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The Mayfly Defiant Way, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7RU, England
+44 1303 894689
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tuesday evening meal for a birthday treat, three of us had a curry, pershwari and tikka, not bad not as good as a curry house. The other family member had a pizza off kids menu, looked more like pitta base than pizza base. Desserts as always look better than reality! made to tempt you. Depending on what you fancy eating... More 

Thank Jackie C
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84 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with a group from work and even though I can't fault the food, I have to say service was extremely slow, the bar wasn't manned enough and some of us went without another drink because no one was there, the toilets never have loo roll (third visit and still the same), and fake curtains prevented us drawing them... More 

Thank wonderqirls
Ashford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a large party of ladies from our patchwork group, we all had lunch, and was very nice, I would highly recommend this restaurant

Thank susietheexplorer2016
Kent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met some friends for lunch as we have not long moved to the area so trying some local pubs/restaurants. Good value and the food was good, clean and tidy with plenty of parking.

Thank dfrt45gh
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With the look and location of an estate pub you might not expect much. But actually, despite the lack of character, this is above average. Good food, friendly service and a good wine selection plus a cute smoking area ... a good stop off

Thank TonksMeow
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Top food even better service all round incl bar well done keep the work up clean and very quick an excellent restaurant

Thank Nigel B
1 review
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We went in hoping have a Sunday roast we was told there was no tables available in a rude manner we was not offerered to wait for a table to be free !

Thank Leanne B
San Francisco
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

So no signs on the door to indicate no dogs. Did take the dog in and was promptly advised regards dog. Service with a smile and pleasantness not available today. Brought a couple of coffees and to be honest wouldn't rush back as it's not the most welcoming environment. Shame as it is in a highly populated area, but perhaps... More 

Thank Nicole N
Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 6, 2017

We always have lunch at the Mayfly when our Birthday's come around, We normally get a "free Birthday drink" offer, not this year for my Husband.... but today it was awful, not only did we have to wait a long time (have to add it was not busy!) to be served, we then decided on our order only to be... More 

1 Thank Jan M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017

I think the standards in this Pub/Restaurant have dropped alarmingly, service very slow and items advertised on the Menu not available, no Fish, no Scampi..!! This place used to be very good, but it's now below average.

Thank jaymac54

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mayfly Defiant Way, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone  >  Hawkinge
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 894689

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?