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The Black Horse Inn

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4.0 of 5
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Pilgrims Way, Thurnham, Maidstone ME14 3LD, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You don't have to be a pilgrim on your way to Canterbury to enjoy this place (though it is on the Pilgrims' Way, and welcomes walkers). This is a perfect country inn - with a difference. It is also a large chalet complex, with well-appointed modern rooms and a huge, brilliantly-run restaurant. The quality of the food and the slick... More 

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Leiderdorp
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had another lovely meal in The Black Horse. Never been disappointed in this lovely pub/restaurant on The Pilgrims Way, Thurham. Highly recommended. Good wine, great food and a fantastic atmosphere. We stayed in the pub area because of the dog. Very cosy!

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Black Horse Inn has very comfortable rooms in a charming rural setting. The bar is fun and the food is passable. The Inn is close to several historical sites, including Leeds Castle and Igtham Moat, both well worth a visit. This is a lovely corner of England largely undiscovered by foreign tourists.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Black Horse is an inn off the beaten track in the beautiful Kent countryside offering terrific value for money. The no frills, extremely clean wooden chalets make for a very quiet night's sleep. The inn itself is very quirky and the meals were delicious, served by friendly and efficient staff who were keen to pass on their knowledge of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the individual cottages style rooms, very very clean. Only negative the wifi didn't work but therefore I got some extra sleep which was a bonus :). Fantastic food, all together a gem of a place to stay for business or holiday

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden away down a narrow one3 track road with passing places, but only 2+ miles off the M20 and within very easy reach of Maidstone, this is a hidden gem. The dinners were excellent with very good choice and ther restaurant was always full [on 3 nights]. The staff were very pleasant and helpful and service excellent. I cam back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub was within walking distance of our B & B! Just down the hill! Would highly recommends! I had the lamb special of the day! Was excellent! Loved the very old building! Hops on ceiling! Service was great! Would recommend that any one staying at Thurnham Keep, go there!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on business, had a great welcome the room was basic but comfortable just a bit "tatty" The food was first class and the local lager excellent, tried the cider but only half a pint as had been warned about it!! All in all a great experience and will stay again next time in the area on business!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for dinner with friends who have been before. A pleasant enough place, its more of a restaurant than a pub - but isn't really one thing or the other. Very quirky with several different eating areas on differenr levels. It was very busy, but I got the impression that some of the waitresses were not very well trained... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place. Tucked right out of the way down a country lane, a pub come restaurant come hotel! Went there for an over night stay as it is close to Leeds castle. We stayed in one of the rooms a the bottom of the hill and very nice it was too. They are all given plant names not... More 

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