The Nelson Arms
Tonbridge, TN9 1UP

The Nelson Arms
Tonbridge, TN9 1UP

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Arbor - C Bomb

C Bomb - 4.7%

C Bomb


4.7% abv

Heavily hopped golden bitter brewed with a small amount of caramalt and plenty of Citra hops. Strong citrus and tropical tones of grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee.

Thurstons - Unamerican Pale Ale

Unamerican Pale Ale - 4.6%

Unamerican Pale Ale


4.6% abv

A well hopped American style Pale Ale, using Chinook, Endeavor and Jester, which gives a good amount of grapefruit and pineapple on the nose and palate, This is balanced by a strong malt back bone and a good bitter finish.

Gadds', Ramsgate - Thoroughly Modern Mild

Thoroughly Modern Mild - 6.5%

Thoroughly Modern Mild

Gadds', Ramsgate

6.5% abv

This pale ruby mild, full of 6 different malt flavours, is our way of dragging the old style into the 21st century. Rich, smooth and satisfying.

Kent - Platinum

Platinum - 5.2%



5.2% abv

A light and fruity pale beer that celebrates the Jubilee with the best new UK hops.

Harvey's - Sussex Best

Sussex Best - 4%

Sussex Best


4% abv

Finest Maris Otter malted barley is supplemented with a dash of Crystal malt for balance. Our hops are a blend of four different local varieties, to give a distinctive hoppy finish.

Deeply Vale - DV-US

DV-US - 3.8%


Deeply Vale

3.8% abv

A light golden session ale using Columbus, Centennial and Cascade hops giving complex flavours with a back ground note of peaches.

Kent - Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding - 4.9%

Sticky Toffee Pudding


4.9% abv

Creamy toffee laced with dates, all served up on a rich, sweet stout.

Craft Keg Available

Buxton - Acer

Acer - 5.2%



5.2% abv

A double dry hopped pale ale. We've dry hopped this one using two of our all time favourite hops; Simcoe and Citra, bringing bright citrus aroma and flavour along with some notes of pine to the palate and nose.

Kernel - Brett Pale Ale - Citra Wakatu

Brett Pale Ale - Citra Wakatu - 4.5%

Brett Pale Ale - Citra Wakatu


4.5% abv

This Brett Pale Ale is fermented on our house culture, plus a few other Brettanomyces strains thrown in for good measure, then hopped with Citra and Wakatu. You can expect a very mild bitterness and a very high drinkability as the dry, funk of the Brett pleasantly expresses itself alongside two delicious hops.

Bullhouse - Big Fish

Big Fish - 4.2%

Big Fish


4.2% abv

Our take on a dry Irish nitro stout. A light roastiness, thick mouthfeel, big body. Vegan friendly.

Verdant - People, Money, Space, Time

People, Money, Space, Time - 3.8%

People, Money, Space, Time


3.8% abv

New England pale ale dry-hopped with Citra and Mosaic.

Ciders & Perries Available

Wise Owl - Dry

Dry - 6%


Wise Owl

6% abv

Award winning dry cider made from a blend of 8 different varieties of apple to make a light and flavoursome cider.

Double Vision - One Vision

One Vision - 5.2%

One Vision

Double Vision

5.2% abv

Awaiting tasting notes from brewery.

Wise Owl - Screecher

Screecher - 6%


Wise Owl

6% abv

Award winning crisp, fruity cider made from a blend of bittersweet and dessert Kentish apples, rich in colour with a lovely aroma and depth of flavour.

Double Vision - Fruits Of The Forest

Fruits Of The Forest - 4%

Fruits Of The Forest

Double Vision

4% abv

A mixture of fruits and berries that makes a delicious summer drink. The most popular fruit cider in our range.

Castle Cider Co - Chiddingstone Cider - Medium Dry

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.

Olde Simmo's Wealden Cyder - Dabinett And Michelin

Dabinett And Michelin - 8.4%

Dabinett And Michelin

Olde Simmo's Wealden Cyder

8.4% abv

Dabinett and Michelin cyder apples matured for 1 year in a bourbon cask.

Wise Owl - Strawberry

Strawberry - 4%


Wise Owl

4% abv

A fresh, fruity medium cider with pleasant strawberry notes. Not overly sweet.

Dudda's Tun - Bone Dry

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.

Turners - Medium-Dry Cider

Medium-Dry Cider - 6.5%

Medium-Dry Cider


6.5% abv

Still, crisp and fruity cider with a balance of acidity and sweetness.

Sandford Orchards - Apple & Oak

Apple & Oak - 6.7%

Apple & Oak

Sandford Orchards

6.7% abv

A dry vintage cider aged in new oak barrels. Showcasing youthful, ripe, bittersweet apple flavours - complemented by notes of vanilla and toasty oak.

Dunkertons - Organic Dry

Organic Dry - 6.8%

Organic Dry


6.8% abv

Carefully blended from a range of traditional cider apples which provide a crisper taste. Sharp, crisp and to the point. Pours with a red hued gold with a very slight haze. This cider is full-bodied with a short-lived fizz from a light carbonation leading to a slightly sparkling drier cider with a rustic cider apple feel.

Pulpt - Level

Level - 5.4%



5.4% abv

Level boasts a blend predominantly featuring four classic Somerset cider apples, ensuring a medium dry, gently sparkling, rounded cider with a full, satisfying finish.

Hawkes - Dead & Berried

Dead & Berried - 4%

Dead & Berried


4% abv

We've blended our classic medium dry cider with a selection of mixed red berries. Strawberry, raspberry and blueberry fuse in juicy layers. Smooth bodied with a textured palate and a natural delicate sweetness.

Also Available

Foreign Keg

Lowenbrau Oktoberfestbier 6.0%

Premium oktoberfest lager ( import )

Brouwerij Huyghe Bavo 4.2%

Belgium session bier brewed by the company that produces Delerium tremens

Warsteiner Pilsner 4.8%

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The Nelson Arms is in the West Kent CAMRA branch area.