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The Golden Lion

147-149 High Street, Rochester ME1 1EL, England
+44 1634 880521
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Steak night

What can I say I have just had a perfect steak best in the high street and I've tried them all well... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
john t
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Great drinks and good app for ordering

Great value drinks and the new app makes it so much easier to order drinks. Order from your table... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Sarah K
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London, United Kingdom
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10 Oct 2017
“Steak night”
15 Jul 2017
“Great drinks and good app for ordering”
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147-149 High Street, Rochester ME1 1EL, England
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

What can I say I have just had a perfect steak best in the high street and I've tried them all well done Wetherspoons oh and on a down side who's idea was it to take off the Wetherspoons sharer bad boy Tim tut tut...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great value drinks and the new app makes it so much easier to order drinks. Order from your table and the bar staff bring them over for you. Unfortunately had the evening ruined by an extremely rude and derogatory female bouncer who isolated one individual...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We called in for drinks in the garden after having lunch nearby and ordered some wine. The bartender disappeared out the back and reappeared a short while later. While waiting I noticed that the chiller cabinet for the wine was empty and presumably not working....More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Pleasant Weatherspoons, with friendly staff. Comfortable surroundings and good value food. Will visit again. For anyone with mobility difficulties, I would suggest that you use the ramp on left, as you enter pub. Tables there are near a disabled toilet.

Thank lynn549
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

We have been here many times. This was the first curry here in two years.My goodness how it has improved, We had chicken tikka marsala, chicken jalfrezzi and vindaloo, served in beautiful copper bottom bowls, and very nice blue plates. Meal offer (Thursdays) Includes a...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Only flew in to brekkie in preparation for a long day and I don't often expect much from wetherspoons as you get what you pay for. The place itself is nice and the staff friendly and food arrived quickly but probably should have gone back...More

Thank Katie G
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

This hotel exceeded our expectations. The room was clean, modern with a comfortable bed and excellent shower. On the second floor and very quiet. Excellent value too. A real bonus to be able to walk downstairs for a meal and a drink, and breakfast in...More

Thank BryanG_2-24-2003
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Having visited many Wetherspoons over the years this is the first one we have stayed at and again this side of the business has been pitched just right. Our room was tastefully decorated and nothing left to chance everything you could want was provided, The...More

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TrudiSAdams, Manager at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I am thrilled you have enjoyed the comforts of our delightful hotel and hope that we may see you back again!

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

At home I'm a frequent visitor to my local Wetherspoons. Yesterday my friend and I were in Rochester, went into The Golden Lion for coffee, realised it was a Wetherspoons Hotel, so we booked in for the night. A massive shout out for a lovely...More

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TrudiSAdams, Manager at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thank you for leaving us a review. Your nice comments help other potential guests and customers and we greatly appreciate your time

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Had a night out for double celebrations on 2nd Sept, with family and friends. Good atmosphere in the pub, but bar service poor. Can only assume there not allowed to smile whilst working. Went to many other bars that night and all the other bar...More

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TrudiSAdams, Manager at The Golden Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for your feedback. We are focussing on front of house customer interaction with our teams and hope that you see a vast improvement on your next visit

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