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Bush Blackbird and Thrush


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Closed on Mondays Except Bank Holidays, Hours 12:00am - 8:00pm
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub
Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Validated Parking
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All reviews scampi pie mixed roast bangers and mash pudding beef seafood platter sunday roast crisps the pub large portions car rally xmas lunch huge garden staff were friendly varied menu food was great
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is no Gastro Pub, but a proper 'all welcoming' good old fashioned pub, with a friendly welcome, good food and according to my husband, good beer. Beams and a fire, lovely view over farmland, parking and space between the tables. The locals drinking there...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 820katiee
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The first Sunday of the month is the car rally and there is always a good turn out of classic cars scooters and motorcycles. A very well organised event with two absolutely charming gentlemen who help park the cars and keep things running smoothly are...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Seanfence
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch with big family group. Excellent food, and plenty of it. Good service considering the number of people on our table (15). Would certainly recommend this good country pub

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 358brian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely old Kentish country pub. We went there last night as part of three couples ( my wife and I for the first time ) and had a smashing time with great food. The staff were friendly and, OK, not the cheapest we've...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bangers and Mash WoW! superb. top pub great ales on tap friendly service, nice range of foods on offer can't get better than the Black Bird Bush & Thrush for good beers and excellent food.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, lovely food and very busy. Booking a table would be wise rather than just turning up, especially on a Sunday. Real ales served straight from the cask with regular guest beers. Plenty of seating outdoors with an enormous garden area. They have a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019

We used to frequent this pub regularly for food but the drinks got dearer and dearer to the point where we have more or less stopped going. It's a great shame as the food is very good and reasonably priced. We don't mind paying a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ianjetta16v
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Had Dinnre, just two courses, food was good, staff ok too. Just not sure about the Boss, think his name was Monty ? Seemed aloof, not rude or uninterested, but his mind seemed elsewhere ! Apart from that very enjoyable. Will go back soon to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Brilliant atmosphere on a Sunday night bring your own vinyl records from 6 to 8pm. We popped in for a few drinks on a Sunday. And the locals were having a vinyl record night apparently this is every Sunday there was a wide range of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Seanfence
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Went there for evening meal on Saturday night. The pub was not very busy. A good selection of specials on the board. Meals were tasty, average sized portions.

Date of visit: January 2019
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March 18, 2017|
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Response from Alex M | Property representative |
if you go to our website you will find menu's under our food we have constantly changing special boards in addition ps trip advisor do not allow me to put our website in this reply however if you go to shepherd neames... More
December 28, 2016|
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Response from Alex M | Property representative |
if you go to my website and go into our food there will be a copy of the menu ,however today there are 5 starters and 15 specials on our blackboards these change on a regular basis. we do not cook many portions so when they... More
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