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Good lunch and a fine beer

Initially sheltering from the weather I enjoyed an hour in this rather good Weatherspoon's. Making... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
900mikl
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Bapchild, United Kingdom
via mobile
Average, ok, not too bad

I went here with a friend for a late lunch. Coffee is standard, nothing special from their machine... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
islandwitch
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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7 Nov 2018
“Good lunch and a fine beer”
27 May 2017
“Amazing service”
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Initially sheltering from the weather I enjoyed an hour in this rather good Weatherspoon's. Making use of the Chicken Club menu and excellent local Ale. Lovely surroundings and friendly staff and only a short walk from the BR Station.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 900mikl
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Emily Packman provides an amazing and super prompt service, very impressed and highly recommended as a place to eat and drink!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Lee B
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Came hear especially to have a meal with my husband. After sitting for 45min went to order but then was told the grill was broken so there was no grilled food available. Had there been signs advising us of this we would have not waisted...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal with my husband i had a steak which was cooked perfect and my husband had the lamb shank. The pub has a lovely atmosphere and very welcoming. Would recommend a visit.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank P6470VHdonnah
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I went here with a friend for a late lunch. Coffee is standard, nothing special from their machine. It does get loud, sound bounces off the walls, so try to avoid busy times. I ordered a Texan burger with 5 bean chilli off the vegetarian...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Dropped in here with co workers to grab a bite, went for the good old fish & chips with mushy peas & curry sauce. Was a bit sceptical about having this is a pub especially a wetherspoons but have to admit it was one of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

Although the front will never ben considered pretty, one inside light floods in due to roof windows and one side of the pub being mostly made of glass. The décor is mainly brown which is a bit bland though! The lightbulbs are dim too which...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, good steak and well kept pints of Abbot Ale. Close to the centre of Faversham and near to the station. Steak and chips £6.35 Good enough for me :-)

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank RickQuark
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Really cheerful bar staff and a great selection of beers.As with most wetherspoons the low prices are a massive magnet as is the fact large groups can convene comfortably so it makes a good meeting place.Not really outstanding in anyway but not as horrible as...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

I have used the leading light a number of times. Both the food and drink are excellent value for money. Unfortunately that's where it ends. I see people bring there own bottles in and refill glasses. One regular openly tops up his drink with his...More

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