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The Wheel Alehouse is now open again.
Monday to Friday: 1700 - 2100
Saturday/Sunday: 1200 - 2200
During these hours, drinking at the pub (subject to numbers & social distancing) will be available - as will TakeOuts

Deliveries are available, 1100-1630 & 2130-2230, throughout the week
On weekends, these are available 1100-1145 (AND 1145-2230, subject to staff availablity
Order for delivery from The Wheel are placed at Birchington Beer


As the Wheel is somewhat larger than most of the micro-pubs in Thanet, it is very well suited for hosting things such as;

At the Wheel, there is the advantage that there is an 'upper deck' where these can be held, without having any impact or effect on the true real ale, micro-pub environment which is at ground level.


In accordance with demands from the customers, The Wheel Alehouse is now running TWO monthly quizzes. As there is an upper deck to hold them on, that means that, unlike other micropubs, there is no interuption of the micro-pub philosophy on the main deck when a quiz is running.
These are currently held on the second and last Wednesday of each month - booking is almost essential as the next quiz is often fully booked.
Current Ales
Whilst listening to live music, entering a quiz, having a meeting or attending a party, there will be a selection of different ales available, or on the stillage. Currently, that's the following ales -