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The Blacksmiths Arms

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84 The Street, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0NA, England
+44 1233 623975
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (31 reviews)
“roast beef” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
84 The Street, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0NA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were treated to a festive lunch here. The food was well cooked and the presentation was lovely. The menu had something for every one however I’m not sure if there was a vegan option. The mushroom starter was tasty but could have been hotter....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Louwid
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited for lunch midweek. The menu is great lots of options. The staff are very friendly and a great asset to the establishment. My partner had a burger and I have the chicken. Both were delicious and the portion sizes spot on. They provided...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TheHollands145
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been here before and the food is also very good. Came back with other couples this time. The pub/restaurant was busy and the car park full but the service and food were still very good. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stuart c
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Thursday night around 7.00 i decided to meet my brother for a meal and a chat. Really good and friendly service with a table offered in no time. Although local i havent been here for ages but clearly i am missing out. Great food,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Neville B
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Have enjoyed an excellent lunch there on several occasions and it has never failed to please. All main ingredients of the meals are locally sourced, well presented and served by willing and pleasant people. It certainly is not as cheap as some pubs but the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Robert F
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

A nice pub with friendly and helpful staff - the portion sizes are really good and we had a huge plate of tender meat, crispy Yorkshire and well cooked veg. The meat was tender and flavoursome and gravy served on the side - all delicious...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank kentcritique
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here as my dad is in the hospital nearby ! Food was good but unfortunately my mothers meal came out incorrectly so we started eating before her replacement was given ! The waitress explained that it was the chefs fault and it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mariejohnson66
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We visited on the off chance to have lunch and was very surprised, what a find. The decor and menu choices were very good and we decided to have the fish and chips which were fantastic. We highly recommend this pub for lunch, next time...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank bchappell
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I work nearby and only found this place today for a business lunch. Nice atmosphere, attentive staff, great food and a real gem of a find. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Karen N
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Bank holiday lunch with family. Good service and food was very good. Great crispy chips cooked to perfection which are so difficult to get in some pubs. Will definately return.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ahah2014
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28 August 2018|
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Response from Jackie S | Reviewed this property |
The pub does not seem to have its own website to display a menu. They do normal pub food and I am sure you will not be disappointed. Sorry cannot help any further
joyce b
13 October 2017|
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Response from PaulandBev25 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure exactly what hours but they do breakfast, dinner and lunch so they must pretty much be open all the time. Give them a call.
Diane S
24 August 2016|
Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
the menu is available within the location and if you join their friends website it may be available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 The Street, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford  >  Willesborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 623975
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