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The Guildhall

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42 The Bayle, Folkestone CT20 1SQ, England
01303 251393
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely roast

Visited the guildhall last Sunday for a family lunch excellent roast have eaten here many times heard the homemade burgers are excellent and love the plough mans I'm slightly biased as my son is the resident chef !

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Visited the guildhall last Sunday for a family lunch excellent roast have eaten here many times heard the homemade burgers are excellent and love the plough mans I'm slightly biased as my son is the resident chef !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A wonderful warm welcome from Nikie and Nally who have taken over from Jill and Ste,were doing roast lunches today so gave it a try,glad we did as just like your Mum would make. Meat that melted in your mouth,crunchy roast spuds and best tasting gravey ever,couldn't fault a thing,course had to have a pud,all the traditional English ones on... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Lovely food, lovely staff and a lovely place to visit highly recommend the guildhall plus new menu is under progress but expect exciting things to come

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Nikki, the new licensee, has been in place since March 27th and doing food for less than a week so the weekday menu is a bit sparse and a work in progress, but the pan-fried fresh cod is still there and was up to standard when we visited a few days after the kitchen reopened. On Easter Sunday only roasts... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

A group of us stopped in Folkestone overnight following a trip to France. We enjoyed the excellent beer and can only hope that the new tenants do as good a job as Stuart did with the beer (Next trip to France we'll call in and check :-) ). Both Stuart & Gilly we very friendly and we wish them all... More 

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Over the last few years this pub has been a regular on our trips to Folkestone. The garden out front is a real sun trap and the food is very nice especially the chicken curry with extras. We have had many a nice Saturday with family enjoying the food and beer. Gilly and Stuart will be missed and we wish... More 

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folkestone, kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Pan fried cod was excellent....Gilly & Stuart are leaving soon....the chef is staying on so all should stay at the same high standard !

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I came here just the once a few months ago, but the managers were friendly, the drinks were at a good price, and I would go there again with friends - as well as my wife.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Coming from Folkestone with all my family still living there ...what a shame we finally eat in The Guildhall 4 weeks before the owners retire We all had a smashing meal and my husband and brother were very impressed with the quality of the real ales Happy retirement

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visited The Guildhall last Sunday. Immediate friendly welcome from the landlady on arrival. That was a great start. Landlord quickly got our drinks and we found a table for two where we sat and pondered what to have for lunch. The husband chose fresh fish and chips and I had the roast lamb with all the trimmings. Food hot... More 

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Address: 42 The Bayle, Folkestone CT20 1SQ, England
Phone Number: 01303 251393
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Address: 42 The Bayle, Folkestone CT20 1SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
  • Phone Number: 01303 251393

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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