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The Running Horse Harvester

Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AG, England
+44 1622 752975
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible28%
Travelers talk about
“greek salad” (8 reviews)
“family meal” (8 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AG, England
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1 - 10 of 516 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Adults got the mixed grill steak and gammon were inedible. Black pudding was over cooked Child’s meal was lovely Asked for a glass of milk which arrived when dinner was finished There was a screeching like an air horn from the toilets

Thank Kate K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Before writing this I have read some other reviews which are laughable. Yes there are times when places are having 'off days' or moments. My family came down to see me and I suggested we head to the Harvester for a cheap but good meal....More

Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sadly the age group of the staff are young and inexperienced. The bar was dirty and a mess. The drinks too ages to come as the young bar man didn't know the difference between ginger ale or ginger beer or even if they serve it....More

Thank Nicola C
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Nicola C, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We regret that you had a negative experience, and will use this as an opportunity to improve.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my husband, refit looks nice although I feel they are trying to americanise the place. Seated less than 10 secs and could hear people moaning, wrong orders, cold food, food not arrived! Menu has been halved, not a great selection anymore. Salad cart...More

Thank crazimum
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went as a large group, was clean and we all enjoy the salad bar and refill drinks, staff friendly but prefered the choice of the lunch time menu before the refurb. Not sure if its back again now (early bird) as havent been back since....More

Thank charlotteleanne
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Charlotteleanne, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We regret that you had a negative experience, and will use this as an opportunity to improve.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick, friendly greeting, to a newly refurbished venue - looks great! New tables, crockery, cutlery, etc, bright and warm environment. Fresh salad bar and quality food cooked very well.

Thank lunchclub78
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Running Horse, Sandling. We're happy we could meet your expectations!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am surprised there are so many negative reviews of The Running Horse, I have no complaints. Our table was booked and there was no waiting to be seated. Smashing waitress, really on the ball. Have been to a few Harvesters and this was one...More

Thank lynne j
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lynne J, thank you so much for your high rating!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on Saturday with relatives that had travelled a distance to visit us, and the restaurant had been re-vamped but the food was awful. The menu has reduced dramatically, there are no main course sharing platters that we usually have and the prices are...More

Thank TinkerbellNic1981
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldnt fault the food, a lot better since they had the refurb salad bar was nice and steaks were cooked to perfection

Thank Dan A
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dan A, thank you so much for the positive review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used to eat here all the time when I was younger, going back after a few years it has really gone downhill. The food portions were small, the spicy chicken and prawns had hardly any seasoning and no spice. The triple cooked chips were definetly...More

Thank Emma M
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Emma M, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us.

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Mammamia47
June 29, 2017|
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Response from Lavania1407 | Reviewed this property |
Try checking vouchercloud for offers which occasionally come up - usually can display a code on your phone for a discount or offer. Also if you register to use wifi on your phone in a branch with your details you will get... More
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riverofstardust
September 19, 2016|
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Response from General Manager A | Property representative |
Hello yes we do have a bar as well as a restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 752975
Description
At The Running Horse Harvester in Maidstone food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.About our Harvester restaurantIf you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Maidstone, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to Sandling, Allington and Penenden Heath, our restaurant is a great choice for anyone who loves tasty grills, indulgent desserts and eating out in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Plus we've loads of choices for young guests.
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