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The Red Lion

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Wed, 6/26
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Brew Pub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene

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A picturesque 14th Century pub situated in a small village near the town of Faversham. Surrounded in history the pub dates back to the 1300's and still contains many original features. The pub offers a selection of traditional english food alongside the frequently changing seasonal specials. Facilities include an upstairs restaurant, availiable for dining or large functions, a front patio overlooking the church and village green and a well established pub garden with many historical features and a large play area for children.
$8 - $33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Brew Pub, British
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

The good service and lovely ambiance just as I remember from previous visits...BUT in this historic hall house WHY has the beautiful castellated dais beam at the kitchen end of the ground floor bar been covered up with a thin dark stained piece of modern...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank nick b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another exquisite Sunday lunch at the Red Lion. Exceptional food and excellent service. Great chilled atmosphere even though they were extremely busy. The owner even made time to have a drink and a chat with us - thank you Joshua. A fabulous jazz band were...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Mrskmp
Reviewed May 6, 2019

Family meal to celebrate parents 63rd wedding anniversary. Very Good Sunday Lunch, lovely location - Mum is in a wheelchair and staff could not have been more accommodating. we will certainly book gain next year(hopefully!!!)

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank stephenrT2533VO
Reviewed May 6, 2019

We visit various other restaurants for Sunday Lunch, trying to eat the best. I always used to rate The Pearson's in Whitstable as up there................. however, sorry Pearson's The Red Lion now beats you hands down for both quality & quantity. .......Score 8/10 however if...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank janetmroche
Reviewed May 2, 2019

There is daylight robbery and then there is the Red Lion. A glass of red house wine £8.50 snotty service and an attitude when questioned. I can accept paying over the odds at a West End show but not so for this place. Nothing good...More

Date of visit: April 2019
3  Thank Paul C
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

Delicious lunch, served by very friendly and helpful staff. We both had burgers, mine chicken, my wife’s traditional. Both superb, succulent and with all the right bits and pieces. Children’s menu was also first class. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank CoupeColonel
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

One glass of beer and one glass of wine, £13 please. I think this pub is more about the food than the drink. Poor choice and expensive. Nice place with a good atmosphere and very pleasant staff but unfortunately nice doesn't mean good. Probably won't...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank josemE9348FQ
Reviewed April 18, 2019

The location and exterior are first rate.....but the rest does not live up to that standard. A wide range of lagers on tap, but as I prefer ales, the choice suddenly went down to two...fortunately one was Harveys, a cut above the other very mediocre...More

Date of visit: April 2019
3  Thank ihbScotland
Reviewed April 13, 2019

A chance visit to this pub for lunch turned out to be a delightful experience. We shared three starters and some truly excellent chips between us. The fishcake was the best I had had for some time. Ham hock terrine was fine as was a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank frankthecat2014
Reviewed March 18, 2019

After a blustery walk along the coast and around the gardens where we were staying, it was lovely and warm inside. We had a lovely welcome from the staff and great service. The food was excellent and I would recommend the rainbow trout. The car...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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May 6, 2018|
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Response from P786CSjoshuaw | Property representative |
Yes. We have a large beer garden with play area.
March 21, 2018|
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Response from P786CSjoshuaw | Property representative |
We can do childrens nuggets, sausages, cod & chips or burger, can also offer child portions of most of our main meals
Viv B
February 20, 2018|
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Response from Mrskmp | Reviewed this property |
Yes I’m sure they do
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