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Reviewed June 4, 2020

What a beautiful restaurant and pub, the owners have clearly spent a lot of time and consideration in creating a lovely place to be. During a pre-lockdown visit we sat in the pub garden, it's a sun trap & such a peaceful spot. The service...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020

This was our second visit to the Lantern. The first time, I think the owners were quite new and the food was good, but the service, while helpful and friendly was a touch erratic. This time the food was still good, but when you have...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 2, 2020 via mobile

Reading the reviews this pub seems to be two entirely different places as some are absolutely glowing and some are absolutely damning , even on the same day . I am afraid our experience was the latter It started well , as it looks charming...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

This was my second visit within the space of a couple of months and I was hoping for a better experience second time around. Sadly, I was disappointed. This is a beautiful old pub with plenty of atmosphere and potential, however it has ideas far...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 14, 2020

Went for a meal with family friends and we were amazed with the food quality and customers service We revisit place on valentine day and we are speach less, food amazing, customer service brilliant Definitely we will come back

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 8, 2020 via mobile

This place is nestled in Kent countryside, gorgeous pub out and in, with welcoming fireplace. Dog and children are made very welcome . The food is exceptional, and the staff able to recommend good wine to compliment your meal. If you come near Deal or...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 3, 2020

best food in near Dover we have ever had i n more than 20 year have live hear thanks to our daughter who came the summer when the the garden was fad looking forward to coming back soon for great food and staff

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 28, 2019 via mobile

We had a superb Sunday roast here a few weeks ago. Best roast I’ve had for a decade. Fantastic service, very hospitable and wonderful food with a great selection of beers and wine.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

Slow welcome. Asked for wine from 3 popular countries didn't have. Shown to table. Took ages for menu. All had a Sunday roast. Mix up of order. String left on pork. Beef tough. Roast potatoes very well done cremated actually. Lamb dinners cold. Gravey very...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 6, 2019

This place has had a huge amount of money spent on it and could be a stunning local pub, yet its operation is farcical. Mid Saturday evening 19.00 and no more than 6 people across all four areas. Fires could have been lit - may...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Response from Seaside812988 | Reviewed this property |
There is the campsite Martin Mill very near by. Nice too.o
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