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Botolphs Bridge Inn Pub & Restaurant

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in West Hythe $$ - $$$ , British,
Botolphs Bridge Road | Lympne, West Hythe CT21 4NL, England
+44 1303 267346
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“liver” (11 reviews)
“cheesecake” (13 reviews)
“fillet steak” (9 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Botolphs Bridge Road | Lympne, West Hythe CT21 4NL, England
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1 - 10 of 378 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Second time round not a lot more to report. Poor service at the bar. No real atmosphere here . Staff wandering outside when large group entered the bar, instead of helping to serve.

Thank LOBSTER64
Reviewed 5 days ago

Handily placed near the caravan site which was good as we couldn't be bothered to cook on our first night. The garden was nice and we would of liked to eat out there but was told it was not allowed, which was a shame. The...More

Thank SCreviews
Botolphs B, Owner at Botolphs Bridge Inn Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for your feedback here on TA. I'm assuming you came to eat in the evening, as you said you weren't allowed to eat outside, this normally only applies to then, unless we are busy lunchtime and can't fit anymore in, this sometimes...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have eaten in this place a few times whilst staying on the campsite near by . The last time we ate was disappointing 3 of our meals out the 4 were overlooked .lamb was tough and over cooked ... chicken again tough over cooked and...More

Thank thebull59
Botolphs B, Owner at Botolphs Bridge Inn Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking time to write your review here on TA. I'm so sorry you're recent meal with us wasn't as nice as in the past, having owned our business for over 12 years now, we like to feel we pride ourselves on...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were staying at the caravan site up the road, made to feel welcome from the minute we walked in. The food was good, tasty and very reasonably priced. Baxter our dog would like to say thank you for the sausages Jess.More

2  Thank mizsteve69
Botolphs B, Owner at Botolphs Bridge Inn Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, We're so pleased you enjoyed your time down here last week and that, whilst staying up the road, you visited us a few times. Jess told me about lovely Baxter, sadly I don't think I got the chance to say "hello" as when you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, I'll start by pointing out that this is only my 2nd visit to the Botolphs Bridge Pub - ever, and its fantastic! I have seen several negative reviews on here related to people not booking and just showing up and then getting refused a...More

1  Thank TechnicalMarvel
Botolphs B, Owner at Botolphs Bridge Inn Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, I don't know where to begin ..... this is truly an amazing review! Thank you from all of us for taking time (and a lot of your time must have been taken) to write this. Having been at our lovely Inn for over 12...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this restaurant as a group of 6 friends, on our regular Friday night dinner date. We had previously been here and was very disappointed at the complete meal, we was advised by the owner that the poor standards was because they was...More

Thank John P
Botolphs B, Owner at Botolphs Bridge Inn Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, I am writing in response to your recent visit ..... Friday 7 July at 7.30pm (T8) for x6 people. Having spoken to all my staff who worked yesterday evening, I am now in a position to reply to your comments. The first thing all...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at daleacres caravan site on stopover for tunnel. About a mile walk from site. Very friendly and welcoming. Made a big fuss of our staffie Charlie who was given a sausage. We had steak and ale pudding and stuffed chicken. Both meals very generous,...More

Thank stevetracey
Botolphs B, Owner at Botolphs Bridge Inn Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, I'm delighted you found us when staying recently at Daleacres. Your words are "music to our ears" and I'd like to say thank you for taking time to write your comments here on TA. You've said you're not local to us ..... we'd love...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Botolph's Bridge Inn on a number of occasions, and have always had fabulous food and excellent wine - on one occasion, I asked for a rosé merlot, and the landlady told me they had stopped stocking it. When I said I...More

Thank Alison M
Botolphs B, Owner at Botolphs Bridge Inn Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, It was lovely seeing you here last Sunday with your family. Every time I pour a glass of Merlot Rose or present a bottle at one of our tables, it always reminds me of the day you came in here earlier on this year...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warm summer day – we sat in the garden behind the pub and enjoyed a leisurely lunch. Both main meals were excellent – Liver and bacon on a bed of mash for my OH and fillet of Sea Bass for me. A good portion...More

Thank Chris H
Botolphs B, Owner at Botolphs Bridge Inn Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Your kind words are very much appreciated, as is the fact you took the time to write here on TA how much you enjoyed your time whilst at our Inn. Having been here now for over 12 years it was always our passion to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this hostelry on a hot and sunny Saturday. Sat outside and enjoyed delicious lunch of chunky wholemeal prawn sandwiches. Will,definitely be returning for cooked food very soon!More

Thank Jennifran
Botolphs B, Owner at Botolphs Bridge Inn Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Your kind words are very much appreciated, I'm pleased you decided to visit us on that hot sunny Saturday for a light lunch in our garden. We look forward to welcoming you again and, as you say, return for some cooked food soon. Thank...More

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Val B
8 December 2015|
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Response from Botolphs B | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for the delay in replying your question only "flagged" up last evening in our email inbox from TripAdvisor. Unfortunately, we do not have any rooms as we are a pub / restaurant and, the only accommodation we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Botolphs Bridge Road | Lympne, West Hythe CT21 4NL, England (Formerly Botolphs Bridge Pub & Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  West Hythe
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 267346
  • E-mail
Description
Countryside family run public house with restaurant. On the marsh overlooking lympne zoo with cows and sheep either side of us too in tranquil surroundings. We strive for all who visit, old and young, to have a great experience whether eating or drinking. Cosy log fires in the winter and comfortable outside garden seating for those summer days. Come and visit us as we would love to welcome you here. DOGS WELCOME TOO!!!!
Food Served :12:00-14:45, Eve 6.00-8.30(Tues-Fri)
:5-9 (Sat)5.00-8.00(Sun)

!!!Please note booking in advance is highly recommended to avoid disappointment!!!
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