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The Thompson's Bell

335 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7NX, England
+44 1304 694241
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Enjoyable Sunday Lunch

Following a trip to Walmer Castle, time to warm up with food and beer was resolved when we spotted... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Mark A
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Praiseworthy attention to accommodate ALL needs. Thank You !

fROM THE FIRST TIME i VISITED THE THOMSON'S BELL FOR A SUNDAY LUNCH, TOGETHER WITH MY GOOD FRIEND... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
des c
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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17 Dec 2017
“Enjoyable Sunday Lunch ”
12 Sep 2017
“Praiseworthy attention to accommodate ALL needs. Thank You !”
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335 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7NX, England
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+44 1304 694241
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Following a trip to Walmer Castle, time to warm up with food and beer was resolved when we spotted the Sunday Lunch sign outside the Thompson’s Bell Pub. A friendly atmosphere at the bar and ample seating in the dining area, we settled in and...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

fROM THE FIRST TIME i VISITED THE THOMSON'S BELL FOR A SUNDAY LUNCH, TOGETHER WITH MY GOOD FRIEND, JUNE, who is 93 years old I have returned almost every Sunday for nearly two years now. The portions are EXCELLENT, well cooked, and very very tasty....More

Thank des c
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We went to the pub last Sunday with a group comprising of 5 adults and two children as soon as we arrived we was made to feel at home I (Anthony) have problems medically so explained that i could only eat little portions wow not...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2016

went into pub at weekend, there was some football thugs (west brom I think) sitting giving racist comments and worst of all 'landlady' laughing at these idiots when she should have showed them the door! Made a quick exit, went next door to the 'Freed...More

2  Thank Jack d
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Anne C, Owner at The Thompson's Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

I do apologise if you felt this way in the Thompson bell on that particular Sunday afternoon. In regards to your comment I would like to take this opportunity to correct a some of what you have said. On that Sunday in question the match...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Great music combined with good food well priced drinks and lovely staff make a good evening out. Themed evenings are always fun.

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Reviewed 6 December 2015

We often Drive down from London for the w/end and always make a point of revisiting this pub always a welcoming smile from the staff a great family friendly pub with lots of fun on a Saturday night and does a cracking Sunday lunch .

Thank Keith E
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Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

We came up to walmer for the week end, and we had Sunday dinner here and it was absolutely lovely, couldn't complain about anything, the bar staff was friendly, and you would think that youve been coming here for years how welcoming the costumers and...More

1  Thank Keeley S
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Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

This pub is soon to be my in-law's local as they are moving there. The bar staff already knew them by name which is so welcoming and introduced themselves to us. Have been told their food is lovely which we didn't have because they wasn't...More

2  Thank Claire D
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Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

Lovely pub, friendly happy staff who are very polite. This pub went a bit down hill after the last management and its nice to see the pub coming back together. Had a lovely meal with plenty of choice. nice fire going, pool table and darts....More

2  Thank Abbey G
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

Back in Walmer over Christmas, tried this pub with a friend to see if they had improved! ( I am an optimist ) but went in, waited at bar to be served while 'barman' played pool! No apology, but with the same management that is...More

8  Thank Ed H
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Anne C, Manager at The Thompson's Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2016

Sorry you felt this way when you last visit the pub. I will say the landlord may have been doing some work out the back area would certainly not have been playing pool. We are coming up to 4 years here in July and the...More

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Joan H
8 January 2016|
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Response from Anne C |
Sorry I have just seen your question . We do not do lunch on a Saturday normally. If booked for ten or more in a block booking we can accommodate it maybe to late for this request hopefully in the future this Answer may help.
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