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The Woolpack Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Benover Road | Benover, Maidstone ME18 6AS, England
+44 1892 730356
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Benover Road | Benover, Maidstone ME18 6AS, England
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to this pub since it was an actual pub, as opposed to a county dining restaurant. Unlike many others locally, this one has managed to pull it off. Although the majority of the trade is through the restaurant, the Woolpack Inn still...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been using this local pub for many years and always had a great and generous meal but sadly last week I chose pork with creamy leek sauce. What a mistake! It seemed that the pork was a slice or two from a Sunday...More

Thank Fabulousvenue
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Great food good service but the restaurant was so so cold it spoilt a lovely evening!! It puts me off returning in the winter.

Thank John W
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A few months since our last visit and great to see some upgrades in the toilet department! Great food and a very good pint all at reasonable prices. Also good to see the previous landlord here taking a break I. The UK.

Thank KentBoyJohn
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Called in here for a lunchtime meal recently and was very pleasantly surprised. New owners, new menu, although quite similar to previously, and seating set out in a more friendly way. We chose the liver dinner and it was absolutely gorgeous. The food was cooked...More

Thank tjfclily
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Friday evening. Pub quite busy, didn't have to wait too long for our food, Friendly staff, good pub grub with nice sized portions will be coming back to sample more from the menu we both had the steak well presented

Thank 226ATIP
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We have had many family meals here. The drinks selection is good and the food is lovely and fresh, with good portions. The ranch burger was very tasty, and huge! There is plenty of room for kids in the garden, with a play house, climbing...More

Thank Mikecurrylover
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We were staying behind the Woolpack in their caravan club CL site, which was really good value for money at £12 a night with access to a toilet, fresh water and waste disposal point. The Inn is very friendly and services a variety of beers...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Great little Campsite in field behind Pub with EHU, Water and Outside Toilet. Lovely site and very spacious Had Dinner in Pub, food was lovely and tasty. Burgers were great but the Fish a little small, very good and friendly service Would definitely return

Thank alisongraham
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Thought we would stop for Sunday lunch on a whim. Found this place which on first impressions looked like a traditional English pub and yes it was. The bar area was a little plain but the seating area was traditional with lots of wood. So...More

Thank michael w
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tedandginny
26 October 2015|
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Response from Poppy C |
It's a very old building and so is very difficult to manoeuvre around. The staff are very friendly so I'm sure they'll be pleased to answer your questions if you call them
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Shirley M
19 May 2015|
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Response from Poppy C |
The food is good pub food in large portions served in a pleasant ambience
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benover Road | Benover, Maidstone ME18 6AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 730356
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