The Leicester Arms Hotel

High Street Penshurst, Penshurst, Tonbridge, United Kingdom, TN11 8BT
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Opening Information

Breakfast
Monday - Friday: 7am - 10am
Saturday & Sunday: 8am - 10am

Lunch
Monday - Friday: 12pm - 2.30pm
Saturday: 12pm - 3pm
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm

Dinner
Monday - Saturday: 6pm - 9pm
Closed Sunday for food

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Leicester Arms Hotel

The Leicester Arms Hotel is beautifully refurbished 16th century coaching inn presenting classic British pub favourites. The pub is a warm and welcoming place, with two roaring fires for on those colder days. A great selection of drinks is served at the bar while the pub features roaring log fires, perfect for those winter months.

Please note in order to Book With Us For Mothering Sunday, Please Call Us On 01892 863125

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Monday, 24 June 2019

very courteous service,wonderful Sunday lunch,will definately be back.

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

Pub bar area is lovely. Lots of heritage. The restaurant was very quiet/empty when we arrived hence a lack of atmosphere but it did improve as more people arrived.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Overall a nice meal. Slightly disjointed service as we were in the bar and ‘forgotten’ for long periods.

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Visited On Monday, 27 May 2019

We had a lovely time. A friendly and relaxing place to enjoy our pub lunch in the Sun!

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Visited On Sunday, 26 May 2019

Stop emailing me! I have never been nor heard of your hotel. This is the 3rd email from you.

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Visited On Friday, 24 May 2019

Lovely place and lovely food. Needed some more people in but that should come when people hear how lovely it is

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Visited On Tuesday, 07 May 2019

Thank you Michelle for looking after us.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

We had a lovely Sunday lunch, generous helpings and a lovely selection of veg. It was a treat for my friend whose great great aunt Nellie Izzard worked at the Leicester Arms many years ago.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

Very disappointing indeed. Way too many customers with only school children serving with no manager present and clearly nowhere near enough kitchen staff. 40 minutes and several chases for very average starters (do 3 prawns constitute a prawn cocktail?) and another 40 minutes for tepid main courses. Many other guests also complaining. No apology or discount offered. We've eaten here before and was fine, and has gone seriously downhill. Will never return and suggest others do same.

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Michelle, the Manager, couldn't have been more helpful. Felt so happy knowing she was behind all the organization as she was really 'on it'. A huge thank you xx

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Visited On Sunday, 24 March 2019

Great Sunday lunch in a lovely setting. Able to book for a large group. Will definitely be back. Loved hearing about the plans for expanding food options and use of the garden.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 March 2019

Auberge charmante avec des propriétaires adorables. La cuisine est absolument délicieuse. J'ai rarement mangé un si bon risotto. Excellent rapport qualité prix

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Our first visit and we were very impressed. It’s not local to us but we will definitely be back! On the recommendation of a book about walks with dogs in Kent, the 5 of us (plus dog) had a lovely walk around Penshurst Place and then into the Leicester Arms for lunch: Great service, really lovely food - generous roasts and delicious desserts (the Sticky Toffee Pudding was particularly good) - all at a very fair price. The weather on Sunday happened to be perfect too but we would recommend the Leicester Arms at anytime.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

Great time had by all for birthday celebrations. We will be back regularly. Realise most of the staff were new so obviously on learning curves which gave rise to slow service but we were in no hurry. Michelle is amazing.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 January 2019

We arrived for a 1.30 seating. Immediately it became apparent that the team were stretched. Rich did a great job of making us feel welcome and ensuring we were seated. Unfortunately, the service from then on was lacking. I addressed my complaint with Rich directly at the time of paying and left happy. However, wasn't an overwhelming display from the wider team, had to ask 4 times for our drinks and waited 40 minutes for them to arrive. Felt like we were seated in the corner and forgotten about. Looking forward to visiting again soon and seeing improvements. Food was great!

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Visited On Sunday, 27 January 2019

the leicester arms is a wonderful pub and they have always been amazingly accommodating of my groups and lunch customers. I would always recommend this pub, and I keep returning.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

Great Sunday lunch

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Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

Lovely Sunday lunch, good to see the Leicester Arms is back to its former glory. Well done, keep it up!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

The service was good, friendly & efficient. The food was lovely but I felt the dishes could have been served with a selection of vegetables for the table. The price per dish was a little high without the vegetables.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 December 2018

A group of 25 had excellent pre-ordered meals with excellent service.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 December 2018

A great lunch with excellent service! Thank you..

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Visited On Sunday, 23 December 2018

A really lovely spot with a fantastic team and great food. They went above and beyond to accommodate us. We would definitely recommend dining here.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 December 2018

we had a terrible experience on Boxing Day. We were let down by terrible service, asked for our drinks three times and when they eventually arrived we had finished our main course. Staff were not attentive. we asked for the service charge to be removed from the bill, which you did but no apology , complimentary coffee or something would have been much appreciated. the restaurant wasn't even busy so there was no excuse. the staff require some training. You say the pub is a warm and welcoming place, it was freezing in the main restaurant and in the ladies toilets. Our boxing day lunch was a disappointment.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 December 2018

Fantastic food and atmosphere. Such a wonderful experience & a real treat for Christmas Day. We both had venison for main and it was absolutely incredible - we are still talking about it days later!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 December 2018

Excellent food. Friendly service. Lovely location

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