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“Great food, great wine, good value” 5 of 5 stars
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Platform 5
117 Station Road, Ashford TN23 1EY, England
07786 352039
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Ranked #88 of 147 Restaurants in Ashford
Cuisines: International
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great food, great wine, good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

We popped in after coming back from London as the pub/restaurant is near the station and what a surprise. This used to be very run down but it has now been wonderfully renovated and it is now an amazing wine bar. Wide selection of wines at good prices and the food was excellent value and delicious. Well worth trying.( We went into the bar on the right).

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Ashford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“A fun and friendly place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

All of the staff here were very good. They were friendly and attentive and did their best to ensure we had a good time.
The food was good for the price, very overseasoned though (lots of herbs on the chicken and very spicey pasta)! But the chef obviously tried hard and made an effort to come and talk to us too. The first time I've seen soup served with squirty desert cream on top, but we found this hilarious and it still tasted good!
The recent refurb has improved the bar area and the live music is much appreciated in Ashford! A young and alternative crowd of regulars seem to hang out here, don't expect anything posh but do expect a laid back fun atmosphere.
Calling it a wine bar is a bit of an exaggeration and driving past you wouldn't know what it was as there are so many signs (a wine bar, recruitment agency, burger joint) plastered over the buildings, the many "fat boys" ones are particularly offputting, I assume the restaurant still exists?! The exterior and pub sign is in need of a simplistc makeover :)
I don't go out that much in Ashford but next time I do I will head here for a drink and am sure I will have a good time

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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