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Unique Food & Drink Experiences In Kent
Macknade Food Hall in Faversham, Kent
Macknade is a unique food & drink experience, it is so much more than just a food hall, café, deli, florist and event space. The business started life as a family farm back in 1847, before evolving into a PYO farm shop in 1979 and has since grown into the thriving 10,000sqft food hall that it is today. It has a dedicated fridge for organic foods as well as produce being offered throughout the shop in each section. Including fruit, vegetables, cereals, salads, stir-fry mixes and a varied selection from the deli. As well as a butchers counter and food being imported from Italy and locally in Kent. It has a welcoming café, open 7 days a week, serving delicious food. The passionate team create all manner of wonderful dishes, and draw real inspiration from the unique opportunity of having Macknade as their kitchen larder. The café is renowned for its sandwiches, brunch dishes and platters, made up of charcuterie and cheeses hand-selected by the deli team. These personify who Macknade are and what it's all about – trying new, exciting produce from Kent and beyond and sharing that experience with family and friends. This year Macknade is celebrating 40 years of retail and has marked the occasion with a new site in Ashford opening this Autumn.
Pearson's Arms pub in Whitstable, Kent
The Pearson's Arms is located on the seafront and is known for its welcoming cosy feel and quality food and drink. Serving the 'best chips' in Kent according to a nationwide survey from a recently published travel guide based on analysis from local food experts, reader ratings and online reviews. The bar serves real ales, fine wines, summer and winter cocktails and the restaurant has a wholesome menu of locally sourced seasonal foods. Chef and owner TV's Richard Phillips wanted to encourage young diners and has introduced an earlier service to accommodate families wanting to eat together. There is live music on Tuesday and Sunday evening along with the last Friday of the month.