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The Leading Light - J D Wetherspoon

20-22 Preston Street, Faversham ME13 8NZ, England
01795 535075
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Ranked #46 of 64 restaurants in Faversham
Cuisines: Pub
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 27, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Having never visited a Wetherspoon pub before I was tempted by their curry night. A great curry and a pint ( or another drink) for under £5. What value. OK so it's a bit tacky, service is non existent but if you want a cheap meal out and don't mind not having any frills then this takes some beating. I... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I visited Faversham on my tour of Kent and was already hungry for lunch at 11am. While walking around I noticed most restaurants opened at 12 for lunch, however, I noticed this beautiful building already open for breakfast and perused the rather large posted menu on the window. I went inside and luckily they said they served lunch (this was... More

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I had the displeasure of trying to eat here today, my wife and me wanted a quick lunch and normally get good service from Wetherspoons but not today, only 2 girls trying to serve on the bar, food, clear away and everything else, resulting in a 20 minute wait for cold food. I dared to mention this and for my... More

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

good venue for cheap drinks and food only let down - no 'last orders' bell, just a time at the bar bell dead on 11.00 p.m. - if you're not at the bar when this bell is rung, you do not get served - NO EXCEPTIONS!

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Equally good to most Wetherspoons and definitely improved over the last year or so. Staff are pleasant; food and drinks are good for the price. Not an amazing building but nice enough. I like lunch here as not too busy then.

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Faversham
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

On Friday,6th June,this pub hosted an excellent blue plaque unveiling event. The plaque was in honour of a great Favershamonian the late Bill Vaughan. .Bill is unique in not only being the first Labour mayor of Swale,Borough Council(SBC) but also called on twice to be mayor of both SBC & mayor of the medieval town of Faversham. As the plaque... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

food excellent , price just right, best time of day is about 1730 not to much of a rush and plenty of room to sit

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london
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

On the website states open till 1 on a saturday went in at 11.10 and was told they were closed. Had just finished work so it wasnt as if i was drunk. Update your website if thats the case.

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Faversham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

We came for lunch on a tuesday when they do steak deals. We had a great piece of meat each with honest sides. The meal includes a drink, we chose to have a pint. And all of it for just £6.09!

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Birchington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The meals were up to Wetherspoon standard and were enjoyed. I ate breakfasts and an evening meal there.

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