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Abbot's Fireside Restaurant

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High Street | Kent, Elham CT4 6TD, England
+44 1303 840566
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Elham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend and definitely would go back!

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Thank AdamMichael16
Hythe, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

extremely enjoyable evening, very well looked after, outstanding food and cosy quaint atmosphere, highly recommendable...

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Thank sharonwright300
Etchinghill, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely food in an historic setting. We have eaten here a couple of times since it changed hands and the food has been delicious. I would recommend the lamb rump if it is on the menu. If you are looking for more of a 'pub' menu try the sister pub The Gatekeeper in Etchinghill.

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Thank Mlmitc
Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I am very fond of country pubs and historical buildings and this pub/restaurant does not disappoint. There is a good choice of vegetarian option. The food is tasty and the pub owners are really friendly.

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Thank Pascale G
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

A beautiful building and a very warm welcome, but we waited over 40 minutes for our food and when it finally arrived it was poor. Have had much better at a much lower price. A great shame.

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Dover, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Was very happy with the service and food, however wasn't sure if it was a pub or restaurant. Would recommend and go again.

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Thank JacquiCrag
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Great food, great location and staff were very friendly and local! You will miss something if you just drive past here... Perfect Sunday

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Thank Henryangela
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Been here a few times. Recently taken over by the people who run the Cumberland (Barham) which is fantastic and the Jackdaw (Denton) which is ok-ish. Beautiful pub with good (but not great food).... but totally ruined by the tacky Fosters Lager Umbrellas out the front !! What are they thinking????? Could be so much better!

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Thank ARWManchester
Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We visited the abbots fireside for Sunday lunch as a table of 3. We were warmly greeted and shown to our table. The Sunday menu was of course slightly smaller than other days but there was a good varied choice. We had starters main and puddings, and thought all three were excellent. Beautiful presentation and good portion sizes. The host... More 

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Thank verityjanes
Kent, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Very expensive for ordinary food. Small portions. We are not big eaters, but the four of us left the restaurant feeling hungry. We were the only people in the restaurant at lunchtime on a Friday. We have been to the restaurant before for dinner and the restaurant was also empty then. Dead atmosphere. It will be a long time before... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Kent, Elham CT4 6TD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Elham
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 840566

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