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The Bull at Benenden

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Benenden $$ - $$$ , British,
The Street, Benenden TN17 4DE, England
+44 1580 240054
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (27 reviews)
“filo pastry” (8 reviews)
“skinny chips” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Street, Benenden TN17 4DE, England
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1 - 10 of 264 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on Friday 14 July and although they are in the middle of a refurbishment wheelchair access was round at the rear. Food was very tasty, Rye Bay Scallops followed by Sea Bass. They are also opening up bedrooms from August 2017. Friendly grey...More

Thank CaptainSpaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked late so could only secure a table outside. There was cricket on the green outside and as it happens, when we arrived, they'd had a cancellation, so we moved our table indoors. The staff were quite friendly especially the young lady serving. The...More

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunchtime visit, small bar but good choice of beers and soft drinks, although out of stock of root beer. The wine list is well constructed and not too expensive, but like most pubs/restaurants today they still have heavy mark ups. The table in the window...More

Thank Bev H
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Whilst staying at The holt in Benenden we always eat in The Bull...the service is absolutely fantastic, helpful, friendly...I reserve online in advance as they get very busy at peak eating time. our table is always waiting for us. The food is of a high...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We have visited this pub on quite a few occasions, and I have to say that the standards have really slipped. On the last few visits they have got our order wrong every time - is it so hard to actually write the order down?!...More

1  Thank sianajones01
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I visited The Bull with friends who live locally. We haven't eaten here yet but will definitely try it in the near future. Lovely friendly atmosphere in a beautiful, country pub.

Thank Yvette D
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

What can I say about this outstanding country pub? Well to begin with the staff couldn't be any friendlier or helpful, going the extra mile at every and any opportunity, the bar is very well stocked with cask ales and lagers with a good selection...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We went to this pub on the recommendation of the hosts of the B&B we were staying at. Great traditional pub menu with homemade pies a speciality. Very good well cooked and presented food served by pleasant staff. Off the beaten track but easy to...More

Thank mollyshouse
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and great food. I would make sure you book as this place gets busy. Set near the local cricket pitch you can take in the beauty of this quaint village. Excellent range of drinks on offer as well as bar snacks. The Bull...More

Thank Jacqui C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We have just started visiting pubs around Kent for lunch on Saturdays following the alphabet. This week it was the Bull and what a great place it was. As she lives nearby we were joined by my sister and her two girls. We found the...More

Thank Neil W
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Maggie M
16 September 2016|
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Response from Iain F | Reviewed this property |
Don't think they do yet, but there are plenty of b n bs in benenden
lorraine A
23 November 2015|
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Response from tomtafty | Reviewed this property |
Sometimes they get really busy and you just need to book. It does not hurt just to make one phone call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Benenden TN17 4DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Benenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 240054
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