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A nice local pub

We like this pub. It serves a good pint of Harveys beer, the locals are very friendly, they have a... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Maidstone, United Kingdom
via mobile
Pub reopening, watch this space.

Opening soon, food offering and all beers served, with offers and discounts on food and drink... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Tony S
London, United Kingdom
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5 Sep 2018
“Pub reopening, watch this space.”
24 Jun 2018
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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23-25 Upper Stone Street, Maidstone ME15 6EU, England
+44 7774 148212
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Opening soon, food offering and all beers served, with offers and discounts on food and drink. Music and entertainment and all welcome and a opening night soon.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Tony S
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Thought we would have a meal here, the pub is very nice and the tables had linen with flowers so looked lovely, but the music was ear damaging, so decided to go into garden, main area was full of manure/dirt? With dog poo by the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank anney0
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Strangely reopened recently, The Pilot now only opens for limited hours three days per week and has essentially become a place where the landlord drinks with his mates and has the odd band in. Strange and limited mix of beers available, lager drinking is discouraged...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We like this pub. It serves a good pint of Harveys beer, the locals are very friendly, they have a quiz every Sunday and they often have live bands. Very good if you live nearby.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank SteMar247
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. Went to see a great blues band last night, really enjoyed it. It's great to see Pubs of this character still open these days. Great atmosphere and fantastic selection of Harvey's ale on tap. Will deff return.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Holdypaw20
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

If you are not a regular in this pub, you will be made to feel unwelcome, much like we did! Prices are far too high for a dingy pub like this too. Will def not return!!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank martinsT2014NM
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Sit down meal upstairs which was reserved as a private function. Very basic 80's style set menu but the food was lovely and big portions. Friendly atmosphere and staff very nice

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Alli D
Reviewed 29 January 2016

A disappointing experience. I had looked forward to an interesting and welcoming visit but was greeted with a sneer when I asked if I could use an ecigarette. That may not be to everyone's taste but I asked politely and was happy to use the...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Maxwell K
Reviewed 15 December 2015

All around such pubs are disappearing fast. The landlord and land lady Joe and Charlotte Houlihan are the ingredients that make this old traditional oak framed public house the exception. Always a warm welcome new folk, male or female, soon feel at home. There is...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank BrobergN
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