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'The town doesn't need another KFC'

'The town doesn't need another KFC'

Plans for a town's fourth KFC have been approved amid concerns the area will become blighted by rubbish.

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Mediterranean bistro to replace coffee shop

Mediterranean bistro to replace coffee shop

A couple are renovating a former coffee shop and will turn it into a Mediterranean bistro, which will open once lockdown is lifted.

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Support your local takeaways in lockdown

Support your local takeaways in lockdown

Restaurants across Kent are still in business, offering takeaways. In the second in our series, we highlight seven more to try that might be near you.

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Kent restaurants in the Michelin Guide 2021

Kent restaurants in the Michelin Guide 2021

Restaurants across the county have been recognised for the quality of their food; value, and for the first time, for their environmental passion.

Restaurant receives coveted Michelin star

Restaurant receives coveted Michelin star

A Kent restaurant, which already has three AA Rosettes, has now been awarded a Michelin star.

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Café on popular beach yours for £175k

Café on popular beach yours for £175k

Beach lovers are being invited to take on the unique opportunity of running a beach café-cum-concession shop on one of Kent's most loved beaches.

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Plans to transform sites into micropub and live gig venue

Plans to transform sites into micropub and live gig venue

Burgeoning publicans have revealed eye-catching plans to transform a vacant store into a tavern and open a live music venue in the centre of town.

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£4m pub and restaurant complex to open this summer

£4m pub and restaurant complex to open this summer

Two renowned restaurateurs are preparing to open their latest site in August - but only if the Covid-19 vaccine has been fully rolled out by then.

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Open for business: Kent takeaways to try

Open for business: Kent takeaways to try

Restaurants in Kent may be closed, but they can still offer takeaways. In a new series, we look at how you can help them and highlight some near you.

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Cafe and clothes shop to fill empty store

Cafe and clothes shop to fill empty store

A former charity shop unit that has sat empty since 2019 is to be filled by a cafe and clothes store.

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Pub with 'reputation' could become homes

Pub with 'reputation' could become homes

The new owners of a pub with a "reputation" have announced plans to convert it into homes as it is no longer viable.

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Coffee shop to launch Mexican takeaway service

Coffee shop to launch Mexican takeaway service

A town centre cafe will start offering a Tex-Mex takeaway this week which could become a permanent fixture.

Voting opens for Taste of Kent Awards

Voting opens for Taste of Kent Awards

Voting has opened for awards which celebrate the best in food and drink that the county has to offer - and anyone can vote for their favourites.

US diner selling gourmet burgers to open after lockdown

US diner selling gourmet burgers to open after lockdown

Bosses behind a new US diner are getting ready for a post-lockdown launch despite neighbours' complaints.

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Here's how to try Veganuary

Here's how to try Veganuary

Lockdown could be the perfect time to try Veganuary. We give you the facts, advice and some ideas about where to try takeaway vegan food near you.

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'I miss the boozers and banter - but the beer belly's shrinking'

'I miss the boozers and banter - but the beer belly's shrinking'

Secret Drinker - our undercover reporter - laments the lows of lockdown as Kent's pubs stay shut, but has discovered some new skills.

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Masterchef star a regular at Kent Harvester

Masterchef star a regular at Kent Harvester

TV personality Gregg Wallace has hit out at 'food snobs' after revealing he was a regular at a Harvester in Kent.

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Big plans for Pizza Express

Big plans for Pizza Express

A members only cocktail bar, live music and a record shop are among the ambitious plans for a former Pizza Express.

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'Use our pubs as vaccination hubs'

'Use our pubs as vaccination hubs'

The boss of Britain's oldest brewer is offering his pubs to the government to be used as venues for the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

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McDonald's to temporarily shut its doors

McDonald's to temporarily shut its doors

Burger chain McDonald's says it will temporarily close its walk-in and dine-in branches in light of the start of the third national lockdown.

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