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'It's good - but is it really the best in Kent?'

'It's good - but is it really the best in Kent?'

A restaurant which opened just nine months ago has rocketed to the top of TripAdvisor's rankings. We tried it out...

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John Lewis expands furniture rental service

John Lewis expands furniture rental service

After its first collection was snapped up in 48 hours, John Lewis will expand its furniture rental service next month.

600,000 cars not compatible with new petrol

600,000 cars not compatible with new petrol

A new greener petrol is being sent to forecourts this summer, but it's not a perfect match for all vehicles and drivers are being warned to check.

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Ooh la la! French eatery not all it seems

Ooh la la! French eatery not all it seems

As Cafe De Paris opens in a street already dominated by a French restaurant, its owner reveals it serves food from around the globe.

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English Wine Week: Kent's top vineyards to visit

English Wine Week: Kent's top vineyards to visit

Plan a trip to these gorgeous Kent vineyards for amazing scenery and vino.

Pubs to open al fresco dining shacks

Pubs to open al fresco dining shacks

A pub chain is set to open a series of themed outdoor dining 'shacks' aimed at giving diners a taste of adventure while they are unable to get away.

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When is a village pub not a village pub?

When is a village pub not a village pub?

Every day's a school day as our Secret Drinker goes in search of the perfect country pub.

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Pet food recalled over link to deadly disease

Pet food recalled over link to deadly disease

Pet food, including ranges sold by Sainsbury's and Pets at Home, is being recalled over a potential link to a disease, which can be deadly for cats.

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Watery egg on a sitcom set: Is this town's worst fry up?

Watery egg on a sitcom set: Is this town's worst fry up?

I searched for Tripadvisor's worst-rated eatery and was shocked to find my favourite kebab house – so how does the 'worst breakfast ever' compare?

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Glass milk bottles return to supermarket

Glass milk bottles return to supermarket

Milk in glass bottles is returning to a supermarket's shelves - but a pint could cost you almost double.

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American diner finally takes first orders

American diner finally takes first orders

A new US diner has finally opened following a tumultuous, 19-month-long planning struggle.

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'World's smallest ice cream parlour' to open in phone box

'World's smallest ice cream parlour' to open in phone box

A tiny ice cream parlour promising massive, Instagram-worthy ice creams is set to launch in an old phone box outside a Wetherspoon pub.

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£200k 'food village' to solve takeaway squabbles

£200k 'food village' to solve takeaway squabbles

People could order in a Chinese, Indian, pizza and fish and chips all on the same delivery if ambitious plans are given the go-ahead.

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Claim free Greggs sausage rolls during Euro2020

Claim free Greggs sausage rolls during Euro2020

It'll be rolls for goals when England kick-off this Sunday, with Greggs offering free sausage rolls for goals scored. Here's how:

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By Royal appointment: Secret Drinker returns to Sheerness

By Royal appointment: Secret Drinker returns to Sheerness

They say never go back, but 18 months after one of his most biting reviews, our pub spy returns to the scene of the crime.

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Sneak peek inside pub opening today

Sneak peek inside pub opening today

A long-vacant drinking spot is set to reopen under a new owner - who says punters can expect a 'welcoming, traditional pub with quirky features'.

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Which Kent gins to pick for World Gin Day

Which Kent gins to pick for World Gin Day

To celebrate World Gin Day this weekend, we take a look at some of Kent's best gins, and where to taste and buy them.

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New shop to share site with restaurant

New shop to share site with restaurant

A huge supermarket chain looks set to open a new shop, sharing the premises with an Indian restaurant at a site in Kent.

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Blooming June brings a bumper crop

Blooming June brings a bumper crop

Kent farmers' markets have a bumper crop in June, with strawberries, raspberries and broad beans. Former MasterChef winner Julie Friend tells us more.

Undrinkable: 'The only good thing about the pint? It was served on a beermat'

Undrinkable: 'The only good thing about the pint? It was served on a beermat'

Our Secret Drinker is left with a bitter taste in his mouth as he heads to a town centre pub.

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