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The Guildhall

42 The Bayle, Folkestone CT20 1SQ, England
+44 1303 251393
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“scotch egg” (2 reviews)
“great pub” (3 reviews)
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42 The Bayle, Folkestone CT20 1SQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely Sunday lunch here. There is a mixed meat option as well as standard choices . The food was well cooked and there was plenty of it , so go hungry. A massive plus was a jug of gravy on the table...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Lovely local pub, always get a warm welcome. They hold a bbq on a saturday which i am looking forward to trying. Good pool table aswell. Friends of mine have told me theit sunday lunch is fantastic and good value for money.

Thank yvonne012014
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for an excellent traditional Sunday Lunch in Folkestone, then The Guildhall is the place to go. However, you will need to be hungry, as the portions are enormous, with a choice of four meats and no less than five different veg. Extra...More

Thank DodgyDe
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled across the Guildhall pub during our one night stay in Folkestone and what a little gem. Easily one of the most welcoming pubs we have ever been in. Highly recommended. Shame we had an early start otherwise would have gone...More

Thank Chloew1979
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We found this to be an excellent venue for our re-union of work colleagues. The bar area provides a cosy, warm and friendly atmosphere and was enhanced by the lovely welcome from Nikki & Nally. Good to see some different real ales. We'll definitely be...More

Thank DodgyDe
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great pub with real ales on permanent Ines as well as guests. There is now food on Fridays and Saturdays lunch. Also there are Nally pasties scotch eggs and sausage rolls on offer . They don't last long either. There is a fantastic atmosphere here...More

Reviewed 29 November 2016

This used to be a great pub serving meals to the community as well as patrons, but since the mother and daughter took up residence it has gone from bad to worse. You even have to wait to get served when you're the only one...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Was expecting great food from here as in the past they had a great reputation and almost rivaled nearby similar places...however the roast was extremely disappointing. It was like all the veg was from frozen and over cooked. The meat was over cooked and the...More

1  Thank Victoria I
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We struggled here as we wanted to eat and unfortunately their times are quite sporadic. That said the wine and beer were lovely, the dart board was a lovely touch along with the tv. Staff attentive and relatively quiet which we liked!

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Inspired by the positive reviews here on Trip Advisor the food to be had at this pub we went to eat here on a Saturday evening only to find that they don't serve food. At least not on Saturday evenings. Big disappointment. Had to find...More

Thank Nightwol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 The Bayle, Folkestone CT20 1SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 251393
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