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Horsmonden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great welcome on enty, decor old style but very attractive.staff on the ball and nice!food very well set up on the plate and tasted fine except for the potatoes which were underdone on all the plates would recommend to give it a go but do bare in mind the cost which was high on all counts.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service all the time at this lovely atmospheric pub especially from staff tonight, Becky and Polly. Definitely recommended. Although they work long hours every week they still remain cheerful and enthusiastic.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite honestly I never post reviews on trip advisor...I am one that always reads but never posts but, after staying at the White Lion I feel the need to! From the moment you walk in its warm, welcoming and has a great feel about it, just finished the Wine tour at Chaple down and checked in about 4pm, on certain...

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Shoeburyness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the White Lion with my partner for a birthday treat for one night. The bar has a lovely atmosphere, warming cosy fire, so was a perfect start to the evening before we went onto the restaurant for our meal. The food in the restaurant was excellent. A starter of camembert and duck with the 20oz steak as a...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent stay at the White Lion. Dinner was great (the pub was busy but sitting in the restaurant still felt very private) and the room was nicely decorated and cosy. The staff was also very attentive and friendly. Will definitely come back!

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WhiteLion-Manager, Front Office Manager at White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review, and wow what lovely comments It is great to read, that the hard work that goes into running The White Lion is appreciated Look forward to welcoming you again soon The Management Team

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking to stay in an authentic victorian styled town, Tenterden is definitely the place for you. We had a great stay at the Lion which is (although modernised) a fantastic old English building. Our stay was greatly enhanced by the hearty welcome we received from two young ladies named Tabitha and Lola, Although the work is obviously busy...

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WhiteLion-Manager, Front Office Manager at White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and have passed your Comments on to the girls Kind regards The Management Team

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed here for a couple of nights whilst paying a visit to Chapel Down Winery. The hotel was great, the room was lovely and really comfortable and the staff were very welcoming (especially Beverley). We had lunch and dinner in the restaurant on Thursday and the food was great (the sweet potato chips are a must). Things were very...

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WhiteLion-Manager, Front Office Manager at White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us It is lovely to read that our hard work has been recognised, sometimes food does take longer to come out of the kitchen than we would hope, but because everything is made fresh, delays do happen Hopefully we will see you again Kind regards The Management Team

Saint Jean Lasseille, France
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A classic English pub with restaurant, our room was great, large and with several little extras. In the centre of a lovely village and obviously very popular with the locals. Super meal and friendly staff. Breakfast continental included in price and was a bit of a disappointment. My husband paid for the full English and it took ages to arrive....

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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Booked the White Lion as our base whilst visiting Chapel Down Winery as the hotel is centrally located on the main high street in Tenterden, just 10 minutes from Chapel Down. From the moment we arrived we were well looked after. All the staff are very friendly and all our needs were catered for really well by both the bar...

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WhiteLion-Manager, Front Office Manager at White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us And all your lovely comments, we are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit Kind regards The Management Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

lovely food. friendly staff. nothing negative at all. we will return. . thank you very much. great location. we were staying at Bishops Dale oast and this pub was recommended. not disappointed. give it a try. Jackie and Alan from harlow essex

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It's very pleasing to read that you enjoyed your visit to us And hopefully when you are this way again we will see you Kind regards The management team

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Following a stunning recent refurbishment the White Lion Hotel now gracefully combines ‘olde world’ charms with a contemporary look and feel. All of the rooms (including family and superior rooms) have been delightfully re-furbished to provide guests with flat screen TVs displaying over 40 digital channels, hairdryers, tea and coffee making facilities and new luxurious beds and bedding. Guests can also make use of the function and conference facilities, complimentary WiFi and the restaurant, serving quality fresh food sourced from the best suppliers. The pub remains the heart and soul of the White Lion Hotel and food is our specialty. The enhanced environment, combined with a fantastic new fresh food offer, allows guests to enjoy either a meal in our bar, or for more of an occasion dine in our restaurant. Diners and drinkers alike can also enjoy one of our many real ales or wines selected from around the world. The town itself has been described as ‘the Jewel of the Weald’, with wide tree lined streets, historic buildings, inns and a host of specialist shops. Out and about there are picture postcard villages to explore, manor houses and gardens, and of course, Leeds Castle, set in 500 acres of parkland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Lion

Address: 57 High Street, Tenterden TN30 6BD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Tenterden
Price Range: €102 - €162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — White Lion 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Room back to car park. For the price I expected it to face at least the beautiful towm's high street.”
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“The top or second floor would be best to take you away from the noise from the bar”
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