Having undergone a serious going-over since its days as Polar East, The Thomas Kemp now boasts a rather different character, with old maps on the wall and even a full suit of armour in the corner. There’s a sun-trap beer garden to the rear, while windows at front and back are thrown wide open duirng summer; in winter, you’re best off staying inside and making yourself acquainted with the cake. Not just in the winter, for that matter. Cake is good all year round. For that small minority whose gastronomic interests extend beyond cake, they also serve food daily until 9pm – trad pub grub augmented with jerk chicken, lentil and coconut curry, and a range of weekly specials. The Sunday roast is a corker too, featuring three veggie mains as well as carnivorous options, often accompanied by bands. They also offer a regular open mic and DJs at the weekend. While they don’t have a designated section for private hire, it is possible to book out tables or sections of the pub in advance. Just ask.

Facilities
  • Patio
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Beer Garden
Drinks
  • Speciality drinks
  • Coffee / Tea
  • Spirits
  • Champagnes
  • Red wines
  • Soft drinks
  • White wines
  • Cocktails
Food
  • Restaurant Meals
  • Bar Snacks
  • Bar Snacks
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Bar Snacks
  • Bar Meals
  • Types of Cuisine
  • Sunday Roast
Events

Regular open mic and DJs at the weekend. 50's Rock and Roll with DJ Shamblin sexton + Guests. Free.

  • Live Music & Bands
  • Disco

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