The New Inn

Premium real ales served in beautiful surroundings, right in the heart of historic Canterbury.

CAMRA District Pub of the Year
GOLD 2017 & 2018

CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide

5-star rating

 opening up again!

I am thrilled that we are now open inside and outside in the garden for all our lovely customers. we have capacity for 60 outside and 40 inside, with social distancing. opening hours will be  monday to thursday 12pm – 3.00pm, and 5.30pm – 11.30pm ,  friday and saturday, 12pm –, and sunday 12pm – 11.30pm. you may come through the pub, or enter via the garden. From the 19th july we will return to service at the bar only. staff and customers are no longer required to wear masks.

we are so looking forward to seeing everyone!

– On the pumps will be –

Black Sheep: Best Bitter 3.8%

Brewed with whole flower English hops, Best Bitter packs a genuine spiky bitterness with big character. Challenger, Goldings and Fuggle hops blend to create a beautiful aroma and flavour with kicks of grassy freshness and a big peppery punch. The Maris Otter malt offers a light sweetness that balances against those big bitter characters.

Redemption: Trinity 3%

An award-winning Light Ale brewed with three malts and three hops. Generous late hopping provides Seville orange aromas and the initial malt sweetness is dominated by citrus flavours which explode on the palate. Brewed with plenty of malt to provide decent body, so it has some backbone for a low ABV beer. There’s also a pronounced bitterness throughout.

Kent: Southern Cross 4.8%

A fruity pale ale, highly hopped with some of the latest Tasmanian hop varieties

– Resting in the cellar – 

Skinners: Betty Stogs 4%

She’s brazen, golden-hearted and more than a little fruity! Betty Stogs has been flying the flag for Cornish ale since we unleashed her in 1997; if only we knew then the things she’d get up to…

360 Brewery: Fastback 5.2%

Our West Coast Pale Ale is brewed with classic ‘C’ hops in the kettle and again, dry hopped in tank. This balanced, copper-hued pale is rich and smooth, full of blackcurrant, pine and citrus flavour.

Kent: Cobnut 4.1%

Generously hopped. Dark and nutty, with no nuts involved!

Kent: Prohibition 4.8 

A citrusy pale ale, highly hopped with some of the latest US hop varieties

Adnams : Southwold 3.7%

Southwold Bitter is a beautiful copper-coloured beer, late hopped with Fuggles for a distinctive, lingering hoppiness. Perfectly balanced hops and malt creates a classic session beer,


Hogs Back: TEA 4.2%

An enticing amber colour with a hoppy and slightly fruity aroma. We use the finest English malt carefully balanced with local Fuggles hops. This is gently fermented to leave some of the natural malt sugars, to give a full and satisfying flavour with a long, dry finish.

Wild Beer : Bibble 4.2%

Our session ale is the perfect fit for a can – fast, easy and delicious. Packed full of hops aromas with a solid malt base it’s a beer for all occasions. The name ‘Bibble’ in Somerset dialect means to drink loudly, often and well.

Bath Ale: Gem 4.1%

We wanted to make an ale that feels as familiar as walking into your favourite country pub. So we used traditional British malts and balanced the soft fruits and bittersweet caramel with a soft, smooth bitterness.


High Diver: 4.8% (Sparkling)

Craftsman: 4.8% (Still)

Forager 4% (Sparkling berry)

All In 7% (Still)

Vintage Pip 5.8% (Still)


Iron Pier: Perry St Pale 3.7%

American hopped pale ale dry hopped with Simcoe and Amarillo for a punchy Grapefruit and Orange aroma. A simple malt base to make this a super sessionable beer

Constellation: Aquila 4.6%

Purple Moose: Glaslyn 4.2%

Cwrw Glaslyn/Glaslyn Ale is a fine golden premium bitter brewed from Welsh mountain water and natural ingredients. 4.2% ABV. The name comes from the mighty Glaslyn river which begins among the upper slopes of ‘Yr Wyddfa’ (Snowdon) before cascading through the Aberglaslyn Pass until it reaches Porthmadog Harbour and the Irish Sea beyond.

St Austell: Tribute 4.2%

The South West’s favourite beer, Tribute is an easy drinking pale ale. The zesty orange and grapefruit flavours are balanced with biscuit malt for this superb classic.

Saltaire: Odyssey 5.5%

New World pale with fruity hop flavours and a slight haze.

St Austell: Proper Job 4.5%

A powerfully authentic IPA, Proper Job is brewed with a blend of imported American hops. It is a real treat of a beer with a growing reputation and is loved by beer enthusiasts far and wide. Perhaps the forerunner of all modern IPAs in the UK!

Kent: Prohibition 4.8%

A citrusy pale ale, highly hopped with some of the latest US hop varieties

Hop Back: Summer Lightning 5%

An extremely pleasant bitter, straw coloured beer with a terrific fresh, hoppy aroma. Probably the beer to receive the most awards in Britain!












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19 Havelock Street
Canterbury, CT1 1NP
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(01227) 464584