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The Yew Tree Inn

££ - £££, British,
Grange Lane | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3DB, England
+44 1622 752882
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mixed roast” (8 reviews)
“tagine” (9 reviews)
“crab cakes” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Grange Lane | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3DB, England
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1 - 10 of 577 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We have been meaning to try The Yew Tree for a long time, and at last we made it! First impressions.... a beautiful looking pub with a reasonably large car park, unfortunately situated beside a very busy motorway. Modern times I guess! Inside decked out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Barry_Cullum
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with friends for lunch. The inn is already decked for Christmas. The atmosphere is very homely and the service friendly and efficient. The food was of a very high quality and well cooked and presented. This is not a place to be in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank phil52_10
Tracy H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear phil52_10 Thank you for your kind and informative review and for taking the trouble to write one. We are pleased you chose to dine with us for lunch with your friends and glad to hear you were made to feel comfortable. We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends joined us for a meal last night after we recommended the Yew Tree. The evening was perfect, an excellent meal with very attentive service. The whole experience from the very pretty decorations and white tablecloths made it a very comfortable evening. Thank youMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wonderfulturkey
Tracy H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear wonderfulturkey, Thank you for recommending us to your friends and I am pleased your evening was perfect. Thank you also, for your lovely comments and kind feedback and we are very grateful for you taking the time and trouble to leave us a nice...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner on our way home from France. We had booked for 7.00pm, but we arrived back in England earlier than expected and were at the restaurant for 5.30pm. However it was no problem as the restaurant were very accommodating and seated...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Adeharr
Tracy H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Adeharr, Thank you for your delightful comments and we are very grateful for you taking the time to give us your kind feedback. I remember you arrived very early indeed on your way home from France and on this occasion, it was no problem...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just dropped in as we were driving home from visiting on the off chance they’d have a table for a late lunch. The staff were very friendly & the food was delicious, I’d recommend to anyone. It’s quite a small restaurant so booking is definitely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank amandafZ3326GA
Tracy H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Amanda, I am delighted you dropped in on the off chance and glad we were able to accommodate you with a late table for lunch. Thank you for your lovely review and for giving your kind feedback, we much appreciate it ! I am...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here on Friday evening 23/11, with my other half and my dad, who was visiting for the weekend. We sometimes struggle to find a place that serves proper food and real ale, without going to formal. I was recommended this place from a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nickbestwick
Tracy H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nickbestwick, Thank you for dining with us with your partner and visiting Father, and for giving us a kind review with comprehensive feedback, we appreciate you taking the time and trouble to write one for us and glad you considered us a wonderful find....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a day in advance to eat at the Yew Tree. The restaurant area is small. I felt the tables were very close together, you could overhear neighbouring dinners conversation. We were offered a warm welcome and asked to wait in the bar as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kaz M
Tracy H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kaz, Thank you for your very kind, informative and comprehensive review based on your visit here last Friday and thank you for giving a clear indication of the service that should be expected and a general overview of our establishment. I am pleased we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We often visit The Yew tree Inn and always leave excellent reviews as we find this lovely little pub so cosy and relaxing. Tracey and Jim really make you feel at home and the food is always cooked to perfection. The food is cooked to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Oasislimoskent
Tracy H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Russell and Sam, I hope you are both keeping well and it is always a pleasure to see and welcome you both here. Thank you again, for your delightful review and for always taking the time and trouble to share your opinion of our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never been here before.Tried to book by phone 3 days in advance but had to leave a message as there was no one to take a call (Thursday midday, probably busy). after waiting 4 hours as no one called back I tried again, who ever...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bswhay
Tracy H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You must be the person I spoke to the other day, who wanted to book a large table a few days in advance, I apologised and said that we were not able to accommodate your request for a booking and you immediately and rudely put...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great meal in cosy surrounding where the background music was low enough that we could hold a decent conversation without shouting. Would definitely visit again.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JohnW-InKent
Tracy H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear JohnW-InKent, Thank you for dining with us and for posting a kind review, we appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback and we are happy to hear you would definitely visit us again. I am delighted you had a great meal...More

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TaniaAdrianne
9 December 2018|
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Response from phil52_10 | Reviewed this property |
I think the Sunday menu is the only one available, but gluten free and vegetarian options are probably still available. Perhaps ringing the venue would be beneficial.
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kimberleyann12
31 July 2018|
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Response from Tracy H | Property representative |
Hi Kimberley, Sorry, I don't always see these questions at the bottom of the page ! The vegetarian roasts are either a basic veg roast, or we can prepare a nut roast if it is pre-ordered. Thank you Tracy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grange Lane | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 752882
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