In order to make sure we are able to provide a comfortable visit for all our customers, we have the following changes. Please take some time to read these measures as to better understand your role in helping us provide a safe visit for everyone

Table Reservations

We are accepting table reservations for our restaurant. We recommend you book in advance for Sunday’s. If you wish to make a reservation contact 01634 221691 or email us at

Table Service Only

We current have a table service only rule so we ask you to please stay seated as much as possible. Our waiting staff will do their upmost to cater for you but we ask for your patience during this time. The maximum number of guests per table is 6 following Government guidelines.

Contactless Payments

Our preference is customers to pay via contactless, Apple Pay or Google Pay. Cash is accepted is contactless is not an option for you. The contactless limit is £45.00

Hand Sanitiser

Hand Sanitiser is available throughout the pub, we encourage it’s use for all guests and visitors at The Horseshoe & Castle

Cleaning Procedures

We’ve increased the frequency of our cleaning routines. Staff will be thoroughly cleaning tables, chairs and surfaces at the end of each visit. For our B&B guests, our housekeeping team ensure deep cleaning measures have taken place before your arrival.

Social Distancing

We have introduced new measures to ensure that we meet government advice on safe distancing. We ask all our guests to be respectful of this policy when they visit us. Government guidelines state indoor tables can be for two households or support bubbles. Outdoor table areas can be two households/support bubbles or a group up to 6 people.

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Opening Times

Monday-Thursday | 11:30-23:30

Friday-Saturday | 11:30-23:30

Sunday | 12:00-22:30

The Horseshoe & Castle, Main Road, Cooling, Kent, ME3 8DJ

01634 221691