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The White Lion Restaurant and Bar

57 High Street, Tenterden TN30 6BD, England
+44 1580 765077
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
57 High Street, Tenterden TN30 6BD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came in with some colleagues and have a quick lunch. I had the lamb pie which was tasty. The crust was nice and flaky. The filling was screaming hot. I finally regained use of my tongue two days later. Nice little selection of beers as...More

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The friendly staff took my booking over the phone for a table for six adults and two dogs in the bar area for Saturday lunchtime. They gave us a lovely table in the front bay window. The area was carpeted, so the dogs were comfortable...More

1  Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place has a good ambience but the service and quality of food was poor. We were a party of four and two did not get their starters. Shepherds Pie was lacking in flavour and vegetables were almost non existent. Fish and Chips may have...More

Thank Nigel106
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It takes real skill to take simple, wholesome ingredients and render them so tasteless that the diner loses interest and appetite after a few forkfuls. The trick seems to be to pile a very large quantity of underseasoned, mashed root vegetables into a soup plate...More

Thank frequentdiner232017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the White Lion hotel in Tenterden, we were greeted by a charming guy called Duane. He helped with our luggage and showed us our room which was very tastefully decorated, albeit small. There was a superb coffee machine along with...More

Thank PatRW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch today in the restaurant, tip top quality food. Great service by olivia and polly they were both lovely and smiley. Can't wait to come again!

Thank Haryy_J58
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited yesterday with my family for Sunday lunch. The beef roast was amazing, with huge Yorkshires to accompany it. We had a fantastic time with the white lion. Our service from Jazz was top notch! She’s a credit to the pub, will be visiting...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a great Sunday lunch very impressed. Good service and fast in spite of them being very busy. Rooms warm and comfy and very clean Breakfast excellent

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Just have to say today's Sunday Lunch and service was spot 0n ! It was busy but the service was excellent. The food was lovely tasty and satisfying. With the best roast potatoes ever ! We were greeted by friendly staff and nothing was too...More

Thank lorraine A
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Visiting family popped in for a few drinks - nothing of a day planned but got great service from a fella named Henry. Nice bar, good crowd and worth a revisit for food I reckon.

Thank Mr123Sev
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Questions & Answers
21 November 2016|
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Response from WhiteLion-Manager | Property representative |
Hi, ideally, yes, as we are expecting a very busy weekend, being Tenterden's Christmas Fayre. As an alternative, we serve the same menu in the bar but don't reserve tables there. We look forward to seeing you, please let me... More
Anna D
1 April 2015|
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Response from Margaret W | Reviewed this property |
Yes Labradors are allowed in the bar area and the food is excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 High Street, Tenterden TN30 6BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Tenterden
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 765077
  • E-mail
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