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The Black Pig

€€ - €€€, British,
Barnsole Road | Barnsole, Staple CT3 1LE, England
+44 1304 813723
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“black pig” (55 reviews)
“pies” (22 reviews)
“pudding” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Barnsole Road | Barnsole, Staple CT3 1LE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had been promising ourselves a meal at The Black Pig and we’re glad we eventually went. The pub has real character and the landlord, Billy, has a good team with him. The food was tasty and generous, to the extent that...More

Thank andrew r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered the Black Pig as we were in the area, a marvellous lunch served by exceptionally friendly staff, all food served was fresh and piping hot, rhubarb crumble was homemade, how great to get value for money these days. The only thing I would change...More

Thank devondumpling60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this restaurant is excellent.highly recommend. the food is well cooked and fresh, not frozen like so many restaurants.the atmosphere is lovely would recommend people to try .

Thank Diane F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressed clean and tidy room. Lovely building very old in parts.Very friendly and helpful staff. Good breakfast. Ate one evening very good meal. Will return.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We booked a table for 24 of us, adults and children, a few weeks before and also pre-ordered our lunch. Due to the inclement weather we phoned ahead to see if we could arrive early which was no problem. We were greeted warmly and shown...More

1  Thank stevensonh1
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Turned up on the off chance around midday, with a couple of friends seeking a late breakfast, well we were welcomed in and looked after by Bill and his staff. We were served a fantastic breakfast and proper looked after. Lovely Pub, Staff and Food...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Have eaten here regularly and was part of a large group on Saturday afternoon and the food was wonderful. I was also in on Sunday for Lunch and was with the 30 or so other customers enjoying Lunch in the beer garden as it was...More

7  Thank wearystranger1967
Reviewed 4 June 2018

New proprietors and chef. Will not be going to this pub/restaurant again. At 2.40 pm the restaurant was empty and obviously had not had any earlier diners. Prawn cocktail starters were the worst I have seen. A couple of dark green lettuce strips and two...More

Thank June C
Billmorgan1, Owner at The Black Pig, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Very disappointing review June, why on earth didn’t you say anything during your visit when we could do something about it? The new proprietor and chef you speak of managed to achieve a 4 star review from you only March this year, so I’m unsure...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We went here to celebrate a birthday. As there were about 16 of us we were asked to select from the menu a week beforehand. The variety of dishes served that evening all looked delicious and I can personally recommend the chicken and mushroom pie!...More

Thank 957Jane
Billmorgan1, Owner at The Black Pig, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Lovely review Jane, thanks so much. See you again soon.

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Visited here last weekend for a small family get together after recommendations from friends. This pub dating from 1588 has olde worldly in abundance. Beautifully laid out dining table with cotton table cloths. The lady behind the bar & the young serving staff were welcoming...More

Thank Tom B
Billmorgan1, Owner at The Black Pig, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018
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You sir, are a gent! See you again soon

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Questions & Answers
17 December 2017|
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Response from Louis B | Reviewed this property |
I spoke to Billy the landlord and he said that they can cater for 38 people. Please get in touch and he will be only too pleased to give you he required information ! Regards Louis B
Nicola A
10 May 2017|
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Response from Alison T | Property representative |
It depends what time you wanted but def on a Sunday and generally fri sat is always a good Idea to book Best regards Ali
4 March 2017|
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Response from Alison T | Property representative |
Hiya Unfortunately yes it's true we have had to give notice on the pub and our last day when we hand over to new people will be the 1st August. I didn't know if you knew but I haven't been particularly well and am... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barnsole Road | Barnsole, Staple CT3 1LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Staple
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 813723
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