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The First And Last

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Canterbury Road | Herne Common, Herne Bay CT6 7JU, England
+44 1227 364465
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Our first visit to the First and Last and certainly WON'T be the last. An amazing Birthday Sunday lunch with plenty of good food and great staff who made us all very welcome.

Thank Debbie P
LisaJA_13, Owner at The First And Last, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. It was lovely to have you with us to celebrate a very special 70th birthday. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Amazing sunday roast, great meat , plenty of veg, and fresh, staff can not do enough for you , No doubt we will be back for seconds

Thank Starbuck19
Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

A very nice meal. Three courses far too much. Good wine list at reasonable prices. We celebrated a birtday in style. Will do it again.

Thank r0binl0ve
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

A small menu of 8 different choices plus snacks and a pre Christmas menu. I went for the braised steak with a red wine sauce. Absolutely delicious. Sadly I couldn't finish it all as I was stuffed. Nice atmosphere, with a mix of people, some drinking, some eating. Plenty of parking at the side of the pub. We had a... More 

Thank Caro241627
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The best roast I've had in a long time! Very warm and welcoming. Staff were brilliant. Absolutely delicious.

Thank Kristy P
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14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Was disappointed today when we was enjoying a few drinks here to he told the pub was shut at such an early time think it was like 7pm or around that time....lucky for us the punch was only a little drive away and it was a lot nicer and served lovely food....wouldn't probably go in here again tbh...

1 Thank Legend R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We have visited the F n L quite a few times over the past three years. The staff are very friendly esp Helen. Always greated with a warm welcome. Meeting a friend for lunch and decided on the F n L for lunch. Once again not disappointed! ! 5* food and service all the way. Thank u :)

Thank Dizzy1313
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Sadly, my visit was for a funeral tea after my father's funeral but the First and Last provided some excellent food and unobtrusive service. The amount of food was very generous for the price and the homemade lemon cake was particularly delicious.

Thank karentcastle
kent, UK
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Probably driven past this place 10 times a week for just over 10 years but never thought to go in then one Sunday we decided to give it a go and we are so pleased we did. Plenty of delicious food, lots of meat and veg and we were all left feeling fatter and satisfied. Well priced and the drinks... More 

Thank installer69
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

My husband and I came across the First and Last recently and are very glad we did.The Sunday roast was excellent and the staff were pleasant and accomadating .We are now going back all ten of us for a big birthday lunch and so looking forward to it .Treat yourself it really is good .

Thank vi0let100

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canterbury Road | Herne Common, Herne Bay CT6 7JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 364465

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