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The Bowl Inn

Egg Hill Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0HG, England
+44 1233 712256
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Egg Hill Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0HG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

5 of us were cycling on route 17 (North Downs) from Ashford to Maidstone so this was a great staging place for lunch. Very traditional interior - timber beams flagstone floor etc and very charming. Good range of at least 5 real ales - we...More

Thank Mike804
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good pub for lunch out with the family, lovely fire in the winter and big garden and tables in the summer. Excellent food choices for all and kids portions too!

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pub! we called in on a Saturday afternoon as was pleased to see they serve food all day on a Saturday, the food was excellent, great quality and large portions and extremely quick service, the children's sized portion was a really good size which...More

Thank SNJKent
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The Bowl had their Beer & Music festival on, so we gave it a try. Marvelous! & all included in the price of a beer. The BBQ was to a very good standard & the atmos ... laid back & pleasant. Well done to all.

Thank Graham W
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Becoming quite a regular haunt for me and my partner. Not a huge pub. Love to sit out in the garden on a sunny day. Being in the country it is very relaxing and peaceful,that is unless they have a beer tasting weekend. Live bands...More

1  Thank Sandie W
Reviewed May 11, 2018

We decided to head out into the north downs to enjoy the bank holiday heatwave with some top down motoring. We came across this little gem of a pub and decided to have a refreshing drink and Having checked out the menu a spot of...More

Thank david b
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We Booked a couple of nights at the Bowl inn.From the moment we booked in, the staff were so friendly and helpful they couldn’t do enough for us even making a big fuss over Bill and Ted our dogs. Breakfast was really nice with a...More

Thank mark5281
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

have eaten here a few times. Food is fresh and good sized portions. Burgers are good. The daily specials were fish or a steak pie. Both really excellent. Good beers on tap. Good beer garden. Great county pub and restaurant!

Thank Sloppyt37
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I stayed in the rooms above the pub on a walking holiday. Food was hearty, generous and tasty. Clean plates between us, washed down with Kentish ale (the food, not the plates).

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Really lovely pub, very friendly staff, good food and very welcoming for dogs, even inside. Very big beer garden, which is sheltered, and slightly off the main road so nice and peaceful. We found it by accident because we were looking for a dog-friendly place...More

Thank TJ B
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June 13, 2018|
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Response from mark5281 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is, just ask for the password
May 29, 2016|
Response from Wizbiziz | Reviewed this property |
Ring them :-)
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February 8, 2015|
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Response from Adrian R | Reviewed this property |
We've not only seen dogs in the bar, but have also taken our own 2 along. Well behaved dogs are always acceptable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Egg Hill Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford  >  Charing
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 712256
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