Places to eat in Kent
Whether you'd like to sit down for a hot lunch or pick up a coffee to take with you on a walk, there's a range of places to stop for tasty treats in Kent.
Browse the latest seasonal ranges and pick up something to brighten up your home and bookshelves at Knole. Pop into the Brewhouse Café for drinks, savoury snacks and sweet treats.
From tasty treats and hot and cold dishes, to souvenirs, gifts and Churchill memorabilia, you'll be spoiled for choice in the Chartwell café and shop. Why not treat yourself?
Try tasty dishes in the Granary restaurant or a quick pitstop in the Old Dairy coffee shop at Sissinghurst Castle Garden, using ingredients fresh from the vegetable garden.
As the days get a bit chillier there's nothing better than coming in from a walk on the estate to a bowl of delicious, warming homemade soup in the tea-room.
Stop for refreshments at the Old Stables Tea Room, with indoor and outdoor seating. In the shop you'll find seasonal ranges for the home and garden, local products and peat-free plants.
Pop into the Mote Café for something warming at end of a walk. In the shop you can pick up a special gift, plant or homewares. Don’t forget to look in the second-hand bookshop.
Stop for freshly made refreshments with a view at the famous White Cliffs of Dover. Browse the shop for souvenirs, gifts and items from local makers.
Sink into a deckchair as you dine in the historic gardens at Ightham Mote. Bring along your favourite snacks, or pop into the Mote Café for takeaway treats.
Seasoned picnickers head straight for the all-organic veg plot for the best view at Sissinghurst Castle Garden. Benches overlook a panorama of Kent's rolling hills and fields.
A sunny spot on the meadow at Chartwell is a perfect picnic place. Sandwiched between countryside views and the home of Sir Winston Churchill, it's a feast for all the senses.
Bring a blanket to Emmetts Garden and picnic among the wildflowers under a carefree blue sky. Four-legged friends on leads are welcome.
With views across the Kentish Weald, Toys Hill is a great place to picnic. Sit on Octavia Hill's seat and imagine what drew her to love this landscape.
The estate at Scotney Castle is just made for picnics, scenic walks and mini-adventures. Seek out a sheltered spot in the ancient woodland for a slice of picnic paradise.