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The Flying Horse

££ - £££, British,
Cage Lane, Smarden TN27 8QD, England
+44 1233 770432
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (3 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cage Lane, Smarden TN27 8QD, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

AT very short notice I contacted the pub, asking if they could accommodate a family visit (my family were gathering from around the UK and Holland), including an infant. On line, Louisa came back to me very quickly, and in person, Natasha, moved mountains to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank RedPux
LouisaG284, Manager at The Flying Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you so much for such a lovely review, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased your experience at The Flying Horse was the perfect end to your weekend of celebrations. Thank you also for your email, again thanking us for the lovely time...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

Was recommended this pub by the landlady of the B&B we were staying at. It was easy to find on a dark October night and when we arrived the place was decked out with Halloween decorations. We were a little disappointed to find no soft...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank Ian J
LouisaG284, Manager at The Flying Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hello Ian Thank you very much for your kind review. We apologise for lack of comfortable seating, we only have one small comfortable chair as that’s all our small pub can accommodate but I appreciate your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your food...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I can’t rate this lovely English pub highly enough. The food is delicious and the staff are really friendly. There is a great atmosphere. A perfect Kent village pub experience.

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank Victoria K
LouisaG284, Manager at The Flying Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you so much, we’re so pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with us, we really appreciate it. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 12 October 2018

My husband and I were out for a drive exploring the area, we come upon this lovely friendly pub, just in time to try their bar menu, the food was lovely, the lady who served us was very friendly and helpful, if we are in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank cockneysparrow1951
LouisaG284, Manager at The Flying Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you so much for taking your time to write us such a lovely review. We’re pleased you had a nice lunch and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

A wonderful little pub in a smashing village..food was superb and the landlady friendly and welcoming...great for kids and dogs..a must visit!!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
4  Thank Gary C
LouisaG284, Manager at The Flying Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you Gary for your lovely review, it is very much appreciated and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Our daughter took us here for a meal whilst visiting from Wales. Was lovely to recieve such a warm and friendly welcome. The food was great, the staff were only to happy to help and the atmosphere very pleasant. Thank you for making us feel...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Chris T
LouisaG284, Manager at The Flying Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi Chris Thank you so much for your lovely review. We’re so pleased to know our efforts are appreciated and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Thank you!

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch before our visit to the Big Cat Sanctuary just 5 minutes away. Would highly recommend it. Super-friendly staff and tasty good-value food.

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank coops456
Reviewed 5 July 2018

stayed 1 night here when visiting the Big Cat Sanctuary room lovely and staff friendly and welcoming one of the nicest beer gardens I have ever seen --had sunday lunch and can honestly say one of the best I have ever had many thanks

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank atlantean22000
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We paid a visit to this pub whilst in the area - it was a lovely evening so we sat in the beer garden outside. The staff were all friendly, even though we had never been to the village before and as we were quite...More

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank green_naturelover100
Louisa G, Owner at The Flying Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thank you so much for your positive review - we really appreciate you taking the time to write it. We’re pleased you had a lovely time and we look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Went in on spec to see if they did food before walking round this interesting historic village. Very friendly greeting and tasty looking menu and specials so we had more than we intended! My Dover sole was perfectly cooked with samphire and prawns and saute...More

Date of visit: June 2018
4  Thank emptymemory
Louisa G, Owner at The Flying Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thank you so much for your amazing review. We’re so pleased you had a lovely time and we’re very happy you enjoyed your meal with us. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:30
Saturday
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cage Lane, Smarden TN27 8QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Smarden
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 770432
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