FOOD & DRINK
Kent has some of the best produce in the country and this is reflected in the sheer numbers of great places to eat in and around the area! Whether you're looking for a cosy pub, a light bite or fine dining, there's something for everyone.
HAWKHURST - CAFES
The Vinery Cafe at the Walled Nursery - a short walk, great for lunch or tea
The Waterside Cafe - overlooking the Hawkhurst fishing lakes, offering a wide selection of dishes
Hawkhurst Cafe - a traditional “caff”, popular with cyclist and bikers
Kino Cinema - offers a small cafe, good spot for a light lunch or cake
HAWKHURST - PUBS with DINING
The Queen’s Inn - has a pub restaurant as well as the Charcoal Grill (burgers, pizza etc).
The Great House - a modern take on the traditional country pub offering a large, seasonal menu
The Eight Bells - offers fresh, seasonal pub food alongside a good selection of ales and wines
OTHER RECOMMENDED EATERIES
The Castle Inn, Bodiam - welcoming, traditional pub with a varied menu, opposite Bodiam Castle
The Curlew, Bodiam - sister restaurant to The Smallholding, new for 2020
Galapagos Restaurant, Wadhurst - Latin American dining in an old coaching inn
Montalbano, Tenterden - homemade, regional Italian dishes at this family-run restaurant
The Smallholding, Kilndown - creative seasonal food with an emphasis on farm to table cuisine
The Swan Wine Kitchen, Tenterden - on-site restaurant at Chapel Down winery
The West House, Biddenden - Michelin-starred restaurant, classic dishes with a modern twist
The White Dog Inn, Ewhurst - family-run country pub with a large beer garden
TAXIS can book up in advance in the area, especially at weekends! Click here for a list of local firms.