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Places to Eat and Drink - Villages

Cider Works

Refurbished public house which includes a cafe, country store and cider factory. Specialising in Kentish products in both food and drink, making cider from its own orchards and using produce from the farm for its cafe.  Speciality: Cider.

St Crispin Inn

A beautiful traditional 15th Century pub serving real ales as a member of CAMRA, and homecooked food. Large marquee for hire and 6 bed and breakfast rooms available. Speciality: Traditional homecooked pub food.

The Coach and Horses

Roadside country inn with warm friendly atmosphere. An extensive menu served from 12 noon. Sunday roast bookings advisable. Choice of fine wines.

The Gardeners Kitchen Tea Rooms

The Gardeners' Kitchen Tearoom is located in Alkham Valley Garden Centre, a family owned independent garden centre in the beautiful Alkham Valley. We cook and bake everything in our kitchen using locally sourced products when possible. Speciality: Poached eggs, bacon or sausage baps, scrambled egg on muffin, lasagne, stilton and bacon melt, Afternoon Tea for Two, High Tea, Cream Tea...

The Griffins Head

Historic Inn offering local beers, fine wines and delicious food. Log fires in winter. Large garden and BBQs in summer. Vintage Car Rally monthly.

Hare and Hounds

  • The Street, Northbourne, Kent, CT14 0LG
  • Tel: 01304 369188

Rural traditional pub offering traditional pub fayre and real ales. Speciality: Daily specials, pies, Sunday roasts.

The Marquis at Alkham

A 200-year-old former village inn has been converted into a luxury boutique hotel and fine dining restaurant in the heart of Kent’s picturesque Alkham Valley, near Dover and Folkestone. Nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Marquis offers a seasonally inspired menu created by their head Chef Stephen Piddock.

Supported by a team of chefs from some of the best restaurants in Kent, Stephen prides himself on his contemporary cuisine. The emphasis is on robust, fresh flavours and locally sourced ingredients – whether it’s the catch of the day landed by the local fishing boats, rabbit from the Alkham Valley, or wild herbs foraged straight from the countryside.

The Old Lantern Inn

The Old Lantern Inn a 16th century English Inn just 5 minutes drive from Dover in a picturesque village. Fresh home-cooked food and traditional ales served all week.

The Plough Inn

The Plough Inn - 17th Century Village Inn renown for its home cooking and traditional ales - with excellent en-suite accommodation.  Free parking.

The Railway Bell

  • London Road, River, Dover, Kent, CT16 3AD
  • Tel: 01304 822016

We offer an informal, relaxed, dining experience within a friendly atmosphere. Our food is cooked to order, locally sourced and free range where possible.

Solley's Ice Cream Parlour

Visit the home of Kent’s favourite ice cream.  Solley’s has been producing delicious real dairy ice cream on the family farm for over three decades, using local Channel Island milk & cream.

Explore the farm on one of the marked trails before visiting the Ice Cream Parlour and creating your own sundae from a choice of over 17 flavours of ice cream, all made on the farm. Hot drinks and light lunches are available and dogs are welcome.

Whether incorporating a visit to Solley’s with a day visiting local attractions, wanting to spend a few hours walking in the Kent countryside, or looking for somewhere to stay overnight before heading to the continent, the farm is conveniently located just 20 minutes from Dover, within easy reach of the port, Dover and Deal Castles and many other attractions.

Open daily from Easter until the end of September 11am – 4pm with free admission. Group visits are available by prior arrangement. 

Three Horseshoes Public House

  • 139 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, Deal, Kent, CT14 9LL
  • Tel: 01304 375812

Quality home-cooked food served lunchtimes except Tuesday. OAP specials served every Monday & Wednesday.




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