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If you like a drop of proper beer then seek out The Goat and Trike. This slightly-out-of-town pub is owned by the Wiltshire brewery Wadworth (best known for their 6X) and whilst they always stock at least 5 of their own brews they also stock up to 11 guest ales from independent small breweries around the country. It's almost like visiting a mini beer festival!

The pub itself is characterful with its impressive Poole Pottery frontage and internal proper pub decor. It offers a good menu of reasonably-priced homecooked food and generally the staff are pleasant and professional.

On the half-a-dozen times I've visited the beer (whatever was on offer at the time) has always been spot-on but somehow the ambience always fails to excite - that's because no-one talks to each other unless they know them.

But worth a visit anyway (just bring your own company).

Address: 27-29 Westhill Road
Directions: In the area known as The Triangle at the top of Commercial Road heading west from the town centre.
Phone: 01202 314220
Website: http://www.goatandtricycle.co.uk

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 31, 2009
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