The Nelson Arms
Tonbridge, TN9 1UP

The Nelson Arms
Tonbridge, TN9 1UP

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

London Original - 3.7%

London Original

Young's, Marston's

3.7% abv

The authentic taste of London. First brewed in Wandsworth in 1864, Young’s London Original is our original pale ale. Refreshing with a fruity aroma and long, satisfying bitter finish. Take a London classic head on.

Old Empire IPA - 5.7%

Old Empire IPA


5.7% abv

This golden beer is brewed in the style of a traditional IPA, with plenty of crisp citrus hop aromas, a subtle malt character and generous hop flavours emerging in the bittersweet finish.

Stout - 5%



5% abv

Bitter stout with hints of chocolate and malt in the aroma. Malt with liquorice chocolate and caramel in the taste.

Collusion IX - 5.2%

Collusion IX

Surrey Hills

5.2% abv

Limited Edition: Version 9. Ninth brew of this occasional powerhouse of a beer!

Premium Pils - 4.8%

Premium Pils


4.8% abv

Pleasantly well-rounded taste profile. Mild, crispy hop tone for a unique slightly tart taste experience. Only top quality ingredients are used in the brewing of this beer. The beer is pleasantly light thanks to especially soft brewing water.

Craft Keg available

Quantic - 4.7%


Wild Beer

4.7% abv

We have focussed on one of our favourite hops; Simcoe. Bucking the trend of juicy hazy pales we have created a crisp, dry and light everyday sessionable beer. We love the piney resinous and citrus nature of Simcoe hops which pairs wonderfully with the passionfruit notes from Mosaic.

The Black Pig - 4.2%

The Black Pig

White Hag

4.2% abv

A pleasant roastiness on the nose, and a smooth mouthfeel. A balanced bitterness with a soft caramel throughout the whole beer. Creamy, smooth and a dry crisp at the end.

Oktoberfest Bier - 6%

Oktoberfest Bier


6% abv

The perfect balance of a light taste of hops and a strong note of malt. A feast of a beer, which always goes down well. This beer is only brewed for the Oktoberfest. That’s where it belongs, along with all the fun of the fair like the Ferris wheel and roasted almonds.

All Day IPA - 4.7%

All Day IPA


4.7% abv

Satisfies your tastes while keeping your senses sharp. Brewed with a complex array of ingredients. Balanced for optimal aromatics and a clean finish.

Ciders & Perries available

Apple Pie Cider - 4%

Apple Pie Cider


4% abv

Gently spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves this really is like apple pie in a glass! Can also be warmed up as a mulled cider.

Bone Dry - 5.5%

Bone Dry

Dudda's Tun

5.5% abv

A clean, crisp and full-dry cider made from Katy and Bramley apples - refreshing to the end.

Salted Caramel Cider - 4%

Salted Caramel Cider

Dudda's Tun

4% abv

Bang on trend. This sumptuous blend of cider and caramel, with just a hint of salt to soften the acidity is a massive hit with those who have a sweeter tooth. Golden in colour, with a sweet caramel aroma, this moreish cider will keep heads turning… and pints serving.

Apricot Cider - 4%

Apricot Cider

Dudda's Tun

4% abv

A delicious blend of sweet apricot and apple. Light and moreish.

Pear - 6%


Wise Owl

6% abv

Refreshing pear cider blended from Kentish pears and a touch of Bramley apples.

Purple Haze - 4%

Purple Haze


4% abv

A dark fruit cloudy cider bursting with flavour.

Impeared Vision - 6.8%

Impeared Vision

Double Vision

6.8% abv

Hazy yellow, tasty medium/sweet pear with dry finish, seriously quaffable, silky smooth.

Fruits Of The Forest - 4%

Fruits Of The Forest

Double Vision

4% abv

A pink/red medium sweet cider flavoured with fruits of the forest.

Raspberry - 4%


Double Vision

4% abv

A medium sweet cider flavoured with raspberry.

Strawberry Cider - 4%

Strawberry Cider

Double Vision

4% abv

Medium sweet cider made with strawberries for a wonderful sweet taste to complement the apple.

Impeared Vision - Elderflower - 4%

Impeared Vision - Elderflower

Double Vision

4% abv

Our Impeared Vision perry flavoured with eldeflower. English summer in a glass!

High Diver - 4.8%

High Diver

Kentish Pip

4.8% abv

High Diver plunges you into a world of fine bubbles and bobbing apples. A luxurious blend with Cox and Bramley apples, medium dry, marrying fresh acidity with a bright aromatic fruit character.

Cherry - 4.1%


Double Vision

4.1% abv

A medium sweet cider flavoured with cherry.

Moonshine Rum & Raisin - 4%

Moonshine Rum & Raisin


4% abv

Moonshine premium cider has been infused with rum and raisin invoking the flavours of the warm and sunny West lndies. A classy cider and very drinkable.

Rosie's Pig Raspberry - 4%

Rosie's Pig Raspberry


4% abv

A refreshing berry flavour with citrus notes creates a well-balanced easy drinking cider with a fresh finish. A fresh distinctive raspberry aroma with hints of aromatic cucumber.

Wild Summer - 4%

Wild Summer

Kentish Pip

4% abv

Infused with pollen and nectar from elderflowers picked on the farm, this light and super refreshing summer cider makes your pallet sing. It’s a zingy uplifting drink sweeter than the Craftsman with the subtle but unmistakable taste of real elderflower.

