Currently in its eighth year (1396 days since John Morphy took over as Landlord), this
Micro-Pub is located in the main shopping area of Westgate,
close to both Town Centre Bus Stops and the Railway Station
(like Platform 9¾ at King's Cross Station, The Bake and Alehouse is somewhat hidden - this time, unlike the Platform, being in a 'secret' passage, between The Carlton Cinema & Coral's Bookmakers)
The Bake and Alehouse offers a selection of alcoholic beverages. What's on offer varies, but usually includes:
A selection of between 5 and 8, different Real Ales -
To date, the Bake & Alehouse has had over 770 different
beers available (or on the stillage, waiting to be served), from over 160 different breweries On the 756 where we have recorded the strength, this has varied from 2.90% to 7.00%
A selection of Ciders - both Apple & other fruit (such as Rhubarb & Mango)
Red, White & Rosé wines
Gin - with Fever Tree, or Schweppes, tonic
Other alcoholic beverages (some seasonal, some one-off)
Non-alcoholic drinks, such as
Tea, Coffee, Lemonade, Coke and 'J2O' - not forgetting FREE Squash for the Children
On top of
this range of tipples and a replenishing selection of food (Kettle Crisps, Pork Scratchings, Peanuts, Cheese, & other pub snacks), there is also a local area notice board, a range of Books (many CAMRA, but not all), a newspaper, a few pub-games and, perhaps most importantly, some Dog Treats.
Westgate-on-Sea is a village on the Isle-of-Thanet in Kent, situated on the seaside, it is between Margate & Birchington (just a few miles from Ramsgate and under 15 miles from Canterbury).
Real Ales are offered from a range of breweries and, to date, The Bake & Alehouse has supplied beers from over 160 breweries/micro-breweries, including breweries on the Isle-of-Thanet, such as
Wantsum Brewery (brewers of 39 different ales, that have been available thus far, at the Bake & Alehouse), Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds) (37 ales) and 4 Candles (6 ales).