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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Staff and locals very friendly. Roast dinner was lovely but undercooked vegetables .The roast potatoes would have been spot on if they were cooked 10 minutes more,same with the new. I think they are checking the smallest and the biggest aren't cooked ! Saying that the meat was perfect with a great gravy and extra served in a gravy boat...

Thank Jankenny
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I hadn't visited this pub for decades but had it recommended to me by a friend. Warm and friendly welcome to a clean and tidy country pub. The menu was better than usual pub grub and I wasn't disappointed. I'm a really fussy bugger and not easily pleased but the food was very nice and presented very well.the service was...

Thank estateagent1787
Whitstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Visited the Black Pig with three others for weekday lunch. Great pub grub, great prices, good red wine for a country pub, and helpful and pleasant staff. If you're planning a trip out there though, even if you live in east Kent stick the post code in the sat nav. There are country lanes to be negotiated and it would...

Thank Roger P
Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

This place is a real gem, it's a proper old country pub tucked away in the village of Staple near Sandwich. We arrived there today just before 4.00pm and enquired as to whether they were serving food. They welcomed us in although the kitchen was about to close. The pub itself is small and cosy, there was an open fire...

3Thank paul s
Sandwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Went for a meal last night with an old school friend here. I haven't been here for ages as it was so dire under the numerous amount of previous owners. We walked into a spotlessly clean yet full of atmosphere and charm pub and welcomed warmly by the new owners Jane and Ali. We had a drink before going into...

Thank Andrew M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I needed to find somewhere restful to stay before a long trip and decided to look for somewhere rural as I live in a city and often visit the seaside for other things. The black pig certainly fitted that brief. It was mentioned that there was a function on that evening, however I didn't feel this would affect me as...

4Thank Jackie J
Alison T, Owner at The Black Pig, responded to this review

Apologies for taking so long to respond to this review but i am sorry that you had a bad experience last November but we only took over the pub in February and didn't actually start selling the rooms until May 2016. i hope that any new visits will exceed your expectations.

Basildon Essex
Reviewed 31 December 2015

We stayed her after being double booked elsewhere and the rooms were very comfy and food was amazing too. The staff couldn't have done anymore to make our stay more welcoming. The breakfast was perfect and certainly sent us on our way with a full belly.

1Thank Jackie F
Shepperton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Nice bedroom in a local pub under new management who are trying to rebuild this pub's reputation after a difficult period. They are trying hard and deserve support! The food was good, the beer good and the atmosphere friendly.

1Thank Nigel S
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The Black Pig serves a range of basic lunches, some with baguettes, but gets more elaborate on Sundays. Avoid Mondays (close) There are new owners so the large dog is gone, but they are trying out takeaway and home delivery. A real fire is already lit, but the bar staff had more trouble lighting the candles on each table. No...

Thank Martin T
Margate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2015

As ever a great lunch. ploughmans is our favourite and the draught beer is ex. This combined with a local walk the best as you don't feel so guilty afterwards. Good location and comfortable surroundings.

Thank MichaelMacartney

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The "Black Pig" at Staple - a charming, English country pub. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Black Pig

Address: Barnsole Road, Staple CT3 1LE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Staple
Price Range: $101 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Sorry only stopped for lunch, hotel facilities not used but all appears to be in a very good state of health”
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“All the rooms are situated upstairs and away from the public areas, so all very quiet.”
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