Birthdays or Private Functions

Choosing a venue can be confusing, but here at the Spotted Dog we have a  lovely old15th century pub where you can hold that special event. From flower arrangements to table decorations we work hard to insure your event runs smoothly. Whether a  birthday,family party or christening this stunning 15th century pub is the perfect venue. For any further information on any function please call Louise 01892 870253.


Dogs of the well behaved variety are welcome in bar area ONLY or outside, a phone call to notify us that you are bringing your pets would be appreciated so we can seat you in the appropriate area.


Children are welcome in the Pub, we have three high chairs available. We have a childrens menu for under 12's at £6.25

More information on the Spotted Dog Pub

Inside the inn

The inside of The Spotted Dog is split up into a number of small areas,our resturant can seat upto 35 people which can booked for special occasions ; in total we can seat around 65 diners. There are three open fireplaces, perfect for those cold winter evenings.

Outside the inn

During the warmer days, our garden is the perfect place to while away a few lazy hours in the sun. We have three terraced seating areas to the front and rear where you can catch the sun at most times of the day. Plenty of umbrella's for those that require some shade. Our car park can accommodate around sixty cars.

outside the spotted dog pub  

Local Attractions to Penshurst

Villa golf

 A family run, nine hole pay & play golf course, set in a tranquil valley in the charming village of Blackham. Currently a nine hole, the course is gradually being expanded & offers a variation on the back nine for those wishing to play 18 holes. To book call 01892 740344

Penshurst Place

Discover the beauty of this enchanting historic family home. The Place is now open for the 2011 season. You can find out more information by visiting

Penshurst Farmers Market

The Times recently named Penshurst Farmers’ Market in its Top Ten markets in the UK. With over 30 stalls offering the best local food and drink, and set against the wonderful backdrop of Penshurst Place, the market has a loyal following, as well as appealing to day trippers.   The stalls provide a huge variety of fresh, local and healthy produce for your everyday needs, for treats, for a picnic or as a gift.  Particularly popular are our fresh fish and seafood; free-range meats and game; bread; deli products and ready-to-cook curries; cheese; beer and fruit juices.  You’ll also find fruit and vegetables, chutneys and jams, cakes, soups, fudge and plants.

Enjoy a hot BBQ sausage for breakfast, or elevenses of a homemade cake and hot drink from our charity refreshment stall.


The market takes place on the 1st Saturday of every month from 9.30-noon, and has lots of free parking, and easy wheelchair access.