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The Gate Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Church Lane | Marshside, Chislet CT3 4EB, England
+44 1227 860498
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Church Lane | Marshside, Chislet CT3 4EB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table Thursday by phone for Friday...when we arrived we were told "Sorry restaurant is full..hopefully you can a table in the bar?" So we did. Ordered food...after an hour and a quarter I asked where food was...answer..."yeah kitchen in meltdown tonight " eventually...More

Thank lesley s
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had enjoyed meals here under the previous managements, and were looking forward to visiting again for lunch. On ringing to book, we were told this was not possible as we had said we wanted to sit in the garden. We were told just to...More

Thank annkatecol
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Just got back from lunch/dinner with my mum and dad. What can I say, amazing! The food is absolutely delicious with massive portions! Very good value for money! Will defo return!

1  Thank lh94
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The second celebration we've had here! The first they run out of most drinks at 1pm (they opened at 12!) Today, the queues were huge! 45 minutes for drinks, the food orders couldn't be taken, they staff had to queue for a till and some...More

Thank Jay A
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely setting for the wedding reception. The staff were very attentive and helpful. The food was amazing and served piping hot. Having now found this jewel in the countryside will definitely be coming back.

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Ate here today. We were welcomed by a lovely lady behind the bar, she said she started work with you yesterday, she was very efficient, what an asset to your business. The food was delicious, well presented and lovely and hot. The Manager came and...More

Thank mojiti2017
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Having eaten here on many occasions, the menu and food quality has varied considerably with the change of various ownerships. It has a welcoming bar and several rooms with tables and benches or chairs. Excellent choice of real beers. Currently, we have found the food...More

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Food here is fabulous but... Don't expect friendly service or any atmosphere. We visited Saturday early evening, expecting to be welcomed to a busy, bustling village pub. we walked in, and the place was deserted... However, when we enquired about ordering food the staff were...More

1  Thank Sallie L
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We called in here for a light lunch today as we had been let down by our intended venue. I haven't been here for many years but the pub has not lost its charm despite being taken over by a major local brewery. In fact...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal at the gate , the staff are lovely the food is excellent value and it's in a great country setting the marshes are fantastic for dog walking as well

1  Thank playtime1961
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28 August 2017|
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Response from Emjtbex | Reviewed this property |
I would look for somewhere else. The food and service is poor.
28 August 2017|
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Response from Mark C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's lots of healthy options to choose from, I took a snap of the menu but can't seem to put on this page for you sorry. Great food, friendly service and a beautiful location.
Would you like to come back and talk to me about why you think my attitude was poor as the lady with you was being very dramatic and very rude towards my staff and myself I like to say you have not decided to tell everyone that we were all mortified by this mistake and I refunded you and appoligised on several occasions and offered you anything else you wanted for free and the three others that came to eat with you clearly enjoyed there chicken burger and two more gate burgers and two buckets of nogging as even the salad garnish were eaten . The man that came to the till to pay appoligised to me and the waitress for the way you and the lady with you were behaving shouting across a full bar with several other families enjoying there visit and the food is no way for people of an older generation to act he looked quite embarrassed paied and even left a small tip
20 June 2016|
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Response from jone1st | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
No this has been posted as a public response to kontact13 We thank you gfc4ever for your very kind word and hope that you continue to visit the gate and enjoy all she has to offer she works hard for the people that love... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane | Marshside, Chislet CT3 4EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chislet
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 860498
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