The White Lion

(19 Reviews)
High Street Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6BD
Steaks & Grills, Pizza
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Average

Main course: £10
Food spend: £20

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 21:30

Restaurant description

A quintessentially British pub and hotel in Tenterden, The White Lion offers refined, modern gastro-pub dining alongside an impressively-stocked bar selection. A traditional, whitewashed brick façade looks out over a canopied al fresco area and houses a renovated interior.

Diverse offerings on The White Lion menu include tender slow-cooked pork belly, with pork, sage and apple faggots and creamed potato, and crowd-pleasing pub favourites like Lionheart Ale-battered fish with thick-cut chips and mushy peas. A melt-in-the-mouth 20oz chateaubriand is among signature charcoal-oven steaks, while there’s also a lengthy selection of hand-crafted pizzas. Available for takeaway, toppings include jerk chicken, bacon and brie and spicy prawn.

The White Lion also offers a children’s menu and half-sized pizzas, while drinks range from hearty British cask ales to eclectic French and New World wines and classy classic cocktails. The White Lion restaurant interior is a quirky mix of traditional oak beams, chunky wood tables and vibrant, contemporary colour combinations.

The White Lion sits on the High Street in the picturesque Tenterden town.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for The White Lion
3.8
(based on 19 reviews)

89%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (1)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (3)
  • business (2)
  • child friendly (2)
  • dinner (14)
  • entertainment (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • lunch (11)
  • private dining (2)
  • romantic (6)
  • trendy (4)
  • value (5)
  • views (1)
  • By Joanna C from London
    8 March 2020

    Really lovely pub and very accommodating for our 2 young children. Extensive menu and good value. We thoroughly enjoyed the roast pork and the kids meal was great too.

  • By Jenny W from Rochester
    22 February 2020

    It's always a lovely place to eat, with very good service and great atmosphere, will definitely visit again soon.

  • By Adrian N from Chilham
    11 January 2020

    A nice restaurant and bar but the food was tasteless and the service in the restaurant was very poor. We were ignored when we arrived, eventual service was slow and indifferent and then the server forgot to return our change after we had paid and had to be asked to bring it.

  • By Graham W from London
    3 January 2020

    Brilliant service, wide range of food to choose from, food was freshly cooked, good value for money

  • By Tina B from Tenterden
    1 January 2020

    Great atmosphere, good food, good value as well!

  • By John M from Tenterden
    23 December 2019

    Most of the menu was not available. The food we had ordered came cold.

  • By Carol H from Tenterden
    19 December 2019

    Birthday meal recently, the staff were very patient with my elderly parents who can be quiet challenging. I enjoyed the half pizza / half salad option which is a good idea.

  • By Sue H from Bury St Edmunds
    11 January 2018

    The staff were excellent, friendly and the food was great, the scotch egg starter was amazing, the chicken parcel was very tasty, wine excellent choice, NZ Sauvignon by the glass is unusual. Highly recommend.

  • By Nigel B from Tenterden
    12 August 2017

    Comforting dining with experience

  • By David B from Tenterden
    14 July 2017

    Staff were very friendly, I had a pizza which was really nice. My partner had The sea bream, she loved the fish how ever thought the beans could have been more flavoursome, maybe a light sauce running through... The triple cooked chips were delicious

Restaurant Location Map
The White Lion
High Street Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6BD

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