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Good pub food very well presented

Great food and good service Now accepting tastecard !!! Recommend booking as can get busy... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2015
Ed123456789
via mobile
Character Plus Good Food

This charming village pub restaurant located on the old A2 Dover-Canterbury road offers both... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
PaulFabia
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Dover, United Kingdom
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6 Aug 2018
“Character Plus Good Food”
7 Feb 2018
“Another good evening meal, what a choice !”
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81 Canterbury Road, Lydden CT15 7EX, England
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This charming village pub restaurant located on the old A2 Dover-Canterbury road offers both character and an extensive menu. You can enjoy a lunchtime choice or a more extensive and slightly upmarket evening menu or Sunday roasts and desserts "to die for!". From steaks to...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Thank you for another good meal ! we were a party of 6 ladies been before several times and we are never disappointed with the food, the service, the atmosphere etc. The choice of menu is excellent, and value for money. We will return because...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The title says quite a bit. Never seen anything like this on menu before. But - an absolute triumph. I'd go again just for that. However, the rest of the meal backed up the starter. Way up above normal pub grub standards. Preparation, presentation, service...More

1  Thank Roger P
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

A restaurant pub with an extensive menu. Have never been disappointed with the food or service. You need to book to ensure a table at busy times.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

We actually ate here three times during our week long holiday in Alkham. The first time they were hosting a real ale and cheese festival, so we ate in the almost deserted bar, as there were what seemed to be hundreds of people in the...More

2  Thank tonyghosthunter
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I had my Mothers wake here and to say it was a shambles would be giving it a compliment. For the price we paid, to be given a pathetic catering option, with only two people serving, nor any complimentary tea or coffee was damn right...More

1  Thank Jacksonyids277
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We called in on a weds evening without a booking and asked if there was any chance of a table - the bar manager asked "what day", "what week" sarcasm is so low but as there were many empty tables ours seemed a reasonable request....More

Thank Justretiredgirl
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Lovely Old Pub and restaurant food was amazing , different offers on certain nights of the week its ideal to book as this is a very popular venue. Service was very good the waitresses were brilliant very attentive, would definately go there again. There were...More

Thank Esmerose2014
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We have visited again and again Food is top notch and not too well priced Lovely old country pub Great atmosphere Sunday roast is the best

Thank RKRUZA
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Great food and good service Now accepting tastecard !!! Recommend booking as can get busy especially on specials nights which are Wednesday's and Fridays ! You also get a free scratch card every time with prizes like buy one get one free or 10% off...More

Thank Ed123456789
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