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The Horseshoes

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in East Farleigh $$ - $$$ , British,
Dean Street, East Farleigh, Maidstone ME15 0PR, England
+44 1622 741683
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dean Street, East Farleigh, Maidstone ME15 0PR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited for a family birthday meal during the week, was lovely to be able to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine before heading inside for dinner, everyone in our party of 6 enjoyed there food, it was cooked and presented well and good portion sizes,...More

Thank MartinsKent
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just when you think you have found a local restaurant catering for Gluten Free they change the menu. OK I understand restaurants cater for the majority but the Gluten Free choice was confusing. Fries were listed as Gluten Free but we were advised there may...More

Thank petelerp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, I should mention that I'm not usually one to complete these sort of reviews (I have never previously); as a general rule I simply can't be bothered, however, there were a couple of issues with my experience which I found somewhat troubling... My partner...More

Thank crushedegg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate as a couple early on a Sunday,the staff were very friendly and helpful,food was fresh and very tasty,especially the prawn and lobster pot,never had to wait for long for our table or food,will return.

Thank Lorraine R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always the food within the Horseshoes is great however the inexperienced bar staff continuously let it down. If you want a good meal please visit, but hopefully when you do a different set of staff are working (we went on a Saturday afternoon)

Thank Russell D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for 2 courses but you could have 3. The lobster and crab fishcakes were delicious. Lovely location on a quiet country road next to a riding school.More

Thank Staplehurstsusiemac
Kelly R, General Manager at The Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you have enjoyed the 2 course menu we have to offer. The lobster and crab fishcakes are a favourite here and also a personal favourite of mine. I hope you visit us again soon. Kind regards, Kelly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prosecco offer was on so bought a bottle good upsell, processo wasn't the best. Great outside in a summer evening. Really poor that they do not do outside table service considering we had 3 courses, and still tipped even though I had to get up...More

Thank Chocolate_shaf
Kelly R, General Manager at The Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. With regards to the table service outside, it is something we are trying to work on, but at certain times of the day/ evening we have been busier than we anticipated and have not been able to offer this service....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat in the bar area so had to order our food at the bar..no problem. Our starter came really good then we waited and waited no one came to clear the plates or see if we needed more drinks. Eventually the main course came...More

Thank Val V
Kelly R, General Manager at The Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that your dining experience with us was not up to our usual standard and you found the team to be unfriendly, this is certainly not a comment I normally receive, and I am sorry this was something...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub is in a most attractive location with nice views from outside table and a big, light dining area, plus very good parking. The food is good. I have never tried going in the evening, but at lunch time I guess they have younger...More

Thank The-Kent-Bees
Kelly R, General Manager at The Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I appreciate your kind words regarding the location on the pub and the dining area. I have also passed on your comments to the chefs regarding the food. I have raised your comments regarding the service with my team and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this restaurant, it's my favourite. Always have a lovely meal here, and love the setting, with great views looking out on to fields with horses etc. It's a cosy, modern pub with a great atmosphere. The staff are always welcoming there, and the food...More

Thank chandlers981
Kelly R, General Manager at The Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I am so pleased that you have enjoyed your visit with us and this is your favourite restaurant. We all work as hard as we can to ensure we keep delivering the high standards are guests expect and deserve. I...More

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27 November 2016|
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Response from Kelly R | Property representative |
Good afternoon, We do add a 10% optional service charge to tables above 8. This is completely optional though and can be removed at the guests request and can not be added if preferred or again requested. Kind... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$34
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dean Street, East Farleigh, Maidstone ME15 0PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  East Farleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 741683
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A Country pub set in the beautiful village of East Farleigh. Offering a relaxed dining experience with fresh pub food. Ales, beers, and cocktails all available, along with a wide selection of soft drinks. Outside dining in the summer months, real open fires in the winter. All welcome; including dogs.
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