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The Halfway House


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met with friends for lunch. Always a pleasant welcome, the best selection of best beers to sup with a lovely lunch.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JudyW42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem!! A lovely traditional pub... A very warm welcome... Food was perfect, I had pork belly and black pudding with lots of scrummy gravy and vegetables! Perfect bottle of red wine and what topped the night, there was a quiz that we wasn’t...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Cl35mms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with family for an evening meal having never even seen the place before. It was a friendly and quaint old local pub offering great food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Patric B
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Always a wide range of well kept real ales available. Most are local to Kent and Sussex. 2 beer festivals a year. The interior is wooden beams and low ceilings. Serves good "homecooked" food. A must ofa pub for real ale lovers

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jane C
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Really friendly bar tender, who can explain all the craft beers. You can also taste several to find the one that suits your palette. We did not eat there so I can’t comment but I am told the food is very good. The prices are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bigall1
Reviewed December 23, 2018

We visited with friends and their hound (the pub is very dog friendly) on the run up to Christmas. Food was superb, as was the service and atmosphere with the pub clearly having a good local following which is always nice to see. 14 real...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tracey W
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely pub. This pub is a 40 minute drive from me, but it’s worth the trip. Great cask ale, lovely food, quirky layout and no music to shout above during your meal - great place, would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KentClaire
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

The pub looks stunning, it’s decked out really nice but unfortunately when we visited there were a lot of locals in which is fine but you really felt you were intruding on someone else’s party. We were waiting at the bar and I can only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MattBwood
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Always a great choice of ales in barrell and lively festival weekends. Not eaten here yet, but good reports

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HullMick_13
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Super country pub with excellent food. My only quibble was, it was our first visit, and the person that took us to our table did not tell us that we had to order at the bar ( not very convenient ) or that the menu...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from SevenoaksSinjun | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would recommend that you do book for lunch.
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Response from misles | Reviewed this property |
hi i think they can if you book it in advance many thanks mike
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