Maidstone & Mid Kent

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

First & Last

40 Bower Place
Maidstone
ME16 8BH
Telephone(01622) 683151
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Opening times: 3-11 Mon-Thu; 3-12 Fri; 1-12 Sat; 2-10.30 Sun
Regular beers: Timothy Taylor Boltmaker, Timothy Taylor Landlord

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

A wedge-shaped street-corner local off the Tonbridge Road, dating from 1857, it was originally called the Cradle and Coffin! There are no noisy machines to ruin the art of conversation in this friendly pub. Shove ha'penny and cribbage are played. Some fishing and shooting paraphenalia are displayed in cabinets on the wall. Acquired by ;ocal brewers Isherwood, Stacey & Foster it was later taken over by Fremlins in 1958.