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The Kentish Hare

95 Bidborough Ridge, Bidborough TN3 0XB, England
+44 1892 525709
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pea risotto” (8 reviews)
“steak” (34 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
95 Bidborough Ridge, Bidborough TN3 0XB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After a couple of thoroughly enjoyable visits to this excellent pub I felt I must say how good it is! Excellent hospitality, service and food in a delightful village gastro-pub. It is really well run, spotlessly clean and well managed

Thank Robertenefer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The quality of food here is very high. Starters are always a difficult choice and packed full of flavours. We opted for the Tuna and were not disappointed......one of the best starters ever! Main was roast beef that was cooked perfectly and so tender! A...More

Thank 333Douglas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is lovely but the food and the service both under delivered for the price. Food was very salty and over powering garlic. The steak was not melt in the month which is what you would expect for £25.

Thank Katelb10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favourite pub in Tunbridge Wells. The food is superb - Wednesday steak night being a favourite of ours but a Sunday Roast just as good.Their desserts are to die for - not sickly and sweet ,more clever and delicious. The staff are...More

Thank clareduke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been coming to this pub for 9-months now. We previously lived in central London and moved to Kent late last year. We were used to enjoying good food and were initially worried whether we'd find similar quality food and service...More

Thank chrisreichhelm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

At last my wife and I managed lunch together - a much talked about but unrealised event for one of my non-working days until today. Based on TA reviews we were looking forward to our first visit to the Kentish Hare. On a Friday lunchtime...More

Thank Googly2010
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely food as ever - lamb shoulder chosen by three of our six went down a storm. Mild gripe was that service was very slow towards the end of our meal - dessert slow to arrive even paying the bill took a while- but food...More

Thank CandyJacki
Reviewed 2 October 2018

For dinner with friends we visited the Kentish Hare and were surprised with the decor, food and wine for pub in such a small village. The menu was very different and the presentation was impressive. Cannot say anything negative.

Thank WW_Traveller023
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Wow , what a great experience ! The food was amazing starters were demolished and gave everyone a taste of the superb skill coming from the kitchen , mains of which I had steak was very tasty but the Pork belly looked delicious and the...More

Thank KD27
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Was let down by another restaurant - luckily. Gave us a chance to go back to the Kentish Hare, where the food & service has never let me down.

Thank leeoliver2018
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Helen C
11 November 2017|
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Response from Cathie G | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see a television.
Eddie W
6 February 2016|
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Response from Gene1_11 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Smart casual is fine,
Rachel H
23 July 2015|
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Response from ACsevenoaks | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw. If you do not mind a further 20 minute drive and you want a great and very safe play area for children at a place in a much more beautiful location, and at a place which serves great food and great beer, go... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Bidborough Ridge, Bidborough TN3 0XB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Bidborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 525709
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