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Face masks required for staff in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
Socially distanced dining tables
Staff required to regularly wash hands
Tables disinfected between guests
Single-use or sanitized menus
Updated 24/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The Elephants Head is a traditional 15th Century English Public House. Serving traditional English pub food and quality Harvey's ales from 12pm Monday - Sunday. Both dog & child friendly, the Elephant has a large garden in the warmer months with stunning view & a gorgeous inglenook fireplace for the winter.
We were on hike in the area and stopped here for lunch (we did book in advance). Excellent pub, excellent service and hamburgers out of this world (cocked in perfection - medium rare). Very good beer as well. Pity they have to close now for...More
Stopped off for lunch with some pals while passing through Kent on the way to Hastings. Staff were really welcoming (despite our being in cycling gear) and the burgers (2x beef, 1x halloumi) were delicious and very generously portioned.
Highlight was probably the two log...More
Can’t have a burger anywhere else now ! My partner took the recommended pork kebabs , as flavoursome as told . He hadn’t seen rice pudding on a menu for years , absolutely gorgeous, I had a bite of it snd even I loved it...More
My girlfriend and I visited here after she had been with her family and said it was the most fantastic steak. Well she was not wrong! I've had many a steak around the world.....some good, some terrible. This is up there at the top of...More
We turned up not knowing thew area as we were passing through and we were all pleasantly surprised. We sat outside in the garden and all enjoyed our food. The calamari was amazing and the kids all enjoyed their meals - there was nothing left.
This was our first visit to the pub, with friends, for Sunday lunch and I was so happy I chose it! We had a friendly welcome from the young staff and not too long to wait after placing our orders.
The vegetarian Sunday lunch option...More
Date of visit: February 2020
theelephantsheadpub, General Manager at The Elephants Head Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2020
Hello Rosie, thank you for taking the time to write your review! This is great to hear and we'll see you soon!
Very disappointing Sunday lunch visit. Tried to prebook on the day but before we could say ‘can you hold a table for us?’ the member of staff had hung up on us. We arrived 10 mins later and waited at the bar to enquire about...More
Date of visit: March 2020
theelephantsheadpub, General Manager at The Elephants Head Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2020
Hello, I am so sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your time here at the pub.
Firstly, apologies if you thought someone had hung up, this was simply the phone signals along with it being very difficult to hear due to a packed pub! As...More