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The Honest Miller

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British, Pub, Gastropub
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The Street | Brook, Ashford TN25 5PG, England
+44 1233 812303
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Description: In the ancient parish of Brook, under the ridge of the Brabourne downs sits...
In the ancient parish of Brook, under the ridge of the Brabourne downs sits a gem of an inn, The Honest Miller.This village inn, built in 1609, was for many years a meeting place for countrymen out pigeon shooting and hare coursing. It was also where the local hunt would meet, waiting on horseback to receive their mulled wine and spirits.Today, in this historic atmosphere, the attractions are a little different. Sit in the beautiful old English beer garden sipping quality real ale, or enjoy a ploughman’s lunch among the free range chickens. The beer garden is ideal for children, with a resident Shetland pony, rabbits, guinea pigs, sheep and ducks.Inside, the inn oozes charm, with an open log fire and friendly welcome. It’s a romantic spot for couples to enjoy a candlelit dinner. Walkers and cyclists are also valued customers, along with their dogs. The kitchen is the hearts of this place – you need look no further for a superior home-made meal. Melt-in-the-mouth Romney Marsh lamb shanks, slow roasted and served with leek and rosemary gravy are just one of the delights on offer. Start with roasted butternut & vegetable soup, or creamy goat’s cheese with roasted peppers. Try our rack of Pork belly ribs with hickory barbecue sauce and homemade chips or Haddock with a mature cheddar & herb crumble topping. Desserts include Italian tiramisu, with Madeira and mascarpone, apple blackberry crumble, bread and butter pudding and lemon meringue pie. There are also vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes.
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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious food

This gastropub is a real treat to find in Ashford, which is not well known for having many top-notch eateries! My husband and I came here on date night, we booked in advance and our table was waiting for us. The food was great - lots of local, seasonal themed dishes to choose from. The service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Mrs_Curious_Voyager
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food,beautifully cooked and reasonably priced! Great pub and very homely and not very far to travel. We had a great evening. Situated in the village of Brook just between Wye and Hinxhill very near to Willesborough,Ashford

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1 Thank Stephen H
Ashford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have been here 5 times now and I am always determined to order something different but the fact is the Honest Miller burger is sooooooo good I haven't got the nerve to order anything else in case I regret it. Having said that, I have overheard many other customers raving about their food so I am determined to order more... More 

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3 Thank Wretchedheathen
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent meal here. The service was good and staff were polite and friendly. Lovely pub with a wood fire. The food was superb. Well done

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2 Thank pinewood1
Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a table a week ago for dinner yesterday evening, based on some of the excellent reviews. When we arrived, we went to the bar, the reception was not very welcoming, and the man (manager, employee, owner?) behind the bar pointed to a table in the bar area by the door, "that's your table over there" . The table... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressions: It felt like quite a way out into the countryside to reach The Honest Miller, but the pub itself was lovely. It felt warm and friendly, and had the country pub charm that I love. Service: We were greeted quickly, despite the bar appearing quite busy, and shown to a table. Service was good, the staff were polite and... More 

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2 Thank KateLikesCookies
Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This gastropub is a real treat to find in Ashford, which is not well known for having many top-notch eateries! My husband and I came here on date night, we booked in advance and our table was waiting for us. The food was great - lots of local, seasonal themed dishes to choose from. The service did feel a little... More 

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2 Thank Mrs_Curious_Voyager
Ashford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice food with a gastro pub feel. we all had roast dinners which were lovely! Friendly staff nice country pub with a good ambiance. Will be returning so I can try the normal menu for sure!

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1 Thank topedise
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Had a great Sunday roast here, didn't book and was given a table straight away We both had the chicken roast, they were delicious! Veg and meat were was top notch My only gripe is it took a little while to come out but it is all prepared in house so that is probably why? Would recommend and will visit... More 

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1 Thank br33zy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Came in for lunch today and I had The Honest Miller Burger with an extra burger inside. My partner had the vegetarian option which was macaroni and cheese. Both meals were perfectly cooled and tasted amazing. Very good value for the money we paid. Will definitely be back again

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1 Thank Oliver R
Kingsnorth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Yet again, another family trip to the Honest Miller in Brook, Ashford, Kent. I had the game pie & the wife had the Belly Pork. These two meals were absolutely lovely, with creamy mash & seasonal veg. My daughter had the cheese & tomato pasta from the kids menu, this was cooked fresh & could tell this in the taste.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Street | Brook, Ashford TN25 5PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 812303

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 19
  • Cuisine: British, Pub, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children

Description

In the ancient parish of Brook, under the ridge of the Brabourne downs sits a gem of an inn, The Honest Miller.This village inn, built in 1609, was for many years a meeting place for countrymen out pigeon shooting and hare coursing. It was also where the local hunt would meet, waiting on horseback to receive their mulled wine and spirits.Today, in this historic atmosphere, the attractions are a little different. Sit in the beautiful old English beer garden sipping quality real ale, or enjoy a ploughman’s lunch among the free range chickens. The beer garden is ideal for children, with a resident Shetland pony, rabbits, guinea pigs, sheep and ducks.Inside, the inn oozes charm, with an open log fire and friendly welcome. It’s a romantic spot for couples to enjoy a candlelit dinner. Walkers and cyclists are also valued customers, along with their dogs. The kitchen is the hearts of this place – you need look no further for a superior home-made meal. Melt-in-the-mouth Romney Marsh lamb shanks, slow roasted and served with leek and rosemary gravy are just one of the delights on offer. Start with roasted butternut & vegetable soup, or creamy goat’s cheese with roasted peppers. Try our rack of Pork belly ribs with hickory barbecue sauce and homemade chips or Haddock with a mature cheddar & herb crumble topping. Desserts include Italian tiramisu, with Madeira and mascarpone, apple blackberry crumble, bread and butter pudding and lemon meringue pie. There are also vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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