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The Imperial Arms is a family run GastroPub with a Restaurant/Function Room in the original Coach House a dating back to 1779. The Pub is cosy, warm and inviting with two bars which seats up to 40 for dining. The Library Bar and the Catherine Bar, named after the Mistress of Napoleon 111 who stayed here when he was exiled to Chislehurst in 1870. The Restaurant is romantic and beautifully decorated and seats 24 and 40 for a function. Both sell delicious, reasonably priced, homemade food along with excellent wine lists and beautifully kept Real Ales and Lagers such as Harveys, London Pride, Pedigree, Chapel Down Curious Brew, Peroni and much more, We have live music in the Restaurant on a Thursday
US$13 - US$27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bar, British
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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All reviews sunday roast lobster surf and turf burger pork belly bites roast potatoes yorkshire pud fries the pub coach house booked a table lovely atmosphere chislehurst caves food was amazing home made lovely evening courtyard
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lovely Sunday Roast on Valentine’s Day. Delivered on time and hot. Very tasty. Thank you. Easy to order.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best roast dinner we have had. Excellent vegan and vegetarian options. Also do take away on a Friday and Saturday. Really recommend and good to support local businesses during lockdown.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been meaning to try the Imperial Arms for some while and finally got around to ordering today....unfortunately I hadn’t read the website properly and ordered the Korean and Imperial burger....to my disappointment the very nice lady took the trouble to call me and...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love my own roast dinners but after all the cooking I’ve been doing lately I wanted a rest last Sunday. I ordered my favourite, pork belly and I wasn’t disappointed. The crackling was so crispy and the meat succulent. The potatoes, Yorkshire and veg...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 17 December 2020

We went for lunch in the bistro and loved the interior of this old coach house with lovely Christmas decorations. The staff were really friendly and one of the team were telling us about the history of the pub which was really interesting. We both...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 14 December 2020

My husband and I had a late Sunday Lunch in the Bistro and were very happy with the ambience, staff and, of course food. The staff were friendly, but, not intrusive in this intimate Bistro. We had a lovely roast dinner - with very crispy...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

Great Sunday dinner in the bistro around the back of the pub nice staff as well was very impressed we had two courses both really nice

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 10 December 2020

Truly the best Sunday Roast I have eaten at a pub in a long while. I ordered the goats cheese nut roast with all the trimmings and it was lovely. The meat eaters enjoyed their meals too. Great Yorkshire puddings, crispy potatoes and the vegetables...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 5 December 2020

We had a lunchtime reservation in the bistro. Great menu, reasonable prices- large portions and the best battered fish I’ve had in a long time. Staff were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 17 November 2020

Cosy, gorgeous, friendly and full of character, we’ve been new punters here for about a year now and it just keeps getting better and better, especially with the beautiful new courtyard changes.

Date of visit: October 2020
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14 November 2016|
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Response from kentfoodie2019 | Property representative |
Hi there yes we have a car park and you can also park in the road top and bottom
15 September 2016|
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Response from kentfoodie2019 | Property representative |
Please visit website where all menus can be seen
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8 April 2016|
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Response from kentfoodie2019 | Property representative |
Hi there sorry didnt see this till now. We are dog friendly every day if on a lead please except for Sundays as we are so busy with food in the pub and wine bar
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Frequently Asked Questions about Imperial Arms
    Does Imperial Arms offer takeaway?
    Yes, Imperial Arms offers takeaway services.
    Does Imperial Arms offer delivery?
    Yes, Imperial Arms offers delivery services.
    How is Imperial Arms rated?
    Imperial Arms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5