The Nailbox Shorncliffe

Welcome to The Nailbox, Folkestone

A warm and friendly local pub with a great atmosphere

There's been a pub on this site for 150 years. The pub was unofficially known as the Nailbox for many years because of a nearby woodworking shop. Employees there would say that they were going to ‘fetch something from the nailbox’ - a euphemism for nipping out for a swift glass of beer! The nickname was recognised in 1971 when the pub was renamed.

Inside, we have a large bar with plenty of seating area. There's also an area for our pool table, darts board and fruit machine, and if you're a sports fan, you'll love our big screen televisions showing major sporting fixtures. Outside, we have a large beer garden and a lovely decked area for you to enjoy some time in the summer sun.

We serve a great selection of Shepherd Neame lagers and ales, along with wines, spirits and soft drinks. And there are plenty of snacks behind the bar if you get peckish!

If you're looking for entertainment, look no further. We have live music events, quiz nights and occasional karaoke evenings so what are you waiting for? Come over and see us soon!