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The Heron

$$ - $$$, British,
The Heron Station Road, Herne Bay CT6 5QJ, England
+44 1227 657818
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Heron Station Road, Herne Bay CT6 5QJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I dont know how the tripadvisor rankings work but The Heron should be a lot nearer the top. Haven't eaten here for 5 year's. It's better than it ever was. Food, staff, ambience are sublime. Try it!!! You won't be disappointed.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on sunday for a meal at lunch time. I had roast beef and my husband had lamb shank. The food was nicely cooked, with perfect roast potatoes. The plates were hot too. Great value for £9.95 and desert at £3.95, who could...More

Thank dippys
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had lunch today, cannot recommend highly enough. We had a table for 4. Very accommodating, my very elderly mother like small meals, and there wasn't a problem with a child's portion. Very unusual for my mother, she said best food she has tasted in a...More

Thank sulew
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great value, home cooked, family food! Good variety of menu choice and substantial portion sizes. Never had a bad meal.

Thank Fay R
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

When in doubt our go to place is The Heron. The food is always exceptional and freshly made. Today we decided to try the ploughmans lunch. Wow. The best I've ever had and the warm potato salad was amazing. Having been here on numerous occasions...More

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 2 July 2017

My wife and myself along with friends celebrated our 50th Wedding Anniversary at the Heron on the 1st July. The food was as good if not better than some West End establishments. We Thank the Tennant and Staff at the Heron for making our Anniversary...More

Thank 877taff84
Reviewed 19 June 2017

What a great meal and surroundings. They really pushed the boat out yesterday. They decorated all the chairs and tables and the food and service were second to none as usual. Well done to Kim and all the staff.

Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed 18 June 2017

My sister in law booked The Heron as it is conveniently located near her home for a surprise family lunch for my brothers 60th. We arrived early as planned and after buying a drink settled in the beer garden, where there was a lovely new...More

Thank Pat W
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit lovely friendly staff nice atmosphere gorgeous food definitely worth a visit best pub in herne bay

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Just popped in for a quick bite before getting our train. Ordered the chicken & bacon baguettes. My God, i was not expecting it to come out as a meal. The baguette was so big they had to cut it in half & the salad,...More

Thank chris d
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13 May 2017|
Response from Legend R | Reviewed this property |
I have seen dogs in the pub a few times so your answer is yes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Heron Station Road, Herne Bay CT6 5QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 657818
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