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Papas Barn

497 London Road | Ditton, Maidstone ME20 6DB, England
+44 1732 848488
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (183 reviews)
“tapas” (91 reviews)
“bread roll” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
497 London Road | Ditton, Maidstone ME20 6DB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having tried the chips twice recently I have to agree with another reviewer who said it didn't matter how much vinegar he put on the chips,they were still dry.

Thank MaryQofScotts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us came here for a Fish and chip meal in the evening and it was very good. No complaints. The halloumi fries as a side were great along with the curry sauce. Great friendly service. The fish was a good size and the...More

Thank Lawrence64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Birthday meal for 92 year old. She chose to eat here, having enjoyed an evening at this restaurant before. Staff friendly and efficient. Food arrived piping hot, lots of it. Five of us chose cod, and one battered sausages.

Thank _theverralls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here with my parents, the food was good and the staff friendly. They didn't rush you so you can talk and take your time eating your meal. Will be going again.

1  Thank Lynze B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have written before about Papa’s Barn and how it has gone downhill. The fish has shrunk, the “moby dick” has gone on a diet, and is now a special called a “large” cod. The batter has changed and is darker and less crispy. Thankfully...More

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been going on a regular basis to Papas Barn since I retired three years ago because they offered an pensioners special for £6.50 which was excellent value. On our last visit we were surprised to find that they no longer...More

1  Thank Len B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, reasonable prices and excellent customer service - what’s not to like? We go there regularly.

Thank Jan P
papasbarn, Manager at Papas Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jan P That's a great review! hope to see you again soon kind regards Papas

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I both ordered the grilled skate wing and it seemed to be taking longer than other diners food to arrive. The helpful waitress came and explained the reason for the delay and also brought along a complimentary sharing platter for us to...More

Thank Peterperfik
papasbarn, Manager at Papas Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Peterperfik We really appreciate your kind words. I know the team were glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself. We all work very hard to keep our standards high. hope to see you again soon Papas

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good fish restaurant. They do takeaway as well. Friendly staff. Quick service. Good place to go for your fish and chips.

Thank Virginie M
papasbarn, Manager at Papas Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Virginie Glad to hear you enjoyed your fish and chips. Hopefully we'll get a 5/5 next time? kind regards Papas

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely restaurant and what fluffy yummy chips we had .... very nice and classy joint. The staff was very nice and helpful.

Thank Zandile M
papasbarn, Manager at Papas Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Zandile Or as we like to say our chips are "Crispy on the outside and Fluffy on the inside" many thanks Papas

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Brendan K
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pamela g
21 June 2016|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I dined there - you need to contact them directly Many thanks
Lesley W
21 November 2015|
Response from Gavin L | Property representative |
Hi We unfortunately do not have any gluten free batter. However there are several gluten free options including grilled fish. Please call and mention the allergy to your server so that we can be extra aware of your dietary... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 497 London Road | Ditton, Maidstone ME20 6DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 848488
  • E-mail
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