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The Old Jail

££ - £££, British,
The Old Jail Jail Lane | Biggin Hill, Westerham TN16 3AX, England
+44 1959 572979
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“syrup sponge” (3 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Old Jail Jail Lane | Biggin Hill, Westerham TN16 3AX, England
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Went to the old jail with my daughter and my partner on a Friday evening; just fancied somewhere different. A nice smiley welcome when we arrived so we found a table near the bar and grabbed some menus (a very good selection of dishes). My...More

Thank mazzacat85
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely service - quick, polite and friendly. Food was great, plus lovely pub atmosphere. Great valu for money

1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 17 April 2018

My in laws often bring us here for lunch, the food is always good, and it has a comfortable relaxed feel, the staff are very attentive and friendly.

Thank Francisef302
jazzmin905, Manager at The Old Jail, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you for your lovely review - the old jail team

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

A fantastic all round experience.. very friendly staff and delicious food. We were a family party of 10 and everyone of us had superb food consistent of starters, main course and deserts. I would highly recommend The Old Jail for a lovely pub grub experience

Thank LeeD55
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Today went back to Old Jail for first time in a while. Having frequented this Pub for well over 20 years, we had noticed since Ann & Richard Hards left a few years ago, standards have slowly been going downhill. However give places benefit of...More

Thank empirestate
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, lovely staff, wonderful fire and great atmosphere. My partner and I really enjoyed our lunch here. Very generous portions. Excellent steak and kidney pie. Wonderful pulled pork. Perfectly cooked vegetables. Loved the carrot purée. Didn't need the chips with the pie but ate...More

Thank LizDebP
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

One of my sons took me for a late Mother’s Day lunch here. I’ve often driven past but this was my first visit. We were seated and drinks sorted very quickly. We both had starters and mains and my son had a pudding. We chose...More

Thank jaymuz2213
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Took my mum for a late mother days lunch and we both thoroughly enjoyed our meal, end up having three courses. Service was good except for a mistake on the hill which they quickly sorted, mum commented that the coffee could have been better. Will...More

Thank Glovepup
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

They are pull have you believe that the spitfire pilots from the airfield just up the road used this inn as their local. I believe them. A traditional pub with a warm welcome it certainly is. The food menu is small for choice and high...More

Thank Nicksswilson
Reviewed 1 February 2018

A group of us visited for an evening meal having previously booked. Plenty of room to park. All of the staff were very helpful - after one drink our table was ready. The food was very good. Decent sized portions. I thought that the meal...More

Thank DiggoryLondon
jazzmin905, Manager at The Old Jail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you for review, look forward to seeing you again - the old jail team

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Questions & Answers
5 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from jazzmin905 | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do sandwiches, jackets etc day and night
tonia m
9 March 2017|
Response from jazzmin905 | Property representative |
Hi. Our menus are on our website, or if you prefer please contact us and we will email you the menu.. Regards Rebecca
Tony R
28 August 2015|
Response from FelixStowe10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tony You will have to check their website as I haven't been there on a Sunday. Hope you have a great meal Regards Martin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Jail Jail Lane | Biggin Hill, Westerham TN16 3AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sevenoaks District  >  Westerham
  • Phone Number: +44 1959 572979
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