The Frenchman, Christchurch Road, Folkestone, Kent (pub, bar, booze)


Christchurch Road, Folkestone, Kent 01303 259815

Big on live music, a hangout for local bands.

Owned by Enterprise Inns but is up for sale according to the latest CAMRA magazine, which means it is under threat.

rated 6.7 / 10.0 (1)

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Was West Cliff Shades, bars connected to the West Cliff Hotel until 1979 when it was modernised as The Happy Frenchman. Operated as an unpopuler nightclub in 1992 called The West End

More history etc in Tales From The Tap Room or more likely the later edition More Tales From The Tap Room, the excellent local pub history book by Martin Easdown and Eamonn Rooney...

The Frenchman history and past events here, Please do use the link above to add yr gigography for The Frenchman.

Battle of the Bands type thing for Sellindge Festival. [2009-02-12 2009]

with Lenny and other bands (for MTV it says here, hmm, yeah) [2006-10-19 2006]

Grand reopening night! [2006-10-05 2006]

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Free gig Thursday to find the best local talent for music festival [Tue 10 February 2009]

Frenchman hosts Sellindge Festival publicity stunt [Wed 14 January 2009]

Frenchman got WII! [Sun 3 August 2008]

Two completely different properties this week [Sun 27 January 2008]

Sultan [Wed 25 April 2007]

Frenchman opening next week? [Tue 26 September 2006]

Happy Frenchman is reopening [Fri 22 September 2006]

West Cliff Shades [Wed 20 September 2006]

The Executive Club / West Cliff Shades / The Happy Frenchman [Wed 20 September 2006]

Radnor Club postcard [Wed 20 September 2006]

The happy frenchman,christchurch [Fri 28 July 2006]

Sugarmilk [Mon 25 April 2005]

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