Find this excellent restaurant with rooms in an elegant Georgian manor on the outskirts of Faversham. Ingredients are carefully-sourced, and local fish (including oysters from Whitstable) figure prominently. Many of their own vegetables turn up in the dishes on offer.
Maybe begin with a 'Hot Montgomery Cheddar Soufflé'; 'Fillet of locally-caught Smoked Eel'; 'a Salad of home-grown Pink Beetroot, Granny Smith Apple, toasted Walnuts and Stilton' or 'Red Mullet in a Bouillabaisse Sauce'.
Follow with the likes of 'Roast Chicken Breast with Morels, Cream and Madeira'; 'Saddle of local Lamb' (offered in various ways); 'Fillet of Sea Bass with char-grilled Polenta, semi-dried Tomatoes, Fennel Crisps and Pesto' or 'Duck Confit with Red Cabbage and Puy Lentils'.
Desserts, such as 'Lemon Tart with Lime Parfait', and 'Valhrona Chocolate and Caramel Tart with Salted Almond Ice Cream', maintain the high standard. The elegant dining room has well-spaced tables, making it ideal for private meetings.
Professional and friendly service.
- Food Style: Modern British
- Lunch: Tues-Sat, 12.00-14.30; set L £28
- Dinner: Tues-Sat, 19.00-21.00; set D £50 (2 courses), £60 (3 courses); Tasting Menu from £65
- Seats: 50, plus 24 outside
- Wine: A large and interesting wine list, kicks off at about £20. About 8 by the glass
- Wheelchair access: Yes (including lavatory)
- Nearest station: Faversham Rail
- Directions: See the map on this page - or from the M2, leave at junction 6, and follow the A251 towards Faversham. At the junction with the A2, turn right. The hotel is about 1km on the right.
- Parking: Yes
- Closed: Bank Holidays, all Sun & Mon, & 25th Dec & 26th Dec, 1st Jan, 1st two wekks of Sept.
- Air conditioned
- Outside eating
- Rooms available