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 Selected Comments in Gravesend

Coljan
 No longer exists
Shut a long time ago
Friday, April 8, 2016Rating: No rosettes

J Taylor
 Loved It !
Great pub with great outdoor facilities !
Friday, August 21, 2015Rating: No rosettes

Arfur
 Friday Nights
stepping back in time not many pubs left like this try friday nights for naked fun in the snug.
Saturday, August 11, 2012Rating: rosettes

Terry
 QTmgPAzEigHyeEV
The forum is a brighter place tahkns to your posts. Thanks!
Sunday, May 29, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Nick Rau
 great value & welcoming :-)
Lunch at the Amazon and Tiger was an unexpected surprise. The no-nonsense tasty Sunday roast was excellent value, and sticky puddings hit the spot. We're a group of regular walkers and found this a refreshing change from overpriced gastropubs. And like cricket or not, it's a wonderful spectacle to have the game played right outside the back garden.
Sunday, May 22, 2011Rating: rosettes

Mat Hammond
 child & pet friendly
The Amazon and Tiger is a lovely little pub that sells traditional ales and serves lovely food. Children and pets are welcome, all adding to a wonderful country experience, i found the staff to be attentive and polite, all in all a nice place to go.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011Rating: rosettes

Louise Potter
 fab for families
excellent facilities on a warm summer day for taking the kids. Good outside activities to keep them busy!!
Sunday, April 25, 2010Rating: rosettes

Paul Tong
 A Great Pub
A bit hard to find, but well worth the hassle. Great Beer , Great Food and friendly Staff. Ideal for families and Dog walkers
Saturday, September 26, 2009Rating: rosettes

Mick Loft
 Darnley Arms Cobham is a traditional village pub
This pub is situated in the middle of Cobham between two other pubs but The Darnley Arms is the best pub in my view. Hope it does well for the new owner, especially in the current difficult climate that is seeing many pubs go out of business every week because of the high taxes the Government are putting on beer.
Thursday, August 20, 2009Rating: rosettes

SilkTork
 A pub with potential and great beer
A traditional local village pub which has been allowed to fester slightly. There's potential charm here, but it's lost under poor quality and ill advised decoration. It's in need of some TLC and a firm guiding hand. The outside area could be a decent beer garden, but is currently mostly made over to a car park. Has a brand new owner and landlord who seems willing to make something of the place. He has brought in Dark Star Hophead and Harveys Best beers, which are served in good condition, and has plans to improve the menu and the decoration. I would like to see the place improve as the owner is a genuinely nice person, and we have plans to come back and see how the place develops.
Saturday, July 18, 2009Rating: rosettes

Sarah
 Lunch with a greyhound
My parents and I went there with our beautiful greyhound - we had just been up the road to source a prospective playmate from Croftview Greyhound Rehoming Kennels. We needed some lunch and this pub was recommended to us. They made us and our greyhound very welcome indeed and we had a nice lunch in the bar. The ale was good to (according to Dad who's very fussy about these things!).
Friday, January 30, 2009Rating: rosettes

Danny Siggers
 Very Nice Pub
Went there and had Sunday lunchtime meal, clean, warm and very quick service.

Will be going back
Saturday, January 17, 2009Rating: rosettes

Amy
 
Brilliant pub, which although it has lots of regulars, makes newcomers feel welcome. Give this pub a chance, and you'll end up having a great night. particularly a monday which is quiz night!
Monday, December 15, 2008Rating: rosettes

Donald Sterling
 Good Pub and friendly staff
Popped in here whilst walking from Snodland to Sole St with my walking club. Its a nice country pub with friendly staff and good lunch time food. Big Garden as well. I'm not an Ale drinker but there were some on tap.Will call again.
Sunday, August 17, 2008Rating: rosettes

shelia potter
 
place to relax and enjoy a friendly atmosphere good food
Thursday, February 15, 2007Rating: rosettes

kellie dyke
 
well stocked bar lovely food cooked on premises well worth a vist
Thursday, February 15, 2007Rating: rosettes

