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The Lion - Farningham

High Street, Farningham, DA4 0DP +44 1322584796

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

We had a very enjoyable meal at The Lion - Farningnam. The food was tasty and hot, the staff were friendly and helpful. We were also served very quickly. Would certainly eat there again.

J.B 03 October 2016
from West kingsdown

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A grand and ancient country pub with views over the River Darent, The Lion – Farningham dates back to the 16th century, and offers well-loved British pub cuisine. It features a combination of traditional and modern furnishings, through the cosy brick hearth and plush armchairs, but also modern art and colourful curtains and cushions. The food can also be enjoyed from outside, in the pretty al fresco garden.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Lion menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Lion ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The Lion is just 4 minutes’ drive from Farningham Road Train Station, in the scenic Kent.

The Lion - Farningham

High Street, Farningham, DA4 0DP

Contact +44 1322860621
Reservations +44 1322584796

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Customer reviews for The Lion - Farningham

4.2 ((((* (based on 30 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (25)
  • lunch (22)
  • views (13)
  • child friendly (11)
  • value (11)
  • romantic (10)
  • al fresco (9)
  • large parties (8)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • private dining (5)
  • trendy (4)
  • business (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((* by from Royal Borough of Greenwich

    Very pleasant surroundings and restaurant. Tempting menu. Very reasonable prices. Good service. Only discomfort was loudness of music.

  • ((((* by from Dartford

    Excellent food and service, especially from Jules

  • ((*** by from London

    Slow to take drinks order and then even slower to take food order. By then there was limited stock left and we did not get out preffered options.

  • ((((* by from Tunbridge Wells

    Food and atmosphere as described the staff were extremely helpful and friendly and let us extend our guest number at the last minute. Food was good - crumble was delicious!

  • ((((( by from West kingsdown

    We had a very enjoyable meal at The Lion - Farningnam. The food was tasty and hot, the staff were friendly and helpful. We were also served very quickly. Would certainly eat there again.

  • ((((( by from Chislehurst

    A very pleasant and comfortable restaurant. The service and food were excellent and the price very good.

  • ((((* by from South Darenth

    Our waitress was extremely polite and attentive, very friendly.
    The food was all piping hot and beautiful.

  • ((((( by from London Borough of Bexley

    Lovely setting and food very good

  • ((((* by from Dartford

    The main and dessert was lovely although I felt the starter was poor. I've had it before 'king prawn and Scallops' they were little frozen prawns and they were burnt as well as the dish and the garlic sauce and I had 4 little prawns and 2 1/4 scallops. If wasn't up to the standard I normally expect including this was a special occasion and I had been raving about how the lion hotel is one of my favourite places to go. You also ran out of the raspberry lemonade which wasn't too much of an issue it happens but I just hope you have more next time! :)
    Although I was upset about this everything else was lovely the halloumi, hunters chicken, sweet potato fries and the cookie dough dessert. Spot on I just wish that the starter was as good as it normally is

  • ((((( by from London


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