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The Bowl Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Egg Hill Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0HG, England
+44 1233 712256
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in here for dinner, on the recommendation of a local B&B, and found both the staff and food to be great. The pub is lovely and it was great to see locals and non-locals using it on a Monday night. We both ordered a burger and it was amazing. Beautiful food and generous portions. We planned to return... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Lovely 16th Century Pub with rooms & Restaurant . If you have a dog , this is the place for you . The Pet friendly rooms are on the ground floor with its own garden , Dogs are welcome in the Pub if you are mindful of the other guests . The Pub is in the heart of the country... More 

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Thank Frances B
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Went on Sunday for a family birthday get together, lovely pub out in the beautiful Charing countryside. Food was good and fairly priced it was busy so the service was a little slow but ok. Staff very friendly and I would highly recommend a visit 👍🏻

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Thank TrevskiBay62
Bath, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had a really nice meal here, very friendly staff made us very welcome. Food was freshly cooked and delicious. Very good choice on the menu. Fish was very fish and gorgeous. Great coffee to finish. Plenty of room inside but there is also a large garden at the back and lots of great tables and chairs at the front.

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Thank Linda A
Ashford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Firstly, this is not really one review but 4 or 5 visits worth. Each time it has been excellent. I have been here with my parents, friends, wife for a date and the beer festival which was has to be seen to be believed - they must have had 25+ different beers. So lets start there; the beer festival is... More 

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Thank Gav D
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Visited with my wife and 2 grown up daughters for lunch in July , food and customer service was excellent.Plan to go for lunch again this week.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Went for birthday meal with friends, absolutely amazing food and staff where all very polite happy and couldn't do enough for us. Would highly recommend for any occasion :)

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Thank Carlyne B
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

A great country pub. Good food and good service in a really warm country pub atmosphere. Thanks for a great lunch.

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Thank KK48
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Lovely old pub and Hotel A very good selection of beers ..which pleased my husband Good Menu choices, the food was good Seating at the front of the pub and a Large garden seating at the rear of the pub The barmaid was very friendly and very helpful a real asset to this pub and hotel

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Thank Seagulls1950
Kent, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Located in a lovely countryside location. Welcoming atmosphere of a local pub with friendly staff. I have eaten here on few occasions and the food has always been lovely, plentiful and nicely presented, also a varied menu without being overwhelming. I would recommend for lunches and dinners for couples as well as families of. Also a good range of drinks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?