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The Running Horse Harvester

Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AG, England
+44 1622 752975
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible28%
Travellers talk about
“refill drinks” (6 reviews)
“family meal” (9 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant, visit often! Chef's were great at making a dish that suited my requirements and were very accommodating!!! Diane was our waitress and she was unbelievable - helpful, smiley and attentive Great place

Thank Holly R
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Holly R, thank you so much for the positive review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure why we still come here. The salad bar is always low when we go and they only seem to top it up if you make a fuss, the steak is always chewy and not nice, you can count the chips with one hand...More

1  Thank Lord-Mucker
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Lord-mucker thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited this establishment as I hadn't been there for a very long time so we thought we would try it. we prebooked turned up the restaurant a little early and received a very warm welcome from the young lady who was the duty manager...More

Thank chrislawrence1968
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place looks great following recent makeover. Staff were friendly and welcoming. But sadly the food quality was poor and the portion sizes meagre. Won't be rushing back.

Thank Slacker_T
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Slacker_t, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times, and enjoyed it, but yesterday will be my last visit, despite reasonable prices when used with the 20% AA member discount. The most recent two visits have at least been consistent - a burnt smell in the air, a...More

2  Thank 80211n
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We work hard to provide a fantastic experience to everyone. It's discouraging to see that you had a negative experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my family have been using the Running Horse regularly for several years but we went there on New Year's Eve and we came away very disappointed. The new decor is great and our waitress was absolutely lovely but the food was really under...More

1  Thank Debbie F
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Debbie F, we regret your most recent visit with us was not up to the standards we strive for.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

🎄 We called in on our way home from visiting family to get a bite to eat. Great service and the waitress was so friendly. Food was hot and fresh. Glad we ate there before reading the review scores as it may have put us...More

Thank laurella w
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Laurella W, reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care.

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Popped into restaurant for lunch and have to say it was excellent service was spot on and good food yummy.Haven't been here for a while and now will be going back

Thank lilyjean4
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Lilyjean4, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Running Horse, Sandling. We're happy we could meet your expectations!

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We came here for a much needed family meal, this restaurant has recently had a much needed refurb and looks great inside, there is a good choice different food avaidlable and the new drinks machine allows you to add flavour to soft drinks (including water...More

Thank Sam W
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Sam W, thank you so much for your high rating!

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

With my kids I wanted a pub for having dinner. We ended up at Harvester and this was good: it is a restaurant suitable for kids, with a kids menu. Portions are not that large, prices are acceptable, staff is friendly but busy. The second...More

Thank mimaro10
General Manager A, Manager at The Running Horse Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Mimaro10, thank you so much for the positive review!

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Mammamia47
29 June 2017|
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Response from Lavania1407 | Reviewed this property |
Try checking vouchercloud for offers which occasionally come up - usually can display a code on your phone for a discount or offer. Also if you register to use wifi on your phone in a branch with your details you will get... More
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riverofstardust
20 September 2016|
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Response from General Manager A | Property representative |
Hello yes we do have a bar as well as a restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chatham Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 752975
Description
At The Running Horse Harvester in Maidstone food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.About our Harvester restaurantIf you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Maidstone, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to Sandling, Allington and Penenden Heath, our restaurant is a great choice for anyone who loves tasty grills, indulgent desserts and eating out in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Plus we've loads of choices for young guests.
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