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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night in August. The staff were very friendly on arrival and showed me to my room. The room was clean and tidy and has been recently refurbished. We decided to eat in the restaurant, it was nice and busy and had a great atmosphere. The food really was great, and the staff were very helpful and... More 

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Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a family of 5 last night after getting off the late ferry from Dunkirk to Dover. It is tucked away so you will most probably need a Sat Nav to find it. The rooms were well appointed and comfortable and the breakfast was excellent.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Have just arrived home from having a family meal, to celebrate a birthday at The Black Pig (how apt the name is). To begin, there were no high chairs left, even though one was asked for when meal was booked, therfore my grandson struggled to sit at the table and eat. Secondly, when four pie meals arrived one of them... More 

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Thank Melone4
Alison T, Owner at The Black Pig, responded to this review

Good morning. Apologies that you felt you had a bad experience recently at the Black Pig but I will respond to if you do not mind to your points individually. At no point was a high chair attached to your reservation as it was not requested. All roasts are served with Yorkshire puddings and most definitely all turkey roasts had... More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Staff and locals very friendly. Roast dinner was lovely but undercooked vegetables .The roast potatoes would have been spot on if they were cooked 10 minutes more,same with the new. I think they are checking the smallest and the biggest aren't cooked ! Saying that the meat was perfect with a great gravy and extra served in a gravy boat... More 

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Thank Jankenny
kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

I hadn't visited this pub for decades but had it recommended to me by a friend. Warm and friendly welcome to a clean and tidy country pub. The menu was better than usual pub grub and I wasn't disappointed. I'm a really fussy bugger and not easily pleased but the food was very nice and presented very well.the service was... More 

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Thank estateagent1787
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Visited the Black Pig with three others for weekday lunch. Great pub grub, great prices, good red wine for a country pub, and helpful and pleasant staff. If you're planning a trip out there though, even if you live in east Kent stick the post code in the sat nav. There are country lanes to be negotiated and it would... More 

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Thank Roger P
Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is a real gem, it's a proper old country pub tucked away in the village of Staple near Sandwich. We arrived there today just before 4.00pm and enquired as to whether they were serving food. They welcomed us in although the kitchen was about to close. The pub itself is small and cosy, there was an open fire... More 

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2 Thank paul s
Sandwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Went for a meal last night with an old school friend here. I haven't been here for ages as it was so dire under the numerous amount of previous owners. We walked into a spotlessly clean yet full of atmosphere and charm pub and welcomed warmly by the new owners Jane and Ali. We had a drink before going into... More 

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Thank Andrew M
London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

I needed to find somewhere restful to stay before a long trip and decided to look for somewhere rural as I live in a city and often visit the seaside for other things. The black pig certainly fitted that brief. It was mentioned that there was a function on that evening, however I didn't feel this would affect me as... More 

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4 Thank Jackie J
Alison T, Owner at The Black Pig, responded to this review

Apologies for taking so long to respond to this review but i am sorry that you had a bad experience last November but we only took over the pub in February and didn't actually start selling the rooms until May 2016. i hope that any new visits will exceed your expectations. More 

Basildon Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We stayed her after being double booked elsewhere and the rooms were very comfy and food was amazing too. The staff couldn't have done anymore to make our stay more welcoming. The breakfast was perfect and certainly sent us on our way with a full belly.

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The "Black Pig" at Staple - a charming, English country pub. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Black Pig

Address: Barnsole Road, Staple CT3 1LE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Staple
Price Range: $100 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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