Tucked away on the outskirts of Canterbury, in Kent, and attached seamlessly to Boughton Golf Club, sits this rather swish hotel. On the top destination list – but not designed solely for – golfers, the Cave is also popular for weddings, girlie weekends and date nights.
Let’s start with the name. Caves were the original hotels. In our past we used caves for warmth, sanctuary and shelter. In our nomadic lives they gave protection from the elements; sanctums of peace for rest and recuperation. Safe places where we built social bonds, created art and formed our culture.
Today Cave Hotel is a luxury escape that feels instinctively right. Not just a night’s sleep: an atmospheric and inviting experience. Think dark, warm tones throughout – extensive American walnut panelling, textured wall coverings including feature stone walls and sumptuous bespoke furnishings. Low, hygge-style lighting makes it cosy and the slick industrial elements giving a stylish contrast.
The Cave is not a low-key, shabby chic hideaway. The vibe is deliberately dramatic and modern – where gloss, high spec is the method for immersing guests in total luxury during their stay. All rooms come equipped with a super king size bed, scene selection lighting, a 65 inch HD TV, a desk with universal charging points, a rainfall shower and a private terrace or balcony.
Cave is perfect for wedding ceremonies and receptions in the gorgeous marquee which offers a completely private area for you and your guests. With a beautiful starlit ceiling and atmospheric lighting inside and out it is perfect for those looking to have up to 140 Guests and 200 Evening Guests. The grounds make for the perfect backdrop for photos, and Cave’s 41 bedroom hotel enables the wedding party to stay the night really making the most of the festivities. Read on for the full variety of packages to choose from.
Set in 167 acres of rolling countryside with the breathtaking backdrop of the magnificent Kentish North Downs, Cave Hotel and stunning 18 Hole Championship Golf Resort is one of the best pay and play golf courses in Kent.
THE FOOD & DRINK
The Firepit is a contemporary, fine dining, sharing-plate experience. The smokey, barbecue aromas of the American west combine with the delicately spiced tastes of the far east to create ambitious dishes that excite the tastebuds and showcase the finest in global cooking. A glossy Firepit bar nestles cosily alongside the first floor restaurant.
Or dine in the new and exciting Cowgirl restaurant where you’ll discover a unique blend of Texas and Asian, Korean style dishes. From sticky spare rib stacks to honey butter fried chicken wings, not forgetting their incredible USDA smoked beef brisket in a salt and pepper rub. Vegetarian, or gluten conscious? They’ve got that covered too.
Sip on one of their signature cocktails before your dinner reservation in The Cowgirl Lounge, right in the heart of Cave. Make mine a French 75 please…
Full review coming soon!
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Brickfield Lane, Boughton Nr Canterbury, Kent, ME13 9AJ
01227 752 277
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