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The Walnut Tree

$$ - $$$, British,
Yalding Hill, Maidstone ME18 6JB, England
+44 1622 814266
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Yalding Hill, Maidstone ME18 6JB, England
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Held my brothers wake at The Walnut Tree a couple of weeks ago. The delicious buffet lunch was all homemade and there was a good variety of food with plenty to go round. The scotch eggs were particularly good and many of the guests commented...More

Thank lynneL223KS
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jo and Sean are the lovelest and most welcome landlords we have ever had the pleasure of meeting..It feels like home..😍 Food was amazing all fresh and cooked to order. The steak deal is fabulous and different weekday specials.. .We have popped in with up...More

Thank Marysharp9
Reviewed 1 week ago

On 7th October our daughter and son in law took my wife and I to the Walnut Tree where we have not visited for some time. It was intended to be a birthday treat for my wife and we were not let down. Both food...More

Thank Ozlovers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to the pub, and it wasn’t too bad. The staff seemed really nice and friendly, and the food wasn’t to bad, the some veg was really cold but we told them and they swapped it straight away. All in all not to...More

Thank jhard1
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We have known the pub for years. Sean and his team deliver a great experience. Good food, great beer and super atmosphere.

Thank Peter M
JoBissett, Owner at The Walnut Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

So glad you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your kind review. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Thought we ought to give it a go as we have heard a few reports around the village. Sean and Jo were keen to make everyone welcome. We went on a Tuesday so had to eat in the bar but Sean was happy to make...More

Thank Honri
JoBissett, Owner at The Walnut Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your comments. Lovely to meet you all and glad you came back again so soon! A pleasure to have you here and looking forward to seeing you in the future :-)

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We tried the walnut tree again after quite some time since our last visit and it has changed ownership. The food has definitely changed for the better having expected normal pub food we certainly didn't imagine the quality we received. The menu and food was...More

Thank clarke m
JoBissett, Owner at The Walnut Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review. It was lovely to meet you all! So glad you enjoyed your evening with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 22 August 2017

We visited for Tuesday evening dinner and it was strangely quiet given the positive reviews. Staff were very polite and friendly although it lacked atmosphere. The chef prepared a GF crayfish salad which was good, and recommended the steak but it had a large piece...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

After going bluewater we drove out a bit further to find a pub for a nice bit of food and we came across this place, very pleased with our find, pub looks very pretty and welcoming from the front and inside the owners and staff...More

Thank Janemboyce
JoBissett, Owner at The Walnut Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you all for coming! Was lovely to have you here. Hope you can make it back soon and thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We were passing and popped in for some lunch. Very impressed!! The menu was varied and well priced. The food was delicious. Portion sizes good and really yummy. We will definitely be back!!!! Highly recommend this place.

1  Thank Devonashton
JoBissett, Owner at The Walnut Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Lovely to have you here and so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Look forward to seeing you soon!

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erinmurrell
5 August 2016|
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Response from Patricia J | Reviewed this property |
There is parking at the back of the pub and parking in the road at the side of the pub
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familyfromcheshire
29 May 2016|
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Response from Kelseywatts | Property representative |
Yes we do allow dogs to be in the bar area where food can be ordered!
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Martin T
24 May 2015|
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Response from Justa & Anna | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on tuesday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yalding Hill, Maidstone ME18 6JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 814266
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