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Papas Barn

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497 London Road | Ditton, Maidstone ME20 6DB, England
+44 1732 848488
11:00 - 23:00
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191 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate here on a Saturday afternoon and was lucky to get in, its a very popular place and when you taste the food you can see why. The portions were very large, we had the cod coujions and chips which came with a side salad, served on a wooden platter, not my choice as I much prefer a china... More 

Thank 243Peter_H
Kent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked table over the telephone! Extremely good service with friendly staff! Plenty of choices on the menu! Fantastic evening highly recommended

Thank 844tina
Snodland, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best meal I have had in ages, staff very attentive and friendly service absolutely fantastic and was very quick! Think I waited 2 minutes for dessert and it was quite busy in there. Food was absolutely delicious never had better fish and chips in my life and the lemon meringue was to die for! Being fully pregnant I don't have... More 

Thank kittykat602017
Ashford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chips are the best I've ever tasted! The service was very friendly and professional. I was very impressed, much more than your average 'chippy'.

Thank Laura19984
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Remembered from a few years ago this restaurant. Glad I chose to reminisce as now that it is a new build did not disappoint. The service was prompt and polite and the food well...... absolutely delicious. Too full for dessert. 😁

Thank thethreejayes
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were passing so we thought we'd try the fish and chips after hearing some good things. Overall I would give the experience an 8/10. We decided to eat in and the restaurant was clean and the staff were friendly. We had some calamari, mushrooms, two portions of fish and chips and a couple of bottles of... More 

Thank David R
Maidstone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live local but would travel for their excellent food. Chips cooked to perfection and great choice on the menu.

Thank Mike P
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our parents tipped us off about Papa's and we stopped there on the way home. We waited a few minutes to get a table as they were so busy but boy was it worth the wait! The best fish and chips we have had for years with superbly efficient service. Highly recommended

Thank Kdog0110
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go here every Saturday for a family breakfast, which is always freshly cooked and is great value for money. The staff are so friendly, especially Mel, who is great. Decor is modern and fresh and aircon is a nice touch in the summer. Highly recommend and the fish and chips are very good too!

Thank Travelduo19
Deepest Kent
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best chip shops in the south east, no doubt. Don't go there often and generally forget that it is there. Usually spur of the moment and always worth it.

Thank bedsettee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 497 London Road | Ditton, Maidstone ME20 6DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 848488
Fish & Chip Takeaway & Restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?