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The Hastings Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
18 Lower Rainham Road, Gillingham ME7 2YD, England
+44 1634 851310
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, British, Pub
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18 Lower Rainham Road, Gillingham ME7 2YD, England
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Booked on Saturday evening for lunch next day by email via website.. Did not get a reply so phoned to confirm, lady said she had been too busy to look at emails. Should book on Friday before by email., but took our phone booking. We...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This pub used to be very smart. No food on sale, only crisps. Beer prices over the top. Toilets not very clean and the carpet on the floor a disgrace. What a shame, this used to be a footballers favourite pub on Saturday afternoons and...More

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place for a roast, next best to your own. Can't say I enjoy the bar I tend to literally grab a drink and go straight through as it's rather grubby and needs a refit but staff are all welcoming and efficient, and I...More

1  Thank Warra S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We booked this for a Sunday lunch for my birthday (which was the day after) to save me having to cook. Well I am so glad we did. We had a very attentive barman attend to our drinks and then lovely staff attend to our...More

Thank RosieW77
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Another Sunday lunch with a friend that hadn't visited the pub in years. Verdict - an excellent Sunday lunch. Staff are polite and service is good.

Thank Steve295
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The meal was very good, only a little personal complaint - would have liked the cauliflower to be cooked a little more but do understand it would suit some people. Excellent selection for all three courses. Would go there again.

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We ate Sunday lunch from the carvery and thoroughly enjoyed it. The desserts were also lovely and a decent size. A great local pub with very friendly staff.

Thank Treacl32
Reviewed 24 March 2017

went for a friday night drink with a friend - bar staff friendly and helpful. There was live music which wasn't too loud so friend and could have a natter. Only downside was state of the toilets. These definitely need some attention.

Thank johnchatham2014
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had a family Sunday lunch here and we thoroughly enjoyed the meal. You get a choice from three meats and plenty of veg, roast potatoes and Yorkshire pudding. Recommended

Thank Philip F
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This was the second time I had visited the pub with friends for the Sunday Carvery - and both times it has been excellent - freshly prepared and the meat tender and well cooked and the selection of vegetables all piping hot. The mashed suede...More

1  Thank Paula B
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15 February 2016|
Response from ahungrymason | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do 01634 851310
Jacqui O
27 March 2015|
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Response from ahungrymason | Reviewed this property |
yes there is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Lower Rainham Road, Gillingham ME7 2YD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Gillingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 851310
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