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Cock Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Heath Road, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone ME17 4JD, England
+44 1622 743166
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“belly pork” (6 reviews)
“whitebait” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Heath Road, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone ME17 4JD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited a number of times for a drink, and always have had excellent service and good selection of beers.

Thank ukcharliedyer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here one Saturday for lunch and so glad we did. We were welcomed very warmly by the land lady. We were seated immediately and our drinks orders arrived promptly. The land lady asked what the girls would like to eat, my youngest asked...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though situated in the outskirts of Maidstone, the Cock has the feel of a country pub, with friendly, helpful staff to match. We came for lunch after a long country walk nearby and were treated to very good food from an extensive menu. My only...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here a few times now. The welcome is always very friendly. They always have a selection of dishes on the specials board to go along with the menu. The Sunday roast are lovely and the steaks are cooked to perfection accompanied with...More

Thank munster47
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We ate here for the second time today, having had a recommendation from a friend of ours. The pub is lovely with a great sense of history to it and very cozy. The food was also lovely, with more than generous portions and all beautifully...More

Thank julie v
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Classic old English pub! Absolutely love the food here, so delicious and VERY generous portion sizes. You must have the honey roasted chorizo to start & the crumble option for dessert! I have also previously tried the beef pie & the "really good fish and...More

Thank Amber B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I genuinely wish this place were a bit better. I'm not sure what it is about it, but whenever I head back here it's just 'ok'. Nothing special, but definitely not bad, just a bit bland I guess, which is a real shame for me...More

Thank Flat3D
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We always look forward to our dinner trips to the Cock Inn. Great Starters, Mains and Sweets {especially the apple and rhubarb crumble is always a delight!). Excellent happy staff. Carry on!

Thank lionhead60
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Having been to The Cock Inn for Sunday lunch we thought we would try an evening meal. We were not disappointed. The was a wide choice of dishes for all three courses. The four of us all thoroughly enjoyed our selections, particularly the chicken, bacon...More

Thank mbeano58
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, we had the white bait and fried squid. Loved that mine came with the roasted vegetables. My friend though white bait could have been crisper but all in all lovely food and service.

Thank Janiskay6
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11 September 2016|
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Response from Jenny S | Reviewed this property |
Just seen this. Yes dogs are allowed, but only in the bar area which does accomadate diners.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heath Road, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone ME17 4JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  Boughton Monchelsea
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 743166
  • E-mail
Boughton Monchelsea is a picturesque Kentish village that is home to the Cock Inn, a divine Elizabethan rural inn and restaurant which is filled with low beamed ceilings, an Inglenook fireplace, hand-written blackboard menus and general good cheer. The Cock Inn is dog and walker friendly ��� free biscuits and towels for the dogs, and a warm welcome to the walkers ��� and specialties from the restaurant kitchen include the seafood platters, the belly pork with crisp crackling and Brambly apple mash, and the slow-roasted braised lamb shank with minted gravy on a bed of creamy mash.
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