Kent Region

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Bouncing Barrel

20 Bank Street
Herne Bay
CT6 5EA
Telephone07777 630685
Real AleQuiet PubFamily FriendlyDisabled AccessGamesCiderSmokingDog FriendlyServes LocAleBeer Festivals
Opening times: Mon and Tue closed; Wed–Fri 12:00-15:00, 18:00-21:00; Sat 12:00-21:00; Sun 12:00-17:00

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic this pub is currently offering additional services:

Reopened noon on July 4th. Opening hours are currently Mon 5-9 Tues-Fri 12-2, 6-9 Sat 12-9 Sun 12-2

See more about this pub on WhatPub, CAMRA's national pub guide.

Welcoming micropub with bench seating for 20 customers round old workshop tables. The beer range changes regularly and is mainly sourced from microbreweries: there is generally at least one from a Kent brewery. Local snacks are also available. The pub is named after the bombs used in the Dam Buster raids, which were tested off the coast nearby. The pub has a mural of a bomber flying past the Reculver Towers. Cask ales and ciders are served on gravity dispense from a temperature controlled cellar room. There is are regular small beer festivals throughout the year.