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The Bowl Inn

) #2 of 5 Restaurants in Charing $$ - $$$ , British,
Egg Hill Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0HG, England
+44 1233 712256
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Egg Hill Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0HG, England
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Was there for the first time with some friends I ordered a burger it was a very big plate, the food was tasty, the service was good, they took a reasonable time to delivery our orders. The pub is big and spacious, with a lovely...More

Thank Ljubica B
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The location, ambience, pub and surroundings were lovely, unfortunately it was the good I was not overly impressed with. We want for a family meal on a Sunday, a few of us had Brie for starters, we all found it very greasy and cooked in...More

Thank 1978KS
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This was an excellent pub which really deserves to be at the very least in the round-up section of the book, and maybe even as a main entry. Off the beaten track slightly - a good way from the centre of Charing, but this adds...More

Thank KentishMole
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped at the Bowl Inn for a spot of lunch with friends on a beautiful sunny day after taking a drive to the area and what a wonderful place it was, A lovely welcome from Rachel, great beer and well cooked hearty food - so...More

1  Thank Roland M
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I've only been once. Had the lamb shoulder which was bits of grey chewy meat floating in a greasy gravy along with slices of potato described as dauphinoise but nothing like. My friend said it looked "rank" and it was. I've uploade a photo. His...More

Thank tonykj
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Four of us turned up early for pre-booked Sunday lunch and we couldn't have been made more welcome. All the staff are exceptionally friendly and don't give the impression they are very busy even when they are! There's time to chat, the food is tasty,...More

Thank MaggieDKent
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Cosy and warm spot for a great lunch- best ham ploughmans for me and great service. Always friendly and welcoming.

Thank Ggibb46
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The place has had a few improvements since I was here last and is very smart. A well stocked bar with a good choice of real ales as well as a good selection of wines. The meal we had was really good. Nothing fancy, but...More

Thank ErictheRed56
Reviewed 10 January 2017

First visit to this pub for a birthday lunch, which will cetainly not be our last. There is a really relaxed and friendly atmosphere that you feel as soon as you walk through the door. Food excellent value and very, very tasty. Staff welcoming and...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 2 January 2017

On a visit to the dreaded Ashford outlet.....decided to call in to the Bowl Inn for some retail anaesthetic before hitting the shops. There was a choice of four real ales and I could easily stayed longer and tried them all, the two we had...More

Thank Peter L
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29 May 2016|
Response from Wizbiziz | Reviewed this property |
Ring them :-)
Ros H
8 February 2015|
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Response from Adrian R | Reviewed this property |
We've not only seen dogs in the bar, but have also taken our own 2 along. Well behaved dogs are always acceptable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Egg Hill Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford  >  Charing
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 712256
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