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The Golden Hope

1 Park Road, Sittingbourne ME10 1DR, England
+44 1795 476791
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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American, British, Grill, Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1 Park Road, Sittingbourne ME10 1DR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a Thursday night after visiting the local cinema. Lots of tables and good choice of food. Long waiting time at bar.... But the Thursday curry was worth the wait as was the non alcoholic beer for the driver!

Thank 656jojo70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Asked out for a meal decided on the golden Hope because of price and location got a table outside ordered on app came really quickly lady that served us worked like a Trojan food was good and drink good price.

Thank mark_keefe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here on Saturday and was very pleased with the quick and pleasant service the food was really nice and was not a long wait.

Thank Rhyssmith888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Golden Hope was. A old Courthouse. Converted into I really stylish pub. Only thing wrong is there are lots of steps up and down. There is a ramp on the side, so all can access. Very good food. Alcoholic drinks soft drinks tea and...More

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and as always staff were very attentive and happy, cleaning the bars and letting us know they would be straight with us. Visit here often and never disappointed 👌

Thank sarahughes13
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Some Wetherspoons pubs are soul less and lacking in identity. The Golden Hope is a great venue, being a former court house and in it’s day police station, however it lacks a certain something, possibly generated by the largely corporate humourless staff. As would be...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We had both breakfast and lunch here whilst visiting Sunny Sittingbourne.Typical spoons attitude at the bar while ordering. Waiter taking orders to the wrong table then arguing with a family of four about whose fault it was ! The food was ok . The place...More

Thank lobster64
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Food was a bit disappointing, most of us were only moderately satisfied. Food varied between overcooked and undercooked, lukewarm and portions not that good size. Shame as nice venue which could be better presented. Table cleared from previous visitors while we waited by polite staff...More

Thank dukgin
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We eat here often and it is what it is. However, just recently a member of staff (just has team leader on her badge) serves food with her hair hanging in the plate. We have mentioned it to her and she ignored us or just...More

1  Thank Paul141
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Waiting for the shops to open, after being dropped off early. Interesting place, old police station and court. Decor very nice, disabled toilet spotless. It's also a hotel, has two old cells set out as dining rooms. Small pots of soya milk by the coffee,...More

Thank Haze E
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4 September 2017|
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Response from ChiefRN | Reviewed this property |
Only used the Gents i'm afraid and although a little spooky no different to other JD Wetherspoons.
25 June 2017|
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Response from GoldenHopeManager | Property representative |
As a business the team do move on to pastures new and we always wish them all the best when they do this means that new faces will appear if you haven't been in the venue for a while I can understand this may be confusing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 17
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Park Road, Sittingbourne ME10 1DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sittingbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1795 476791
One of JD Wetherspoon's latest Restaurants and Hotels. Situated in the heart of Sittingbourne, this restored building is Grade II listed, and has stood proud for over 200 years as a Police Station, and then a Magistrates court, before this huge development to turn it into what is a spectacular restaurant/hotel. We offer food from 8am until 11pm every day, with a large range of tastes to suit any appetite! Alcohol is served from 9am, through 'til 12am during the week, and 1am on Fridays and Saturdays.
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