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The Heron

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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The Heron Station Road, Herne Bay CT6 5QJ, England
+44 1227 657818
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Toilets are so bad hand dryer in the men's would take about an hour to fully dry ou hands they are just filthy in there maybe a revamp is needed ;) new hand dryer essential

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Thank Legend R
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Brilliant evening with wonderful food and great company all round a great special evening. Thank you Kim xx

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Thank David H
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Great pub, exceptional food and brilliant staff. Would highly recommend to anyone. Visit here on a regular basis and have never been let down with the food or the beer on offer. There is always a welcoming smile behind the bar wether it be day or night!

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1 Thank Shane M
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We walked here the other evening to find a friendly pub with traditional interior. Plenty of seats and staff. All the meals were £9.95 for example pork fillet with Normandy sauce, two thick lamb chops in mint gravy, chicken breast with honey and mustard. They came with either chive mash, saute potatoes, chips or roast potatoes and veggies. The food... More 

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1 Thank DLWKent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely, tasty meal at lunch time. Was pleasantly surprised. On arrival we were handed a menu which was had written on a note pad, which I thought was a bit odd. We ordered the chicken and leek pie and the lasagne. We were informed that they were all homemade. Food was really tasty and plenty of it and... More 

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1 Thank Hazel B
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

well been there many times always had a good welcome and a sunday dinner like my mum made,, its just good food, its a pub, but the food is a cut above the normal food its home made ... if you have to book for a table, then you know its got to be good

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Thank ray f
Kent, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Came for my birthday & was told to "GET OUT" staff barely smiled & kept giving us dirty looks WONT BE RETURNING!! Same I can't score lower

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Thank Kaylena98
Whitstable
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196 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We met at The Heron before venturing into town for a meal. It seemed a bit like stepping back in time but it was welcoming enough. Although we didn't eat here the Sunday lunches are supposed to be awesome ? The decor is dated like a holiday chalet but overall a nice family pub and with the added bonus of... More 

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Thank Graeme B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

An excellent afternoon cream tea,a very nice selection of finger sandwiches and home made cakes and strawberry and cream tartlets with a choice of a pot of fresh tea, filter coffee or sparkling wine. Lovely atmosphere and very pleasant friendly staff finish this perfect line up for afternoon tea. The Heron is a nice family run pub and a perfect... More 

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Thank David H
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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107 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

We had a bit of a wait for our train so popped in here. Very friendly staff, nice clean and comfortable.

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Heron Station Road, Herne Bay CT6 5QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 657818

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?