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The Blacksmiths Arms

84 The Street, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0NA, England
+44 1233 623975
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (30 reviews)
“roast beef” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
84 The Street, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0NA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have enjoyed an excellent lunch there on several occasions and it has never failed to please. All main ingredients of the meals are locally sourced, well presented and served by willing and pleasant people. It certainly is not as cheap as some pubs but the...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice pub with friendly and helpful staff - the portion sizes are really good and we had a huge plate of tender meat, crispy Yorkshire and well cooked veg. The meat was tender and flavoursome and gravy served on the side - all delicious...More

Thank kentcritique
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here as my dad is in the hospital nearby ! Food was good but unfortunately my mothers meal came out incorrectly so we started eating before her replacement was given ! The waitress explained that it was the chefs fault and it...More

Thank mariejohnson66
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We visited on the off chance to have lunch and was very surprised, what a find. The decor and menu choices were very good and we decided to have the fish and chips which were fantastic. We highly recommend this pub for lunch, next time...More

Thank bchappell
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I work nearby and only found this place today for a business lunch. Nice atmosphere, attentive staff, great food and a real gem of a find. Will definitely return.

1  Thank Karen N
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Bank holiday lunch with family. Good service and food was very good. Great crispy chips cooked to perfection which are so difficult to get in some pubs. Will definately return.

Thank ahah2014
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Booked same day Sunday lunch for 4 adults and 6 nippers based on reviews and family garden. Friendly helpful service, good selection of micro-brewery and other beers, and surprisingly tasty food. Call out to the plentiful gravy that came with the roast beef and the...More

Thank Dufus30
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I have heard nothing but good reviews about this lovely little pub, all being that the food is very pricy. I have recently met a lovely woman that works in the hospital and I work within walking distance from this quaint little gastro pub. We...More

8  Thank Carl W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Afther visiting Pencarrow Castle we drove trough a tiny town with...off course an pub. Friendly people and good food.

1  Thank Julia K
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We picked the pub to have a works retirement because of the outside seating area and we were not disappointed. The food was lovely and the environment

Thank bullybird9591
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Questions & Answers
28 August 2018|
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Response from Jackie S | Reviewed this property |
The pub does not seem to have its own website to display a menu. They do normal pub food and I am sure you will not be disappointed. Sorry cannot help any further
joyce b
13 October 2017|
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Response from PaulandBev25 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure exactly what hours but they do breakfast, dinner and lunch so they must pretty much be open all the time. Give them a call.
Diane S
24 August 2016|
Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
the menu is available within the location and if you join their friends website it may be available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 The Street, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford  >  Willesborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 623975
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