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Four real ales on hand pump
Sunday roast 1300 - 1600
Dinner 1830 - 2030 Tuesday to Saturday
More than 40 bottled Belgium beers

Four superb letting rooms

More than 30 single malts
Monthly special £5 hot dish and drink deal

Friendly atmosphere
Beer festivals held regularly

All-day 12" pizza to eat in or takaway
Live acoustic music on the last Sunday of each month
A dark mild always available

Free cheese board on Sunday evening
Big selection of rum
Kentish Cider on tap

We Support:
Click Here to visit their special page on our website

Useful Links:
Medway Beer Festival

If you are visiting the Medway area
Our local Napoleonic fort
We are walking distance from the Chatham Historic Dockyard
Visit the Royal Engineers Museum
King George V
1 Prospect Row

Tel: 01634 842418
Welcome to the King George V 'The Village Pub In The Heart Of Medway'
Brompton is a small village in the Medway Towns between Chatham and Gillingham and is only a few minutes walk from the front entrance to the famous Chatham Historic Dockyard.
The village pub was built in 1690 and overlooks the park. It specialises in real ales, Belgian beers and malt whiskies. Hot food is available while the pub is open but a big selection of dishes is served each lunchtime and evening. The Sunday roast is so popular you could be disappointed if you don't book.
The letting rooms include a four-poster bedroom which overlooks the village green and a family room with a double and a single bed. Nearby Chatham Historic Dockyard boasts scores of attractions including Dickens World, the roppery, the RNLI national museum and a variety of old warships. The bar area is decorated with naval and military memorabilia as it is walking distance from Brompton Barracks, the HQ of the Royal Engineers, whose officers often use the pub. There are also many links with the Navy from the times that ships from the Royal Navy used to dock at Chatham.
The King George V is perfect if you are on business or visiting the area for pleasure, so come to see us soon. We are listed in 'The Good Beer Guide' and we are ' Cask Marque' accredited.
Coming Soon to the KGV ....

The Music Nights Are Now
Every Sunday
Live acoustic music sessions are now a vital part of the King George V. They took a while to get off the ground but are now an eagerly awaited weekly event.
 The next one is around eight o'clock on Sunday and continues until closing time.
Our Monday Club has really taken off. It began on January 4th - 2010 with £30 in the kitty and  increases each week by £10 if there's no winner in the bar. Anyone can join - all you need to do is fill out a form to register. Then you have to be in the bar between 5pm and 7pm each Monday for a chance to win.

The Monday Club

Total Stands At


Local Attractions
Chatham Historic Dockyard
We are about 100 yards from the Main Gate
of this popular attraction.
Fort Amherst
Britain’s largest Napoleonic Fortress which provides a great day out for all the family. If you are looking for days out in Kent or the Medway area you must check this out.
Royal Engineers Museum
Just a short walk away from our pub.
John is proud of his range of real ales and Belgium beers, and Diane uses her culinary skills to keep the menus fresh and exciting.
John & Diane have run the pub for more than ten years during which time they have embarked on a massive refurbishment of the building.
John, who spent many years as a BBC journalist, moved into pubs after becoming a member of the British Guild of Beer Writers. Diane uses her extensive culinary skills to produce some of the most wholesome food to be served in the Medway Towns.
There is always something going on at the King George V. So we have broken our website down into five sections, the pub, menus, the tipples, events and a section on photos, etc. See below for a selection of our webpages:
  • The Pub - this section is all about the Pub and its history and some facts about King George V and the Ships named after him. 
  • The Menus - section includes separate pages for lunch, evenings and Sunday meals.
  • Letting Rooms - details of our accommodation and how to book.
  • The Tipples - an extensive section on beers & spirits including details of forthcoming Beer Festivals, our Belgium Beers, the Whisky Society and the Rum Club.
  • Pub Events - under this section we include. our Monday club, music nights, details of our charities, the Sunday poser and a page for our soccer team.
  • The Photo Gallery - includes pictures of pub events and nearby places of interest.
  • Shop - where we have a page that includes our Pub Merchandise and take-away offers, and there is a page devoted to Humour about pubs and beers.
You can also add a comment on Facebook straight from this site about the new beers, etc, or 'Bookmark' this page to check the Latest News below.  

Take a look at this video which was largely shot in the KGV and the surrounding area. It's the first single from Yoji and is called Hold On. It was produced by Eph - one of the KGV bar team - and the video was created by Ezra and his company Meathawk. He lives in Brompton and is a regular in the pub. Congratulations to all of them. Please enjoy it!

