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High Street, Otford TN14 5PG, England
+44 (0)1959 523198
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 33
    Poor
  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pretty good for a chain gang pub

I've known this pleasant old country pub for many years and through many transitions. When I dropped in for lunch with a friend recently, I would rate it "good for a chain pub" Not as good as when it had some of its private owners, adding their personal touch. But better than the worst of the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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English first
Kent, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I went for lunch on Sunday with my husband and arrived at midday. We were seated straight away by the window which was nice and the service was very good, with several staff on duty. We shared the baked camembert for starter with warm bread which was delightful! For main I had the roast turkey and although it was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I've eaten here many times over the years. It's not as good now it's a chain as it was when privately owned but I've found the food consistently good for pub grub. Recently had two great dishes - the Asian rare beef salad and the seabass with pea, mint and chive risotto. Be warned - the car park is now... More 

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kent
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

had a gorgeous eat here on sat night, service great, cod and chips with mushy peas well cooked and tasty, starters lovely, brilliant service, atmosphere lovely, the pub isa proper country pub which has retained all its character, prices reasonable, we couldn't fit in a dessert, but will go back and try one!

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Went here on the off chance on a Tuesday night. They had run out of couple of items in the special '40's menu but what we had was very nice . The staff were very helpful. All in all a good place to eat.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I've known this pleasant old country pub for many years and through many transitions. When I dropped in for lunch with a friend recently, I would rate it "good for a chain pub" Not as good as when it had some of its private owners, adding their personal touch. But better than the worst of the impersonal eateries in the... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My first visit to the Bull, meeting a friend for a birthday lunch. A sandwich took over 40 minutes to arrive and there was no filling in the sandwich and the chips were cold. Service wasn't fantastic either. Unfortunately I will not be returning.

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Swanley, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I've visited here a few times now and must say the food has always been amazing! Very good choice of menu for all courses, I strongly recommend the Brewers Chicken! Recommend booking for weekends as it is does get busy, although sometimes long waits for food, is worth it and service is acceptable. The garden is also very lovely! Not... More 

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London, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We ate from the Lunch Menu, which provides good value for a quick lunch. The fish and chips were not particularly hot and the peas were served in a little dish on the plate, for no particular reason I could fathom. Smallish portion but that was appropriate to the price. The waitress was polite and efficient. Sadly, I feel this... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

6 of us Visited the other night with teenagers & grandad. We all enjoyed our meals & desserts, however I did think service was quite slow considering the restaurant was pretty quiet! I wasn't happy with my corn on the cob, so I was brought another, however I was still not happy with it and didn't eat it. My dish... More 

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Wasn't offered the lunch time menu given only the main menu.only noticed when we got home afterwards.my wife had the fish but found it very greasy.on the whole service was ok our waitress very attentive.would return in future.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Street, Otford TN14 5PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sevenoaks District  >  Otford
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1959 523198

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 47 - 47
  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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