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The Flying Horse

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Cage Lane, Smarden TN27 8QD, England
+44 1233 770432
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Peacehaven, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed this pub so much that we ate there three days out of four while staying close by. The welcome was friendly and the food was excellent each time. Good pub grub and good prices! Highly recommend it.

Thank Thomas G
Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

We have eaten here several times.. Each visit being a superb experience. Staff are friendly, attentive. Food is out of tis world - most recent visit = rump of lamb - perfection!! There are insufficient superlatives to describe this place / the food. PLUS, they have a change of local ales - this time tried the Harvey's, what is not... More 

Thank Trevor H
West Malling, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We recently organised lunch at The Flying Horse for a group of eighteen people and can say that, in spite of people ordering different dishes on arrival, all went well without a hitch. The food was good and the service very friendly. Thank you for a great lunch in a cosy bar.

1 Thank JJglobal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Always service with a smile and made to feel exceptionally welcome. Great food great atmosphere lovely people.

1 Thank Jacqueline V
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I have autism and find it hard to go to pubs, but I was maid Very welcome here. All the staff are very nice and friendly. And will be back soon, if there will have me.

Thank Michael W
Kent, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch today, the welcome received was great, a young women with a really friendly personality, ordered 3 lunches which all came together and very tasty, the settings are very rustic and clean, prices average. If there was a downfall it would be i had a very small caterpilar in the salad, but was rectified immediately, also quite a... More 

Thank demoman123
Ashford, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

A little bit off the beaten track unless you're driving through Smarden, but well worth going out of your way to find. I booked a lunch table for 7. It wasn't busy, as we always find by going midweek. Very friendly staff and may I say excellent food with very generous portions. Out of the 7 of us we chose... More 

Thank Perek24
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Really lovely pub with great food and value for money, large portions too. It's very cosy and full of the friendly locals, we were passing through and stopped for lunch. Wished we lived nearer!

Thank djwright0154
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Really attentive staff. Busy pub. Lots of locals. Starters were amazing but main course only average. No complaints though and very good value for money. Glad we booked in advance as they were very busy on a Friday night. Noisy but fun.

Thank Rachael A
Ashford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

My husband and I have eaten at this pub several times. The food has always been excellent. The home made burger in particular is my favourite. The service is good and the staff always friendly. Best pub in the area!

Thank debrasparkle1122

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cage Lane, Smarden TN27 8QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Smarden
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 770432

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?