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'The whole bar is firmly locked in the middle of last century'

'The whole bar is firmly locked in the middle of last century'

Old skool charm or Acorn Antiques? Secret Drinker takes a step back in time.

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'I've never felt like a king at a kebab house before'

'I've never felt like a king at a kebab house before'

We sent our reviewer to Kent's hottest new Turkish restaurant, already getting rave reviews, and he was not disappointed.

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Supermarkets recall foods over salmonella fears

Supermarkets recall foods over salmonella fears

Two supermarkets are recalling food items over fears they contain salmonella while there is also a warning about medicated infant formula milk too.

Five flipping great places to eat this Pancake Day

Five flipping great places to eat this Pancake Day

Looking to treat yourself on March 1 for Pancake Day? We’ve five of the best places to check out if you can’t be bothered to FIY (flip it yourself).

Third generation landlord takes over pub

Third generation landlord takes over pub

A husband and wife team are preparing to open their first pub, following in the footsteps of two previous generations of their family.

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'The language from the bar was even fruitier than the ciders'

'The language from the bar was even fruitier than the ciders'

Secret Drinker gets left in 'no man's land' as he visits one of Greene King's family-friendly Hungry Horse pubs.

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'If it's good enough for Bill Bailey it's good enough for me'

'If it's good enough for Bill Bailey it's good enough for me'

We sent our reviewer out to see if it is the food that keeps on attracting TV crews to an unassuming roadside café.

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Village pub scoops Michelin star

Village pub scoops Michelin star

A Kent restaurant has scooped its first Michelin star just 10 months after it was reopened by new owners.

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How much can £50 get you in a charity shop?

How much can £50 get you in a charity shop?

With the cost of living soaring, our reporter went along to a charity shop to see how far her £50 budget would stretch.

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Two-floor jazz bar set to open

Two-floor jazz bar set to open

The on-going revival of a town centre will soon see its latest addition - a 'Prohibition-era style club' - open later this month.

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BBQ joint cooks up a storm at new location

BBQ joint cooks up a storm at new location

Southern soul food and barbecue eats are on the menu as a smoke shack expands to the Kent coast.

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'Lawless' town's vegan spot could make Desperate Dan think twice

'Lawless' town's vegan spot could make Desperate Dan think twice

We review a vegan fast food joint so good it could convert the most blood-thirsty carnivore.

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New taphouse has ale lovers in a spin

New taphouse has ale lovers in a spin

With beers from around the world, visitors to a new drinking venue might have to let the taphouse's 'random spinner' choose their pint for them.

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'Let's screw some money out of tourists'

'Let's screw some money out of tourists'

A council under fire for its 'extortionate' parking charges is considering offering discount rates to residents and higher fees for tourists.

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'It's a village pub you want to keep returning to time after time'

'It's a village pub you want to keep returning to time after time'

I'm hooked! Secret Drinker calls in for a pint and a fish finger sandwich at the Tickled Trout.

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5 ways to instantly save money on your energy bills

5 ways to instantly save money on your energy bills

From taking televisions off standby to shorter showers - here are five ways you can make instant savings on your energy bills.

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Supermarket to use face-scanning cameras to check customers' ages

Supermarket to use face-scanning cameras to check customers' ages

Face-scanning cameras, which will verify the ages of shoppers wanting to buy alcohol, are to be trialled by one of the UK's biggest supermarkets.

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Plans approved for town's fourth McDonald's

Plans approved for town's fourth McDonald's

A 24-hour drive-thru McDonald's has been given the go-ahead despite concerns it could bring traffic chaos to a busy roundabout.

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'Who needs Belgium when you can get chocolate this good at Bluewater?'

'Who needs Belgium when you can get chocolate this good at Bluewater?'

It’s the ultimate destination for chocoholics, but did Cocoba manage to get us in the mood for love?

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'For cod's sake!' Anger over bid to open chippy near Cathedral

'For cod's sake!' Anger over bid to open chippy near Cathedral

A bid to open a chip shop yards from Canterbury Cathedral’s iconic entrance has sparked fears tourists will be hit with the waft of deep-fried fish.

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