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Wetherspoons pub given new name

Wetherspoons will reopen The Railway in Rainham. Picture: Andy Payton.

27 October 2017

Readers have spoken, and a town's new Wetherspoons has been named after two weeks of voting.


Putting the fizz into sparkling wine

Charles and Ruth Simpson try out their new helter skelter at Simpsons Wine Estate at Barham

23 October 2017

Vineyard owners have found a novel way to put the fizz into their wine: they've installed what they think is the first helter skelter in a winery.


Home cooking with style, and help from Nigella

Nigella Lawson in the kitchen Picture: BBC Charles Birchmore

20 October 2017

The culinary queen of late night kitchen trips, Nigella Lawson, is taking a trip to Kent to meet fans and promote her latest book, At My Table.


New town centre restaurant set for opening

The tearoom where Kent chef David Hart is opening The Folkestone Wine Company next month. Picture: @folkestonewine/Twitter

18 October 2017

A chef who has worked in a Michelin-starred Kent restaurant is opening a new place in one of the county's seaside towns.

Something for the weekend? How about a tasty autumn tipple

The Spa Valley Railway

18 October 2017

Real ale has never been so steamy as the Spa Valley Railway holds its annual CAMRA festival and autumn diesel gala.

The story of a star: The Sportsman pub

The award-winning Sportsman in Seasalter

15 October 2017

The story of Michelin starred restaurant The Sportsman from boozer to internationally acclaimed eaterie is told by the man who did it in a new book.

Two Kent venues among the country's top places to stay

The Barrow House dining room in Egerton

13 October 2017

A recently reopened pub and a seaside hotel in Kent have been included in a prestigious list of 100 of the country's best places to stay.

Target date set to open restaurant

What Tacos Locos in Sittingbourne High Street could look like.

12 October 2017

Food lovers are eagerly awaiting a new place to enjoy Mexican cuisine, which is set to open soon.


Get to the core of the Kent harvest

Faversham-based Brogdale holds its Apple Festival this weekend Picture: Tony Flashman

12 October 2017

Hundreds of varieties of apples will be on offer at an apple festival this weekend, along with peeling and eating contests, games and family fun.

Prost! Oktoberfest is on its way

Say cheers with beers in Maidstone this weekend

10 October 2017

There will be plenty of German beer and craft tipples on offer - some 30,000 litres of it - at a beer festival in the county this weekend.


Kent could get a taste of the Caribbean

Turtle Bay's Just Jerk Platter

09 October 2017

A three-storey Caribbean restaurant could soon be serving up curry goat and pork ribs to the hungry of Kent... if plans are approved.


Juicy days out: Big apple fayres you won't want to miss this weekend

06 October 2017

See the Red Barrows in action on the streets of Cranbrook and taste the best of the harvest at Kent Life.

Eight of the best places to eat pizza in Kent

Pizzas are everywhere in Kent

06 October 2017

We've scoured the county to give you a flavour of the best places to dine out on pizza.


Domino's opens its doors

A new branch of Domino's opens today

04 October 2017

Here's where a new branch of the popular pizza chain has opened, creating 25 jobs.


McDonald's launches delivery service

McDonald's in Canterbury

03 October 2017

A busy McDonald's restaurant will this week start delivering to homes for the first time.


Two Kent restaurants have been awarded Michelin stars

Michelin starred food at the West House

02 October 2017

Two of the county's restaurants have been awarded Michelin Stars in the exclusive guide for 2018, it has been revealed.


Restaurant chain leaves designer outlet

Ashford Designer Outlet

27 September 2017

Renovation works at a shopping centre have caused an unexpected casualty after a popular food outlet decided to close permanently.


A feast of a festival

Tuck in at Victoria Gardens this weekend

27 September 2017

An annual food festival will bring more than 100 stalls selling regional produce, a chef's theatre and family activities, returns this weekend.

First look inside new pub

25 September 2017

Bar chain Marston's opened the doors to a new drinking hole at a riverside development.


Pumpkin attraction set to mushroom for its second year

Pick your own pumpkin this autumn

25 September 2017

Pink Bananas, Polar Bears and Monster Smash - they're all coming to a field near you this Halloween for you to pick your own pumpkin.

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