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The Black Lion

15 The Street, Appledore TN26 2BU, England
+44 1233 758206
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 The Street, Appledore TN26 2BU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked a later time because they were so busy. All 12 of us were comfortably seated on one table and bar staff served drinks to the table. Fantastic choice on the menu and specials board. Surf and turf was excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cyrilostridge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pie here was delicious. Great pub food great prices. Can't be disappointed. Nice area on! Lovely!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank keirstenr2016
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

The starter was excellent the drinks was excellent. But the main course was a let down under cooked fish over cooked meat.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank amywhite2018
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

First impressions of the Black Lion as you walk in, is a dated pub that’s not changed in years- and that’s true. But get away from that and you find a country pub that serves the best traditional and consistently good food in the area....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 592stuartl
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Once again we had our committee Christmas dinner here it was even better than last year the food the service was excellent, I was unable to fault anything 5 star easily!!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Basil S
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Each year The class of 78 go out for a Christmas dinner and this year we choose to go to The Black Lion at Appledore. The meal was superb and our waitress was outstanding. If you were thinking of trying out their Christmas menu I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank YvonneR346
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Still looking for pre christmas meals with family and friends there are dates still available before they go. why don't you pop in a speak to one of our friendly staff to enquire or call us on 01233758206

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pioneer36713718478
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Lunch with an old friend, no desire to spend a fortune, just catch up over a relaxed lunch. A couple of inoffensive starters, followed by perfectly pleasant Steak and Kidney puddings, no dessert, a bottle of Brouilly and two espressos. Cost £65 + tip=£70. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lestendoux
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Went with family had lunch which was very good the portions are generous and choice of menus great. The price is average and the beers are good traditional beers. Plenty of seating area.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank R9559QJjh
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Please be aware , that if you ask for individual billing as a group , your be meet with absolute rudeness! Is it so difficult to pay for your own food ? So please inform the bar staff when you arrive or else!! The food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JaneH2132
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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, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
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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