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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Bar, British, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

After a wet and windy day in New Romney we drove back through the lanes and found this amazing little pub with restaurant. The food was amazing and freshly cooked. Clearly a very popular place as had nearly all their tables full. I had white...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 19, 2020

Met up with friends for lunch. The menu was very good as were the prices. The food was, well just great. The ladies had Romney Mash Lamb Pie, which they said was great. I had the fried Place which again was superb. Being disabled there...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 10, 2020

I live not far from Appledore and travel through it at least two times a month so decided to stop off there for lunch, this my first (and last) time. First impression reasonably good ie clean, great menu (seafood oriented) UNTIL I encounter the barman...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

There are certainly some different reviews here! We visited on New Years Eve, and thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. My husband is very picky about his beer, but the Old Chestnut which he first had a sample of, was very much to his taste. The bar...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 28, 2019 via mobile

Visited this place twice this week .. On Monday 23rd Dec phoned up to book table ( as I was staying in the village for Xmas had to find pubs/eating places ) .. we went in and I asked if I had booked a table...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 22, 2019

I've been to this pub twice in the last week, once for a group Christmas lunch which was excellent for 15 of us, then with friends, one of whom is gluten intolerant. Both times food was great, hot and tasty with varied choice. Helpings are...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 7, 2019

Was absolutely appalled by the service at this pub. We stopped here for a quick drink while out for a country walk. Upon our arrival we were greeted my a gentleman whos first words were 'I hope you're not here to eat' or something to...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

Friday 6th December 2019 a party of 11 of us descended on this restaurant for our Christmas Dinner. We arrived to our table being beautifully laid up for the occasion next to the Christmas tree and the wood burner. They were very patient with us...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 6, 2019

Once again the Black Lion exceeds all expectations an excellent meal with excellent service a big thank you to all the staff!!!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 28, 2019

Nice menu, good prices, brilliant service and really good food made this an excellent venue for a catch-up and to celebrate a 50th birthday.

Date of visit: November 2019
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June 26, 2019|
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Response from Frances S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but they put dog water out in hot weather..
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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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