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The Leicester Arms Hotel

High Street Penshurst, Tonbridge, TN11 8BT

((()* British
Main course: £16
Food spend: £32
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:30 - 22:00.

Very nice roast lunch.

Cherry Crouch 13 February 2017
from Tonbridge

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The Leicester Arms Hotel is beautifully refurbished 16th century coaching inn presenting classic British pub favourites. A great selection of drinks is served at the bar while the pub features roaring log fires, perfect for those winter months.

The Leicester Arms Hotel

High Street Penshurst, Tonbridge, TN11 8BT

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3.7 ((()* (based on 20 reviews)
80% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (13)
  • large parties (9)
  • child friendly (8)
  • romantic (6)
  • views (4)
  • value (3)
  • al fresco (2)
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  • ((((( 13 February 2017 by Cherry Crouch from Tonbridge

    Very nice roast lunch.

  • (((** 13 February 2017 by Josacalemric from Ticehurst

    When we lived in Penshurst in the late 90s we would never ever have recommended the Leicester for a meal but now it is really pretty good. Our lunch was excellent although the puds could have been less 'heavy' after roast beef & Yorkshire pudding! Wine was fine from a reasonable list.
    Service at our table was OK but a table near us of 4 adults & 2 children was getting very frustrated by the slowness in arrival of their meal.
    I think a 12.5% service charge is pretty steep: it should be left to diners' discretion

  • ((((( 7 February 2017 by Bongo Birley from London

    We had a lovely table by the fire, candles were lit and the atmosphere was lovely. We had really delicious food and fine wine and we were given a complimentary bottle of sauternes wine to go with our heavenly pud. Such a kind gesture and so appreciated. This is a very special pub.

  • (((** 23 January 2017 by Louise Tuke from Tonbridge

    Lovely looking pub and restaurant though the pub was much warmer and the restaurant empty apart from one other table. Staff very pleasant and attentive. We ordered the Chateaubriand and were disappointed with the quality of the cut and the fact that it was almost cold. There was more gristle than you would expect also. Taste was ok but not the best cut of meat. Accompanying veg and chips great. We did explain our concerns without moaning and the management very kindly took the cost of our wine off the bill which was very much appreciated. Warm treacle tart was superb. We would go back and try something different from the menu but based on our experience wouldn't recommend it to someone else until we tried it again first.

  • ((((* 22 January 2017 by Penny Bill from Folkestone

    Excellent food. The restaurant was a bit too cold and two windows wouldn't shut properly. Our waitress took a long time to ask us what we'd like to drink. However once the food arrived it was really delicious.

  • ((((* 5 January 2017 by Julie Thiers from Penshurst

    We had dinner on new years eve in the restaurant. There was no special menu, but the food is delicious! We stayed in the hotel and will go back very soon. The total experience was perfect!

  • (((** 30 December 2016 by John Stewart from Penshurst

    Thursday 29th December. Parking very difficult. Typical pub food, not an innovative menu but food served was excellent. Service very slow due to insufficient staff allowed for a very busy lunchtime.

  • (**** 15 December 2016 by Katie from Crowborough

    Service very slow and generally bad. Food very disappointing plum crumble inedible and ice cream melting before arriving at table. In all a very bad experience and paid tip grudgingly.

  • ((((( 5 December 2016 by Louise Burdett from Tonbridge

    Fantastic food. Lovely atmosphere. Great service.

  • ((((* 5 December 2016 by Colin Davis from Hever

    Lovely place. Great decor, fab food. Service a little slow but a nice place to sit and wait all the same.

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