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The Bowl Inn

Egg Hill Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0HG, England
+44 1233 712256
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Egg Hill Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0HG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in during the summer and had a beer and sandwich in the garden at the back and made a note to return. So now in the winter we come for a lunch while sitting around the log fire in the bar. My wife...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at this pub has always been good and the portions are generous. The bar staff are very pleasant and welcoming. The value is terrific. I always leave feeling full and pleasantly satisfied. Great atmosphere, good beer and lovely wine to go with a...More

Thank Glynis T
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

My husbands and I stayed one night whilst we attended a family party down the road . The bedrooms are beautifully furnished and spotless. The breakfast was packed with local produce and huge !!! The staff are helpful and really friendly. Defo stay again when...More

Thank Dognoodle1
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My review title say's it all, thanks for a great lunchtime snack Racheal, John at the George, Newnham

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I had dinner with friends here and chose it based on its reviews on TripAdvisor. The reviews aren't wrong! The food was delicious and freshly cooked. Excellent choice of vegetarian options with really imaginative dishes. Desserts looked lovely but we were too stuffed! Definitely worth...More

Thank Fran W
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Been past The Bowl many times and have never tried it. Read the menu on-line and gave it a go on the spur of the moment. Staff very friendly and helpful, I had the best home cooked whitebait I've had in many years - superb....More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

After a recommendation we found this friendly pub off a windy country road. Lovely ambiance and friendly reception. Nice large dining area. To the rear a large pub garden ideal for eating outdoors on a summers day. We stayed for lunch. I ordered a Ham...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The last time I visited the Bowl Inn, it was a CAMRA evening about 30yrs ago and we played Bat & Trap in the garden. Time to revisit the pub. Nice clean pub, lots of wood and stripped pine, immaculate loos, four real ales on...More

Thank PaulNa
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends and family on Saturday afternoon. Beer and music festival was fantastic. Staff all so friendly and it attracts really nice people. Very reasonable prices of drinks at the festival, offering a really clever system of buying tokens for 3.60 each for any...More

Thank Elliottksk44
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the Bowl Inn on 8th-9th July for the Beer Festival. Very well organised, great set up, lots of drinks to choose from and not just beer, ciders and cocktails were available too and a BBQ! Music was good and a huge beer garden!...More

Thank EmJH15
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30 May 2016|
Response from Wizbiziz | Reviewed this property |
Ring them :-)
Ros H
9 February 2015|
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Response from Adrian R | Reviewed this property |
We've not only seen dogs in the bar, but have also taken our own 2 along. Well behaved dogs are always acceptable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Egg Hill Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford  >  Charing
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 712256
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