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The Farriers Arms

€€ - €€€, , British
The Forstal | Farriers Arms, Mersham, Ashford TN25 6NU, England
+44 1233 720444
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (23 reviews)
“roast dinner” (13 reviews)
“beef” (19 reviews)
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Bar, Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Forstal | Farriers Arms, Mersham, Ashford TN25 6NU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an absolute find. The food was fantastic - I started with courgette and mint soup, followed by steak and horseradish pie, finished with a brownie and coffe of the Chef’s Gourmand. I could not fault any of it - this was London fine dining...More

Thank PlasticSoldier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for preparing and serving such a fantastic three course family meal on a busy Saturday evening. The food was outstanding and enjoyed by all ages. The portions were generous and the presentation was beautiful. Jack and Em who looked after us this evening...More

Thank traveller_59_02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went and experienced the roast dinner yesterday which was absolutely sublime - my husband had the beast which was impressive the gravy was like a Jus and the roast potatoes yummy - huge portions great service and excellent quality of food - def going back!

Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat with good food and friendly staff. However. I waited over an hour for my food at around 6pm when the main rush was over. Most of the menu was finished by the time I got there, and arrived either late or...More

Thank Rishil P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went out for dinner with my brother and his partner who are visiting from Australia; we’re all around 30. Our evening was absolutely brilliant. We had a lovely dinner, the boys had ostrich which was beautifully cooked (order a side with...More

Thank Rachellllll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked Forge for party of 25/30 to celebrate 80&70th birthdays. We were well looked after from initial contact to the event itself. Room available from late morning to into the evening so we had plenty of time to prepare etc. Food was good (plenty and...More

Thank lloydmc1960
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We haven’t eaten here for a few months and were pleased the standards have remained high. We have had one bad experience a couple of years ago but no sign of the service issues we experienced then. The pub has a lovely feel to it...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We were staying nearby and really looking forward to a meal in this beautiful location. Unfortunately the service was appalling we waited sooo long for our meal and to add further insult one of the staff came out and asked if everything was ok with...More

1  Thank Marion C
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We hadn't visited for a while and it was pleasing to see that previous good standards were being maintained. The young team of staff were attentive and friendly, but the main thing was the food 😉. A small, but good range on the menu didn't...More

Thank DodgyDe
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Having had a very nice meal on the sunday with relatives for a birthday I was keen to take some other visiting relatives from Bellingham for a lunch treat after their long journey. Sad to say when we got to the Farriers and parked we...More

2  Thank LINDA G
farrarms, General Manager at The Farriers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Dear Linda, I do apologise for the experience you had on Tuesday. We had to undergo unforeseen maintenance in the kitchen which put it temporarily out of action. We do pride ourselves on being open 365 days of the year but circumstances occurred that where...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Forstal | Farriers Arms, Mersham, Ashford TN25 6NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford  >  Mersham
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 720444
  • E-mail
A warm welcome awaits you at our 17th Century oak-beamed Farriers Arms Public House. This characterful FREEHOUSE and Restaurant provides a warm village welcome with great food and a wide selection of Real Ales, some of which are brewed on site at our award winning 1606 Brewery. Enjoy fine dining in the Anvil Restaurant with an a la carte styled menu prepared using the best locally sourced ingredients. (Vegetarian choices always available). Choose from a wide selection of food, from lunchtime and evening bar meals or snacks to more adventurous specialty dishes. Food Now Served all Day until 9.30Pm Sunday until 8pm Coffee, cakes and pastries are served from Friday through to Sunday 9am to Midday
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