Restaurants

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 wereit not for the deceivingly ramshackle Sportsman Pub, East Kent’s only eatery adorned wit…
Top Choice British in Canterbury

Deeson’s

Put the words ‘local’, ‘seasonal’ and ‘tasty’ together and you have this superb British eatery. Local fruit and veg; award-winning wines, beers and ciders; fish from Kent’s coastal waters; and the odd ingredient fro…
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 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-launching break…
Top Choice 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 bursting with Kentish ingredients, and tiers of cakes…
Market in Canterbury

Goods Shed

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 wooden tabl…
Seafood in Whitstable

Wheeler’s Oyster Bar

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

No Name Shop

This far-from-anonymous French-owned deli (downstairs) and bistro (upstairs) near the bus stop is a pleasantly aromatic spot for a quick sandwich in Sandwich or an ‘oozylicious’ croque monsieur, as well as more soph…
International in Canterbury

Boho

This hip eatery in a prime spot on the main drag is extraordinarily popular and you’ll be lucky to get a table on busy shopping days. Cool tunes lilt through the chic retro dining space while chilled diners chow dow…
Modern British in Whitstable

Samphire

The shabby-chic jumble of tables and chairs, big-print wallpaper and blackboard menus create the perfect stage for meticulously crafted mains containing East Kent’s most flavour-packed ingredients. An interesting si…