The Best Pubs in Kent - Best of England Travel Guides

The Best Pubs of Kent

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Whether it is a country pub with a cosy log fire, a michelin star gastro pub or a historic pub with a seaside vista, Kent has it all when it comes to the pub scene

The Goudhurst Inn, Cranbrook

The Goudhurst Inn in Cranbrook is owned by the winery, Hush Heath Estate, in nearby Staplehurst. The pub's focus... Read more →

The Old Neptune, Whitstable

The Old Neptune, known locally as Neppy, is a cozy, seaside boozer that is the subject of many a photo of Whitst... Read more →

The Sportsman, Seasalter

The Sportsman in Seasalter is an unlikely spot for a gastronomic delight but their reputation for fresh, quality... Read more →

The Plough, Langley

The Plough is a stylish gastro pub in the small country village of Langley. The new owners have implemented 5* ... Read more →

The Pepperbox Inn, Maidstone

The Pepperbox Inn is a charming country pub in Maidstone. This is a family run, traditional pub in the heart of ... Read more →

The Freed Man, Walmers

The Freed Man is a micro-pub in the village of Walmer near Deal that opened in 2016 on the site of a former post... Read more →

The Three Chimneys, Biddenden

The Three Chimneys is a lovely traditional Kentish pub. The team behind this rustic pub aims to offer ‘the bes... Read more →

The Compasses Inn, Canterbury

Hidden above the Downs between Canterbury and Ashford in Kent, the Compasses Inn is popular with cyclists and wa... Read more →

The Pound, Canterbury

The Pound at One Pound Lane in Canterbury is home to The Pound Bar & Kitchen, situated within a listed former po... Read more →

The Barrow House, Egerton

A much loved village pub with a stylish overhaul. The Barrow House was crafted in 1576 using timbers from sailin... Read more →

The Star, Matfield

Nestled in the heart of the 'Garden of England', The Star is one of the three great pubs located in Matfield, a ... Read more →

The Pullman, Folkestone

The Pullman in Folkestone is full of character and prides itself on serving "The best from the field and sea". T... Read more →

The Shakespeare, Canterbury

The Shakespeare, Canterbury is a Shepherd Neame owned pub serving gourmet food. Portions are generous and dishes... Read more →

The Dirty Habit, Maidstone

The Dirty Habit is a beautiful 11th Century pub situated in the picturesque Kentish village of Hollingbourne and... Read more →

Fuggles Beer Cafe, Tunbridge Wells

Fuggles Beer Café was established in 2013 with the aim of specialising in the best of British and European beer... Read more →

The Peacock Inn, Cranbrook

Located in Goudhurst, a quiet country village in Kent, The Peacock Inn is a family run, 14th century country pub... Read more →

Duke William, Ickham

Situated just ten minutes outside of the historic City of Canterbury, the Duke William is a contemporary and sty... Read more →

The Kings Arms, Sandwich

The Kings Arms Hotel in Sandwich dates back to Tudor times, circa 1580. Situated just along the river Stour, the... Read more →

The Forge, Whitstable

The Forge in Whitstable is a licensed seaside shack selling fish and chips and oysters straight off of the fishi... Read more →

The Crown Inn, Groombridge

The Crown Inn is a classic country pub in the pretty village of Groombridge, Kent. The pub dates back to 1585, w... Read more →

Pearsons Arms, Whitstable

Pearson’s Arms in Whitstable is a traditional pub downstairs with a restaurant upstairs serving modern, wholes... Read more →

Shepherd Neame Brewery, Faversham

Britain’s oldest brewer offers a fascinating insight into the production of beer, from their rich heritage to ... Read more →

The George and Dragon, Sandwich

The George and Dragon pub in Sandwich has built a name for itself as one of the best places to eat in town. The ... Read more →

Star and Eagle, Goudhurst

The Star and Eagle is located in the pretty village of Goudhurst. Standing at 400ft above sea level, the hotel ... Read more →

Duke William, Ickham

The Duke William in Kent is an idyllic country pub set in the pretty village of Ickham. The combination of open ... Read more →

Ye Olde Yew Tree, Canterbury

Ye Olde Yew Tree Inn is a 14th Century Inn located in the quintessential village of Westbere near Canterbury. ... Read more →

Rose and Crown, Pluckley

The Rose & Crown at Munday Bois dates back to the 17th century. This charming pub promises to 'deliver a warm an... Read more →

The Swan Inn, Ashford

The historic building which houses The Swan Inn in the village of Little Chart, was built during the late 15th c... Read more →

The Black Douglas, Deal

The Black Douglas Coffee House is founded on the principles of good simple food, sourcing locally or direct from... Read more →

The Elephants Head, Tunbridge Wells

This historic pub is right in the heart of the Kent countryside. Experience real ale and hearty freshly prepared... Read more →

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