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

Summer 2020 Opening

We’re delighted to be able to re-open from July 4th but we do so under new government guidelines to protect our lovely staff & customers.

– On the pumps now –

Arbor: Mouteka (4%)

Super sessionable Pale Ale with an all Motueka hop bill giving big, zesty lime and tropical fruit flavours – Gluten Free 



Fyne Ales: Jarl (3.8%)

The epitome of a modern classic – an easy-drinking, beautifully balanced session ale bursting with flavour.


Musket: Flintlock (4.2%)

A stunning best bitter which evokes a taste of an old English woodland, with shafts of dappled sunlight striking through green cedar trees. Flintlock will ignite your tastebuds with its spicy orange undertones and just a hint of marmalade.

kent: wai-iti (4.5%)

A fragrant hop from New Zealand full of peach and lime flavours.. 23 in our single hop series 



jaipur (5.9%)

A citrus dominated India Pale Ale, its immediate impression is soft and smooth yet builds to a crescendo of massive hoppiness accentuated by honey.

– Resting in the cellar – 

Surrey Hills: Gilt Complex (4.6%)

A huge hop aroma introduces the “King of the Golden Beers”. There is a hint of spice in the fruity flavour and a long finish that completes this classic beer.

Brewsmith: Oatmeal Stout (5.2%)

Full bodied, richly textured stout with a balanced bitterness, with coffee, blackcurrant and citrus aromas.

Kent: Brewers Reserve (5%)

A strong hop flavour of citrus and resin with a delicate malt background

Two by Two: Sabro Amarillo (5.2%)

New England style pale ale. Oats and wheat malt add body and texture to fruity yeast character. Hops add big Coconut, orange pineapple character.


Musket: Flash in the Pan (4%)

Flash In The Pan is a Green Hopped Golden Ale with infused aromas of floral, honey, spice and blackcurrant, with a pleasantly dry,lingering, after taste.

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.

Old Dairy: Red Top (3.8%)

Relax and enjoy this classic English ale brewed with Maris Otter, Crystal, Brown and Chocolate malts. Savour the delicious toffee flavours with a hint of coffee, perfectly balanced against the fruitiness, spice and hints of citrus from East Kent Golding, English Cascade and Challenger hops. 












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