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The White Lion is a family pub & restaurant in the heart Selling, on the outskirts of Faversham. Selling is in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is close to Perry Wood with plenty of lovely walks and cycle routes nearby
PRICE RANGE
£3 - £20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 10 September 2023 via mobile

Not been for a while so booked for Sunday lunch. Really good to see a pub that has not put its prices up to £20 for a main. Sunday roasts were priced at £12.50 so really great value. Staff were very friendly, dogs were welcome,...food was really nice and the desserts were amazing!! Would highly recommendMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 5 June 2023

Five of us came for an evening meal when our daughter was home from university. It was pie night, which two of us enjoyed. The others enjoyed a selection from the main menu. All the food was excellent, including desserts. Service was prompt, personal and...very friendly. A lovely atmosphere and will definitely be back. Would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 1 May 2023

Private room with a fork buffet was arranged for a family get together - age range from 5 ton 92. The staff were geared up to be welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. The buffet was good quality and there was flexibility, demonstrated when...the youngsters wanted more chips! The food was a broad array whereby everyone was happy and the socialising continued with a calm and friendly atmosphere, made possible by discreet and attentive service. Highly recommended. Good parking, nice array of beers, attentive staff.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 29 January 2023

A wonderful lunch in a real country pub. This was our third lunch visit over the last year and we were not disappointed. This was our first visit on a Sunday and the roast lunch lived up to our expectations. Despite being very busy, the...staff remained as efficient and friendly as ever.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 21 January 2023 via mobile

Went for lunch here after a walk in the woods and was so lovely, the service (lovely happy lady), the atmosphere, the setting and the food just topped it off. The quality and quality was something else!! It was served in good timing and presented...really well. Top top marks!! Gutted we heard the burns night was on the day we went for lunch as we would have definitely come back for that evening! Maybe next year though! Thank you for making our afternoon!More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 9 December 2022

We were looking for a lunchtime place to eat and drink and we saw a sign for The White Lion, we followed it for a mile or so and were delighted to find this truly wonderful place, the decor was so welcoming and the staff...were how you would want them to be, so friendly, warm and welcoming (especially a great lad named Blue !!!!) the food was simply delicious and the prices were as cheap as I have seen anywhere, I cannot praise this place highly enough and if you are near then pay The White Lion a visit, we will return without doubt, thank you all for a lovely visit and we look forward to seeing you again...fantastic !!!!!!!More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 31 October 2022

Stopped at Airbnb across the road for 4 nights and went to the pub a couple of times. Good food and beer, and very friendly staff. Best to book in advance for food, especially Sunday roast and Wednesday quiz.

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Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 10 August 2022

the first time we went there it was a fab meal, but not so today, i had a gammon steak which was fatty, and the salad that was served with it would have been nicer yesterday.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 22 July 2022

We have spent 5 nights at this hotel and were delighted. The staff is lovely and the food excellent. If like us you have dogs ask for room 1 as the room comes with a lovely shaded and fenced courtyard. The building is really beautiful...and the attention to details is appreciated. We had a lovely stay and would definitely come back.More

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Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 June 2022 via mobile

Really lovely pub, great outdoor area and tasty food. The menu caters for every want and on top of that my fussy requests so thank you to the very accommodating chef and front of house staff (blonde lady).

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 14 May 2022

We went on a lovely circular walk from this pub on a visit to the area, and it was just beautiful! Country lanes, fields, beautiful views, just lovely. Arriving at the pub, they accommodated our group of 9 and we sat in the garden as...it was such lovely weather. A great choice of yummy food, friendly service, and it seems as though a good group of locals go regularly which was nice to see.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 16 March 2022

This is a nice country pub with friendly bar staff....open fire....cosy atmosphere and decent beer at a reasonable price....so why the three star rating? I had a Sunday roast here recently (beef) and although the vegetables were fine, I could not even cut the beef...and that part of a £12 meal was inedible. I paid the full amount but in hindsight should have sent the meal back.....we live and learn! The most disappointing part was that the publican (sitting at the bar) did not offer an alternative or to reduce the price and did not even offer an apology; his passing shot as I left being 'Yes we have had problems with our butcher supplies lately' . It was only later that I thought that my reply should have been 'Well if thats that case, why have you not changed your supplier?' and 'If you know there is a problem with the meat, why does somebody in the kitchen not sample it before plating it up and taking it to the table?' We all work hard for our money and to pay £12 for a meal that is inedible with no apology does not sit easy with anybody. Perhaps the pub has enough local trade not to worry about a one off visit? Whatever way you look at it though, thats bad business practice as I was in the area for four weeks and would have probably have spent in excess of £200 in that time if I had been dealt with more reasonably. Instead I spent that money in other pubs around the area. Thats the White Lions loss!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 20 February 2022

The White Lion were the most superb hosts for my dad’s birthday lunch today. Lovely celebration with 23 close friends and family enjoying a shared roast dinner with plenty of wine, Prosecco and cake. The staff could not have been more accommodating and friendly- they...helped to make it the happiest of times, thanks to them all.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 13 January 2022

All perfect! We are a group of 15 walkers, beginning and finishing our walk from this pub today. From ordering the food (lots of choice) to the friendly, helpful service, and the efficient way our different orders were dealt with, we couldn’t ask for more....We love coming to this pub. It’s very consistent in its standard of delicious food, service, etc. Can’t wait to return!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 9 January 2022

Stopped for light bites and drinks after local walk. Very friendly service, extremely dog friendly (including dog treats) and a good selection of menu options, served quickly. Short distance from Perry Wood park. First visit but we'll return based on this experience.

Date of visit: January 2022
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  • Food: 4.5
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