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“Very busy and too many kids” 2 of 5 bubbles
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The Spitfire
Ranked #10 of 10 things to do in West Malling
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Very busy and too many kids”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2014

I don't wish to sound like a moaning old person who dislikes kids. However there were probably more kids in this place than adults. All running around, screaming and shouting.

It wasn't an enjoyable night so we ended it early.

We didn't eat so I cant comment on the food although it did look nice.

The staff were clearly very busy and as I've said we didn't eat, so I cant comment on the service.

We will not be returning in the evening, maybe we will try this place again during a lunch time.

The beers seemed a little pricey however didn't matter as we didn't stay all night!

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Expensive beer, busy and loud customers”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2014

We dropped into this pub as we were visiting friends who live on Kings Hill.

I was stunned at the price of the round, so we only had 1 and left.

The bar was packed and there wasn't really anywhere to stand or sit. When we eventually found a table there was a group of loud men gradually moving away from the bar.

I wouldn't say it was intimidating but they were loud and boisterous. Clearly had too much to drink. Something you certainly don't want from a local pub.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“rough”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013

poor range of beer very expensive this area needs another pub as competition would close this plastic boring fake pub

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Horrendous”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

We live on Kings Hill and can walk here from home but instead choose not to drink and go further afield in the car - that says a lot. Zero atmosphere with mediocre pub slop and overpriced drinks. Always half empty and far too large and soulless. Quite possibly the worst pub I've ever been in...

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