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  • Eat out: Raspberry Room, Brasted

    This gorgeous new tea room is bringing a bit of glamour, a splash of colour and a taste-buds treat to the 'burbs pictureque village of Brasted, near Sevenoaks. Be one of the first to take your girlfriends or granny here – it’s going to be super popular!

  • 31 Below, Marylebone

    You can keep Oxford, Bond and Kensington - it's Marylebone High Street and its new watering hole, 31 Below, all the way for me!

  • INSIDER GUIDE: FOLKESTONE

    This town has not only gained a reputation for its artistic heart - it's also making convincing marks on the foodie map. What more reason do you need to visit?

  • 25 Cool Cafés

    The Kent cafés that offer relaxed charm, quality home-made food and a friendly smile. Be rude not to work through them one-by-one, right?

  • Insider Guide: Deal

    Voted one of best places to live earlier this year by The Sunday Times, complete with beach, fine food and shopping, Deal is proving to be a worthy contender as one of the coolest beach towns in Kent

  • 20 coolest, cutest cafés

    The Kent cafés that offer relaxed charm, quality home-made food and a friendly smile

  • Decent coffee, home-made food AND gorgeous gifts... let me introduce you to a charming new rural eaterie - this cute café of curiosities

  • Muddy eats: Framptons

    Next time you’re in Tunny Wells you might want to check out Framptons – a cool new Café Bar & Kitchen that opened just last month. Located in the heart of the Pantiles and split over two floors it’s the kind of place you can drop in for breakfast through mid-morning coffee, light or full […]

  • Muddy eats: The Curious Eatery, Boughton Monchelsea

    If there was ever a place that summed up what the my eating reviews are all about, it’s The Curious Eatery. Firstly I heard about it through a Facebook tip off from an old journo friend (thanks Louis!) who happens to live in the area and knew it would be of real interest to you […]

  • 10 Kent places to eat with amazing views

    In this county we are truly blessed – beautiful countryside on the interior and stunning coastline around the edges. So I’d like to start this post with the caveat that I am fully aware that there are many, many wonderful pubs and restaurants in Kent with truly awesome views. In fact I could probably list […]

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