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The Old Plantation Inn - CLOSED

33 Plantation Lane, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4BJ, England
+44 1622 737906
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
12 Feb 2015
3 Feb 2015
“Lovely pub meal for 2”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Pub, Gastropub
££ - £££
33 Plantation Lane, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4BJ, England
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 12 February 2015

Nice meal, very historic pub but difficult location. Believe pub going to close and turn into yet more housing. Husband fell on old entrance steps and broke his arm, sad end to good evening.

Thank curlyscouser
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We ate here on Saturday night, having seen that our Gourmet Society Society card was accepted. The menu was a little lacking in choice, compared to what was on the website but rumours are that the pub may be closing so this might be a...More

5  Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Have been here many times for various reasons, with friends, family.......excellent food and service every time....thank you

4  Thank Laura m
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Arrived for Sunday Lunch. Waitress was very unwelcoming deadpan face. There were four of us seated at a table need the door. Place was freezing cold, other diners sitting with jackets and coats on. Large feature fireplace but fire unlit. Radiator next to where we...More

7  Thank Joan C
Reviewed 19 November 2014

The old plantation is a lovely old pub with original features. The food is always very tasty and the welcome warm. The menu is reasonably priced and has a good variety for all tastes. It is near the village of Bearsted which is not far...More

4  Thank anneplusone
Reviewed 23 September 2014

The food here puts the local competition to shame (I'm talking about a blanc cheval)! Rib-eye steak with actual flavour and very tender. Lamb tagine to die for, and service with a smile. Brilliant! The only minus point was there was no butter served with...More

8  Thank AndyReflect
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We visited on a Sunday lunchtime. Good idea to book as by 1 o'clock it was busy, although we went in early and it was fairly quiet. Menu included roasts (unusually with Quorn for vegetarians if wanted) but only one other veggie meal offered, and...More

4  Thank Plum C
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Been for dinner on the last two occasions when there has been a duo (Claire & Martin) Very good singer and pianist Enjoyed all food with an excellent pint of Harvey's bitter Staff welcoming and friendly

5  Thank pooner
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Chose this restaurant for a change from Beefeater. We had a party of four and virtually had the place to ourselves which we were surprised as it was a Saturday evening. Two of us ordered the Lamb shoulder, one had scampi and one had rib...More

4  Thank zeetop
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Five of us went for Sunday dinner and had a really good meal. We had a mixture of starters, which were all nice a tasty. Four of us then had roast beef and one had shoulder of lamb. All the meats were very tender and...More

4  Thank ChrisAndOthers
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Pub, Gastropub
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Plantation Lane, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  Bearsted
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 737906
  • E-mail
The Old Plantation Inn is a family friendly, welcoming and homely 15th Century pub in the heart of Bearsted. We pride ourselves on providing value for money, and making every visitor feel at home with our large warm open fire and beautiful period Kentish ale house. The kitchen is open 7 days a week, serving a wide variety of beautifully cooked food that will appeal to all of your family.
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