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The Dirty Habit Restaurant

) #1 of 8 Restaurants in Hollingbourne ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European, British
The PILGRIMS Way Upper Street, Hollingbourne ME17 1UW, England
+44 1622 880880
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
The PILGRIMS Way Upper Street, Hollingbourne ME17 1UW, England
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1 - 10 of 728 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent the evening in The Dirty Habit the night before our friends wedding. The pub is lovely and cosy. Having been taking through to the restaurant, the waiter seemed a little off with us. I was unsure if this was because we were a...More

Thank AthTAC12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped by on a sunny sunday afternoon around 1330 with no prior booking. Parking was a bit difficult as they was pretty busy & my range rover is huge but i got parked in the end We sat at a table in the pretty...More

Thank Skubaboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place, very popular with good food & good staff. Would have given excellent rating, but found a screw in my dinner which had come from kitchen. Main meal was refunded though

Thank cfcglen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a late dinner at end of a long day supporting a runner on the North Downs 100 mile race. The place was packed but they found a table for us even though we hadn't booked and were definitely not dressed for dinner!! The...More

1  Thank Silverlady2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on recommendation of a friend. What a little gem! Our waitress Louise was polite and very knowledable about the menu. Great personality too which made us feel very welcome and looked after. We ordered the Steak special and picked the jackpot! Fresh...More

Thank HarleyBoy169
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here yesterday and the food was excellent. Really nice pub and glad we left the rude service at the Windmill and went here instead. What a lucky inspired find. We will be back

Thank Kent072
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were given the challenge of finding a good local restaurant to take our discerning guests for an evening meal. I'd been wanting to try the Dirty Habit for some while, but was anxious about taking people to somewhere we hadn't been before. We took...More

Thank 756juliaandandrew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely pub with a great outside dining terrace for summer [and warm day] dining... Monday visit. Place was still busy and warm. Supper was great we had The Lebanese board - spiced lamb koftas, pomegranate hummus, cardamom & lemon chicken wings, nigella seed & chickpea...More

Thank JeffreyLouis-Reed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returning again with our year old Labrador we sat in the bar of this oh so friendly country pub . From the first glass of Montipulchano to the last coffee - this meal could not be faulted . A rib eye and fillet cooked to...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...very tired we went here for dinner. the ambience, service and food were all terrific. this was the second time i'd eaten here and it was great yet again.

1  Thank johnMundy
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ERL1995
3 January 2017|
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Yes, options on the menu. Also let the team know when you telephone and book. They are only too happy to help and make suggestions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The PILGRIMS Way Upper Street, Hollingbourne ME17 1UW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Hollingbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 880880
  • E-mail
Description
There���s nothing taboo about good food, so The Dirty Habit pub restaurant in Hollingbourne near Maidstone is perhaps misleadingly named. Of course the name actually refers to the origins of this historic building on the famed Pilgrims Way, close to the North Downs and dating back to the 11th century, The Dirty Habit started life as a brewery owned and run by monks who also allowed weary travellers to rest here as they made their way to Canterbury. Gloriously characterful, The Dirty Habit maintains features from throughout the intervening years, including cosy fireplaces and ovens, gnarly old beams and a long Georgian oak bar too. From the comfy Monks Corner to the beautifully refurbished terrace, there���s a space to suit your occasion. While the bar serves a wide range of beers, ales and spirits, as well as a good wine list, the food menu caters for all tastes and budgets, The Dirty Habit���s award winning chef using locally sourced produce in dishes ranging from traditional British pub grub to more exotic offerings.
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