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Hawkenbury Country Inn & Restaurant

Hawkenbury Road, Staplehurst TN12 0DZ, England
+44 1580 890567
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible3%
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“the pub” (9 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (4 reviews)
“stayed here” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hawkenbury Road, Staplehurst TN12 0DZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On Sunday we decided to eat here, I haven’t visited in a while so I and my partner took mum and dad. It wasn’t very busy. We ordered a drink at the bar. The bar staff looked like they had ,had a bad day .....no...More

Thank amndclt
Reviewed 27 July 2018

lovely place, my only comment is that the accommodation is in the old stables which is right by the childrens playground. grumpy me doesnt want to have screaming kids right by me when im relaxing.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We really enjoyed our meal at The Hawkenbury Inn. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. We had our two dogs with us and they were welcome too.

Thank sylviaye0
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Really like popping in here for a Sunday lunch, the food is really good and the staff are very nice. I love the fact you can get good old fashioned deserts like spotty duck and jam roll and custard. The main menu looks good too.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Our family of three were looking for a pub meal close to our holiday rental and his place was very close. We gave it try and were pleased to find a great pub atmosphere where they had the six nations game on, a pool table,...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We were a bit worried to find ourselves the only customers at lunchtime on a Friday but we needn't have!! The Thai fishcake starter was delicious and the mains were good too. Service was friendly and helpful. Simple hearty food - nothing fancy - with...More

1  Thank LizDebP
Reviewed 16 August 2017

What a disappointment. Have had lunch here a few years ago and it was really nice, wish I could say the same about tonight's disaster. Service and welcome was good, even the time we had to wit for our dinner was ok but the food...More

2  Thank Texasthebigone1966
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Hawkenbury on Saturday night and had a great time, great country pub and a nice quiet room around the back. Breakfast the next day was also very tasty. When considering what we paid I think it was great value for money....More

1  Thank Claire B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Had it not been for one (a pulled lamb shank - not the least pulled), of the four served dishes, we would have rated this restaurant 4. Straightforward service, in a friendly atmosphere, with locals coming in, - always a good sign. So: Please try...More

Thank Hans Jørgen H
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a pint or two and a lovely welcome awaited, some nice local ales as well as classic largers

Thank Chris P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hawkenbury Road, Staplehurst TN12 0DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Staplehurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 890567
  • E-mail
Family run friendly Inn with a warm welcome offer home cooked food and cask ales. Delightful beer garden with garden bar and BBQ. Large car park. Bouncy castles May - September. Large function room and licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies.New in July 2013, luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation in our converted stable block.Category:Bed and Breakfast, Functions, Public House, Restaurant
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