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Found the Woolpack by chance whilst walking with friends. We were goinfg to go to Brookland but... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2023
Tim E
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Smarden, United Kingdom
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Just stopped today (30/10/22) for a Sunday roast with my wife and it was lovely….honest grub... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2022
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

One of our favourite places to reward ourselves for living in Kent and having taken the dogs for a walk and swim at Camber Sands or St Marys Bay.

This is a 15th century pub in the middle of Romney Marsh and is a wonderful reminder of smuggling history. It doesn't look as if it was on much higher ground than what is now around but this must have been the only dwelling for a long way in every direction so perfect for smuggling.

The fire place is huge and you can toast your feet in winter if the pub cat will let you near it. The garden is big but shaded. This pub welcomes dogs too even though it does food.

The beer is excellent and kept well and the service is friendly and efficient.

A word if warning if you are over five feet ten inches tall; wear a hard hat or risk banging your head on the beams. It is an old pub which has moved settled in different directions over the years so sloping ceilings, floors and walls.

It is easy to find on the coast road between Ashford and Rye and is well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 28 March 2015

This pub is on Romney marsh Kent a place of smugglers and the home of Doctor syn of novels by Russell thorndike the pub as you walk through the door history hits you right in the face with plenty of beams and lovely open fire which was a light although we did not eat there the food looked very good the bar staff were very pleasant its a pub worth a visit now back on to seaford

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