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Husband and wife landlord team moves in

Husband and wife landlord team moves in

An award-winning pub has been taken over by first-time landlords.

Winemakers mark first full harvest

Winemakers mark first full harvest

It's been a big year for one Kent winemaker as its vines have produced their first full harvest this year.

Check out the best places to check in

Check out the best places to check in

Sixteen of the county's hotels and B&Bs have been featured in the latest Good Hotel Guide, which has been published this week.

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Classic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the Noughties

Classic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the Noughties

A look back at some of the very best nights out at the county's greatest clubs - and the D-list celebrities who joined the party.

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'When it came to the beer I seriously considered drinking the hand sanitizer instead'

'When it came to the beer I seriously considered drinking the hand sanitizer instead'

Secret Drinker's latest pub visit leaves a very bitter taste

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Raise a glass to Oktoberfest

Raise a glass to Oktoberfest

A traditional version of the Bavarian bash, Oktoberfest, will be coming to a Kent park this weekend, complete with a barrel-load of safety measures.

Four-star hotel's incredible price drop to lure guests

Four-star hotel's incredible price drop to lure guests

A four-star hotel has slashed its prices in a bid to fill empty guest rooms.

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Secret Drinker and the fart from the dark

Secret Drinker and the fart from the dark

It's a case of better out than in for our undercover reporter on his latest pub mission

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Feeling ale and hearty

Feeling ale and hearty

There's a double reason to celebrate this week, as pubs offer free beers and new brews for Cask Ale Week and Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight.

Make a morning of it for Macmillan

Make a morning of it for Macmillan

Almost anything goes for this year's Macmillan Coffee Morning, with the charity asking people to do them when they can, and in person or virtually.

'Walking through the door I caught a whiff that reminded me of my nan’s living room'

'Walking through the door I caught a whiff that reminded me of my nan’s living room'

Secret Drinker joins the golden oldies at an historic pub undergoing a facelift.

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New restaurant and bar to open at animal park

New restaurant and bar to open at animal park

A new and 'unpretentious' restaurant and bar will open at a Kent animal park, and will be open to non-visitors too.

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County's pubs calling time for good

County's pubs calling time for good

There have been at least 140 bar and pub closures in the county since 2010 and the industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

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American fashion brand opens Kent store

American fashion brand opens Kent store

A luxury clothing and accessory brand has opened with big discounts.

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Secret Drinker's spicy night out

Secret Drinker's spicy night out

Better than Bangkok? Secret Drinker's Thai night delight

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Kent's micropubs and how they've saved empty spaces

Kent's micropubs and how they've saved empty spaces

When traditional boozers and shops are closing at a rate of knots micropubs are bucking that trend — here's how 8 are making use of vacant spaces.

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Secret Drinker and the bar with no beer

Secret Drinker and the bar with no beer

Our undercover reporter's lips are left tingling as he joins the ladies who lunch

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Celebrate National Fish & Chip Day with chips for tea

Celebrate National Fish & Chip Day with chips for tea

Mark the national day devoted to fish and chips by thanking all chippies for keeping us fed, plus we have a recipe to try from the Hairy Bikers.

'That landlord was just plain rude'

'That landlord was just plain rude'

It wasn't quite the welcome Secret Drinker was hoping for on his latest pub visit

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Michelin quality food on Tom's Garden Party menu

Michelin quality food on Tom's Garden Party menu

TV chef Tom Kerridge has revealed the food he and his top chef friends will be cooking for visitors to his drive-in Garden Party next month.

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