Welcome to Bearsted & Thurnham Club!

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The Bearsted & Thurnham Club is located in the centre of Bearsted village, approximately 2 miles from Maidstone. We are a private member's club, with approximately 600 members. Although we are men-only institution, there are no restrictions on guest entry. Guests will be required to signed in by a member, and there is a small fee (£1) payable.


The history of The Club goes back more than 100 years, and we have always been a not-for-profit organisation, dedicated to our members.


We are a free-house and are not tied to any brewery. This rare situation allows us to have regular promotions and offers as well as keeping our prices as keen as possible for the members and guests.


We are a very friendly and accommodating club, and have excellent facilities. (Further details can be found on the relevant page of the website.)


We have secure off-road parking.


We are always happy to receive new members, please see the membership page for further details.

Drinks at The Bearsted & Thurnham Club


We have a wide selection of alcoholic and soft drinks, including ever-changing guest ales. Our prices are significantly lower than neighbouring pubs and is just one of the services we can offer to our members.




We offer a full lunchtime and evening menu service, seven days a week, except for Monday lunchtime, when fresh rolls are available.

We have a main menu with all the usual favourites, plus daily specials. As you would expect, prices are very reasonable, and the food excellent.

In the bar.

The club has a selection of games behind the bar for members to use (free of charge). These include professional-quality playing cards, poker chips, cribbage boards, dominoes, backgammon, darts, plus some other favourites.


We regularly have special events, and member's nights throughout the year. We have quiz nights, live music, comedians etc, and these are typically open to guests as well as members. Sign up to our Newsletter to be kept informed.


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