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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A group of us went to the White Lion for a meal from their Christmas menu. Everyone really enjoyed the food and the staff were very attentive and friendly, particularly our waitress Amanda. Lots of choice and a wonderfully festive atmosphere.

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This pub has a restaurant which is quite separate from its bars. A pleasantly informal setting providing friendly if somewhat amateurish levels of service. There were four in our party, so we sampled a fair selection off the menu of simple pub grub. Fish and chips, pulled beef hamburger, and bangers and mash. All dishes we underwhelming in terms of... More 

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very Busy night but Bev went out of her way to accommodate our large party. Lovely food and service and a great band as a bonus !! Would Highly recommend to someone who wants a warm and cosy atmosphere

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Rye, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old pub in the centre of Tenterden, lots of atmosphere and creaking floors and genial host. Our room was rather small but manageable for a one night stay. There were plenty of little extras in the room, which was clean and relatively quiet. Our breakfast experience was poor, after about 15 minutes I had to go and ask for... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was big with incredibly great taste. Bathroom very clean, and well equiped. You would be amazed how this one small detail makes a big difference to your experience, that should have been perfect- loo roll - cheap and nasty, hard and not pleasant. I couldn't beleive, that this was what i would remember the most from my experience at... More 

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for drinks tonight with family and absorbed the great atmosphere. I ordered drinks from the bar from a lovely girl called Lydia who was very polite and attentive, she was able to recommend a house wine and had a smile on her face the whole time. Great customer service ! Highly recommended

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had three friends either eat or stay at the white lion and all have been very disappointed Eating the place cannot offer decent food , from steak to share to chicken in foil it was poor. So bad they sent the £46 steak back, for two, and had pizza at no cost. That's is not the point though... More 

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As I stated above it was drinks afterwards Remembrance Sunday & the bar was quite packed!, service was good, but one stand out moment was when I left the extremely busy bar area I had left my mobile on the side, but Ollie came rushing out with it in his hands & handed it back too me! Thank you Ollie... More 

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Horsmonden, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great welcome on enty, decor old style but very attractive.staff on the ball and nice!food very well set up on the plate and tasted fine except for the potatoes which were underdone on all the plates would recommend to give it a go but do bare in mind the cost which was high on all counts.

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Thank ronald c
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service all the time at this lovely atmospheric pub especially from staff tonight, Becky and Polly. Definitely recommended. Although they work long hours every week they still remain cheerful and enthusiastic.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Following a stunning recent refurbishment the White Lion Hotel now gracefully combines ‘olde world’ charms with a contemporary look and feel. All of the rooms (including family and superior rooms) have been delightfully re-furbished to provide guests with flat screen TVs displaying over 40 digital channels, hairdryers, tea and coffee making facilities and new luxurious beds and bedding. Guests can also make use of the function and conference facilities, complimentary WiFi and the restaurant, serving quality fresh food sourced from the best suppliers. The pub remains the heart and soul of the White Lion Hotel and food is our specialty. The enhanced environment, combined with a fantastic new fresh food offer, allows guests to enjoy either a meal in our bar, or for more of an occasion dine in our restaurant. Diners and drinkers alike can also enjoy one of our many real ales or wines selected from around the world. The town itself has been described as ‘the Jewel of the Weald’, with wide tree lined streets, historic buildings, inns and a host of specialist shops. Out and about there are picture postcard villages to explore, manor houses and gardens, and of course, Leeds Castle, set in 500 acres of parkland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Lion

Address: 57 High Street, Tenterden TN30 6BD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Tenterden
Price Range: £88 - £140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — White Lion 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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