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The Duke of Wellington

Birling Road | Ryarsh, West Malling ME19 5LS, England
+44 1732 842318
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“venison pie” (5 reviews)
“fresh salad” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Birling Road | Ryarsh, West Malling ME19 5LS, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

I go here most weeks when I am not away. Helen and John who run his pub go out of their way to make sure you enjoy your food. The food is varied and tasty and the service is good. I would recommend anyone to...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed yesterday

We choose the Duke of Wellington to cater for our daughters wedding which was held at Ryarsh Village Hall, and oh my god what a fantastic job Jon and his team did in making it a brilliant day. The food was amazing everything we wanted...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I both celebrate our 50th birthday this year so held a joint celebration on Saturday 20th May 2017. We hired the restaurant and beautiful covered patio area at the Duke of Wellington pub in Ryarsh. A fantastic evening with Hog roast -...More

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we visited this restaurant on Easter Monday as we had been many times before. As always the food was exceptional. I am quite a fussy veggie but each time I have visited there have been very tasty options not just the usual vegetable lasagne. I...More

Thank debi897
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

16 of us visited The Duke on 17th April for a family birthday celebration. The pub has a very welcoming, cozy atmosphere. The food was amazing as always, the staff provide an impeccable service, nothing is ever too much trouble. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal...More

Thank Kerrie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents wanted to celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with friends and family at a place that suited a wide range of ages and food preferences. John and Helen made their night special and took all the anxiety away from them, by ensuring every person...More

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this pub again for Sunday lunch. Excellent and generous roast with good variety of well cooked vegetables, delicious mixed fruit crumble dessert, lovely white coffee. Small complaint...lamb was bit chewy in parts. Very efficient and friendly waitresses a great asset. Lovely garden area with...More

Thank bob t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pub needs a refurbishment, typical pub that is on its knees This is certainly not gourmet fair but very average I would go as far to say it is. It value for money I rather pay a premium and. Get better food The George...More

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jonboyKent, Owner at The Duke of Wellington, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the trouble in reviewing the The Duke of Wellington however your comments are I believe somewhat misguided. The Duke is 500 years old and we always keep the building in top,order! Far from being "on its knees" The Duke is currently...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visit when dog walking and the food and staff are fantastic. We always frequent on New Year's Day after a long hangover cure dog walk and are always welcomed having not even booked. Lovely setting, decor, friendly pub and the food is always consistently...More

Thank Jay H
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in here as it was on way home from work, really nice country drive, scenery & village location Ryarsh. Seated quite quickly can tell it is popular with the locals. Starters had calamari and I went for the chicken pie, mash and veg while...More

Thank Mark G
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Alastair M
What is your garden area like? Views? Flowers? Tasteful! Thank you. Alastair
22 May 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Birling Road | Ryarsh, West Malling ME19 5LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  West Malling
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 842318
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