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The Black Robin

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Kingston ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Gastropub, Bar, British
Covet Lane, Kingston, Canterbury CT4 6HS, England
+44 1227 830230
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub
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Covet Lane, Kingston, Canterbury CT4 6HS, England
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Reviews (129)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tea out with old friends while I was working in the area , food was excellent reasonably price , nice pub out in the country well worth a visit

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Called in for lunch today but wish we hadn't bothered. The staff were very friendly and the place was clean and had a nice ambience. My husband ordered the ham, eggs and chips. Unfortunately the eggs had been cooked in butter which my husband didn't...More

2  Thank Onlyjasper
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We were on a Sunday drive around are local area ish, when we started to feel a bit hungry, a few pubs had stopped serving or fully booked, found the black Robin and popped in for a beer and some crisps, they said they can...More

Thank rogerfane
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Eat here numerous time in all seasons. Best pub in area for food and lovely venue to boot. Homemade burgers are a centrepiece although I should add I eat veggie and fish... take friends and family here as the first choice due to it being...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

After a three mile walk from Bridge with 8 + 2 dogs, this was a perfect location for lunch. The staff were very welcoming, and happy to allow dogs to come in whilst we ate. The food was varied, reasonably priced, swift and delicious. And...More

1  Thank Supersingingdog
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Came for lunch as a midday point on a hike over the Christmas period. In spite of muddy boots and even muddier dog the staff couldn't have been more welcoming. The open fire was roaring and the food was ideal. I took a punt on...More

1  Thank Toni P
Reviewed 2 January 2017

No words, just incredible, food just out of these world, a place not to miss!!!!!!!, will return for sure.

1  Thank nienafu
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I visited this pub with a group of friends for lunch on our way to the coast for Christmas week. We had planned to detour to visit here. We had planned a quick stop but seeing how good their pensioner offer is we each had...More

1  Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The staff at the Black Robin couldn't have been more friendly, helpful and welcoming on what was a really bad day for myself, family and friends. Service was brilliant, they were ready for us even though we turned up a little early, serving very welcomed...More

1  Thank Sallysgood
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Having previously had a lovely meal here this summer we decided to return for a pre-Christmas treat. The lovely log fire made the place feel warm and the beer and wine were really nice and tasty. However, we couldn't help but feel disappointed at the...More

Thank Caroline S
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Are dogs allowed ?
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$ 26
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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.