KGV News


BRIGHTER OUTLOOKNow that the clocks have gone forward and we have brighter evenings, we have lots to look forward to in April. The highlight has to be St George’s Day with a visit from the Bishop Gundulf Morris in the evening. But there’s a lot more as you can discover by reading on… 

THE CHANCELLOR’S PENNY DEAL After two years with no drinks price increase at the KGV, it is with regret that we will have to put up the price of just a few of our products. That’s because our suppliers have put up prices at least twice – and in some cases three times – since the last time we upped ours. However, there is one small glimmer of light! In his budget, the Chancellor said he would drop the price of a pint by a penny. That’s a joke really. It’s a small fraction of the price of a pint. But we didn’t want to let you down, so every time you buy a pint, we will give you a whole one penny. Please spend it wisely!

KGV PUB CRAWL Our coach pub crawl last month was a great success. It means we’re likely to do another one although no date has been fixed. Ten of us left the pub at midday and visited four venues before returning in the early evening. We took in three pubs – one of them also doubling up as a brewery – and a working men’s club. We had a range of almost 40 ales and lots of choices of food. If you can think of a few good places to visit for another trip in the future, please let us know. How about a few micro pubs?   

St GEORGE’S DAY DEALS This year St George’s Day falls on Wednesday 23rd April. We will have an English ale available at £3 a pint throughout the day and our English whisky will be just £2 a tot. Our dish of the day will be English bangers and mash. In the evening our friends Bishop Gundulf Morris will be here to entertain you. They will be singing and dancing in the road outside and you are welcome to join them. 

CHARITY TUBEThe latest amount taken from the charity tube in the pub was £18-05. It’s a bit less than normal because a few of our regular customers kindly brought in their collections of one and two pennies. It meant the tube was filled quicker than normal, but it lacked the bigger value coins.  Those donations are much appreciated and can only be encouraged. However, this time when Les brought in a big bag of coins, they were changed for £1 coins and you will see those now in the tube. It means it will take longer to fill but should produce a bigger total next time. The cash went towards wine for the Christmas party for residents at Esmond House in Brompton. We will do the same again this year and if there is surplus money it will go towards our various charity boxes at the KGV. Thanks to everyone who helps to donate towards these worthy causes.

EASTER SUNDAY ROAST We are already taking bookings for roast lunch on Easter Sunday which this year is on April 20th. It looks as if it could be a busy day. After the success of the system we put in place for Mother’s Day, we will do the same again. That means we are taking bookings for two-hour slots from 1300 until 1700 with a £5 deposit for each person. For Mother’s Day we turned away more people than we served – and that was a record number – so if you are planning on joining us on Easter Sunday, please book early to make sure you are not disappointed. 

KGV WALKOur regular pub walks are always on the first Saturday of the month. The April jaunt covers a new route but they always last a couple of hours. We normally cover around five miles. All you have to do is be at the pub at 1000. We either walk from the KGV or take a short car journey to the start. On our return we have a free snack. Please join us. 

PIZZASOur pizza supplier has stopped making our most popular pizza – the inferno. We are trying to find another source. In the meantime we still have the other three 12” pizzas in stock and they are available all the time the pub is open for £8-50 each. However, from 1500 until we close on a Monday - and between 1500 and 1700 each afternoon – apart from Sunday – they are just £5 each. You can eat them here or take them home. It’s a great value meal and means we ALWAYS have a hot dish on offer.  


Regular events:

Mondays: Monday Club meets 1700 to 1900

Tuesdays: Belgian beer ‘free chips’ session 1830 to 2030

Tuesdays: Selected Belgian beer in the evening for just £3

Tuesdays: Free ‘financial’ advice session – see pub poster!

Wednesdays: Curry night 1830 to 2030

Thursdays: Steak Night 1830 to 2030

Saturdays: Free meat raffle

Sundays: Sunday Poser, live music & free cheese board

Any day: Exclusive offers for Facebook followers!



5th: KGV Walk

7th: Whisky Society meets

18th: Easter Raffle Draw at 2200

20th: Easter Sunday lunch – booking essential

21st: KGV Rum Club meets – provisional

23rd: St George’s Day – Bishop Gundulf  Morris visit


3rd: KGV Walk

5th: Whisky Society meets



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