Dry - 6.9%


Double Vision

6.9% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

Chiddingstone Cider - Medium Dry - 7.5%

Chiddingstone Cider - Medium Dry

Castle Cider Co

7.5% abv

Medium dry cider made from a blend of apple varieties from Kent.

Coming Soon

Gold Star - 5.1%

Gold Star


5.1% abv

A true draught pale ale made with floor-malted low-colour Maris Otter malted barley and hopped with the finest East Kent aroma hops. Dangerously drinkable!

Sheriff Fatman - 5%

Sheriff Fatman

Twisted Oak

5% abv

Our all American hopped, amber ale. Chinook, Simcoe and Amarillo hops have been added in abundance to give this beer a wonderful fresh citrus taste. Fruit Bats love it.

Scaramanga - 3.9%



3.9% abv

A refreshing extra pale session ale, brewed using Sussex spring water, extra pale malts and an indecent amount of zesty, floral, oh so delicious hops. Unfined, naturally hazy, suitable for vegans and gluten free.

Level Best - 4%

Level Best

Rother Valley

4% abv

Full-bodied tawny session bitter with a malt and fruit aroma, malty taste and a dry, hoppy finish.

Zamzama - 6.5%



6.5% abv

Steeped in history; forgotten, then rediscovered and reinvigorated by Craft Brewers in America. Ours is a thoroughly modern take, where a rounded malt body meets an avalanche of hops. Mango, lychee, grapefruit. Love hops? Drink me.

Brewers Reserve - 5%

Brewers Reserve


5% abv

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

Project Babylon - 4.6%

Project Babylon


4.6% abv

A classic American Pale Ale brewed using a combination of very pale malts and American hops. Vibrant, refreshing and zesty on the nose, with citrus notes and a dry finish on the palate. A beer for hop lovers. Unfined, naturally hazy, and suitable for vegans.

Old Jamaica - 5.1%

Old Jamaica


5.1% abv

A sweet stout, based around a traditional Jamaican recipe with a modern twist.

Crop Circle - 4.2%

Crop Circle

Hop Back

4.2% abv

Crop Circle is a very clean flaxen coloured beer with wonderful thirst quenching properties. The Subtle blend of aroma and bittering hops gives a crispness on the tongue which is delicately fruity, giving way to some dryness. Gluten free.

Numb Angel - 4%

Numb Angel


4% abv

A Munich Helles style lager that’s low in bitterness and brewed using Extra Pale, Cara and Munich malts for just a hint of maltiness. We brew it using a traditional bottom fermenting lager yeast and hop it principally with German Saaz. We also add a small amount of some zesty American hops at the end, just for a little zing. Not too much so that it strays into Pale Ale territory, but just enough to tickle the tastebuds.

Craft Lager - 4%

Craft Lager


4% abv

Light, pale golden lager hopped with Hallertau Magnum, Traditional and Styrian Goldings, and dry-hopped with Admiral and Boadicea.

Boon Doggle - 4.2%

Boon Doggle


4.2% abv

A delicate balance of biscuity malt and juicy citrus fruit. Lightly bitter overall, with a slight tartness and soft orange marmalade notes at all times. A refreshing, bitter, golden ale featuring Fuggles and First Gold hops.

Summer Lightning - 5%

Summer Lightning

Hop Back

5% abv

The original Summer ale brewed all year round. An extremely pleasant bitter, straw coloured beer with a terrific fresh, hoppy aroma. This, coupled with an intense bitterness, leads to an excellent long, dry finish. Probably the beer to receive the most awards in Britain!

Taras Boulba - 5% (keg)

Taras Boulba (keg)

De La Senne

5% abv

Light blonde ale generously hopped with the finest aromatic hops, giving it a very refreshing character and a scent reminiscent of citrus.

Soundwave - 5.6% (keg)

Soundwave (keg)


5.6% abv

Welcome to tropical hop heaven. Soundwave is eminently drinkable, full of flavour and subtle with bitterness. Our most famous beer pours with an inviting haze, while big-hitting American hops deliver fruit notes in abundance and a trademark resinous finish.

Tasty Juice - 6% (keg)

Tasty Juice (keg)


6% abv

A double hopped India Pale Ale. It holds a massive tropical and dank flavours from the double load of Citra hops.

Disco - 5.6%


Dudda's Tun

5.6% abv

First press of the season. This medium/dry cider delivers super appley flavour from our farm grown Discovery apples.

Spiced Cider - 4%

Spiced Cider

Dudda's Tun

4% abv

A classic aromatic blend of cider and seasonal spices. Great for all seasons, but especially tasty as a festive treat!

Rhubarb Cider - 5%

Rhubarb Cider


5% abv

Blended with fresh-pressed Kentish rhubarb, this cider is sweet, juicy and very refreshing.

Dry Cider - 7%

Dry Cider


7% abv

Still, light, crisp cider with high acidity and low sweetness.

Medium Cider - 5%

Medium Cider


5% abv

Still, cloudy, naturally sweetened with fresh-pressed apple juice, giving a full, fruit flavour.

Russet Cider - 8%

Russet Cider


8% abv

Still, big and full flavoured with a touch of tannin and medium-dry finish.

Blackcurrant Cider - 4%

Blackcurrant Cider

Dudda's Tun

4% abv

A zingy blend of cider and bursting blackcurrants, with a crisp apple finish. A perfect blend of sweetness and soft acidity.

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