Rachel Stone
 Great food and warm welcome
Since under new Management, there is a Great attmosphere, the food is good and he Bar Staff are always pleased to see you!
Thursday, February 8, 2007Rating: rosettes

Mary Robinson
 the Old Prince of Orange, Gravesend
In 1871 Census the brother of my great great grandmother, a Thomas Bruin born 1823, with wife Mary, is described as the Licensed Victualler of the Old Prince of Orange in Gravesend. In 1851 his mother Mary Bruin was an Inn Keeper at 112 St Johns Street near CharterHouse Sq. in London and Thomas lived with her.

In 1866 Thomas first wife Harriet died in Gravesend. He remarried a Mary Ann Bennett in 1867. Perhaps it can be suggested that Thomas became Licensed Victualler in the mid 1860's

Thomas died in Lambeth 1880.
Monday, January 29, 2007Rating: No rosettes

EMMA WILSON
 GREAT DJ
Bring back the old friday night DJ!!!!!!!! Been going here for about a year music was!! Great with the old blonde DJ now the new dj plays the same suff each week!!! boring BRING BACK THE OLD DJ HE WAS GREAT!!! always played a mix never knew what was coming next!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Monday, January 29, 2007Rating: rosettes

Avril
 New owners January 2007
Monday, January 15, 2007Rating: rosettes

christine beckley
 back street pub
run by wayne brown one of the brown brothers younger brother to chris brown, very clicky.
Friday, December 29, 2006Rating: rosettes

Gary
 Poor service
If you want a beer in here you will have to wait for the locals to be served first. The fact that you have been waiting longer than them and have a 20 note in your hand will go unnoticed by the staff. They are too busy chatting with the regulars.
Friday, October 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

Sharon
 Fab
Booked the restaurant for a large party, about 30 of us. The service was very good, the staff were very friendly and the food was great. As it was a party booking, we were given a set menu with about 3 choices so I didn't actually see the normal menu but I would visit again.
Monday, August 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

tasha webb
 GREAT NIGHT OUT!!
station inn now bar 24 the best party venue in gravesend 3 am lisence friendly staff, good atmosphere, great night out!!
Sunday, July 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Beard
 what happened between 1861 &1871?
My Husband's great grandfather William Beard owned the pub in 1861 but by 1871 he had died. Does anyone know who took on the ownership?
Tuesday, April 11, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Charles Dickens
 Nice people
This is where Magwitch stays in Great Expectations, before he escapes to America!
Wednesday, March 22, 2006Rating: rosettes

richard
 good family pub great atmoshere on weekends
I found that the staff were hard working always tried to do there best for you. The landlord and landlady are always there to help and the food is brilliant.After being in most pubs around Gravesend this pub is in my top 5 places to go with friends or on my own
Monday, March 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Janet Pennington
 Family History-Prince of Orange
Hi Terri Slater, my husband's great-grandfather, a William Herbert, owned the Prince of Orange Hotel when he died in 1905. Trying to do a bit of family history so would be pleased to hear from you.
Saturday, February 25, 2006Rating: No rosettes

james harrington
 rubish
the facilities where not up to scratch and the staff where not very welcoming.
Monday, February 6, 2006Rating: No rosettes

ted
 cosy pub
very nice environment to drink and eat, the food is nice but a little over priced!bar staff are lovely girls,managers are nice when you get to meet them,all in all a nice friendly pub to drink in.
Tuesday, January 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

Lauren Holmes
 Fantastic Food
The food was excellent, the menu varied with some traditional dishes and alternatives for the more adventurous. The landlord was so friendly giving us his time and witty banter! Im glad its my local.
Wednesday, December 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

kate
 a very nice welcoming place to go
a very nice welcoming place to go.
Monday, December 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

b j
 lovely thatched pub
worth the effort to find in this country pub with thatched roof, decent real ale, low beams, good food and NO SMOKING policy.
Tuesday, November 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

