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The Unicorn Inn

Repton Road, Newton Solney DE15 0SG, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Newton Solney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015
barnett43 Whitstable, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We had a excellent lunch at the Unicorn. I had the pork belly with black pudding gravy which was to die for my wife had chicken which was just as good. Glenn and Lynne were very friendly and we wish we had stayed here and not the Mercure just up the road

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The menu is very concise and is all standard British 'pub grub' - pie, scampi, steak, fish and chips, not even a chicken korma in sight! However, the food they do, they do extremely well! We had chicken skewers (from the specials board) to start. I was refreshing to be served perfectly cooked mini fillets of chicken with a lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The Unicorn is back! Friendly welcoming landlord, very good chef. Generous portions at very reasonable price and very tasty too. The wine was surprisingly good at the price as well, so we will be dining there on a regular basis from now on.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Have been meaning to write this review for a while but haven't had chance. We dined here on mothers day as a bit of a last minute decision having never tried it before. We weren't disappointed - the staff were really friendly and the food nice and really reasonably priced. All of our party were happy with their food as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We just stopped by for a couple or three drinks mid-week as I'd never been, despite the fact that I've driben past it most days for the last 25 years! Very pleasant pub, a few locals, and has a low key TV in the background. I think I will bring her indoors back for lunch one weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We arrived 20 minutes after they should have stopped serving lunches, but we're happy to make the three of us lunch. The welcome was warm, the landlord coming out to chat to us & the food was delicious & beautifully served. Totally recommend the Unicorn on all counts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

11of us had a great meal last Friday .Plenty of choice well cooked food staff very helpful reasonably priced chef coped brilliantly with all the different orders.Give the new owners a go let's not have another pub fail because of a lack of customers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

At last someone has taken over the Unicorn that knows about keeping ales. Draught Bass and Pedigree are both excellent and the lagers looked OK, I don't know about the food or the rooms, but if you are passing and fancy a decent pint, you wont be disappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Didn't stay here, but had dinner rather than eat at our hotel down the road. Friendly welcome right from the start, good selection of drinks, had a really nice lasagne and chilli. Portions way too big for us but excellent value for money! Would recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I decided to take my wife out for dinner for Valentine's night and as The Unicorn is local and we had heard that there was a new landlord and landlady, we decided to give it a go. There was a special menu on for the night and it was first class! - Really good pub grub presented well and at... More 

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