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The Bull at Benenden Restaurant

££ - £££, British,
The Street, Benenden TN17 4DE, England
+44 1580 240054
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (30 reviews)
“filo pastry” (8 reviews)
“skinny chips” (3 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 21:15 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Street, Benenden TN17 4DE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here a few weeks ago with friend's, food was great, ambience and charming service etc. Liked it so much decided to go back with my wife for a drink. Oh dear...greeted by a couple of drunks, not sure whether they were trying to come...More

Thank W12lad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and service. Very tasty food, I'd recommend that you visit during scallop week, I had scallops with black pudding and it was perfectly cooked. Staff are attentive and friendly and the whole pub has a nice gentle pub vibe. Well worth a visit...More

Thank DanniCross
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had Sunday lunch here half a dozen times in the last couple of years and have never been disappointed. We always go for the Carvery option which is good value . You have a choice of three meats, we were offered Turkey, Beef...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Was here recently and feel slightly disappointed. The pub is well situated with a super ambience and decorated appropriately. We had very good service from one lady and frankly poor service from another young man who seemed more focused on dropping things on the floor...More

Thank johnrjewsbury
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Lunched with friends on a cold day. The staff were very welcoming and the pub was very cosy with fires in bar area and restaurant. The menu was comprehensive. 3 of our party had burgers and they were very good. 2 beef and 1 spicy...More

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I cannot thank Lucy, Mark and their fantastic staff enough for my fantastic 50th Birthday meal. Only 3 days before Christmas and Lucy made an effort to make the dining room less 'Christmasy' for my birthday celebrations - going to the trouble of sourcing beautiful,...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

After booking a table through their website, and receiving a confirmation. We called to say we were running 10mins late (after a 4 hr Friday night drive!) We were told in a bolshy unsympathetic voice, NO! we don’t have your booking, and we are fully...More

Thank Jason F
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful party in their dining room for 24 guests. I felt confident that it would be a great day and I was right! The tables looked splendid, the lunch was delicious and everyone commented on the lovely room and excellent food and...More

Thank JudyW42
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We went to the Bull twice the return vist because we so impressed after our first. If I had reviewed based on Thursdays visit alone it would have been 5 star...but returning on Saturday was disappointing. The menu is limited at the Bull with no...More

Thank potties
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My husband and I visited the Bull on a Sunday just before 1pm having read lots of great reviews prior to our visit! We were happy to the pub was dog friendly, even during a busy Sunday lunch service! The bar staff were excellent, we...More

Thank suzanne o
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Questions & Answers
Maggie M
16 September 2016|
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Response from Iain F | Reviewed this property |
Don't think they do yet, but there are plenty of b n bs in benenden
lorraine A
22 November 2015|
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Response from tomtafty | Reviewed this property |
Sometimes they get really busy and you just need to book. It does not hurt just to make one phone call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:15
12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Benenden TN17 4DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Benenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 240054
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