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Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AG, England
+44 1622 752975
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09:00 - 22:00
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Kent, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited the running horse for breakfast, food was very tasty and well cooked. The choice was good and service efficient. We will return

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for a family breakfast- staff friendly and efficient. The food was well cooked and tasty. A very good breakfast selection was on offer at a fair price. I would recommend and will return.

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General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this review

We always love to receive great feedback. More 

Dover, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very poor food salad bar empty had to ask twice to top things up not worth the money at all. Harvester have gone down hill very disappointed but staff where friendly.

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General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this review

We are sorry you left disappointed. Thank you for letting us know how we let you down. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a family lunch with grandchildren and the service from Melanie was great. Very friendly and helpful. Food just right for the occasion. Well recommended

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General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Jimbo065. More 

Rainham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waitress was good. Main meal was nice but the place was untidy - dirty dishes at the salad bar which were then replaced with hot ones. Lad that came out to fill up the salad cart had filthy whites on... Food had spilled out of the salad cart onto the floor and left there. There was also rubbish left... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this review

Hi Jak B, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at The Running Horse take our reviews very seriously. More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

cant fault this restaurant. excellent food and service.I do have my own business and work for a lot of corporate companies so i can be quite picky with customer service.

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General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this review

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sheppy
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been coming to the Running Horse for easily 40 years, in the early days when it was the "go to" restraunt for 'special events and through its reincarnation as todays Harvesters In recent years have had some poor experiences but went for lunch on Sunday arriving at noon without a reservation We were welcomed warmly and seated quickly Table... More 

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Thank crycol
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. We strive to provide excellent service to our customers at The Running Horse. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with friends for a meal. We all enjoyed ourselves. The food was amazing and at an amazing price. The salad bar was filled nicely and the atmosphere was lovely. The staff were all polite. We will defiantly be coming again.

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General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments. You really made our day today. More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Has gone down greatly with the food. Although they are always busy, the service is always good and quick . Very helpful and knowledgeable about gluten free menu. Maybe we picked a wrong day with the food being disappointing . We will try again next month as this use to be superb with a good menu and always cooked to... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this review

Hello Susie Sorry we let you down on this visit! See you next month when we get it right again More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to eat with friends at your restaurant early this evening.I would like to say the food and the service was of excellent standard. After reading some of the reviews on here I was shocked at what had been written. This restaurant was great value for money the salad was topped up and plenty to choose from. The waiting... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this review

Thanks Winkledoodles, for leaving us this response. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Cuisine
British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 752975
Description
At The Running Horse Harvester in Maidstone food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.About our Harvester restaurantIf you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Maidstone, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to Sandling, Allington and Penenden Heath, our restaurant is a great choice for anyone who loves tasty grills, indulgent desserts and eating out in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Plus we've loads of choices for young guests.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?