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The Black Lion

15 The Street, Appledore TN26 2BU, England
+44 1233 758206
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15 The Street, Appledore TN26 2BU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited here for dinner after a day out. After quite a long wait to order (we were told that our order would be taken at the table and not at the bar) three of us ordered the Sunday roast and the other had the gammon...More

Thank TJJ72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

cosy pub with good food and friendly staff. If you want to eat on a sunday it is recommended to make a reservation. The place can be quite busy.

Thank Rudi L
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Called in here whilst staying in the area and checking out TA for reviews. The pub itself seems to be set in a time warp, you could imagine the place filled with acrid smoke, that’s still on the yellowish ceiling and the carpet is special....More

1  Thank Vegieplot
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Always stop off here for lunch when my wife, kids and I go walking in the area a couple of times a year. It has a local feel about the pub and they have a great selection of fish dishes. They know how to cook...More

Thank John T
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Driving around the country lanes and come across this little pub. Stopped off for a drink and some food and will defiantly be coming back again! Good food, value and portion sizes were big. Lovely atmosphere and pub stuff deliveried a good service.

Thank _selbyanna
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice pub outside seating area, quiet location. Had the steak and mushroom pie which was homemade and had a puff pastry lid. It was amazing nice sauté potato and veg

Thank Gavs5
Reviewed May 14, 2018

It was a hot and sunny May Bank Holiday when we arrived at The Black Lion. The time was 11:30 and the doors were still closed, However our annual visit for ' Pig in a bun ' was was well worth waiting. The meat was...More

1  Thank Paul P
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Black Lion for a pub lunch followed by a 7 mile walk. Beautiful location. We ordered two pies. I had fish and my husband steak and Stilton. Enormous portions - difficult to finish! We paid by card and my husband wanted to add...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Lovely welcome and a great variety on the menu. Staff were very professional and friendly and the chicken and ham pie was delicious. Would recommend

1  Thank ozzie504
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We telephoned ahead and there was a table reserved for us. The service was excellent. The skate special was a bit dry. The portions were good. The sauvignon blanc was good. Only street parking was available. The gents loo does have an extractor fan but...More

Thank Dennis H
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Tommy R
July 4, 2017|
Response from BamboosNorthShields | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - just a quick visit - no clues
November 9, 2016|
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Response from karenwesterhill | Reviewed this property |
I agree with a previous reply that dogs are allowed outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 The Street, Appledore TN26 2BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Appledore
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 758206
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