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The King & Queen Restaurant

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in East Malling $$ - $$$ , British,
1 New Road, East Malling, West Malling ME19 6DD, England
+44 1732 842752
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 New Road, East Malling, West Malling ME19 6DD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic food, delightful and helpful staff. Nice atmosphere. Have been here several times and have never been disappointed.

Thank Alisdisgrace
Reviewed 5 days ago

As usual the King and Queen delivers on all fronts! Wonderfully welcoming staff, great food, consistently good, service always with a smile! Had dinner with friends (who staying in the barn and loved it). Probably one of the very best pubs in Kent, faultless!

Thank bugubg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for lunch, we had reserved a table. Staff very pleasent throughout and showed us straight to our table. Drinks brought promptly plus menus what i like about this place is the menus and food on offer. Its not your normal burger this, steak that,...More

Thank Andi F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a busy saturday evening after looking at trip advisor and we were not disappointed, food and service was good and the real ale was well kept. The menu was varied and interesting and it took me a while to decide!

Thank peterpbutler
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your kind comments following your recent visit - pleased that you enjoyed your experience and hopefully we'll see you again soon when you'll be able to sample a different dish from our varied menu!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a meal with my wife and some friends, very good menu may seem slightly pricey but the quality is good. Good selection of draught beers. Good staff.More

Thank martin f
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review - pleased that you enjoyed the whole package, being the food, service and the beer! Reading between the lines I'm guessing that you found our menu offering to be "good value for money" taking into account...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the King and Queen for a late lunch on a Saturday having read reviews. Walking in, felt it might be too much of a locals pub for a couple and small child but was greeted warmly by staff and despite no children's menu,...More

1  Thank damienandliz
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Really pleased to read your feedback and naturally delighted with your comments - we strive to consistently deliver from a service aspect and as you noticed in a friendly yet attentive manner - commenting that the food was "fantastic" was also great to read in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this lovely Country Pub situated in the Village of East Malling after reading so many good reviews. The surroundings are really nice & the ambience was great. The food was really fresh, produced by local suppliers & very well presented. The staff were friendly...More

Thank FowlPlay87
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted that you enjoyed your visit and naturally pleased that both the food and the service met with your expectations having read previous visitor reviews prior to your visit. Look forward to seeing you again on future occasions!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not having eaten here for some time, we were very surprised to see how full the place was - being midweek. The staff both on arrival and throughout the meal were respectful, pleasant and professional at presenting the food to our table. The food was...More

Thank Peter B
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your recent visit and indeed for being happy to recommend the King and Queen to others, always a bonus for us! I'm pleased, that even though you visited when it was busy, that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a 3 night stay in Kent to visit Sissinghurst and several other National Trust properties. We stayed at Wateringbury and checked Trip Advisor for local places to eat. We visited the King and Queen on our second night and had a fabulous meal,...More

1  Thank jenni19512015
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for recommending us - delighted that we exceeded your expectations on the first night which meant you coming back for more the night after - maybe you'll stay with us next time you are visiting - we'll always offer a special rate if you'll...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called on a Saturday evening whilst passing through the village. The restaurant was full due to a function. However the staff immediately offered to serve us from the bar menu. We agreed and the staff explained that there would be a delay before the...More

Thank iaindaza
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Pleased that we looked after you when you visited on the spur of the moment - hopefully we'll see you again when you can savour our wider menu!

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Questions & Answers
28 August 2016|
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Response from Dave D | Property representative |
Children are most welcome to enjoy our restaurant facilities with their parents during the day or evening, for drinks with their parents during the day, but not in the evenings (unless dining in the restaurant areas).
Julie J
8 August 2016|
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Response from Ben S | Reviewed this property |
They definitely allow dogs in the garden. I am pretty sure I have seen dogs at the bar but couldn't be 100%
13 October 2015|
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Response from ritagirl62 | Reviewed this property |
Food and atmosphere are brilliant, you won't be disaapointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 New Road, East Malling, West Malling ME19 6DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  West Malling  >  East Malling
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 842752
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