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The Black Robin

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , British
Covet Lane, Kingston, Canterbury CT4 6HS, England
+44 1227 830230
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“banoffee pie” (3 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Covet Lane, Kingston, Canterbury CT4 6HS, England
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

37 adults and 4 children had the £10 Buffet lunch which was all home made and absolutely delicious and plenty of it, the best I have had and very good value for money. Everyone loved the Pub and Tom and the Staff were brilliant. A...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were looking for a nice venue for my mother's funeral reception near to the crematorium at Barham. We were so lucky to have found the Black Robin. It is located close to the A2 between Canterbury and Dover and easy to find within a...More

Thank Evo5man
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here to meet my sons fiances parents for the first time,very enjoyable evening,good food.good wine list,very friendly waitress "izzy" lovely fire gave a warming welcome to us.w Will not be long in going back,excellent.

Thank terence c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had a drink in here a last year was impressed with the Landlord , so this time we decided to have a meal there, Good choice food was excellent , staff friendly , Good choice of Local ales and cider , we were...More

1  Thank DMbubble
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Desserts were probably the standout dishes from the menu. Staff were very accommodating and friendly. On the downside starters and roasts were pretty average, the cut and quality of the meats being like school meals with gravy that seemed to be from a packet. Decor...More

1  Thank Calexor19
Reviewed 3 November 2017

My wife and I visited this pub for the first time in years based on the online menu, which sounded reasonable with some funky-sounding burgers. There was a good supply of beers and we were given a choice of table. We both had the homemade...More

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Yummy generous food, hard working staff, accessible countryside location, local history. Best local for food. We'd go more regularly if they had a children's play area however if it's not too busy we get to run around the dining room. The night we visited, staff...More

Thank Auntygingercat
Reviewed 13 October 2017

this pub is a bit out of the way and needs to up its game! we are locals and thought we would try the pub again after a gap.. what a let down.. we tried two starters as a light lunch as we occasionally do...More

Thank LarryLB
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub with a reasonable menu choice and some ales. All the food was good although the Shepherd pie my friend had required a bit of Worcester source. They make their own ice cream, very nice.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Friendly and helpful, a table was prepared for us but as it was sunny we sat outside. This was no trouble. The food was of a very high standard and at reasonable prices, the Scotch Eggs on the Lunch menu are to die for. We...More

Thank Charles S
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8 March 2015|
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Response from Steve D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we're here with a large dog and no problem

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 27
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Covet Lane, Kingston, Canterbury CT4 6HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 830230
  • E-mail
We are a traditional country pub located in the picturesque village of Kingston, about 6 miles south of the historic city of Canterbury. We serve the best Kentish ales, a carefully selected wine list which including award winning English wines, and a freshly cooked menu of British classics and seasonal favorites, all made from the very best locally sourced produce.
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