31 Jul 2013

Great Country Pubs

It’s summer – time to be planning weekends away and lazy lunches with family and friends. Across the South East our traditional country pubs are also at their very best with gardens

30 Jun 2013

Vintage Tea

Delicate floral china, scrumptious home-baked goodies, pots of hot tea, lumps of sugar and finger sandwiches – these are all ingredients that make up the traditional English afternoon tea. It is thought

30 Jun 2013

A Year of Kent Gourmet

Follow Chapter One’s Chef Patron, Andy McLeish, on a year long journey to discover the fabulous food Kent has to offer. I’m Andy McLeish, Chef Patron at Michelin-starred and 4 AA Rosette

24 May 2013

International Opera Star comes to Eastwell Manor

Eastwell Manor is proud and excited to have the international singing sensation, Dorothee Jansen performing the nine female arias from The Marriage of Figaro on Wednesday, 12 June. This performance sees this renowned opera

13 May 2013

Kent’s Foremost Mediterranean Restaurant

Situated in the Kent town of West Wickham, the family friendly Mediterranean restaurant, Prima Donnas, launched in 1993 and has long since gained a steadfast reputation as a firm favourite with local

18 Mar 2013

Old Dairy Brewery continues to churn out the cream of the crop

A traditional microbrewery, located in the weald of Kent and housed in an old milking parlour, Old Dairy Brewery got off the ground just over three years ago. They are proud to

18 Mar 2013

Back on the Culinary Map – Eastwell Manor

Most of my fellow Kent residents have come across Eastwell Manor in their time; it being one of the county’s most beautiful treasures. The manor house, parts of which date back to

12 Mar 2013

Charity Lunch to Benefit Pilgrims Hospices

Hortons Drink & Dine in Ashford are hosting a charity lunch on 1st April to raise money for Pilgrims Hospice, to help and support the charity in order to aid them continuing

02 Mar 2013

De Martino Wine Dinner at ABode Canterbury – Wednesday 20th March 2013

For those who are interested in fine Chilean wine, ABode Canterbury is hosting a dinner with one of the country’s most notable properties, De Martino, on Wednesday 20th March. Founded in 1934 De Martino

24 Jan 2013

The George Celebrates Rye Bay Scallop Week

This boutique hotel is one of the most inspiring coaching-inn conversions we’ve seen in Southern England. The George in Rye ballroom’s high walls are hung with a diverting bird-patterned wallpaper; the chairs clad in

11 Jan 2013

Rye Bay Scallop Tasting Menu at The Ambrette

To celebrate the Rye Bay Scallop Week (Sunday 2nd to 10th February), The Ambrette’s Michelin-rated chef patron Dev Biswal has created a unique sampler to showcase scallop-cooking techniques from around the world.

07 Jan 2013

Recipe from Michael Caines: Caramelised Lemon Tart with Crème Chantilly

Wow your guests (or maybe just yourself!) with this mouth-watering lemon tart by ABode Canterbury’s chef Michael Caines. Serves 12 Sweet pastry 250g butter 175g icing sugar 3 eggs 1 pinch of