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Requested be closed with reason - Temporary: Closed for refurbishment in December 2019, due to reopen in February 2020.

The John Brunt VC, Tonbridge

24 Church Road
Paddock Wood
Postal town: Tonbridge
TN12 6HB
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Punch Taverns

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Reviews of The John Brunt VC (Average Rating: 6 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The John Brunt VC

A rather plain exterior with fading gold lettering on green paintwork doesn't immediately shout "pub" to those passing by, a feature not helped by the traditional pole-mounted sign being located some distance away on the other side of the road. Inside, the rusticated layout of four separate seating areas is little changed from the short-lived (and unlamented) 'Hopping Hooden Horse' days. There is also a simple part-patio, part-grass beer garden to one side. Modest Thai-food menu. On this visit, I found Pride, Doom Bar and seasonal Rocking Rudolph (£3.80) plus two ciders - Rosie's Pig and Aspall's Cyderkyn - on this five handpumps. The most interesting feature is the display in the former small dining area about Paddock Wood's most famous son (after whom the pub is named).

On 10th December 2017 - rating: 6
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Map location corrected by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
Paddock Wood, 0.15 miles, 2 min walk (show)
Beltring, 2.14 miles, 41 min walk (show)
Yalding, 4.71 miles, 1 hr 31 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The John Brunt VC, Paddock Wood
1st Dec 2019, 12:23
Request to mark pub as closed by Just a quick pint, then I'm off approved
 
1st Dec 2019, 12:23
Request to mark pub as closed submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off, with included notes: Temporary: Closed for refurbishment in December 2019, due to reopen in February 2020.

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