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Family-run free house serving locally caught fish

At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Open all year

In the historic village of Appledore, this free house has a rotating selection of ales and ciders, as well as 35 wines by the glass. The Black Lion has developed a great reputation for its food, especially local fish.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch: Monday to Thursday 11.30–3, Friday to Saturday 11.30–9.30, Sunday 12–9
  • Dinner: Monday to Thursday 6–9.30, Friday to Saturday 11.30–9.30, Sunday 12–9

Food and drink

  • Restaurant menu available

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu

Getting here

M20, junction 10, take A2070 to Brenzett. In Brenzett, at the roundabout take the 3rd exit, straight over next roundabout and follow road to Appledore. Pub on the right.

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