KENT CAMRA

Cider Pub of the Year 2017

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SWALE CAMRA

Runner up - Pub of the Year 2017

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Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions page


What is Micropub?

​A Micropub is a small freehouse which listens to its customers, mainly serves cask ales, cider and wine, promotes conversation, shuns all forms of electronic entertainment and dabbles in traditional pub snacks.

Why the Admiral's Arm?

Our theme will be nautical, based around Admiral Lord Nelson. Lord Nelson had his arm amputated during the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.  Hence the name.

Question is which arm is the pub named after?


Who are you and why do you want to open a Micropub?

We are Chris and Rachel Collier, we live on the Island and absolutely love it.  Chris has been here for 45 years and has lived in Queenborough in the past.  Rachel moved to the Island 20 years ago when she met Chris and never left!

We both love Micropubs and spend most of our free time in them, we also love real ale.  Both of us have worked in the pub trade in the past, in fact Chris started his pub career at 13 as a cellar boy in the Ship on Shore.

So we thought as we spend most of time in Micropubs, perhaps we should have our own.


Do you sell spirits?

Yes.  Our mission is to provide you with the highest quality products therefore we will be stocking a select range of premium spirits and mixers.  Nice gins, smooth malt whiskies, vodka and of course rum to keep Nelson happy.


Do you have a good quality lager?

No, unfortunately having a lager requires extra equipment that we don't have room for in our cellar.  We will be stocking lager hopped real ale, come and try a pint, perhaps we can convert you!


I am not an ale drinker, what else is there be on offer?

We have a great selection of wines and cider available.  There will also be a range of premium spirits.   If you're not in the mood for alcoholic drink, we will also have soft drinks and teas and coffees.


Do you serve food/snacks?

Yes.  Currently we sell crisps, nuts, pork scratchings, olives and pig sticks.  We also sell scotch eggs and pork pies made with our real ale by M & B Farms in Stockbury.

Keep an eye out for our themed food nights.


Are you dog friendly?

Well behaved dogs are always be welcome.  There may even be a dog biscuit in it for them.


Are kids allowed in?

Yes they are, but must be accompanied by an adult.