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The Moody Mare

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British, Pub, European, Gastropub
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501, Seven Mile Lane | Mereworth, West Malling ME18 5QY, England
01622 813038
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We arrived for a late lunch at about 1:30 and the pub was practically empty apart from a couple and a business party. The flowers outside the pub were in full bloom which was nice and we were greeted by a friendly staff member and ushered to a table. We ordered and had to wait about 15 mins as we... More 

Thank Mark C
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place , staff very friendly, can cope with large numbers, gardens are inviting, they are also extending the outside. The restaurant is nice and bright and Sunday lunch very tasty and good portion size

Thank Gillian W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Between a Toby's Carvery and a Beefeater? Let's take a gamble and find something a bit more individual - we were hungry but as it was holiday time for my family so we sought something beyond average pub grub. Well, how lucky were we to happen upon the Moody Mare? Perfect. Service and welcome - warm and efficient, surroundings were... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in on the way home for a spot of dinner. Menu has a good variety, for pub grub. I ordered 3 tapas and my husband had the prawn cocktail and burger. Though I was expecting small portions as it was tapas. I was surprised with just how small, 3 small pieces of salami £3. Tiny bowl of salad £3.... More 

Thank Samantha U
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this pub for Sunday lunch with my family. The venue is very pleasant, clean and well maintained. The staff were all very friendly and welcoming especially towards my children which is always nice. The food was very good and we all enjoyed it. It isn't the cheapest Sunday lunch, but sometimes in life you have to pay a... More 

Thank Darrenwatson1983
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off for a Lunch and we are so glad we did, the staff Michael and Josie were Very professional and could not do enough to make our visit one to remember so friendly and more importantly happy in their work, the food is amazing,service faultless hence we are going back for roast on Sunday and I am sure many... More 

Thank tonkahol
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited sometime ago when it was called Beeches. Not much different from the last time. We went on a Saturday evening, it was quite busy and had retained a nice atmosphere. Bistro pub type food with a good choice of dishes. My partner had lobster with braised ox cheek which he said was ok but didn't consider to be value... More 

Thank deborahk3
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, good food and nice decor. Pleasantly surprised with this little gem so close to work yet never been before. A good range of food, all locally sourced and freshly prepared. A lovely lunch.

Thank RPB1978
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I called in on a Friday for a late lunch. Very relaxing place, staff very friendly and helpful with out being to over the top and the food for lovely, had the pork belly, would highly recommend and will be returning soon.

Thank Sweetiepie19841963
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are travelling down Seven Mile Lane looking for somewhere for lunch and happen upon The Moody Mare DO NOT GO PAST - GO IN! If you drive past, turn round and go back, just like we did. The staff are great; friendly and helpful: the atmosphere is lovely and the food is delicious, freshly cooked, locally sourced and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $33
British, Pub, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501, Seven Mile Lane | Mereworth, West Malling ME18 5QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  West Malling
  • Phone Number: 01622 813038
Offering pub lunches and casual dining, the team have also created a seven course tasting menu which is available at £35 per head.

Live Entertainment every Thursday ( Live and Dance) Friday ( Live and Acoustic)

Based on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Mereworth, the Beeches Pub is an 18th Century Pub with exposed beams, oak tables and floors creating a cosy welcoming atmosphere.

Being privately owned the standard of food is of the highest with award winning chefs and friendly front of house staff.

Open Seven Days a Week and serving food all day.

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