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The Golden Lion


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking
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All reviews lunch fish and chips sunday roast steak the pub lovely local pub home cooked excellent food piping hot home made friendly atmosphere lovely garden kent landlord gravy cream
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have never been anything but impressed with this Pub. Nothing is too much trouble for the owners Amanda and Colin. The food and service are always excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KK48
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

A lovely local pub, we’ve been for a drink and for a party, perfect after a country walk, can’t wait to try the roast!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BR2987
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Booked for a meal during a weekend break based on the reviews and we were not disappointed. The pub and welcome took us back to the days when pubs were pubs. The beer and wine were great, lots of choice on the menu and when...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank K8eeabbo
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

So great to find a traditional proper pub. Really warm welcome from engaging people. Felt welcome immediately and the beer was excellent. I had the steak and kidney pie. Home made with thick chips and a huge bowl of seasonal veg. All excellent. And the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank paulabbo
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I visit the Golden Lion about every 3 weeks food excellent especially the fish and sea food lovely staff and the land lady and landlord great

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank geoff g
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Been to Canterbury Shopping on the Way home we felt hungry so we discovered this Pub in Broad Oak Village . We had a really lovely freshly cooked meal & fresh veg , in a traditional rather quaint Pub . A good selection on the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Frances B
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Very briefly, we were staying in the village and wandered over to the pub for an evening meal. All four meals were very well cooked, beautifully presented and good value for money. Including a bottle of wine and 3 pints, four people ate for £80....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 914gilesw
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My extended family used the Golden Lion for a family get-together back in July 2015. It was such a success that we have returned every summer for another family bash. Family do number four took place a few days ago, and once again the Golden...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DickieTheDonut
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Somethings can be slightly over priced although worth the money for the quality and immaculate presentation. Friendly customer services Only problem is the child outside play area is very limited with only two child swings. Besides this very lovely place doesn’t scream ‘PUB FOOD’ by...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rachel276
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This is an old fashioned pub restaurant with home cooking, large portions and traditional English food. Bookings are recommended as it is popular. Great beer garden and staff work very hard.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank vals500
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Mavis P
17 September 2016|
Response from Roy J | Reviewed this property |
Hi There, This should be addressed to the Golden Lion, I was just a customer. Regards Roy.
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