Currently in its thirteenth year (and 2,766 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
(just like Platform 9¾ at King's Cross Station, The Bake is somewhat hidden - this time, unlike the Platform, being located in a 'secret' 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 on the whole of between 5 and 8, different Real Ales -
To date, the Bake & Alehouse has had over 877 different
Ales available (or on the stillage, waiting to be served), from over 186 different breweries On the 865 where we have recorded the ABV, these have varied in strength 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
Coffee, Tea, Coke, Lemonade and 'J2O' - not forgetting FREE Squash for the Children
On top of
this range of drinks and a few morsels of food (Pork Scratchings, Pipers Crisps, Locally Sourced Pork Pies, & other pub snacks), there is also a newspaper, a range of Books (many CAMRA, but not all), 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 186 breweries/micro-breweries, including breweries on the Isle-of-Thanet, such as
4 Candles (brewers of 7 different ales, provided so far, at the Bake & Alehouse), Wantsum Brewery (50 ales) and Gadds' (The Ramsgate Brewery) (44 ales).