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The King & Queen Restaurant

1 New Road, East Malling, West Malling ME19 6DD, England
+44 1732 842752
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1 New Road, East Malling, West Malling ME19 6DD, England
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1 - 10 of 538 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Packed local every second Thursday of the month for brilliantly organised and fun quiz and games. Good atmosphere and fabulous food and service

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for food and drink, varied selection of ales. Great friendly staff, and management. Would highly recommend, but suggest you make a reservation if you wish to eat. Large car park in a picturesque part of the village

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Love this place in east malling! The staff are a friendly, the place itself is a nice old English pub with friendly atmosphere. The food is delicious have eaten here on many occasions and never found a fault. 5/5 for this place, would highly recommend.

Thank Emmaalex123
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with others and for recommending us to others through your review - we are naturally delighted that you enjoy your visits to the King and Queen and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 15 October 2017

I knew even before I visited this restaurant/pub that it was going to be good. The way my booking was taken on the phone gave me that confidence. Instead of the usual hurried booking etc, it was fun and personal. We visited the The King...More

1  Thank Katie E
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and we are so pleased that we exceeded your expectations right from your booking to your visit, from the service that you received to the meal that you all enjoyed. We look forward...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

We ate here last night 7/10/17 4 of us the food was amazing compliments to the chef and the the staff were amazing too checking everything was ok and did we need anything this restaurant has a lovely ambiance would recommend 100% we will be...More

Thank wendy51_10
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Lovely review - thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others and we are naturally delighted that you will be coming back for more soon!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have eaten at the King & Queen regularly, just the two of us, a group and at a funeral 'wake.' We have never been disappointed. Parking is generous and on site.

Thank nigelinterfilm
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Pleased that you enjoy your varied visits to the King and Queen and we trust that you will continue to do so on many more occasions in the future!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were six for dinner. This review is short because the food, service and ambience are all to a high standard. The cockle starter is recommended as is the Old Spot pork. One small adjustment is needed on the Prawn with a Korma sauce. The...More

Thank Exmoor1
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind comments regarding not just the food, but the service and ambience alike - we take on board all comments and are always striving to do better where we can - we look forward to seeing you again on future occasions.

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I just wanted to say thank you so very much for everything you did for us to make my 40th Birthday Celebration with my family a huge success. Everyone enjoyed themselves and they all commented on how wonderful the food and drink was. The staff...More

1  Thank RachEJ77
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

So pleased that you enjoyed your 4oth birthday celebration with your friends with us and that you found both the food and the service equally as wonderful - hope to see you again on future occasions!

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Our first visit, always looking for another Saturday evening restaurant for our regular use. First impressions were not outstanding as it looks a fairly ordinary pub inside, albeit vast. But things got better as the evening progressed. The service was great, pleasant people who were...More

Thank Brian P
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Delighted that once you were in we looked after you and you had a lovely evening with us. Feedback is important to us and we will certainly take your comments on board. Pleased that you will be returning and thank you also for recommending us...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Our friends recently moved into the area and we were going to go to the Swan and we were so pleased we didn't as we found this little gem and can't wait to go back! This is a gorgeous old pub with an informal dining...More

1  Thank Dee F
Dave D, Owner at The King & Queen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Great that you found us and based on your detailed review, we obviously exceeded your expectations and therefore look forward to seeing you again next time you are out and about!

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candyfloss12
27 August 2016|
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Response from Julia H | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the restaurant there were children
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Julie J
8 August 2016|
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Response from Ben S | Reviewed this property |
They definitely allow dogs in the garden. I am pretty sure I have seen dogs at the bar but couldn't be 100%
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LeaseB33
12 October 2015|
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Response from ritagirl62 | Reviewed this property |
Food and atmosphere are brilliant, you won't be disaapointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 New Road, East Malling, West Malling ME19 6DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  West Malling  >  East Malling
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 842752
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