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The Woodman

$$ - $$$, British,
50 High Street | Farnborough Village, Orpington BR6 7BA, England
+44 1689 852663
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sundae” (3 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 High Street | Farnborough Village, Orpington BR6 7BA, England
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited this pub on a number of occasions. Good menu but make sure you book a table for Sunday roast. Good garden in the summer. Dog friendly, which makes this local village pub a go to place with our four legged companion.

Thank Malcolm L
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We had the Ploughman’s and Roast Beef Dinner - both were fresh, tasty and good value for money. For pudding we had the 1/2 pint Woodman Sundae which was lovely. Really friendly staff and definitely will return mid week for the light lunches which have...More

Thank Nettles D
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

We brought some friends who were staying with us from chesterfield to the woodman and they loved the atmosphere the gdn is great especially for our dog

Thank ebonyjim2010
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Nice cheerful bar staff, good selection of food which was well cooked. Funny layout but has a quaint interior. A favourite with the locals. Only downside is it does need a bit of a deep clean and a spruce up as it's looking a bit...More

Thank Helen A
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a really good lunch here with friends and my 5 year old daughter. Staff were really friendly. There beer was good and the food excellent. My wife and daughter had ham egg and chips. With my daughter able to order a smaller portion. Our...More

Thank Damian H
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

My Dad come down to Farnborough once a year to visit the family grave and we always like to come here for lunch. Last year we came on a Sunday and were told there was over an hour wait for food so this year we...More

Thank Melanie F
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Went for a bank holiday drink and lunch if available, but walked out after 5 minutes waiting for someone to catch our eye and serve us (the barmaid who was not engaged at the till certainly didn't want to serve.) We would have waited a...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed March 16, 2018

This is a Shepherd Neame pub at the top end of Farnborough village. Convenient parking outside, and once inside the décor is traditional - dried hops hanging above the bar, a few cosy corners etc. I just popped in for a drink, so cannot comment...More

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Have used this pub on and off for some considerable time, and consider it to be a very traditional village/country bar, with hops used as decoration at high level in the bar area. The staff are all very pleasant & the beer of good quality....More

2  Thank boogiecat42
Reviewed October 9, 2017

A gem of a pub. Attentive staff, good food and beer. Dog friendly too. There appears to a a range of activities from book clubs to barbecues. Quiz night on Tuesday. Menu has easy to understand key for allergies, gluten free, vegetarian etc.

1  Thank Tracy M
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Gabi R
March 31, 2015|
Response from thewoodybr6 | Property representative |
hi Gabi, unfortunately i'm not aware of any dog friendly b&b's in the area, infact we are desperately short of anywhere to stay close by.. you could try contacting the dogfriendly website they might know, or asking on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $26
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 10:30 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 High Street | Farnborough Village, Orpington BR6 7BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Orpington
  • Phone Number: +44 1689 852663
  • E-mail
Sally & Pete offer you a warm welcome to The Woodman We are a traditional village pub offering good food, fine wine and real ales. We are very dog friendly with bowls, bags & bones available Our menu consists of traditional pub food made from locally sourced produce where possible, on Sundays we offer traditional Sunday Roast with a choice of meats & vegetarian option. Food is served Mon-Sun 12-3pm Try Our Menu Or Chefs Pre-Quiz Specials - Thurs 7-9 - Quiz from half eight Full Menu & Select Specials Friday & Saturday Nights 7-9pm Shepherd Neame provide our cask conditioned beers which include MasterBrew, Kents Best and Spitfire. We also have a seasonal/guest beers and Thatchers Heritage cask cider. For our lager drinkers we offer Oranjeboom, Hurlimann, Whistable Blonde and Samual Adams (seasonal) supported by a range of bottled beers. Thatchers Gold Cider & Whitstable Black top off our draughts.
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