However, it wasn’t the first time Kat had worked there as when she arrived on the soap back neatly 20 years ago, she started her journey off in the very same place.
Kat has years of experience impressing punters, so could she now return to her former role upon her return, which is due to come later this year?
Sharon will need a firm hand to help running the pub as she doesn’t have the support of a large family like the Carters did when they arrived in 2013.
So, could she enlist the help of Kat to help get things up and running upon her return?
EastEnders will return to BBC One later this year.