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The Walnut Tree

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Yalding Hill, Maidstone ME18 6JB, England
+44 1622 814266
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this lovely pub tonight for dinner, we live locally and pop in for a drink regularly, always a friendly welcome from the bar staff and a nice atmosphere. Booked a table for Saturday night dinner, arrived and I asked for a glass of Prosecco which is advertised behind the the bar, and is sold by the glass, but told... More 

3 Thank Pauline H
West Malling, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My wife and I visited the Walnut Tree again today for lunch, we've been in a few times over the last six months or so and it never disappoints. The food is excellent (a fellow diner recommended the sea bass as I was perusing the menu - he wasn't wrong!) and there are a good selection of beers. The service... More 

Thank Martin H
Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Had an incredible evening meal at The Walnut Tree in Yalding last week. 3 courses for 4 people and every element was truly impressive both in presentation and taste. Bill worked out at under £40 per head with drinks included but when only a couple of weeks ago I was eating at the Shard for over £100 per head, this... More 

Thank Travelmonkey1972
Yalding, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Dinner with friends. Nice food. Pub area reasonably full, but restaurant empty as always. Shame as the food is nice. Slightly pricey though, and they don't take amex.

Thank Annemieke K
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Looking for somewhere different to eat out at the weekend and had driven past the Walnut Tree many time so thought we would give it a go. So pleased we did lovely 15th century pub,with a warm welcome,staff very pleasant . great choice of Food that is presented extremly well on the plate. Highly recommend and Well worth the drive... More 

2 Thank KIA2146
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Credit where credit is due we had a truly lovey meal. It was lunch time that we dined mid week and reasonably quietist, though building up as we dined. The chef excelled him/herself and our meal was to die for, both the main and desert, and for sure when visiting family that way we will without doubt be back. We... More 

Thank travelingplaces40
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Went here today and over the years we've spent hundreds of pounds and normally its an ok local. They now offer a two or three course luncheon. With my mother, she only likes to eat a starter and desert. I just wanted the main. They wouldn't split it between us so we left and went to the tickled trout up... More 

1 Thank muzy c
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We went to the Walnut Tree for Sunday lunch with friends. Had never been there before so didn't know what to expect. Well the pub is lovely with an open log fire burning when we arrived. The food was fantastic and staff really friendly and polite. Nothing was too much trouble. Will definitely be returning and will be recommending to... More 

Thank Alibaba100
Yalding, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We live in Yalding, and use the local pubs with visitors and friends. The Walnut Tree has been a bit unreliable, with differing experiences over many years. But last Saturday we tried it again, and were very pleasantly surprised! Lovely food, very tasty and nicely presented. Nice local ales. We will definitely keep trying it again with friends now. Only... More 

Thank Annemieke K
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere was very friendly and welcoming. Lots of interesting dishes on the menu and the meals didn't disappoint. Reasonably priced all round, with a good selection of drinks. Will definitely visit again!

1 Thank Poppy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yalding Hill, Maidstone ME18 6JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 814266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?