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London Road, Maidstone ME16 0DR, England
+44 1622 750747
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Ranked #151 of 223 Restaurants in Maidstone
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: British, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Purveyors of fine wines and good times, we're no strangers to the art of quality thirst quenching. With our extensive wine list, new and improved cocktail menu and Cask Marque certified ales, you can be sure to find just the tonic, whatever your tipple, in Allington's best local boozer. But we're not just about eating and drinking... We firmly believe that any pub should be the hub of its local community, and try to provide a selection of events to cater for all the eclectic and wonderful people who live in Allington. Our door is always open (during designated opening hours) and there's always something going on to get involved with or laugh at in equal measures. It's not a pub, it's a way.
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English first
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Thouroughly enjoyed our companies Xmas 'Do' there last week The food was good value although portions were small. My only critisism is the staff aren't really that friendly and the table service is quite bad!!! but We booked a table for 12 but we had to collect all the deposits, £10 per head and deliver to them before they would... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Went for what we felt for a nice Sunday lunch. Place was busy which usually is an indication of how great a place maybe. Unfortunately staff were not very friendly and we sat for what seemed like an age before our food arrived. this was after prompting two waitresses that indeed we had ordered. Our starters came 5 minutes after... More 

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I visited The Pippin Restaurant with work colleagues for a Christmas meal. Were it not for he company of those I was with there would have been little in the way of a festive atmosphere. The bar staff were friendly and efficient, but the same could not be said for those who served our food. As to the food, I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We called in for a bite to eat on Saturday lunch, was busy. We got a table, I had a great burger with stilton & bacon & my friend had the pie. We decided to have desserts, good choice also crumble was good. Think it's time for a make-over to brighten you up as others around you have.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nice environment for a place to eat and plenty of room to park however, I went for a family meal on a quiet Friday afternoon about 1pm. Despite there being only two other tables that were being occupied, the service was very slow. There was an older member of staff at the bar that did not appear very friendly and... More 

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The_Pippin, General Manager at The Pippin, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback from your visit. I can only apologies for your visit not being up to the high standards we strive to deliver. Please feel free to contact me @ thepippinmaidstone@gmail.com Thanks Dave More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I only live a mile away. It's friendly. Warm. Welcoming and inviting. The staff are always helpful. It generally busy but worth the wait. There are sofas and booths for personal chats. You can pre book a booth for a special event at no cost. Just ask Simon the manager who is very helpful. We walk down often as a... More 

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The_Pippin, General Manager at The Pippin, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for the review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you come join us again soon. Thanks Dave More 

Chatham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Lovely helpful staff, beautiful venue, and the food is delicious and well presented. We would definitely return

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The_Pippin, General Manager at The Pippin, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for the super review. I'm glad you have enjoyed your many visits to us and we hope you'll be back again soon. Thanks Dave More 

Borehamwood, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I visited the pippin on a Saturday night as me and my husband were visiting family in maidstone and they recommended it though they said they had not been in a while. The service was outstanding and the food was excellent. Both these things made for a very enjoyable evening and we were very surprised at some of the negative... More 

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The_Pippin, General Manager at The Pippin, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for the fab review. We're glad you enjoy your visit, hope you'll join us again soon. I'm also glad it show my team are doing a great job. Thanks Dave More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I had a meal earlier in the year which was lovely so I took my friend there for her birthday this week 14th oct. I was disappointed with menu not the nice choice of food we had last time. I chose macaroni cheese with truffle oil and pulled pork. It was not even as good as a tesco cheapest frozen... More 

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The_Pippin, General Manager at The Pippin, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for the review. Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry that you left unhappy with the regards to the food. Your feedback from the visit has been passed & acknowledged by the head chef. Thanks Dave More 

London
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We booked for dinner at 6.15pm and everything started so well. Service was attentive and friendly and the starters and mains came at a good pace. Pretty much pub grub, but generally nice and well presented. The place was relaxed and we were able to chat and enjoy ourselves. That was until a party of about 20 fifty-somethings started arriving... More 

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The_Pippin, General Manager at The Pippin, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for the review. I'm sorry to hear that your visit wasn't the best it could of been, I've passed your feedback on to the head chef of how you were disappointed. These problems that affected you so bad on your visit would of been good to inform us on the day and so we could of tried to... More 

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Additional Information about The Pippin

Address: London Road, Maidstone ME16 0DR, England
Phone Number: +44 1622 750747
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: British, Bar, Pub, Gastropub

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