Currently in its eighth year (957 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
(as with Platform 9¾ at King's Cross Station, The Bake can be hard to find - here, unlike the Platform, being located in a hidden alley, between The Carlton Cinema & Coral's Bookmakers)
The Bake & Alehouse offers a selection of alcoholic beverages. What's on offer varies, but usually includes:
A selection, generally between 5 and 8, of different Real Ales -
To date, the Bake & Alehouse has had over 700 different
Ales available (or on the stillage, waiting to be served), from over 141 different breweries On the 687 where we have recorded the ABV, this have varied in strength 2.90% to 7.00%
A selection of Ciders - both Apple & other fruit (such as Mango & Rhubarb)
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 glorious choice of food (Cheese, Peanuts, Hand Raised Pork Pies, Kettle Crisps, & other pub snacks), there is also a range of Books (many CAMRA, but not all), a newspaper, a local area notice board, 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 141 breweries/micro-breweries, including breweries on the Isle-of-Thanet, such as
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds) (brewers of 32 different ales, served up to now, at the Bake & Alehouse), 4 Candles (6 ales) and Wantsum Brewery (39 ales).