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Hoodeners Horse

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Mexican, British, Pub
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The Street | Great Chart, Ashford TN23 3AN, England
We have easy access from Ashford and Tenterden as we have a bus stop directly outside our pub! This is for the 400 bus, which runs hourly during the day.
01233 625583
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely traditional local

This is what I call a "proper" pub. A traditional old fashioned pub with lots of character. If we lived in this village this would be our local. When we were there it was in its first week of opening with new tenants after being closed for quits a while. We went In for just one drink and ended... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Mrs_J_S-1960
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is what I call a "proper" pub. A traditional old fashioned pub with lots of character. If we lived in this village this would be our local. When we were there it was in its first week of opening with new tenants after being closed for quits a while. We went In for just one drink and ended up... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I popped into the Hoodener's Horse with my Dad for a quick beer after some shopping. It was a lovely day, and we fancied a lager in the beer garden. As we walked into the bar we noticed an overpowering smell of bleach. There was nobody else there but to be fair to the pub, it was only 12:15. There... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

A warm welcome was not matched by the standard of cuisine now widely found in Public Houses. The slowness in the food coming out from the kitchen was perhaps down to our being a family party of 12, but when it did arrive it was very average, and did not excite. A shame really as the serving girls were very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Great place to visit for a drink with friends. Locals are friendly and a good selection of ales. Under new management, so worth a visit!

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Really disappointed, terrible service and mediocre food. On arrival we waited for ages at the bar until another customer had to shout upstairs so someone would serve us. They had dirty sticky plastic menus and other tables were served before us even though we were there first. My G&T was served in a half pint glass, didn't have any tonic... More 

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Kent
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I chose to take a work colleague to the swan which is now closed so we ended up here. Our two favourite beers were off, leaving a limited choice. There was heavy maintenence work going on at the cellar trap door with a lot of grinding, so I was struggling to hear my colleague. I was amazed to see people... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had used this pub for many years. Great locals and always a good chat. Unfortunately the beer is very poor. The wine is from a tap and to get them to open a bottle is like pulling teeth. The food, oh dear! what has happened here? Our food was soggy and drenched in cheese. The chips were as soggy.... More 

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New Romney, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Just got back from an early evening dinner with a friend. Nachos to start which were great followed by a Piri Piri Chicken Salad for me and a Fajita Chicken Salad for my friend. Portions were very generous, so much so that we both asked for a doggy bag! Service was very good and prices very reasonable. Will definitely go... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

never been here before but decided to try it. really lovely fajitas, lots of flavour, plenty of meat and great value for money. would deffinatly recommend. staff were very friendly too. really busy place and nice to see people drinking and eating there. has a lovely armosphere

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

The Hoodeners Horse accommodated 9 family members for a local meal out to celebrate daughters birthday. Great food with good service in a busy but friendly pub.Also met well the challenge of some of our party arriving at different times due to work commitments well and whilst the pub demands a lot of the hard worked staff they were up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Street | Great Chart, Ashford TN23 3AN, England
  • Public Transportation: We have easy access from Ashford and Tenterden as we have a bus stop directly outside our pub! This is for the 400 bus, which runs hourly during the day.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: 01233 625583

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 24
  • Cuisine: Mexican, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?