Visiting one of the county's wonderful eateries offers the perfect opportunity to sample the local cuisine, as well as spend quality time with friends and family.



our favourites

THE PIG HOTEL
BRIDGE PLACE

With an obsessive for home-grown, local, simple food done well, great for casual dining on their garden terrace.

An intriguing old building with a rock-n-roll vibe, which over the past four decades has been home to some renowned parties and gigs playing host in the ‘70s to Led Zeppelin and the like.

Food type: Gastro style
18 min drive from Crabtree Farm

The Pig Hotel, Bourne Park Rd, Bridge
Canterbury, CT4 5BH
www.thepighotel.com/at-bridge-place

Image by Rachel Phipps

WHY WE LOVE IT

Just check out the outdoor garden, and don’t forget to grab a cheeky12 cocktail before eating!



local food

THE FIVE BELLS
EAST BRABOURNE

A quintessential cosy English country pub.

The Five Bells is a stunning 16th century inn overlooking the rolling hills of the North Downs in East Brabourne. It has twice been voted Kent Life Pub of the Year and winner of Kent Pub of the Year at the 2019 National Pub Awards.

Food type: Gastro pub style
7 min drive / 50 min walk from Crabtree Farm

The St, East Brabourne
Ashford TN25 5LP
www.fivebellsbrabourne.co.uk

WHY WE LOVE IT

One of our favourite cosy country pub.
Great food and locals ales.
They have around 3 roaring fires in winter
Check out their Gin bar 🙂



THE KINGS HEAD
WYE

A beautiful Kentish gastropub at the foot of the Wye downs.

Right in the centre of historic Wye village stands The Kings Head, a Victorian coaching inn, which has proudly put its crown back on as one of Kent’s, and the UK’s, best places to eat and drink.

Food type: Gastro pub style
8 min drive / 1 hrs walk from Crabtree Farm

Church Street, Wye
Ashford, Kent TN25 5BN
www.kingsheadwye.com

WHY WE LOVE IT

For a lazy dinner check out their take away hand made authentic Neapolitan style pizza service from the Kings Shed.

www.kingshed.co.uk



NEW FLYING HORSE
WYE

A very special old country inn on the edge of the Kent Downs.

Set in a 17th-century posting house featuring oak beams and gleaming brasses, New Flying Horse Inn boasts an on-site bar and restaurant, as well as a garden.

Food type: Pub style
8 min drive / 1 hrs walk from Crabtree Farm

Library, 6 Upper Bridge St
Wye, Ashford TN25 5AN
www.newflyinghorsewye.co.uk



fine food

FORDWICH ARMS
FORDWICH

Sunning pub, beautiful food, well worth its Michelin star and definitely worth a visit.

Boasting a lovely 1930’s bar and oak panelled dining room with three open fires. Additionally, in the summer months the riverside location gives rise to a beautiful dining terrace and garden with views over the river Stour.

Food type: Fine
25 min drive from Crabtree Farm

Fordwich Arms, King Street
Fordwich, Kent CT2 0DB
www.fordwicharms.co.uk

WHY WE LOVE IT

One of our favourite fancy fine dinning country pubs.
You can order a local cab company from Fordwich to collect and bring you home 🙂
Local Kentish ingredients, sourced direct from local farms and producers.
Food is delivered in a relaxed, comfortable and welcoming style.
A little note: You’ll need to book in advance 



BRIDGE ARMS
BRIDGE

The Bridge Arms is nestled within the beautiful rural village of Bridge.

With a menu that are produce driven, focused on seasonality and provenance, cooked over charcoal and produced from a local Kentish woodland, its a real treat for the tastebuds.

Food type: Fine / Gastro
18 min drive from Crabtree Farm

53 High St, Bridge
Canterbury CT4 5LA
www.bridgearms.co.uk



COMPASS INN
CRUNDALE

Modern British food in a 16th century Kentish Inn.

The Compasses Inn, in Crundale, Kent, is a real gem of a country pub. Hops hang from the ceiling’s wooden beams, enticing smells waft from the kitchen and regulars sit laughing and drinking at the bar.

Food type: Fine / Gastro
13 min drive from Crabtree Farm

Sole Street, Crundale,
Canterbury, Kent CT4 7ES
www.thecompassescrundale.co.uk

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