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Reviewed 6 September 2020

Pubs and restaurants have adopted very different ways of dealing with Covid-19. The management team and staff at The Restoration have clearly made a great effort to keep customers and staff safe. Plenty of hygiene stations are available and social distancing is adhered to. What...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 5 September 2020

Had a fantastic afternoon today at The Restoration in Sevenoaks. Amazing staff headed by Gary. Friendly, professional welcome under the circumstances. Great food and looking forward to visiting again. So good to see this boozer busy again. Jim Power.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 20 August 2020 via mobile

The staff here are amazing, especially in this strange time. They have limited capacity but they were really doing their best to seat people who hadn’t booked, even offering to call them when a table became available. We wanted to sit outside and there wasn’t...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 13 August 2020

Visited The Restoration for drinks with my partner, staff were very welcoming and recommended a lovely wine & pint. Look forward to our next visit

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 30 July 2020 via mobile

Correct name change for opening, very Covid19 friendly ample social distancing, Whitstable Bay ale excellent, menu looked interesting for another visit

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 27 July 2020 via mobile

Amazing staff, brilliantly clean and all felt very reassuring! Safe distancing observed and loved being back! Have to remember to leave by the right door! Thank you Will, Sevenoaks is not the same without you!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

Last if the great pubs in Sevenoaks, Chelsea the manager is friendly and always laughing... the new food menu has something for everyone and the wine list won’t need a mortgage to have a good bottle of something. Winter time there are warm cosy fires...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 10 March 2020

I visited with my colleagues for lunch and we all ordered different beers, they have a very decent selection. We also ordered separate lunch dishes and all 4 looked good. Decent amount of food for the money, very nice décor in the heart of Sevenoaks...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 5 February 2020

I’m so glad I chose The Black Boy for my 70th birthday party. With over 70 guests attending, it was a perfect atmosphere. Big enough for everyone to be comfortable but cosy and welcoming. The manager Will couldn’t have been more helpful when I was...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 5 February 2020

The staff here are lovely, so accommodating. They really make you feel welcome and great with children in the day. The menu is always up to date and has something for everyone and they have a great selection of wines. Best pub in the area!

Date of visit: February 2020
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    How is The Restoration rated?
    The Restoration is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4