Pub, Gillingham

Naval inspired village pub with a great menu such as homemade pizza! Something quite cool is the Belgian beers on offer here so give that a go if you want to try something a bit different! The 101 bus amongst other go between Gillingham and Chatham!