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The Waggon at Hale

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179 Capstone Road | Hale, Chatham ME5 7PP, England
+44 1634 400800
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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179 Capstone Road | Hale, Chatham ME5 7PP, England
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Food was low class. Fish was cold and greasy. Atmosphere was not very welcoming. Not likely to try there again.

1  Thank Anise A
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Very nice experience, we spent a while looking for somewhere local and family friendly to take our friends from out of town. Very pleased with the choice, booked over the phone which was easy, friendly and efficient. When we arrived it was all ready for...More

Thank Phillip T
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The Wagon at Hale looks an imposing site from the front near Capstone. Not 12 months ago it was in good condition with good quality food. What a difference a year makes...... I could overlook the place looking shabby, dusty, table with a dirty glass...More

1  Thank Alan K
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

First time i have been here for years, used to love it. Went on a first date, had to wait at the bar for 10 minutes before getting served, ordered food which was extremely over priced for what it was and nothing special.

2  Thank Mark K
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We visited for a meal this evening with friends and had a fabulous, tasty and very well presented meal :-) All the staff were welcoming and friendly and the pub was lovely cosy on a winters evening with a roaring log fire. Wouldnt hesitate to...More

Thank TezzESS
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

I live local but never really visited, from the outside the place looks lovely, on the inside it’s dedication to the 70s. We over looked this and sat down, all was well, pretty good service, we eventually got our food which however was mediocre.... While...More

2  Thank James R
AnchorOwner, Owner at The Waggon at Hale, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Hi James Unfortunately i believe this incident happened yesterday while we were very busy due to the very snowny conditions outside (28th February). Due to the weather are bin collections were a day behind and the bottle bin could not be emptied in the morning...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We love this family pub we always enjoy really good home cooked food here and our grand children love going to see the animals. With so many chain pubs in this area i feel its important to support local independent pubs rather chains offering mass...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We have just left after having Sunday lunch . The food was terrible and service was no better. First my roast had a blue plaster in , after about a 10 minute wait we had to ask for the last meal to be served .beef...More

5  Thank _dhattley
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Our Lunch Group visited the Waggon at Hale again recently and were disappointed. We had not pre-ordered and there was no problem with the food coming to the table - as usual they did very well coping with 14 of us all together. The Fish...More

2  Thank kentishmaid842
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Family birthday pub lunch. Food was standard pub fare at best. People liked the Lasagne and the Ham, Egg and Chips hit the spot. The fish and chips was not so well received. the whole meal seemed expensive for what it was but the big...More

Thank AbbeyFlyer
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7 January 2018|
Response from nflavell | Reviewed this property |
You would have to phone the pub up.
13 June 2016|
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Response from GaryandB | Reviewed this property |
we arrived on foot but there was a sizeable car park there.
16 April 2016|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if He has a particular time of arival but I've been there at 8am and He's been there and completely set up and selling.Hope this is of some help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Capstone Road | Hale, Chatham ME5 7PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 400800
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