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The Woolpack Beefeater

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Maidstone Road | Hothfield Common, Ashford TN26 1AP, England
+44 1233 713000
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped off here on the way to Dover, the motorway was closed so took A20 and went in here for some food, nice place bar etc, restaurant a little flat, staff were nice but the food is average and not very imaginative which is a shame as I guess the food is not as good as the staff.

Thank bigbrip112
Bude, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Complacent is a good word to use for Breakfast at this Restaurant. Breakfast is taken in the bar area and on arrival we noticed plenty of tables available, but we were asked to sit at a table which had just been vacated and needed to be cleared. We presume because it was easier for the staff. Coffee and hot water... More 

Thank Comsi167
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest I don't think you can go wrong with many Beefeaters. With a fixed menu you know what you will eat and the morning breakfasts are always spot on. I've been coming to the Woolpack for many years and I will be coming here for many years to come! The staff are always so friendly!

Thank Max P
Ashford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to come to the Woolpack quite often. It was a favourite family venue. After the refurbishment we felt that some of the atmosphere of this attractive old building had been lost. The prices seem to have risen too, but the food is of poorer quality. The service is still very good, but that's not enough to persuade us... More 

Thank TWSS601
Ashford, United Kingdom
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462 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another new menu and plenty of vouchers to make for a very good value meal :) Early dinner - meatballs and prawns to start and gammon and beef steak to follow Had an issue with the rump steak but soon rectified and a delicious plate of food. We enjoyed a bottle of house red - soft and smooth and a... More 

Thank kentcritique
Shanklin, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 3 meals at this restaurant over the bank holiday as it was next to a Premier Inn with nothing else in walking distance must say the service was not very good when they are busy ut seemed as if some of the staff could not cope very well we booked a table each night for 6pm so we... More 

Thank Graham S
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently booked the Woolpack for a family meal on what turned out to be a very busy friday night. At one point lots of people were queuing up at the door. We watched as some just walked out as they were kept waiting for too long. It looked to us that the staff levels seemed far too low to... More 

Thank carolyn h
Hythe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited 2 May, for lunch, the service and food were very good, except for the portion size which is far too large. We would have liked a pudding, but were too full after the shared starter,flatbread for two, but was enough for four, and the main, which again was far too large. Such a shame as it spoiled the meal,... More 

Thank Colin F
Kent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch and tryed there new £5 meals on the value menu.great staff and great value for money.5 stars

Thank Kevin H
Fumel, France
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196 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we had to ask for the early bird menu - before 6 p.m. - the meals were very reasonably priced and well presented and cooked. Rosie, who had the patience of a saint, looked after us well. Plenty of tables, but lots of children too. Good parking - next to Premier Inn, but a little off the motorway.

Thank Maureenta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, British, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maidstone Road | Hothfield Common, Ashford TN26 1AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 713000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?