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 Selected Comments in Sittingbourne

 An excellent experience
I have eaten here with family and friends on several occasions and I have never left disappointed. The food is excellent with plenty of choice and the prices are reasonable too. Service has always been prompt and the waitresses always do their best to ensure that you have an enjoyable time. I would recommend it to anyone.
Saturday, May 2, 2015Rating: rosettes

Ms Tasha Mcdermott
 King Herod would luv it.
this pub is a disgrace and is not child friendly
and should be shut down.
there was no hoigh chair or suitable toys to entertain children it was like going back in time.
Monday, September 17, 2012Rating: rosettes

Fay - Get over yourself! Your seven month old baby is under 14 and NOT allowed in. As for your ridiculous comment about OAPs, I think you'll find that the retirement age is well above the minimum drinking age and therefore makes your arguement completely invalid.
Friday, September 14, 2012Rating: rosettes

 so fay
Fay any response where are you taking your bratt?
Saturday, September 8, 2012Rating: rosettes

any feed back Fay ? it seems that u popular opinion does not favour u.
Sunday, September 2, 2012Rating: rosettes

Anybody who thinks its okay to take their children to a public house are irresponsible idiots.
The staff at the Fruiterers are paid to serve adult customers.
It is not a childrens playground full stop.
Saturday, September 1, 2012Rating: rosettes

Friday, August 17, 2012Rating: rosettes

 It's Oh So Quiet -------
Love it tme and the mrs use this pub all the time
great to be able to relax and chat with friends without having to listen to crying babies and snotty nosed spoilt chav kids.
Friday, August 17, 2012Rating: rosettes

We had our christening party meal here 12th Aug 2012 the service was excellant. Thank you to all the staff for making a day to remember and the food was fab.
Thursday, August 16, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Tight Fisted
Totaly agree Nigel
the silly women should have put her hands in her pocket and paid for a baby sitter.
Friday, August 10, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Nigel Tabb
simple Fay get a baby sister
the last thing i want to see and here is other peoples brats. i go to the pub to get away from the mrs and my own brats. mcdonalds or burger king thats the place for children not pubs.
Friday, August 10, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Fay Griffiths
I Visited The Fruiteres Arms pub this afternoon with friends and my 9 month old son and was shocked to hear and I quote, they Don't 'do' children! So our whole party had to sit in the garden despite the rain clouds! This is 2012! And it was a Thursday lunch time! How old fashioned and short sighted! I wonder how people would feel if they went somewhere that didnt 'do' OAPs!! They will now miss out on any future custom and believe me I will be spreading the word!
I also found the older female bar staff blunt and rude and the menu completely overcomplicated! Simply unacceptable, had I not been in a party of people I would have left in disgust!
Thursday, August 9, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Chas Jones
 Lovely Lunch
We visited the P&H 22nd March 2012 for lunch - father-in-law reached 80 years :) Nice atmosphere, good food - the whitebait and steaks were excellent as was the lamb steak. Service very friendly and food all freshly cooked. Very good portions. Will certainly return.
Friday, March 23, 2012Rating: rosettes

Mrs Valerie Pugh
 More information
Great to see the comments about the pub & food etc.
What about some more information about whats on at the pub. I looked at the web site to find out about your evening on 5th April Dinner Wine & Entertainment Evening
Wednesday, February 22, 2012Rating: rosettes

What a lovely restaurant. Visited there for the first time at the end of November then went again a few weeks ago.
Food was very good and huge portions so really good value for money.
Love the fact no children are allowed. Now I'm not against children, I was a childminder for fifteen years ... But well done to the owners for sticking to there rules. I'm sure they get a lot of repeat custom knowing you can have a meal without children either running around or moaning at the table because their bored.
That's why we have places like the bobbing apple that have dedicated play areas.
Friendly staff, great food, clean and inviting environment. What more could you ask for.
Friday, January 6, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Wrong Number Listing- Golden Ball!!!!

Just to update you and all that use this website the telephone number for the Golden Ball in Sittingbourne is listed wrong.

I keep getting lots of calls for this pub but I am just a person in a flat so please don't call (especially at midnight!!!)

