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Chestfield Barn

101 Chestfield Road, Chestfield CT5 3LU, England
+44 1227 793086
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (10 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
101 Chestfield Road, Chestfield CT5 3LU, England
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1 - 10 of 272 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I reviewed the Barn last year just after a change of ownership. It wasn't a good experience as was reflected in the title of the review “New owners - bad experience ” However, anyone can have an off day so we decided to give it...More

Thank Pete L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there last night had a lovely meal steak was superb Service was good had a nice drink , keep the good work up thank you

Thank mejulie3858
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an early evening meal. I had the pie of the day which was lovely - steak and ale pie all meat! Plenty of gravy and vegg. Had the chocolate brownie for desert. Yummy! Had a further visit in January which was a sandwich lunch....More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 11 January 2018

With a short break for a couple of years I have been visiting this establishment for almost 25 years as I only live a stone throw away. I am extremely pleased that it is now back to what I remember. Excellent staff who provide wonderful...More

Thank dave k
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We have visited this pub on many occasions, we have always been greeted by great friendly staff and always had lovely tasting food. Would recommend to anybody. Thank you, keep up the good work!

Thank 1Member1
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Hadn’t been in the barn for a while as I was put off by the previous owner. But the new owner has changed it around, really nice atmosphere, friendly staff and reasonable and homely food. I’ll will be going back very soon.

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

What a shame that this venue fails on the basics where quality of food is concerned. How can they fail to have sufficient supplies of a basic required for several dishes offered on their menu? Three members of our party ordered dishes that were supposed...More

5  Thank Sue C
Alan S C, Owner at Chestfield Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your review , we can only apologise for your not perfect experience, and please be assured we won’t disappoint again, we have a new head chef , new menus and wow puddings , we would like you to try us again in...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

What lovely place, staff absolutely attentive, even the boss visited the tables to help out, food really good

2  Thank Whamond
Alan S C, Owner at Chestfield Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review , we look forward to serving you again , kind regards all at The Barn

Reviewed 17 December 2017

Visited on Wednesday with family. We did have to wait 45 minutes for a table in a half-empty establishment but the staff were very apologetic and tried their absolute best for us. As someone with coeliac disease I was incredibly dubious about trying somewhere new,...More

1  Thank Hollieeee
Alan S C, Manager at Chestfield Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your review, we apologise for the error in the teabag , unfortunately due to a training error ,tea should be served in teapots for two not cups ,we are very pleased you enjoyed the experience at the barn ,and we have taken...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017

We booked a table for an early Xmas meal. We had a table upstairs which was nicely set out. The food was superb, nice and hot as were the plates. Our waiter was Reece who is friendly and attentive. The new owners have done a...More

1  Thank Teresa S
Alan S C, Manager at Chestfield Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

We would like to thank you for your kind words and for noticing everyone’s hard work to turning our lovely barn around , we look forward to seeing you again all at the Barn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Chestfield Road, Chestfield CT5 3LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chestfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 793086
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Description
The Chestfield Barn originated as part of the Chestfield Manor in the 14th Century, a possession of the half-brother of William the Conqueror, Odo, Bishop of Bayeaux. It is believed that the Manor dates back to as early as 1084, particularly as it is mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086. In the early part of the 20th Century the barn was converted in to a golf house by Abe Mitchell to service the 700 acre golf course constructed in 1924 by George Reeves. The 14th Century barn is now a pub restaurant offering a traditional and contemporary menu of freshly prepared dishes using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible.
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