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The Brenchley

91 High Street, Maidstone ME14 1SA, England
+44 1622 755773
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (25 reviews)
“cheesy chips” (4 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
91 High Street, Maidstone ME14 1SA, England
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Reviewed today

Went there at 11.40 am and tried to order a panini but was told there was only the breakfast menu available until 12 noon!!! Sorry, I don't want breakfast that late I had mine at 8am. All I wanted was a nice snack. Walked out...More

Thank debbiebowles18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great garden to chill in when its sunny good music playing in the back ground, can sometimes take a while to get served, food not very good.More

Thank stonesman1
WeTheManagement, Manager at The Brenchley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We try very hard at The Brenchley to keep our standards high and we take on board your comments. Please rest assured that all customer feedback is used to look at ways to improve our service. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Came here early evening with our 3 girls. Great place inside but chose to eat in the huge beer garden. There's even a bar outside which is very handy. Great choice of tables outside from 2 seaters to 8. Great atmosphere. Felt very comfortable even...More

Thank Glen B
WeTheManagement, Manager at The Brenchley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you very much for your 5 star review Glen. We try very hard at The Brenchley to keep our standards high and we are very pleased to read your comments. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch whilst on holiday visiting family & was very disappointed. Place was empty but took almost 45 mins to get food to us & when it arrived it was cold, or luke warm at best. I had the steak cheese panini & must...More

Thank Shangalang71
WeTheManagement, Manager at The Brenchley, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

We are very sorry to read that your recent visit to The Brenchley was not a good one. I do sincerely hope you brought the matter to our attention at the time and that the food was re-made for you. Please rest assured that we...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

from the outside it didn't look that great,but as soon as we walked in we could not believe our eyes.its huge and so grand looking.very clean and well cared for. we had burgers,we didn't wait to long for them. they were mid range price and...More

Thank Tim H
WeTheManagement, Manager at The Brenchley, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you so very much for your 5 star review Tim. We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit to The Brenchley and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the Brenchley and ordered the Big Jack burger for myself and the chicken shis Kebab for my husband. Service at the bar was swift and our meals arrived quickly. Both meals were very tasty, will definitely be coming back for more!:)

Thank Helen J
WeTheManagement, Manager at The Brenchley, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you so very much for your 5 star review Helen. We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit to The Brenchley and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

On wednesday the 11th we went to the brenchley for a meal. We ordered at 5.25pm an was told food is running late an will be about 30 to 40 mins. A hour later i asked at the bar if we had been forgotten an...More

Thank river d
WeTheManagement, Manager at The Brenchley, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

We are very sorry to read that your recent visit to The Brenchley was not a good experience. Please rest assured that we take on board all customer feedback and use it to constantly look to ways of improving our service. We will be urgently...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This pub never fails us when we decide to have a breakfast when we are going into town early, we now always go to the Benchley, we can sit indoors or outside even in winter you can go outside but be still be warm and...More

Thank Laura H
WeTheManagement, Manager at The Brenchley, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review. We try very hard at The Brenchley to keep our standards high and we are very pleased to read your comments. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We love & live in Maidstone out with friends today turned away from pub for wearing ENGLAND TOPS!!! WTF

Thank Jennie W
Reviewed 15 June 2018

I couldn’t believe what they dished up. I’ve seen bigger happy meals. Very poor quality would never have a burger there again. Absolute disgrace, a little garnish costs penny’s. Please don’t treat your customers as idiots. I sent it straight back and got the fish...More

Thank Paulyorly
WeTheManagement, Manager at The Brenchley, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

We are very sorry to read that your recent visit to The Brenchley was a disappointing one. Please rest assured that we take on board all customer feedback and use it to constantly look to ways of improving our service. We hope that you choose...More

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leahbilham28
23 April 2018|
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Response from WeTheManagement | Property representative |
Hi there. We are still working on Harry's and hope to have it open for the summetime :-)
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pleasantKent
25 January 2018|
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Response from pleasantKent | Reviewed this property |
Well, it doesn't really 'help' at all.....all it does is say that you can't sell a sausage sandwich after 12 noon because someone has programmed your till not to recognise it. Why a fish finger sandwich is available after 12... More
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pettit98
23 September 2017|
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Response from WeTheManagement | Property representative |
Only guide dogs I'm afraid, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 High Street, Maidstone ME14 1SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 755773
  • E-mail
Description
Now open in Maidstone High Street (opposite The Muggleton Inn). Opened in November 2013, as a traditional free-house, The Brenchley offers a vast range of popular beers, wines, spirits, seasonal & guest real ales, along with an affordable food menu (group bookings welcome), speedy service and traditional pub opening times... And it's proven to be a real hit with the people of Maidstone. Some of you will be familiar with the old NatWest & Kentish Bank building. The Kentish Bank was founded in 1793 and built by John Brenchley. Now the building has been lovingly transformed into Maidstone's newest traditional pub. We have sympathetically restored this beautiful building to its former grandeur, complete with its solid oak columns & panelling, ornate cornice and best of all, its stunning huge glass ceiling dome
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