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The Woodman

$$ - $$$,
Goathurst Common | Goathurst Common, Ide Hill TN14 6BU, England
+44 1732 750296
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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“burger” (17 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Goathurst Common | Goathurst Common, Ide Hill TN14 6BU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reviews are not all that good for this place, and when asked to go for a meal with a group of friends was a bit reluctant. It has however been refurbished and under new management and it was a great meal out. Our waitresses were...More

1  Thank juliaelizabethann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here having been turned away from the nearby wheatshef pub (hadn't booked) for Sunday lunch. There was ample parking and the interior was cosy and comfortable. Staff were busy and are advertising for new recruits (much needed). There was a nice selection of...More

Thank Sunnydaye11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went in on a hot Bank Holiday Monday about 5pm. A huge place with loads of tables inside and out, with plenty of parking. It wasn't at all busy and we found a nice round table inside. We were choosing from the...More

Thank NAIRDA55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff lovely Sunday roast great pub looks newly refurbished think bad reviews relate to old ownership highly recommend

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really wanted to write up The Woodman as having turned a new, fresh corner and everyone should go visit, but sadly, it's not quite right yet. I've been coming here since I was a child and seen many changes. Old reviews you must just...More

1  Thank Pimpcupcakes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't living in the area when The Woodman was open before it's renovation but I can say that now it is definitely worth a try. The two main things I would look for in a restaurant/pub would be good service and food. The Woodman...More

1  Thank hatmopper08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a dinner here with friends on a week night. I last came here about 7 years ago and was pleasantly surprised. It has been redecorated by the new owners which has given it a new lease of life. Modern but still with lots of...More

1  Thank Sparkle431
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Served quickly in pleasant family atmosphere. Spotlessly clean and charming oldie surroundings with beams etc Good choice on menu and the food was very tasteful and good home cooking style at its best. I had the beef burger which was huge! Others in the group...More

1  Thank WPritchard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a Sunday lunch with friends. Good menu selection and very friendly service from all the staff. Considerable money has been spent on improving all aspects of the pub both internally and externally with a modern approach. On a hot summers day would be good...More

1  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Recently attractively refurbished and offering seating in a choice of rooms. Good choice of reasonably priced dishes to suit most tastes and appetites. The food was OK but nothing special and service was friendly and efficient. The pub is potentially a good starting point for...More

1  Thank André l'Anglais
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Kay H
12 September 2016|
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Response from Zena E | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Sunday and were only serving roast dinners not sure what they serve the rest of the time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goathurst Common | Goathurst Common, Ide Hill TN14 6BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sevenoaks District  >  Ide Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 750296
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**Under new management**
Whether you are popping in for a quick drink or here for a meal with family and friends we have something for everyone. Our menu has a wide selection of dishes including pub classics, pizzas & sandwiches. The bar has a wide selection of real ales, craft spirits and an extensive wine list to cater for all pallets.
Food served all day, every day.
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