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‘This £50 meat feast turned me into a savage and was well worth the money’

‘This £50 meat feast turned me into a savage and was well worth the money’

29 February 2024

Sliced beef brisket, pulled pork, jalapeno smoked sausage, ribs, chicken and mac n’ cheese – this platter is certainly not for the faint of heart.

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Mayo in a milk bottle and an £8.50 Moretti – but it’s still well worth a visit!

Mayo in a milk bottle and an £8.50 Moretti – but it’s still well worth a visit!

22 February 2024

Burgers and good solid branding make this restaurant stand out from the herd – but is it a case of style over substance? We went to find out.

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‘Faultless fine dining in the unlikeliest of places’

‘Faultless fine dining in the unlikeliest of places’

15 February 2024

It might look unassuming, but this Indian restaurant was named best in the UK for its heavenly haute cuisine.

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‘No wonder you voted this the best pizza place in Kent'

‘No wonder you voted this the best pizza place in Kent'

08 February 2024

The pizza is incredible at this restaurant – but should you ever pay more than £10 for garlic bread?

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‘This used to be town’s roughest pub – but it’s such a classy venue now’

‘This used to be town’s roughest pub – but it’s such a classy venue now’

01 February 2024

When our reporter was last inside this building, the “air of menace” led to a swift exit – but his recent visit couldn’t have been more different.

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Just £9.60 and it tastes this good – no wonder the queues are huge

Just £9.60 and it tastes this good – no wonder the queues are huge

25 January 2024

The food looks underwhelming yet the queues at this classic seaside fish and chip shop in the summer will take your breath away.

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‘My new favourite place to get the day off to the best of starts’

‘My new favourite place to get the day off to the best of starts’

18 January 2024

There’s a new kid on the block, serving up Instagram-worthy dishes with flavour to match.

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‘Overpriced and overcooked - it was very much a case of style over substance’

‘Overpriced and overcooked - it was very much a case of style over substance’

11 January 2024

This ‘steampunk’ restaurant tries to cover all bases, but our reporter’s experience is more of a swing and a miss.

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‘With five-star food like this, who knew eating healthy could taste so good?’

‘With five-star food like this, who knew eating healthy could taste so good?’

04 January 2024

If it’s your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier, we might have found the perfect place in Kent to start.

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12 of the best Kent restaurants we’ve tried this year

12 of the best Kent restaurants we’ve tried this year

31 December 2023

Each week we bring you the county’s most honest food reviews in our Eat My Words column – here are some of our favourite venues we visited this year.

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‘This cafe is my gift to you this Christmas’

‘This cafe is my gift to you this Christmas’

21 December 2023

We take a pre-Christmas jaunt to a jaw-droppingly good café lurking in a former boat shed.

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‘The pie was perfect but the coffee tasted like a hot, dirty puddle’

‘The pie was perfect but the coffee tasted like a hot, dirty puddle’

14 December 2023

We sent our reporter to try a traditional pie as she prepared to watch her first ever match at Kent’s only football league club.

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Avocado and eggs on toast cost £11 – but this is my new favourite cafe

Avocado and eggs on toast cost £11 – but this is my new favourite cafe

07 December 2023

Our reporter is blown away by the aesthetic of this cafe – but did the food measure up to the decoration?

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‘I’ve never eaten anywhere like it – but nearly £6 for a prepackaged sandwich?’

‘I’ve never eaten anywhere like it – but nearly £6 for a prepackaged sandwich?’

30 November 2023

Our reviewer visits an RC enthusiasts’ dream for an unusual breakfast experience.

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‘Chandeliers and three courses for £15 – is this the best value meal in the UK?’

‘Chandeliers and three courses for £15 – is this the best value meal in the UK?’

23 November 2023

In an era where eating out is increasingly expensive, we check out a restaurant where £15 gets you three courses of fine dining amid splendour.

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‘I tried the cafe loved by my favourite Man United player’

‘I tried the cafe loved by my favourite Man United player’

16 November 2023

After finding out a footballing legend was eating at a cafe just a few miles from our reporter’s home, we sent him out to see what the fuss was about.

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‘How do they do it? It’s the best I’ve had’

‘How do they do it? It’s the best I’ve had’

09 November 2023

Our reviewer is blown away by some of the best food and hospitality he’s experienced in Kent.

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‘I’ve never known such a good restaurant to be so empty’

‘I’ve never known such a good restaurant to be so empty’

02 November 2023

Our reporter visited a Mexican-themed dive bar for £12 tapas night and ended up having the whole place to herself.

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‘No-one wants to see a hair sticking out of their tomato’

‘No-one wants to see a hair sticking out of their tomato’

26 October 2023

Our reviewer heads to the coast and encounters dogs in “prison”, hair in his food and one of the great underwhelming burgers.

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'This tiny backstreet restaurant is a real hidden gem'

'This tiny backstreet restaurant is a real hidden gem'

19 October 2023

It may be a little off the beaten track, but our reporter says this warm and welcoming spot will richly reward those who seek it out.

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