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The Kentish Rifleman Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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a 16th century pub/restaurant offering honest, freshly cooked lunch and dinner. Restaurant closed Sun and Monday evenings. Gluten free and vegan options available. Dogs welcome in the bar and attractive garden. 4 real ales on tap.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

Popped in this Sunday at 2.40pm for a table for lunch as had seen good reviews. Asked if they could seat two for food and could see loads of empty seats so didn't think would be a problem. Another guy behind the bar, who couldn't...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Emmo1972
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We visited as a family of 5 including a 3 year old and we were treated by very friendly staff. They seated us quickly and the menu was small but had everything for everyone. Meat pie and Chicken Burger were out of this world. 10/10...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KatieW15215
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Always enjoy coming here . Lovely country pub. Food is always good with excellent service. Book to avoid disappointment.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Alisonmylo
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Can't fault our meal here. The food was excellent. A nice choice and lovely wine to go with. Great decor and very friendly staff. On tbe more pricey side but i dont mind for a special occasion. Keep up The good work

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mr_Travel_999
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Three of us cyclists called in today for a brief lunch. We were warmly welcomed, by both the staff and the locals, which is always nice. The food is fresh, well presented, and reasonably priced. The staff are friendly, and the area, is just a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 310briang
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Chef Nigel served up the most delicious tapas - and it was our wedding anniversary! The usual excellent service and a rather nice Prosecco. Highly recommended 👍

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gj74London
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Beautiful little country Pub and fantastic food. We were served what we ordered and in good time which is always a bonus these days and the staff were lovely. will be going back in the winter because the fire place looks awesome if not before.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank fergs76
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We called in to The Kentish Rifleman on a Saturday lunch time. The staff were friendly and made us feel welcome. We ordered at the bar and then sat in the sunny garden. Our food was delivered quickly and was cooked to perfection. i had...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Came here after reading this was a dog friendly establishment and after visiting ightham mote . Beautiful traditional pub with lovely beer garden overlooking field . Plenty of parking at the front of the pub and a very friendly landlord . Pub is indeed dog...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Gary D
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

the food on a sunday is all i can comment on but have been here a few times for a roast,food all good homecooked food and the desearts especially are superb,cheers

Date of visit: March 2018
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July 25, 2018|
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Response from jon a | Property representative |
Kathy, yes and no ! we receive several wheelchair users. There is no problem with entrance, route to table and eating experience; however, the use of toilets is an issue as steps and sharp corners prevent wheelchair... More
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