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The Black Robin

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Kingston ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , , British
Covet Lane, Kingston, Canterbury CT4 6HS, England
+44 1227 830230
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scotch egg” (6 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Covet Lane, Kingston, Canterbury CT4 6HS, England
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Reviews (134)
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31 - 40 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 24 July 2016

Was looking at the beautiful Kent countryside and found this lovely eatery. Greeted with a lovely smile, very busy but friendly. Ordered our drinks, had a trio of handmade sausage, also day special risotto, very enjoyable, great find. Would recommend

Thank Cathyhodder
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Lovely setting, friendly and welcoming. The meal was excellent, I had the roast beef, which was tender, succulent and beautifully cooked. I followed this with rhubarb crumble and custard, unfortunately there was only A thimble full of custard, when asked the waitress bought a refreshed...More

Thank mattn28
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I really do hate giving negative reviews and it was a couple of months since we ate here so it might have improved. However, the food we were served will last in my memory for all the wrong reasons. It was a Sunday so roasts...More

2  Thank Toastie H
Reviewed 15 June 2016

After all the hype, we were rather looking forward to our visit here but, in the end, were rather disappointed. We found the choice of beer very limited; just two were offered and one of those was the ubiquitous Doombar. Why, in the middle of...More

1  Thank East-House
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful pub, friendly and good selections of wine and real ales. I had herb crusted loin of cod with mint and pea purée it was delicious. The boys had teriyaki duck breast with noodles and tempura veg looked amazing and clean plates all round. Definitely...More

Thank Emma J
Reviewed 4 June 2016

There is a lot that is. The space, the staff, the ambience, the service, the beers are all spot on. It has a light and spacious interior with comfortable seating and tables inter-spaced so you are not right on top of fellow customers. Although a...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Good food, especially Sunday lunch - we tried all options and everyone was happy. Home-made ice cream was good. Nice pub, well-kept beer

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I booked The Black Robin for an after Funeral function. It was brilliant, they have a private function room that we used for a buffet, we also made use of the garden areas. There were approximately 50 people in the group and they all commented...More

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Great food.fresh,hot..couldn't fault it. Wasn't busy for a Friday especially as the sun was shining and always lovely outside on the decking Pity no water in the stream/river that I remember from years ago

Thank Pandora M
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We visited The Black Robin on our last night of a stay in the local area but wish we had visited sooner. Greeted by the friendly landlord who offered us a choice of the couple of tables he had left. The food was excellent, plentiful,...More

Thank Jackie M
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, 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.
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