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Nevill Bull

1 Ryarsh Road | Birling, West Malling ME19 5JW, England
+44 1732 843193
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (15 reviews)
“burger” (15 reviews)
“rack of ribs” (4 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Ryarsh Road | Birling, West Malling ME19 5JW, England
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

I tried to go here over the August bank holiday while I was visiting the area. I tried both Saturday and Sunday and they were closed - with no explanation on the door or on their website...

Thank cw00011
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We had a fabulous experience at the Nevill Bull. We were all hot and sticky after an hour’s walk from our campsite but were made incredibly welcome. The barmaid was laughing & joking with us and also kind enough to let the children charge their...More

Thank TheSupremeLlama
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub for lunch. Really friendly staff, families well catered for, good quality reasonably priced food. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank londub77
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

It is not often that 2 couples can eat out and all comment on the fact that their food was hot, tasty, fresh and done to perfection. However I can honestly say that my first visit has ticked all the boxes. All four of us...More

1  Thank cascars
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Out with 2 friends for pub lunch and they bought us here. I had very high expectations as they eat out most weekends and had been looking forward to it all week. On entering the pub it was exactly what I expected. Lovely atmosphere and...More

Thank Michele W
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We came here with family for a birthday. We orders from the Sunday menu, the food was lovely but served on a wooden chopping board style plate. Now this is lovely for a gastro pub/restaurant but I don’t think it suits a country pub!! Also...More

1  Thank Mumsy80
Andrew S, Owner at Nevill Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

I'm really sorry you didn't have a good experience with us on Sunday, we do try our best to accommodate all our customers and make sure they feel we've did what we could to help them enjoy their time whilst dining at the Nevill Bull....More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Having recommended this Restaurant to entertain some guests on Saturday evening I feel I must express some disappointment with the meal. Apparently the fish and chips were perfect, but can't say the same about the Beef Wellington, which the majority of us ordered. Our meal...More

3  Thank eileenmj
Andrew S, Owner at Nevill Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Please accept my deepest apologies on your wait, we are normally efficient when it comes to making sure all our customers our served in accordance. To wait Over an hour to get your food is not acceptable. I will look into this in more detail....More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We came here and a lovely lunch, prosecco and cocktails! We both had the beef burger with onion rings and chips it was delicious. We then had cheesecake and the sticky toffee pudding which were also yum! Service was excellent, made us some lovely cocktails!

Thank Hollie T
Andrew S, Owner at Nevill Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

We're so pleased you enjoyed yourselves, thank you so much for your kind comments. Our Katie is becoming quite the whizz with a cocktail shaker! We hope to see you soon. :) Janine (Manager)

Reviewed 29 March 2018

Excited to experience a new place, I took my friend out for dinner after she had had a bad day. Walking in we were greeted by a friendly girl behind the bar who informed us that there would be a short wait on food as...More

1  Thank 13sjf123
Andrew S, Owner at Nevill Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

My dearest Sam. May I politely suggest, "If you can't play nice, don't play at all." Kindest regards, Janine, (Manager) x

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I went to the Neville Bull on the 24th of March for dinner and it was a delight. I had the hunters chicken and the lamb shank it, was superb and the service matched it.

Thank Ashley C
Andrew S, Owner at Nevill Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for the lovely comments Ashley

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Questions & Answers
11 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Andrew S | Property representative |
Good Morning. We'd be happy to discuss this over with you, we'd be more than happy to accommodate with the pre wedding meal. Please call Katie on 01732 843193. I'm happy to say YES is the answer to your question.
Jacqui S
29 September 2017|
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Response from ktaylo |
evening jacqui i have a Christmas menu availble i can send it in an email for you when you get a chance call me at the pub and we can go from there kind regards Katie
13 July 2015|
Response from 50belinda | Reviewed this property |
I had asked for a special meal of either roast lamb, roast chicken or Grilled Salmon served with veg and trimmings. The food was delicious and there was plenty of it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ryarsh Road | Birling, West Malling ME19 5JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  West Malling
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 843193
  • E-mail
A traditional country pub in the pretty village of Birling, just outside West Malling. All food ingredients are sourced and purchased by Andy. Our chefs take great pride in preparing our dishes from scratch using only the finest ingredients. See our Website for the latest menu. We have 3 hand pumps for real ales and have been in The CAMRA Good Beer guide for the last two years. We have a separate dining room which can be used for Birthday Parties and other family occasions. Our large patio is perfect for al fresco dining in the warmer months. Music events take place throughout the year which will be advertised on our website and Facebook page. A family friendly pub where everyone will be made extremely welcome by Andy. Dogs are also welcome and fresh water is always available for them after that long walk!
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