As it starts to get very very cold outside, there are few things better than heading to a cosy Kent pub for a traditional Sunday roast whilst the rain is pouring!
Here are 6 of our favourite places to enjoy an enjoyable roast in Kent. Due to their popularity during the festive months, we definitely recommend booking a table.
The Bridge Arms is nestled within the beautiful rural village of Bridge situated within the Nailbourne Valley 2.5km South of the cathedral city of Canterbury.
Originally a coaching inn the Bridge Arms dates back to the 16th century, once a baiting house the grade II listed pub boasts large original fireplaces for the winter months and sparse outside garden with outside bar for the warmer summer months.
The food is cooked to perfection and the presentation is absolutely superb. The whole ambiance is lovely and perfect for a country pub, but with a refined touch. The service is exceptional, friendly and very helpful. The way the food is bought out to you is almost choreographed with multiple team members in sync.
The Anchor Inn is a multi award winning family friendly, traditional village pub in the heart of Wingham. They pride ourselves in providing a friendly atmosphere in which to enjoy high quality Real Ales, Wines and excellent Pub Food at very reasonable prices.
They have a large family garden with Petanque and Bat and Trap in Summer and roaring log fires in Winter, which is all you need for a cosy Sunday Roast.
Situated in the Quintessential village of Wickhambreaux, The Rose Inn is a family run pub which was built in the 1300's. With it's quirky character - existing wooden beams, locally sourced hops, log burner and open fire. The garden looks over the beautiful village green.
They have recently opened after a few months of closure, and are back serving homemade locally sourced food, including Sunday Roasts!
The Bucks Head is a cosy traditional country pub just outside of Sevenoaks. It's a family-run pub owned and is dog-friendly for all those with fluffy companions!
One customer review wrote "best roast dinner ever", saying: "Followed by a roast chicken meal, roast beef and a child's roast chicken. The meat was absolutely delicious, perfectly cooked, the cauli cheese was to die for. We rarely eat a roast out but saw a couple of people tucking in to theirs as we arrived and they looked delicious, so we went for it. So glad we did!"
The gorgeous cosy pub which is The Dove is only 15 minutes by car from Faversham, Canterbury or Whitstable. It has a cosy log burning fire inside and promises a warm welcome; we can't think of anything better for a Sunday Lunch!
One customer review states; "The roasts were extremely generous in portion size, so don’t order a starter first! The shoulder of lamb mains were superb and the gravy was incredible!"
The Fordwich Arms, located next to the pretty River Stour in the smallest town in Britain, boasts a lovely 1930's bar and oak panelled dining room with three open fires.
At The Fordwich Arms you can enjoy lunch or dinner in the beautiful old pub building or, in the summer months, out on the riverside terrace. The seasonal menus focus on provenance, showcasing the best of local Kentish ingredients, sourced directly from local farms and producers.
Thank you for taking the time to read our article, we hope you have found some inspiration to book your next Sunday Roast! Due to their popularity during the festive months, we definitely recommend booking a table.
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