Muddy says: Ticks all the boxes for a quintessential English pub - all year round - with tip top food and stunning rooms to match
Muddy says: Just 5 miles from Tunbridge Wells, this newly-refurbed pub offers good family food and alfresco dining with incredible views across the countryside.
Muddy says: Winner of The Good Pub Guide County Dining Pub 2019, The Three Chimneys not only offers top quality food and service, it's also located in one of the prettiest spots I know.
Muddy says: A friendly, stylish, foodie pub perfectly for both walkers and family fun at Wingham Wildlife Park. Oh and it won Best Destination Pub in the Muddy Awards 2018.
Heading out for lunch with the family? Looking for a good walk that takes in a decent pub for well earned refuelling en route? For non-fussy, decent pub fare in a comfortable, friendly and home-grown environment you can't go wrong with The Chaser Inn.
Muddy says: The Curious Eatery is a fun, friendly, whimsical and quirky place to visit. Think rustic decor, a friendly atmosphere and fresh, vibrant food.
Muddy says: Not to be missed - this fab new eaterie at the end of Deal's iconic pier is one of THE best spots to eat in town with fresh and organic food PLUS it's dog-friendly. Win/win!
Muddy says: One of the best meals Muddy has had in ages (and I eat out A LOT) we're super excited to tell you about this authentic Latin American dining in a pretty 16th century rural country pub. Great for families, sunny days and walking to Bewl Water...
Muddy says: Artisan bakery, coffee house, pub and dining room in the heart of medieval Canterbury, featuring a restored balcony from the drapers situated here for over 150 years.
Muddy says: Famous for its sourdough pizzas and impressive menu of cocktails, fine wines and beer, Chapter is the perfect place to gather with friends or dine with family.
A brilliantly located pub in the heart of Penshurst village, with a view of the entrance to Penshurst Place from the front and stunning fields from the beer garden at the back. Offering decent grub and boutique bedrooms - it's one for over-nighters and locals alike...
Muddy says: Lingfield Park is more than just a racecourse – it is a leisure resort offering racing, a 4* Marriott Hotel and spa and a championship 18-hole golf course.
Muddy says: Introducing our fave tented-pop-up hosts, the brilliant Twisted Bramble, who specialise in supper clubs and Kent events with a difference. Whether you're searching for a fun and original night out with the gang or organising a corporate bash - look no further!
Muddy says: Powder & Magazine is a casual gastro dining restaurant for food and drink lovers and Rochester's new hidden gem.
Muddy says: Bewl is a big, beautiful reservoir offering a fantastic range of outdoor activities - from cycling to open air cinema, children's parties to cookery courses - there's fun stuff to do all year round. Oh and a decent restaurant too!
Muddy says: The perfect nesting spot for a night out, a stone's throw from The Pantiles and more importantly the train station. You're next sleepover is sorted.
Muddy says: The Salutation, is a stunning country-house sitting in the heart of Sandwich, a pretty town on the Kent coastline. The location, elegance and warmth of the place make it the perfect escape whatever the weather.
Muddy says: a rustic restaurant that packs a real foodie punch. Table for two, please, and make it snappy!
Muddy says: Tadpole Tearooms is the perfect place to rest after a long walk or bike ride! If you like wonderful food, a lovely atmosphere and, fantastic service - make sure you stop by.
Muddy says: Winner of Kent's Best Bar in our Muddy Awards in 2018, we are very proud to present this Canterbury bar with a difference in a quirky historic setting.
Muddy says: This country pub with rooms offers exceptional food and a fresh modern vibe. Sitting in the pretty historical village of Wye, with lovely walking nearby in the North Downs, it makes a great weekend getaway...
Muddy says: Hop, skip and jump over to this award-winning Bidborough pub where the interiors are stylish but food is the real star.
Muddy says: Located in idyllic Egerton, The Barrow House offers magnificent views across the Weald of Kent, three en-suite bedrooms and excellent gastro food.
The perfect place for relaxed foodies, with a charismatic chef and located in the heart of a very pretty village - there’s loads of good walks on the doorstep.
Muddy says: With its laid back vibe, top food, great cocktails and a cool working space - Fego in Sevenoaks has something for everyone.
This place will not be to everyone's taste... but if you like eccentricity, total escapism and bling then this quirky boutique stay could be for you!
Muddy says: Owned by Mark Sargeant, ex right hand man to Gordon Ramsay, this cosy pub has everything from a perfectly picturesque beer garden to top notch food.
Muddy Says: A little taste of California just over the border in East Sussex, this restaurant with rooms opposite Camber Sands is a gem for fine dining or a cheeky getaway.
Muddy says: There are plenty of Hotel du Vins in the UK but this venue in Tunbridge Wells is full of enough local character and charm that it feels like a stand-alone venue.
Muddy says: Located on the Deal seafront, 81 Beach Street or ‘81’ is a neighbourhood restaurant that focuses on serving fine dishes without the fuss.
Muddy says: A modern, family-friendly gastro pub just 10 mins outside Canterbury in the pretty, rural village of Lower Hardres.
Welcome to HAMERTON+JONES Sarah is a serial-entrepeneur, kitchen scientist and design addict. Is she building a foodie design empire? We hope so! Kali is a scribbler, esprit collager and quirk hunter. She simply does not have enough time to see and do it all, so has given up sleep. Sarah and Kali met through their […]
The Swan at Chapel Down is an 80 cover restaurant with a private dining Chef’s Table and a terrace with wonderful views across the vineyards and surrounding countryside. Guests enjoy the finest locally and regionally-sourced produce from surrounding farms, producers and the day boats from Rye, in an elegant and relaxed environment. Head Chef Tom […]
Tucked away down a pretty lane just outside Tunbridge Wells, The Beacon is a naturally abundant and delicious home for caring, sharing and giving. Set within seventeen acres of woodland with three lakes, The Beacon grows many of its own vegetables, herbs and fruit with dishes such as beetroot salad with burnt apple, goats’ curd and […]
Set on a village green in Southborough, just outside Tunbridge Wells, there are twenty six chairs for twenty six people. Head Chef, Scott Goss, changes his menu daily creating dishes with ingredients sourced from the Kent and East Sussex larder – game birds, mushrooms, oysters and cherries are all local including wines from English wine […]