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The Wharf

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Galleon Boulevard | Cotton Lake, Dartford DA2 6QE, England
+44 1322 229939
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I started to walk my dogs around the lake area and was pleasantly surprised to find out that this is a dog friendly pub - dogs of all sizes too! The staff were so friendly and provided my little dogs with water and dog treats. Once they were settled, we ordered our food and drinks. The whole afternoon was really... More 

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Thank LCC8695
Greenhithe, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Wharf is a relatively new pub on a lake in the middle of an office estate. The food is pretty good for pub grub and on a warm evening it's lovely to sit outside overlooking the lake. Gets busy on Friday evenings with the office workers. Staff friendly and helpful. We pop in at least once a week for... More 

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Thank Paul_Charlton
Dartford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ok for quick lunch or beer , nothing outstanding but seems to attract friendly types. Menu you covers most tastes I would say Busy from 5 to 8 pm

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Thank V513AYchristopherh
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

On previous recommendations I came here to have a drink and a meal whilst working in the area. Sorely disappointed. The ales were ok and drinkable but not brilliant. The food - well - how to lose £17 in one easy go. The steak was certainly not worth that - plenty of chips and Parmesan. The steak was under done... More 

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Thank Hamish P
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

A group of 7 enjoyed an evening at The Wharf. Good menu selection worth something for everyone. I had ham hock terrine for starter and ham & chicken pie with mash and greens. All very well presented and tasty. We all had different choices and enjoyed everything. Enjoyed a pint of Spitfire (it is a Shepherd Neame pub) with my... More 

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Thank Family_Dempster
Greater London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I am never too impressed with this place, feeling that the pub has little character and food is pretty standard (and quite expensive). Staff can sometimes appear quite rude which can add a downer to the atmosphere. The garden with view of the surrounding lake are a real benefit and gorgeous both in summer and winter, but I feel like... More 

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Thank hjnewman2017
Sussex
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258 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Five of us having all very different meals were pleased with what we were served. The bill was acceptable. We had tried 2 other places for dinner with no luck, so very pleased to have eaten here. The chef also went out of their way to cook something particular for us with no fuss. Well done

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Thank The_1st_Lady
Kent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Dined here last night with my partner for a spontaneous meal followed by some drinks. The setting and atmosphere is great - a real friendly, local and clean pub / restaurant in a pretty location. I am gluten intolerant and found the menu a little bit limiting but went for the steak and chips which was really yummy. My partner... More 

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Thank Antoniettaxo
Welling, Kent
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220 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The Wharf has changed a bit since I last went some years ago and feel that it is trying to go more up market. Nice enough but the food is a bit picky when visiting with children. Service was okay (although we got the wrong meals) but was okay.

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Thank hayles_tawny
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I been going here every Christmas day for years for a family drink at lunch time. This is a nice and cosy pub, but large. Good customer service, clean and i will continue to go there as my local. Well done.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galleon Boulevard | Cotton Lake, Dartford DA2 6QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dartford
  • Phone Number: +44 1322 229939

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