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“Friendly with good value food”
Review of The Lion

The Lion
Ranked #3 of 3 Restaurants in Farningham
Cuisines: British, Pub
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Lion in Farningham is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
Reviewed 17 February 2012

Friendly service and about half hour wait for food which was hot and delicious. Very good value food and wine. Lovely roaring fire creating a warm toasty feel. Toilets need updating but clean. Will definitely visit again.

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Thank redrum293
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Reviewed 2 January 2012

The title sums up our experience really. What I don't quite understand is that despite the number of reviews commenting on the poor service, nothing seems to have been done to address this issue. Either the management do not review Trip Advisor or they are blase about it. I agree with a previous reviewer who said they felt mean about giving a negative review. This is a lovely pub in a great setting, but the service and the size of the food portions (in our experience anyway) lets it down, and I am afraid to say that we won't be going back to eat there

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Thank Steve_Rob62
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Reviewed 10 December 2011

Great ale, great atmosphere, great food, great service. What more do you need? Will return

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Thank Scunny-Paxo
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Reviewed 6 December 2011

!st time we had been here, party of 9 and apart from a very slight hiccup with food order could not fault it. It was very busy, but we did not feel that, the staff were very helpfull and tried to keep everyone satisfied, the food was all hot and tasty and we would reccommend to anyone, price was reasonable Overall a very pleasurable experience.. Many thanks

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Thank Clive R
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Reviewed 26 October 2011

The restaurant was cosy and presentable, the staff were friendly and helpful. We ordered two crispy chicken, one tuna steak and one on toad in the hole. The crispy chicken was really crispy, so much so we had trouble cutting it and the taste was not that of chicken!! The chips were okay! The tuna steak was tough and the toad in the hole was over cooked! The chef or who ever attempted to cook our order should be sacked or at least sent on a cooking course. We will never go back.

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Thank RichardEastbourne
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