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The Kentish Rifleman

) #11 of 83 Restaurants in Tonbridge ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Roughway Lane, Tonbridge TN11 9RU, England
+44 1732 810727
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (13 reviews)
“prawn salad” (2 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Roughway Lane, Tonbridge TN11 9RU, England
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Reviews (159)
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely pub, no annoying piped music (while we were there, at any rate), staff pleasant but didn't seem happy. I mean, I know it's miserable having to deal with the public, but the boss himself wasn't good at making eye contact or smiling. As I...More

Thank Clive I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, I will will start with the positives: I must say, it a nice homely country pub (almost in the middle of nowhere).after a long drive through country lanes. Parking is limited, but due to it's remote location, I would imagine you could park...More

Thank mattitouk33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying locally for a week we visited three times, once for a drink and twice to eat. If you think country pub - then this is it Having enjoyed a drink outside on a sunny Saturday evening, noting a busy restaurant and a bar full...More

Thank A380ManchesterUK
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Went with family and visitors from overseas. Have been before on a few occasions and really enjoyed it but last night was a complete letdown. The bar and outside were heaving, not sure if this was a regular thing as we have only been at...More

Thank LJW74
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Enjoyed a lovely lunch here today with my Mrs & son. The pub is set in beautiful surroundings about 2 miles outside Tonbridge. We received a warm welcome and the offer to put the drinks on the tab was most appreciated. Food tasted great and...More

Thank hobo64
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Lovely old pub in picturesque location.I have eaten in here a few times and the food is always excellent.The landlord John is great guy, the staff are always really friendly and they have a nice selection of well kept local ales.I cant recommend the Rifleman...More

Thank Bermondsey68
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A group of us went out to celebrate a friend's birthday. The pub is in a small hamlet and tucked away which adds to the charm of the place. The food choices were varied and well presented and we stuck to the Dinner menu. The...More

Thank Tdog-Kent
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Visited for lunch on lovely sunny day. Great beer gardens both at front and back of the pub . Rear garden is a sun trap overlooking a beautiful meadow. Food to very high standard. Indulged in both starter and main course which were excellent and...More

Thank Pete E
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This was our second visit in4 weeks for lunch midweek. The first visit was excellent,food,service and atmosphere. So we decided to come again.The food again was so well presented,choice,taste and preperation excellent.The seating in the restaurant part of the pub was very good ,"oldie worldie"...More

Thank mcwfish
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We visited the pub on a warm April afternoon in 2017 On entering the bars we were welcomed by a young lady who knew who we were and showed us to our table for lunch. 4 different meals,steak pie and veg very good meat and...More

Thank mcwfish
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roughway Lane, Tonbridge TN11 9RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Tonbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 810727
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a 16th century pub/restaurant offering honest, freshly cooked lunch and dinner. Restaurant closed Sun and Monday evenings. Gluten free and vegan options available. Dogs welcome in the bar and attractive garden. 4 real ales on tap.
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