At The Fighting Cocks there's always another event just around the corner. Whether it's our boat & duck races, bank holiday fun with our human table football pitch and mechanical bull, or our in-house entertainment, this page will always have the latest news on upcoming events.

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Upcoming events

17th November 2017 - 8.00pm To coincide with the new series of I'm a Celebrity, we are holding our own I'm Not a Celebrity bushtucker trials, on Friday 17th November.
3 brave women and 3 ridiculously daft men have agreed to face 5 bushtucker trials in aid of Cancer Research. We are looking to hit the £10,000 mark currently on £9,600). The challenge will take place here at 8.00 pm when they will face their worst edible fears. They will be looking for support from you all so come on down and cheer them on and see them suffer!!!!!
28th December 2017 - 8.00pm Never mind The Fighting Cocks ( Boys V Girls ) pop quiz
31st December 2017 - 6.30pm Fighting Cocks New Years' Eve. We are hosting a 4 course set menu this New Year's eve with background music and dancing, plus midnight fireworks. Arrive at 6.30 for 7pm sit down meal. Event closes at 1am. We have 70 seats @ £40 per person available in our restaurant area and 30 seats in the bar area @ £35 per person. The menu is currently being finalised but does include 12oz skate wings as well as racks of Lamb, full details soon very soon.



FRYDAY Fish and Chips

Every Friday morning we serve fresh fish delivered from Chapmans of Sevenoaks (catch of the day). The fish is then battered in Old Speckled Hen real ale and ready on a first come first served basis.


Ruby Tuesday

Try our popular, award-winning, homemade curry from Hell's Del's kitchen every Tuesday evening.
Del will cook it to order, as mild or as hot as you like. Del's is cooked from the best ingredients to classic and authentic Indian recipes and includes naan bread.


Senior Citizens 2 Course Special

Served Monday - Friday lunchtimes senior citizens can claim two courses from our Riverside Restaurant menu for just £8.95


Mum's Sunday Roast Lunch

Every Sunday we serve our fabulous 'Mum's Sunday Roast Lunch' with options of a large slice of Mrs Mannings pie, Aunt Nessie's homemade Yorkshire puddings and our new beautiful creamy cauliflower cheese.

Christmas celebration
Once again we shared a wonderful Christmas Lunch! Everything was done efficiently from the booking through to paying the bill The food was beautifully presented, especially the meringue 'snowman' and all tasted delicious. We are a group of 'seniors' so opted for the 'senior' meals which were very generous and excellent value. I chose the vegetarian 'wellington' for a change - very tasty. A lovely start to the festive season! 5 Stars

Trip AdvisorNo1 rated restaurant in the Dartford area
Great British Pub Awards4 time winner at The Great British Pub Awards & voted one of the top 6 pub gardens in the UK at The Great British Pub awards 2017
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The Fighting Cocks Pub & Riverside Restaurant

The Street
Horton Kirby

01322 862299

In order to maintain a pleasant enviroment for all of our patrons during the summer months we ask that you respect our dress code; we do not allow Gentleman in sleeveless or vest tops in our pub or garden. Thank you.

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