Restaurants

Top Choice Pub Food in Ramsgate

Royal Victoria Pavilion

The old pavilion has sat on Ramsgate seafront like an upturned boat since 1904, its grand architecture, based on the Little Theatre at Versaiilles, a vacant symbol of the British seaside's bygone glory days. However…
Top Choice British in Whitstable

Sportsman Pub

The anonymous and oddly named village of Seasalter, 4 miles east of Whitstable, would hardly receive a trickle of visitors were it not for the deceivingly ramshackle Sportsman Pub, East Kent’s only eatery adorned wi…
Top Choice British in Dover

Allotment

Dover’s best dining spot plates up local fish and meat from around Canterbury, seasoned with herbs from the tranquil garden out back, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cleanse your palette with a Kentish wine in a re…
Top Choice British in Broadstairs

Wyatt & Jones

Broadstairs’ best gastronomical offering is this contemporary British restaurant just a few steps off the beach. Savour unashamedly local dishes such as Whitstable oysters, local bream, mussels and chips, or a day-l…
Top Choice Market in Canterbury

Goods Shed

Aromatic farmers market, food hall and fabulous restaurant rolled into one, this converted warehouse by the Canterbury West train station is a hit with everyone from self-caterers to sit-down gourmets. The chunky wo…
Cafe in Canterbury

Tiny Tim’s Tearoom

It’s no mean feat to be declared ‘Kent Tearoom of the Year’, but this swish 1930s cafe was awarded the accolade in 2015. It offers hungry shoppers big breakfasts packed with Kentish ingredients, and tiers of cakes, …
Seafood in Whitstable

Wheelers Oyster Bar

Squeeze onto a stool by the bar or into the four-table Victorian dining room of this baby-blue and pink restaurant, then choose from the seasonal menu and enjoy the best seafood in Whitstable. This place knows its s…
Market in Margate

Old Kent Market

This resurrected indoor market a few steps from the beach is absolutely crammed with hipster eateries of every kind, from a Singapore street food stall to a US diner, a pizzeria to an artisan coffee shop. There alwa…
Deli in Sandwich

No Name Shop

The far-from-anonymous No Name Shop is a French-owned deli (downstairs) and bistro (upstairs) near the bus stop, a pleasantly aromatic spot for a quick sandwich in Sandwich or an ‘oozylicious’ croque-monsieur, as we…
Seafood in Margate

Hantverk & Found

Margate's best seafood cafe plates up mussels, oysters, clams, crab and local fish in imaginative ways, be that in spicy Korean broth, koji miso marinated, in cider sauce or on sourdough toast. The dining space is s…