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A village pub for all occasions

Originally located on the Pilgrims’ Way (the path to Canterbury from Hampshire), the Moat is a perfect example of a classic, traditional English country pub. At its heart is a 14th Century converted barn with its own private bar area, perfect for celebrations.

When Hall & Woodhouse originally refurbished the pub the new oak floorboards were continually warping. Further investigation found that the pub was built over an underground stream and the floorboards were subsequently replaced with flagstones, which may have been the source of the pub name.

A great place to stop off on your way to the coast, we’re dog friendly, as well as every great pub should be, with a large garden, children’s play area and plenty of parking, ideal for those long summer days. And during the darker and colder winter months our roaring log fires, flagstone floors and oak beams really do come into their own.


Opening Times

Monday – Saturday: 11.30 - 11pm
Sunday: Noon – 10pm

“It seemed a place where heroes could fitly feast after victory, where weary harvesters could line up in scores along the table and keep their Harvest Home with mirth and song, or where two or three friends of simple tastes could sit about as they pleased and eat and drink and talk in comfort and contentment.”

Celebrate Valentine’s With Us

Where better than to celebrate a romantic dinner with your loved one than in a cosy traditional pub?  Let us help you make this Valentine’s Day really romantic, if you’ve not booked yet, what are you waiting for?  Just click on the link below to book your table.

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We Love Dogs & Walking

We love dogs as every pub should, so bring your pooch along with you, they’re part of the family too after all.

 

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Our delicious ‘Rocket Espresso’ has come from our friends at Extract Coffee Roasters. It’s a combination of fantastic coffee and good ethics. This particular blend comprises 100% Arabica coffee beans from one farm in Colombia and a co-operative project in Peru, who work to directly benefit the families and communities involved.

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