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The Yew Tree Inn

Grange Lane | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3DB, England
+44 1622 752882
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tagine” (6 reviews)
“mixed roast” (4 reviews)
“crab cakes” (7 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Grange Lane | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3DB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Staff friendly and efficient. Pub decorated beautifully for the Christmas season. Food, excellent. I had crab cakes starter-yum, followed by goose which I'd never had before, but would eat again. There were six of us, all had different mains, and all were good. I didn't...More

Thank _theverralls
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have eaten in this restaurant several times before. We have never been disappointed and once again it was an excellent evening. As you walk in it is decorated with very classy Christmas decorations of good quality and gentle lighting. The table we had for...More

Thank happyharry303
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went for a pre-Christmas lunch, and the pub looked lovely with all its decorations up. We had a main meal and a dessert, both well cooked and very tasty. Good, friendly service, nobody rushes you which is nice if you're chatting with friends. Good...More

Thank Freda D
James H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Freda, Many thanks for your charming review, we welcome your feedback and your kind words are most appreciated, thank you ! We are glad to hear you liked the decorations and it is pleasing to hear you received a good, friendly service. We do...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked to take another 3 couples for dinner but also to see the wonderful decorations. Tracy does a fantastic job with the decorations both inside & out so very cosy inside. Well worth seeing. We ate well it was all delicious but in particular...More

Thank Jeanette D
James H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Jeanette and Dave, It was lovely to see you all and thank you for choosing us again for your pre-Christmas dinner with your friends. Thank you also, for your very kind review and we are grateful for you taking the time and trouble to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having tried to get booked at the Yew Tree on two or three previous occasions, and then turning up on a Monday and a Tuesday (The pub is closed on theses days) it was with some anticipation that I found out that we would be...More

Thank andrew t
James H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Andrew, Thank you for your very kind review and I am pleased that you were finally able to get booked in. Your kind words are most appreciated, thank you ! I am pleased you enjoyed your 60th Birthday amongst the Christmas atmosphere and that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am apprehensive in giving this lovely place a positive review because it IS A GEM, A Diamond, I travel a lot, the staff, food, 10 out of 10, I cannot recommend this place high enough sincerely the most negative critic will struggle, thank you...More

Thank Robert D
James H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Robert, Thank you so much for your lovely review and it was really nice talking to you. You did seem extremely happy with your food and the service and I'm glad that everything here ticked all your boxes. Your feedback is important to us,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have now eaten at the Walnut Tree several and as always the food and service are excellent. The restaurant is decorate for Christmas now and looks wonderful inside and out well done everybody.More

Thank redblack61
James H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Redblack61, Thank you for your telephone call to advise me that you had made a mistake with the name of our pub on your review, it is no problem and don't worry about getting it edited, it is not necessary, we are very grateful...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a super find this is. The warmest welcome you could hope for and so accommodating. The food was just fabulous. We had calamari, goose an paella. All were devine. Fab wine too and very reasonable. We will be back very soon. Thank you. Ps....More

Thank Mandyxx
James H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mandy, Thank you very much for your lovely review, your feedback is most appreciated and it was really nice talking to you. You were great fun and make a lovely couple and please don't worry about the tablecloth, it was no problem at all,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 8 for an evening meal on 23/11/17. The experience was so good the meal, the staff, the atmosphere. We will definitely be there again soon.More

Thank chrisanddavefrost
James H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chris and Dave Frost, Thank you for your lovely review, we are very grateful for your feedback and we are pleased you will be returning again soon. Your party of 8 were delightful and we are pleased your dining experience was a good one,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Received a recommendation for the yew tree, we could not fault anything, the food is excellent, nice wine, the staff are brilliant, very approachable, going back to the food, it was the best food I’ve had, I wish this pub was near to where I...More

Thank howard c
James H, Owner at The Yew Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Howard, Ah bless you, thank you and it was lovely talking to you. I'm pleased you had a good meal and we are extremely grateful for your kind review with such praise and we really appreciate your sentiments. We are pleased you considered your...More

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Harrietdarcey
7 January 2017|
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Response from James H | Property representative |
I believe Harriet's grievance will be my reaction to a couple of reviews regarding my responses to parents who allow their children to use our pub and restaurant like a recreation ground, running around the restaurant and... More
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talesofmytravels
26 September 2016|
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Response from James H | Property representative |
Hi, yes, the current menu it is on our website. You should find it there. Kind regards
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Richard L
19 June 2016|
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Response from James H | Property representative |
Hello, our opening times are on our website and are as follows : Bar : tuesday 5.30 to 11.00pm. wednesday and thursday 12.00 till 3.30pm and 5.30 till 11.00pm, friday and saturday 12.00 till 11.00pm and sunday 12.00 till... More
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
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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