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The Butcher's Block Pub & Restaurant

65-67 Church Street, Rochester ME1 3SB, England
+44 1634 786626
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good10%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (58 reviews)
“t bone” (7 reviews)
“cote de boeuf” (3 reviews)
European, British, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
65-67 Church Street, Rochester ME1 3SB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went there on recommendation the pub has a lovely fill about it , when we sat at our table we notice how spotless clean it was not like some of the major chains . The food was great no complaints there . They just...More

Thank easy21uk
Reviewed 4 days ago

The title of my review is what my partner said when he finished his 10oz Rib Eye so I had to use that in my title and I think it sums up the food in this place perfectly. My partner also said, and I quote;...More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just been for a dinner spotless clean,friendly staff and delicious food definitely recommend this place !! Can’t wait to the next time ! 😛

Thank Tsvetan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Following some great reviews on trip advisor we booked the butchers block for a Saturday evening. The steak was excellent as were chips and side dishes. They all had a great taste and were cooked exactly as ordered. However the menu is a bit disappointing...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning reviews on TripAdvisor encouraged us to go the The Butchers Block with great anticipation for a stunning meat fest. With a name like this it ought to do meat to the highest standard. Sadly it didn’t. There was nothing wrong with it - the...More

Thank Nigel W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovley Birthday meal. Very good food. Staff were very accommodating. Small car park but enough space when we were there

Thank Dannyjack93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited BB to celebrate my partner's 70th Birthday on Saturday. A group of 14 of us had a fabulous afternoon. As before, the owners allowed me to go in to the restaurant early and decorate the table etc., which was great. Fizz on ice waiting...More

Thank Jean E
JLRickwood, Owner at The Butcher's Block Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5* review Jean and for choosing us for your partners 70th birthday celebration. Its great to hear you all enjoyed your food along with our wines on offer. I have past on your compliments to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quirky little pub with a great restaurant. We had the chateaubriand which was pricey but delicious, the meat was beautifully tender. Wines were good and very well priced. Service a little slow but we did not want to be rushed so was not a...More

Thank happy-traveller0707
JLRickwood, Owner at The Butcher's Block Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Its great to hear you enjoyed your chateaubriand and that it was delicious and tender. We have a good selection of wines which we try to price fairly. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for a birthday celebration, table of 8. The service was excellent, our waitress was really friendly and helpful. The food was amazing, we all really enjoyed it and will definitely be coming backMore

Thank 638jo
JLRickwood, Owner at The Butcher's Block Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5* review. Its great to hear that not only was your food amazing, but that the service you received from our staff was excellent too. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Joanna...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here on a Friday night. When we arrived there were only 2 other tables of 4. We ordered soon after one of the tables but we waited around 40-50 minutes for the food. Tables that had come in after us...More

Thank Louise B
JLRickwood, Owner at The Butcher's Block Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Louise. Although in the area you was sitting there was only 2 other tables, we did have another 3 tables seated in other areas. The main courses do take longer to cook and serve...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-67 Church Street, Rochester ME1 3SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester  >  Burham
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 786626
  • E-mail
The Butchers Block is a laid back country style pub and restaurant which caters for all the family, including our four legged friends. The pub is nestled in the village of Burham, amidst glorious Kent countryside. Situated only 5 miles from both Maidstone and Rochester. With newly built garden patio areas at both the front and rear of the pub, you can soak up the sun throughout the whole day
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