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The Waggon at Hale

179 Capstone Road | Hale, Chatham ME5 7PP, England
+44 1634 400800
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
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“baguette” (5 reviews)
“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
179 Capstone Road | Hale, Chatham ME5 7PP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not sure why we ended up back here..last time we waited over an hour for lunch once ordered then had to go as needed to go back to work...still made us pay for drinks. This Friday food was really poor...soggy battered fish and hardly cooked...More

1  Thank Graham G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

had a roast dinner here today and it was absolutely gorgeous and the service was excellent and very friendly staff. thanks for the lovely experience.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Did not know what to expect when I went there. Only to meet for drinks. Drinks prices were reasonable and the staff very friendly. Cosy little pub with a clean interior and a picturesque exterior. It has a fair amount of parking and is reasonably...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Used the space outside. Weather was lovely. Thank you to the staff had a brilliant time. Every one had lovely time. Thank you.

1  Thank nflavell
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

After being put off from ever going back to this pub for food, for over a year due to poor hygiene rating, 1* & being removed from the Tastecard list. We saw that it had been reinstated to the Tastecard scheme & now has a...More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

my wife and I had dinner here tonight and I have to say that it was absolutely lovely. everything was cooked how we like it. staff and management couldn't be more welcoming and helpful. thanks so much for a lovely experience at your pub/ restaurant....More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Telephoned ahead to see if they were showing the rugby. Food was wonderful and atmosphere was great. Glad we chose this place.

Thank Tanya B
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I love it here, very friendly staff and a welcoming relaxed atmosphere. Visited today with some family and each of us had a 3 course meal. The food was delicious and was presented and cooked to a very high standard. The best we have all...More

Thank Vicky M
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely independent pub. 10 of us visited (2 families) we had Sunday roast, lamb shank and nut roast, the food was tasty and hot and was accompanied by loads of vegetables and some great cauliflower cheese. The kids all had cheeses burgers...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting The wagon for the last 20 years and have seen it though many variations Currently I do not eat there as last time I did food poor but beer always good atmosphere can be a little noisy at times in the...More

1  Thank andrew2498
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there parking at your pub?
13 June 2016|
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Response from GaryandB | Reviewed this property |
we arrived on foot but there was a sizeable car park there.
What time does the potato man get there on Saturday s , 7am?? Anyone know please
16 April 2016|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if He has a particular time of arival but I've been there at 8am and He's been there and completely set up and selling.Hope this is of some help.
Hi just wondering if you have wifi
29 January 2015|
Response from AnchorOwner |
Hi yes Waggon has free wifi available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Capstone Road | Hale, Chatham ME5 7PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 400800
  • E-mail