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The Red Cow

12 Moat Sole, Sandwich CT13 9AU, England
+44 1304 613399
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
12 Moat Sole, Sandwich CT13 9AU, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nina & Baz made us really comfortable in a welcoming way, their team were equally as welcoming, Kirsty and Cocco to name the great fun girls behind the bar. Oldy worldy in a quirky way, great food presented well. A real surprise how friendly the...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Group of four of us were the first customers in the pub at 12 when food started. We ordered immediately and had to wait 40 minutes for something with chips! Everything appeared to be fried in the same bitter/old oil so all tasted the same....More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Visited the Red Cow at lunchtime today (Tuesday). Was very quiet, didn't see any other people having food, just lunch time drinkers. Ordered a burger and a plowman's; took 40 minutes to arrive (despite the lack of customers ordering food). The food was okay, but...More

Thank 553AshDek
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Sandwich on a Sunday lunchtime so thought we’d pop in to the Red Cow as they have a nice garden. Hubby and I both had Brie, bacon and cranberry sandwiches which were delicious. My daughter had the chicken burger also delicious and my...More

Thank Kayski
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Unless your 'A Local' your not made welcome, wo betide you stand in the wrong place, as your jostled by people who use the pub and claim it as there's and who are you? Apart from the fact that it was a Sunday and it...More

Thank Jayne P
Reviewed 17 July 2018

after reading brilliant reviews we tried it, on ordering drink bar covered in beer! not very friendly welcome,went to sit in garden,well what a mess,i know we've had dry weather but the state of it looked like animals had been at it(the grass) it didn't...More

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The roast was delicious and the plate was full. The cheese salad sandwich was a door stopper with thick crusty bread- delicious. Very well priced, lovely cosy pub with wonderful decor & character. Staff attentive friendly and welcoming. Definitely be back again- thank you for...More

1  Thank Amy J
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Historic medieval building houses w this warm and friendly public house. Three of us chose the roast pork dinner which came with roast potatoes peas carrots mashed swede sweet corn roast parsnips Yorkshire pud and plenty of gravy. All of it home made utterly delicious....More

Thank Ally1963
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Welcome not a good one. Table in garden covered in bird poo. Arrived a Sunday at 1:30 all roast dinners had sold out. Very limited menu left. Waited 30 minutes still no food, so enquired why was there a delay as we could see other...More

Thank goodiesKent
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Called in at the last minute to see if they could fit us in for Sunday Lunch they were very obliging, we decided to sit in the lovely garden to have our lunch, had a really nice Roast Beef dinner so filling could not manage...More

Thank pauline746
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12 November 2017|
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Response from Scott g | Reviewed this property |
For two
Susan K
21 August 2016|
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Response from Nicola H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we pre-booked a table for 21 of us!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Moat Sole, Sandwich CT13 9AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 613399
The Red Cow dates back to the 14th century . It is a traditional family run black and white pub with a beer garden offering home cooked food, traditional Sunday lunch and real ales.
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