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The Woolpack Inn

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€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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Benover Road | Benover, Yalding, Maidstone ME18 6AS, England
+44 1892 730356
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Greymouth, New Zealand
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89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the steak and kidney pudding, it was delicious. This is a proper suet pudding not a pie and it makes all the difference. I totally recommend this dish. It is the best pudding I have had, and I have eaten plenty. The service is friendly and the beer is at a good temperature- everything you could ask for

Thank Bigall1
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a friendly pub nothing too much trouble!!! Food outstanding the vegtable portions are huge!!! Ice cold Prosecco !!! Will defo be back!!!! Defo recommend to anyone who wants a lovely meal, lovely surroundings and amazing service!!!!!

Thank paulbirkby68
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good honest pub food. Nice, hearty and wholesome. Went with friends as an end to a day of business meeting and it was great.

Thank Barry G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic menus to choose from. We were surprised. In addition to being a typical English pub it has a long list of traditional Spanish meals. We are a Spanish couple and our dish selection reminded us of true Spanish cuisine. The welcome was warm and the staff were really attentive which made for an enjoyable lunch time. Congratulations to the... More 

Thank Salvador P
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Decided to arrive about 12 noon as it was a Friday. Good job we did, because within 10 minutes the place was nearly half full. Always a good sign We were greeted warmly and decided on our meals, of scampi& chips for my wife and beef & ale pie for myself. The number of scampi almost beat my wife there... More 

Thank Derrick B
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for years since I was a little girl with my brother and family. Still love coming here see my skeleton friend who lives in the cupboard. (Hide and seek champion) The food is always great and In the winter the fire is going and I bring my dog too in the farmers bar and enjoy my... More 

Thank diamonds4eva
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have visited The Woolpack Inn a couple of times before; the last being a Friday lunchtime a couple of weeks ago. The pub itself is lovely with a traditional homely feel to it, and although there is a lovely log fire, it is better to eat away from this as it can be rather smokey. The food itself was... More 

1 Thank Littlemiss12
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Family members have been here a number of times and enjoyed it. We went last night to celebrate a family birthday and were very under whelmed by our experience. Starter menu looked nice but prawn cocktail was bland and the pate had no taste. Typical pub grub main menu, nothing very exciting. My burger came out first but I waited... More 

Thank kate m
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner with my partner... used this pub many times over the years with various different landlords.. Whilst the pub itself remains the same charming place unfortunately the menu and quality of the food has deteriorated.. it's not as good as it used to and quite frankly not good value for Money any longer.. however it's a lovely... More 

1 Thank shaz22_12
Rochester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Very good meal my husband had roast beef i had nut roast fresh veg exellent service highly recommend

Thank gilljarvis66

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benover Road | Benover, Yalding, Maidstone ME18 6AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  Yalding
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 730356

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Etchinghill, United Kingdom
over a year ago
Maidstone, United Kingdom

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?