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The Walnut Tree Inn

Forge Lane, East Farleigh, Maidstone ME15 0HJ, England
+44 1622 721106
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
11 Feb 2017
“Excellent personal attention by the new chef.”
1 May 2016
“Visiting family nearby”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Forge Lane, East Farleigh, Maidstone ME15 0HJ, England
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

A delightful, 15th Century pub. I was initially attracted to its roaring inglenook fire but was particularly impressed when the new head chef, who had only been there a couple of weeks, came out to say that the menu was in the middle of being...More

Thank MissVolare
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Very friendly staff big garden and good food warning post will be ideal pub is right on a shape bend which is very dangerous when coming out of the car park

2  Thank Laura9817
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

What a change, warm, clean and the garden is fit for purpose. When someone tries it is worth supporting them. In a few weeks the transformation is incredible. Well worth a visit.

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

After a morning out in the cold in the local area my husband and I looked for a local pub to grab some lunch, somewhere ideally with Sunday roasts and a pub traditional in character. Not one of those fancy overpriced gastro pubs that's been...More

2  Thank LucyMTaylor
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This is the third time in four weeks I've been to the Walnut Tree at lunch time and found it closed. I heard it had new owners and thought I'd give it a try, but when it;'s closed, what can one do. At least the...More

3  Thank Samuel C
Beckynockers, Manager at The Walnut Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2016

Hi Samuel! Sorry that you've come and found us closed - our opening hours are from 12 everyday except Mondays when we open at 3pm. We hope to see you soon!!

Reviewed 22 November 2015

Had Sunday lunch today and was blown away by how delish it was. I had the chicken and my hubby had the beef (which I also tried of course). Both were absolutely beautifully cooked. Every aspect of it (the golden brown fluffy and flavoursome potatoes,...More

Thank Marli24911
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Since the new owners took over in the last few months I have been in here a number of times and had 3 Sunday lunches. Brilliant everytime, lovely food, friendly staff and great beer. A proper English country pub! Would recommend anyone to come in...More

Thank Roysearle
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

We visited The walnut tree inn for bangers and mash mid week. Ten of us had an amazing meal. Best bangers and mash I've ever tasted. The new owners are lovely and I can see this country pub getting very busy. Thank you so much.More

1  Thank Inez F
Beckynockers, Manager at The Walnut Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2016

Thank you for your lovely review Inez and for trying out our food. It was great to see you guys in here for New Years Eve as well, you definitely kept up with the 12 year old on the dance floor! I hope you come...More

Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This pub has been taken over by a young couple after it was run down by th previous landlord They have definitely cleaned it up as you can smell cleanliness as you walk in the door I hope that continues We had Sunday lunch and...More

1  Thank Christine M
Beckynockers, Manager at The Walnut Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2015

Thank you very much for such a lovely review. We hope once our kitchen is finished you will come back and try something from our menu when we are fully up and running. Thank you also for the comments about the plates, we have taken...More

Reviewed 6 November 2015

The new couple that run the pub booked my band to play a gig there last night. We were very well looked after and treated really well by the staff. The new owners are lovely and welcoming, and the locals were friendly too. We were...More

1  Thank James C
Beckynockers, Manager at The Walnut Tree Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2015

Thanks James!! The band were so good, everyone loved you and we hope to have you back to play next year!!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forge Lane, East Farleigh, Maidstone ME15 0HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  East Farleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 721106
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