Terri Slater
 family history
My ancestor had the Prince Of Orange pub from 1893-1901. William John Herbert. Maybe one day when we come to over to England we will visit.I only have a postcard picture of the old pub a friend sent to me. From Rockhampton, Queensland Australia
Thursday, November 3, 2005Rating: No rosettes

A REGULAR
 A place for a good drink!
What can I say - if u want to know what the star wars characters are like in real l- this is the place!! Great pub - I LOVE IT!
Thursday, September 8, 2005Rating: rosettes

DS and JH
 Best Pub!!!!!
Since the new owners, mark and Tammy have moved in we find the pub warm, friendly and inviting.The staff are friendly, welcoming and fun! We have been regulars for a year now and have never had a bad night out!!! Everyone knows everyone and even strangers are made very welcome. Thank you Tammy and Mark!
Monday, August 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

B Jones
 British Tar -working mans pub
great old pub where the curtains have not been whased for 10 years, the juke box has artists like patsy Kline, dartboard and pool table and poker dice. Who needs online gambling or trendy pubs. Bring back more of this type opf venue
Friday, August 19, 2005Rating: rosettes

Jason Porter
 Delicious!!
The food is great, especially the chocolate banna!!
Friday, July 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

Lee
 Superb - great for all the family in the summer
NIce
Wednesday, July 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

John jones
 Ancestors
One of my ancestors was either the owner or the licencee of the Darnley Arms in 1861.
His name was William Osmotherly any information about him would be appreciated.
Wednesday, July 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Bob Edwards
 Great Pub!
Friendly locals. I travel from Canada quite often and can't wait to reach the Pilot when in Gravesend.
Monday, July 4, 2005Rating: rosettes

Sue Shovlar
 Good hospitality and excellent food
Excellent food - well worth a visit
Wednesday, June 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

Stephen Fyles
 Top Banana
A good local pub with enteratinment on Thursdays, a simple menu, but with daily special dishes, ample portions good value for money lunchtime and evenings.
Friendly and efficient bar staff and a publican that speaks to everyone and cares about the customers.
Ooh good beer as well.
Monday, June 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

m and t topsfield
 re - card games comment
as to the previous comment
we are not encouraging card games/gambling
we were simply playing fun card games with our local customers
which is something they like to do often which in our opnion is part of our commitment to our customers . which then keeps our customers happy and shows we are takind an interest in them!!!!
as for the pub its self after 6 years of it being run badly we have finally we think turnt a corner and its very much improved!!!!
Monday, May 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

Carli Potter
 Fab friendly feel
This pub is a bit out of the way but once you get there it has a lovely atmoshpere and friendly service.
Friday, March 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

mel williams
 call boy
under new management in march
opening weekend is the easter weekend pop in and help us to celebrate
Friday, February 11, 2005Rating: rosettes

fred
 Was a good pub
the prince was a nice put but now the new owners are habing card games to keep alote
Thursday, February 10, 2005Rating: No rosettes

john Turner
 A friendly pub good real ale good food
Right on the river excelent walks
Thursday, January 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Lynsey
 Very friendly, good atmosphere
Very friendly pub, good juke box, pool table, loads of regulars, basically a great atmosphere!, you get some real characters in there that really liven the place up!
Wednesday, December 8, 2004Rating: rosettes

heather king
 fun
this pub is run by brothers who will put you in mind of mike and bernie winters , this pub is popular and will continue to be so untill there livers give up !
Monday, November 8, 2004Rating: rosettes

heather king
 charming
old english pub . warm cosy atmosphere friendly staff. th landlord gary parker is a happy welcoming gentleman who is happy to chat and entertain u .it is belived he has a buisness partner but as yet he has not been seen
Monday, November 8, 2004Rating: rosettes

alex sutherland-jones
 worst pub ever
This pub has a long way to go to meet current health and safety legislation.

There is no disabled access or toilets even though advertised, portions are extremely small, the cleaning of tables in the restaurant did not even change or lift plate and serviette from previous customer just sprayed round, glasses carried under arm pit . need i go on
Sunday, August 15, 2004Rating: No rosettes


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