Thanks :)
Sunday, December 11, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 Couldn't be better.
The freshly prepared and cooked dishes may mean you wait a little longer to eat but it's well worth it for the excellent value this friendly (and child-free) pub provides.
Can't praise it more highly (and the sweets are inexpensive indulgencies !).
Thursday, August 25, 2011Rating: rosettes

emma smith
 quick stop off at weekend
very unfriendly bar maid felt uncomfortable just ordering a drink from her last visited a month ago and still she looked down her nose wouldnt recommend this pub try the billet instead no wonder its dead in there very clicky
Tuesday, June 7, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Mark Wood
 The Best I've been to!
The Fruiterers Arms is just the best pub I have been to... The service was excellent... The grillstone steak was just outstanding and such good portions of food. All cooked to order and fresh.
The dessert choice was good too.
And all home made. Well done guys, Highly recommended!!
Tuesday, May 31, 2011Rating: rosettes

A. Theobald
We regularly visit for lunch and dinner. The upstairs carvery is very good with a great choice of roast meat and vegetables. The downstairs restaurant has an excellent choice of menu. I can only say that the (adverse) comment from 2006 is out of date
Thursday, March 3, 2011Rating: rosettes

We always enjoy eating at the Fruiterers Arms. The staff are very friendly, the 2 chaps who own the pub are very chatty, welcoming and friendly.
he food is very good. Huge portions, well cooked.
Very clean surroundings with a good ambience.
Saturday, July 17, 2010Rating: No rosettes

 Good Pub
Use this pub for lunch often. Very good......good to find a place that DOESNT allow kids.
Friday, June 25, 2010Rating: rosettes

Tony Rose
 Excellent Menu-Great Food!
Very nice surroundings Lovely Kentish Village
Monday, May 24, 2010Rating: rosettes

Helen herbert
 Don't take children...what an insult!
What sort of pub these days refuses to allow children? I went to this pub with my Mum and 1 year old daughter on Friday 7th May only to be turned away as soon as we arrived. We were told that the pub didn't accept children anywhere on it's premises. As a result, I will certainly never recommend this pub and never go again even without children. How shortsighted of the owners as the family market must be very lucrative. Discrimination I believe as well!!
Saturday, May 8, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Fab food always!!
Saturday, May 1, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Yvonne V. Rains
 Disappointment at recent visit
Although I have been to the fruiterers arms many times and always had my favourite meal: Salmon Royale. On Saturday 20 th the special seafood sauce was very disappointing as it was so terribly thin and runny. Although I commented to the waitress, she was not at all bothered. On previous occasions the proprietor (or one of them) has always been most interested in whether meals were satisfactory, I guess he must have been on day off on this occasion.
Sunday, April 4, 2010Rating: No rosettes

J Hughes
 lovely home cooked carvery
We have been visiting the Carvery at the Tudor Rose for many years, and have never been dissapointed. The Food is hot and freshly cooked, with home made stuffing and fresh veg. its plentful and the man that does the carvery is great at banter! The waitresses are lovely and are always ready to help little ones with plates etc. Given the choice on where to eat out my children choose here every time! They don't need to change a thing, its great!
Tuesday, February 2, 2010Rating: rosettes

Mick Cook
 Dont let the look outside put you off.
The Beauty of Bath is just getting better all the time. Good food Fine Real Ales. Now doing live music which is just Fab. Worth a visit dont let the the look of the outside put you off it did me for ages but its far better than it looks inside.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007Rating: rosettes

 Nice Pub
Beautiful garden! Beer was good and the food looked it. Nice atmosphere and plenty going on, live music, quizes etc.
They have a nice website at www.beautyofbath.co.uk
Sunday, January 21, 2007Rating: rosettes

