Sort file:- Rochester, March, 2021.

Page Updated:- Sunday, 07 March, 2021.


Earliest ????


Open 2020+

106 Pattens Lane


01634 841647

Huntsman 2009

Above photo, 28 September 2009, by David Anstiss Creative Commons Licence.

Huntsman 2014

Above photo, 16 July 2014, by Chris Whippet Creative Commons Licence.


Local knowledge, further pictures, and licensee information would be appreciated.

I will be adding the historical information when I find or are sent it, but this project is a very big one, and I do not know when or where the information will come from.

All emails are answered.


Steve Morskyj whose parents were licensees says the following:- Soon after moving in Courage paid for a major refurbishment knocking the lounge bar, the off licence section and the ‘private bar’ through into one bar as I believe it is today, public bar was out the back of the pub, entrance down the side next to what was a fish and chip shop next door. My parents stayed there and thoroughly enjoyed this establishment until Dad had to retire around 1975. Very busy pub in its time and very reliable regulars. They retired to West Mersea in Essex.


From the By Jenni Horn, 6 January 2016.

Kent Police have appealed for information after a man was attacked at The Huntsman pub in Rochester.

Detectives have appealed for information after a man was glassed in the face and repeatedly kicked in a "sustained" pub attack.

Officers investigating the assault at the "Huntsman" in Pattens Lane, Rochester, which left the victim with a serious facial injury, have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to.

It was reported that the victim had been talking to a man and a woman at the bar, before the man then hit him in the face with a glass.

Huntsman attacker

CCTV image released by police.

After the victim fell to the ground, the man is then said to have kicked him repeatedly in a sustained assault.

The victim was taken to hospital where he received treatment and was later released.

The attack happened at about 11.40pm on Saturday, December 12.

The suspect is described as white and aged in his 30s, with dark brown hair. He was wearing a brown jacket and jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 01634 792209, quoting reference XY/043994/15.



MASON Sidney 1938+

Last pub licensee had MORSKYJ John & Joan 1975+


If anyone should have any further information, or indeed any pictures or photographs of the above licensed premises, please email:-