High Street, Farningham, Kent, DA4 0DP 01322 860621
The Lion has been a popular spot in Farningham since the 16th Century when it was the entertainment centre of the village. Even in the 18th Century the then named Black Lyon, was the venue for all the important village meetings. Such status in the village meant that The Lion was once paid a visit by Charles Dickens whilst on a trout fishing trip.
A country pub oozing rural charm and rustic character, our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
Whether you are planning dinner with friends or Sunday lunch with family, book a table online and enjoy some quality time with those you love the most.
The Lion is a grand and ancient country inn with pleasant riverside walks to be had along the banks of the River Darent, and the Farningham Woods Nature Reserve is well worth a visit.
There’s always a great reason to visit your local Vintage Inn. Throughout the week we run Fixed Price Lunch and Dinner menus, and as a midweek treat you can enjoy Pie Wednesdays! And then start your weekend right with our NEW Weekend Treat Menu (available Fridays from 5pm and all day Saturday) – and don’t forget about Fizz Friday too!
Monday to Friday 11am to 11pm Saturday 11am to 11pm Sundays 11am to 10.30pm
Call The Lion on: 01322 860621
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