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“Excellent meal”
Review of The Roffen

The Roffen
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Ranked #18 of 137 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
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Description: Restaurant 41... We are now open to non members Our new Head Chef David Kirby serving a full ala carte menu 7 days a week. Traditional Sunday Lunch and Buffets for parties. Please come and try us out.
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Excellent meal”
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Visited the Roffen Club on Saturday evening and asked for the three course and unlimited wine at £27.50 per person.We were seated by a very friendly waitress and she took our order as we had been looking at the menu prior in the bar which i might say had a very good varied selection. The wine was brought to our table and both the red and white were very nice. The food was served at the right pace and all of us enjoyed all three courses. Their was a very good atmosphere all round and we had a most enjoyable evening. I might add we are not members but when if you book over the phone a £5 deposit is required. We will definatly be back.

  • Visited November 2013
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English first
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“SUPERB SUNDAY LUNCHES”
Reviewed 11 October 2013

We are social members of the Roffen Club and often eat here. All the food is top notch and the offers are amazing. The restaurant does a three course meal with unlimited wine 6 nights a week for £27.50 and the more relaxed Bistro does a three course meal with a bottle of wine for 2 for £35. Obviously you don't have to have one of these. You can just sit in the bar with a drink, read the daily papers and magazines and have a meal for as little as £6 if you want. We go about once a month for a Sunday roast and there is always plenty of food and very good fresh vegetables too.
They produce a monthly newsletter which you get automatically by e-mail and we often go to the monthly jazz or blues nights.
The menus are varied and change every month and we have never been disappointed with the food. First class chef and delicious home made puds.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank FRUITGUM
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Kent
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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Wonderful food and the staff are very helpful”
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We celebrated my sister’s birthday at the Roffen and she is allergic to gluten. They were so good having a complete list of all the things she could have and offered to make other items without gluten if required. The food was amazing, high quality and good portions. We went with the Top Table deal and had unlimited wine - it was excellent. They finished the meal with 'happy birthday' written on my sister’s dessert plate - lovely touch. I can't praise the restaurant enough.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank David1224
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Kent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Good quality food with varied and interesting menu”
Reviewed 14 August 2013

I have been eating at the Roffen Club for over 20 years and it never lets me down - albeit that their portions are far too generous for my wife and I. She often has 2 starters instead of a starter and main.

They have a very varied menu and even offer a wide ranging 'bistro' menu which consists of 3 (generous) courses and unlimited wine for just £25, which is amazing.

Whilst it is a private members club, the dining room is open to non members as well and is always quite.

Thoroughly recommended to anyone who has never been there and staff are very helpful.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank TerryGeorge
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U.K.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very friendly place”
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Visited this because it was the chosen place for a wedding venue. Lovely people, excellent food and quite good atmoshere. Lost have been done to make this place look as good as it can but still needs a bit of work. It's very hard when you have an old building but to be fair they have done very well.I loved the querky layout but it did nothing for my other half. so you just takes your choice and some will love it I'm sure.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Patricia O
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