Laurie Mitchell
 Good Fayre at the Tudor Rose
I have eaten at the Tudor Rose for many years now - the food is ALWAYS good and plentiful, the Sunday carvery is SECOND TO NONE! (winess the large number of local families who regularly patrronise it) and the quality is consistently first class - you always know what you will get - i.e. top quaiity - the Chef is always friendly offering such dishes as pterodactyl (turkey), etc. The former landlord (Bernard) was always most welcoming - very friendly. It is to be hoped that under the new ownership of Shepherd & Neame standards will not be allowed to drop. (January 2007)
Monday, January 8, 2007Rating: rosettes

peter bishop
best pub in town with the most cheerful landlord you'll ever meet (even he's the spitting image of saddam hussein)
Thursday, December 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

mrs yates
 Tudor Rose Sittingbourne
Ok, if you like inexpensive and cheerful. Landlord and staff are very friendly, although always very busy. Dessert menu is legendary....
Sunday, August 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

Barry Eveling
 My adopted local. Nuff said.
Everyone of the bar staff is so friendly, whether you be a regular or a first timer. Come when it's quieter on a weekday evening and join in the banter. Good basket meals and pizzas at lunchtimes. If you're lucky, you can meet Richard & Rose, mine hosts. They always smile!
Thursday, August 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

joe mannouch
Food and service excellent!. very friendly and sociable atmosphere,Jam session first sunday every month,staff first class.
Thursday, July 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

julie ashley
 lively frindly p[ub
new owners took over two years ago. family run buisness. entertainment weekends. lively and very friendly atmosphere. children welcome. bar b ques and karaoke bank holiday weekends.
all types of beer on tap. darts and pool matches weekdays.
live singers and d.j.
dance or sing till late. we wlcome to see you all soon.come and have some fun
Saturday, July 15, 2006Rating: rosettes

Anthony Morris
 it's bustin'
Tuesday, February 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

 good pub
good pub
Tuesday, February 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

superb restaurant, and really friendly atmosphere in the pub too.
Saturday, January 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

 nice pub
nice friendly family pub, karaoke most sundays, and a sandwich bar attached for a nice lunch.
Saturday, January 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

James King
 Great place
We love it here - always great food and chirpy staff. Full of locals but they are always welcoming - is very popular in the village. If you like it here, you'll love The Plough and Harrow too (is in Oad Street). Tough choice to put one my favourite.
Friday, December 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

Sarah Wallis
 Love this place
Had Christmas lunch here with the girls and loved it. Place is really cosy, has a roaring log fire and lovely staff. Huge amounts of food and really cheap. I'll definitely be going back - next time with the kids.
Friday, December 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

Dave Moon
 cold and frosty
I went to the Plough and Harrow on Friday night for a meal with my partner and was very disappointed to find the staff in foul mood and the restaurant area freezing cold, with little or no heat from the newly installed wood burner.
The food was ok if you like real food doused in herbs and spices. There is no option to have a meal without having covered with garlic etc.
Wednesday, December 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

Tracey Brampton
 Lovely Grub!
we go to the Fruiteres for our christmas meal every year, and the food has always been to a very high standard, and the staff there are friendly and polite.

Only thing is you need to book real early as bookings go fast.
Thursday, December 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

Chris Hobbs
 wow what a experience
we dined there on a saturday night and the food was unbelievable, the chef cameron is superb. Neil and Mark the owners are lucky to have such a great chef. I would recommend The Plough and Harrow to any one. Did You know that they have an out side bar and catering company as well. Cheers All the best for the future.
Sunday, November 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Richard W.Freeman
 An excellent Pub in all respects
This Pub has an excellent restaurant and also serves bar meals from an extensive and outstanding menu. The service was first class and the quality of food both in terms of presentation and quality was outstanding. We will have no hesitation in returning to eat at The Fruiterers whenever we are in the locality.
Saturday, November 19, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mr Carter
 Fantastic Food
We ate a the Plough & Harrow on a Saturday night. The food was superb and the music very entertaining. Book first as it does get busy.
Monday, June 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Ian Watton
 quiet and welcoming
A small pub on the front which has tardis-like properties. Old country feel to the interior, serving good quality meals. Sundays lunchs catered for with good variety of drinks on offer.

Parking available near by and within easy walking distance of the Medway Towns and Sittingbourne.

This pub is well worth a visit.
Sunday, May 8, 2005Rating: rosettes

pete newing
 very unhappy
very dirty,sour beer
Saturday, September 11, 2004Rating: No rosettes

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