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The King & Queen Restaurant

1 New Road, East Malling, West Malling ME19 6DD, England
+44 1732 842752
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:15 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 New Road, East Malling, West Malling ME19 6DD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love this place in east malling! The staff are a friendly, the place itself is a nice old English pub with friendly atmosphere. The food is delicious have eaten here on many occasions and never found a fault. 5/5 for this place, would highly recommend.

Thank Emmaalex123
Reviewed 2 days ago

I knew even before I visited this restaurant/pub that it was going to be good. The way my booking was taken on the phone gave me that confidence. Instead of the usual hurried booking etc, it was fun and personal. We visited the The King...More

Thank Katie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here last night 7/10/17 4 of us the food was amazing compliments to the chef and the the staff were amazing too checking everything was ok and did we need anything this restaurant has a lovely ambiance would recommend 100% we will be...More

Thank wendy51_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at the King & Queen regularly, just the two of us, a group and at a funeral 'wake.' We have never been disappointed. Parking is generous and on site.

Thank nigelinterfilm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were six for dinner. This review is short because the food, service and ambience are all to a high standard. The cockle starter is recommended as is the Old Spot pork. One small adjustment is needed on the Prawn with a Korma sauce. The...More

Thank Exmoor1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just wanted to say thank you so very much for everything you did for us to make my 40th Birthday Celebration with my family a huge success. Everyone enjoyed themselves and they all commented on how wonderful the food and drink was. The staff...More

1  Thank RachEJ77
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So pleased that you enjoyed your 4oth birthday celebration with your friends with us and that you found both the food and the service equally as wonderful - hope to see you again on future occasions!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit, always looking for another Saturday evening restaurant for our regular use. First impressions were not outstanding as it looks a fairly ordinary pub inside, albeit vast. But things got better as the evening progressed. The service was great, pleasant people who were...More

Thank Brian P
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted that once you were in we looked after you and you had a lovely evening with us. Feedback is important to us and we will certainly take your comments on board. Pleased that you will be returning and thank you also for recommending us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our friends recently moved into the area and we were going to go to the Swan and we were so pleased we didn't as we found this little gem and can't wait to go back! This is a gorgeous old pub with an informal dining...More

1  Thank Dee F
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great that you found us and based on your detailed review, we obviously exceeded your expectations and therefore look forward to seeing you again next time you are out and about!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used to be our local so we are biased but you couldn't find a friendlier,nicer place to while away a couple of hours. The garden is brilliant for small children as it is very closed in. Food is great and the selection of wine is...More

Thank FCubbs
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fantastic feedback - thanks for taking the time to write a review - pleased that you enjoy what we offer at the King and Queen - look forward to seeing you on your next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to the King and Queen restaurant on Sat 2nd September, with my family, in the afternoon (my sister, brother in law and nephew were with us). It was the day of the East Malling CAMRA festival. As mentioned by a previous reviewer, the...More

2  Thank thehoolets
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

To quote from your review "as mentioned by another reviewer" - there was only one large group with children that I turned away - it's obvious therefore that the previous review was also from your group - and because you didn't like my response, you've...More

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August 27, 2016|
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Response from Julia H | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the restaurant there were children
Julie J
August 8, 2016|
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Response from Ben S | Reviewed this property |
They definitely allow dogs in the garden. I am pretty sure I have seen dogs at the bar but couldn't be 100%
October 12, 2015|
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Response from ritagirl62 | Reviewed this property |
Food and atmosphere are brilliant, you won't be disaapointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 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: 1 New Road, East Malling, West Malling ME19 6DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  West Malling  >  East Malling
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 842752
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