Home   Medway   News   Article

The Powder and Magazine restaurant in Upnor will blow your mind

By Rachel Dixon

Foodies must go to this hidden gem in the heart of Medway's countryside.

The Powder and Magazine restaurant is situated in a renovated army building on Upnor Road, Lower Upnor.

The site is rumoured to have stored Britain's first H-bomb during the 1960s and the food flavours at the eatery are explosive too.

The building is full of history
The building is full of history

The restaurant has a certificate of excellence from Trip Advisor it is highly recommended.

The chef source all ingredients within 30 mile radius, with the meat from nearby butchers and gin supplied from across the River Medway from the Copper Rivet Distillery in Chatham Dockyard.

There is plenty of ambience and history within the building as many of structures still in place from the buildings days as an artillery stronghold in the 1800s.

Powder and Magazine restaurant is in an old artillery building on Upnor Road, Lower Upnor
Powder and Magazine restaurant is in an old artillery building on Upnor Road, Lower Upnor

There are more local touches throughout the restaurant with mini stalls selling wooden household items made by retired carpenter Eric Vine, 70, who lives in the village.

Multiple events have been planned in the coming months including a special night for people with food allergies or intolerances called Happy Tummy evening on Thursday, July 19.

And on Sunday, July 8, Violet Jive will be playing live music during Sunday lunch.

To find out more click here or call 01634 710872.

Join the debate...
Comments |

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.

Follow us

Like Us on Facebook

Most popular

Kent Travel News

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More