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 Vegetarian in Brighton & Hove

Terre à Terre

Take your taste buds around the world without any meat in sight. In this vegetarian restaurant, inventive and flavourful dishes are meticulously plated and the ambience is casual and friendly. For the unconverted, t…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Brighton & Hove

Iydea

Even by Brighton’s lofty standards, the food at this multi-award-winning vegetarian cafe is a treat. The daily-changing choices of curries, lasagnes, felafel, enchiladas and quiches are full of flavour and can be wa…
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…
Top Choice British in Arundel

Town House

The only thing that rivals the 16th-century Florentine gilded-walnut ceiling in this compact and very elegant eatery is the sparkling atmosphere and acclaimed British cuisine with a European twist. Book ahead. Town …
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…
French in Farnham

Brasserie Blanc

For a bit of Gallic class, head to this understated eatery near Farnham Castle, one of French chef Raymond Blanc’s 18 UK restaurants. The simply laid tables, low-watt art-deco lighting and art-covered walls create a…