The Moody Mare is an independently owned establishment situated in the picturesque village of Mereworth. Having recently undergone extensive refurbishment and a change of name (it was formerly The Beeches) it offers all the charm of a traditional English pub along with superb casual dining.

This is an unpretentious, comfortable inn that serves good food, fine wines and beers in a relaxed atmosphere, making it the perfect destination for families, business people and couples alike. There is a lovely patio area directly outside the pub and also an enclosed garden with a play area for the children. It’s also a great destination for walkers, being located right on the edge of acres of beautiful woodland.

The Moody Mare is proud to have a seasonally changing menu and the talented team work hard to produce high quality food at exceptional prices.

The menu is varied, refreshing and perfectly prepared using fresh, locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. And with offerings such as Hand Pressed Beefburger; Steak and Guiness Pie; King Prawns & Chorizo Linguine and Goats Cheese Vol au Vent as well as a lovely range of sharing platters and a children’s menu and Sunday Lunch menu, there really is something for everyone.

We chose the Moules Mariniere and the Cajun Chicken & Halloumi Salad for our starters which were superb. These were followed by the Cumin Roasted Rump of Lamb which was tender and succulent and perfectly complemented by the accompanying redcurrant jus; and the Pan Seared Sea Bass Fillet with a brown shrimp and truffle risotto. The fish was perfectly cooked and the delicate white wine and pink grapefruit sabayon was inspired.

It’s clear from the moment you enter that a great deal of effort has gone into the decoration and running of the establishment; and the friendly service and delicious food will definitely leave you coming back for more.

With regular live entertainment: Thursday is two session musicians up close and personal with over a thousand tracks to select for them to play and Friday is upbeat and lively with acts focusing on soul, motown, reggae, floor fillers etc. atmosphere, The Moody Mare is a fantastic venue for an evening out.


501 Seven Mile Lane
Kent ME18 5QY

Tel no: 01622 813038

Opening hours:
Monday - Thursday:11.00 - 23.00
Friday & Saturday: 11.00 - 01.00
Sunday: 11.00 - 18.00
(Last food orders 9pm)


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