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Gravesend and Gravesham villages have an excellent and an increasing variety of great places to eat and drink to suit all taste buds.

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Whether you are looking for an inventive Indian Restaurant or fine modern Mediterranean cuisine with panoramic views of the River; an award winning Fish & Chip Restaurant  or good food in the smart surroundings of a village restaurant; a traditional pub within a balls throw of a cricket pitch or a local café; you’ll be able to find somewhere with great food, affordable prices and attention to service.

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places to eat
Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs & Bars
1. No. 84 Tearoom & Eatery

No. 84 Tearoom & Eatery

84 Parrock Road, Echo Square, Gravesend, DA12 1QF

Tel: 01474 56 72 91

No. 84 welcome all with their freshly made to order food. From a Full English to a Cream Tea. It’s a place unconventional to learn to knit or to speak a little French. A place that is not a greasy spoon, more of an antique cake fork.

2. Pad Thai Live


Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street, Gravesend, DA11 0AZ

Thai Restaurant in Kent serving Thai Street Food at Gravesend Borough Market. They deliver high quality, freshly cooked, Thai cuisine at great prices. They have an open kitchen where you are able to watch your dishes being cooked right in front of you. Take in the classic aromas of Thailand as your food sizzles in the pan, then sit down and enjoy your food in a relaxed, informal setting.

3. Chattorey


65 Wrotham Road, Gravesend, DA11 0QB

Tel: 01474 32 21 23


Chattorey (aka Foodies) is an authentic Indian Street Kitchen in the heart of Gravesend, Kent. Made for Foodies, run by Foodies!

4. China Garden Restaurant

China Garden

33 Windmill Street Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1AS

Tel: 01474 33 44 55

Town Centre Chinese Restaurant and Takeway

5. The Best Western Manor Hotel Restaurant

The Manor Roast

Hever Court Road, Singlewell, Gravesend,, Kent, DA12 5UQ

Tel: 01474 35 31 00


Try the Manor Roast Restaurant with a choice of freshly prepared dishes and “Roast of the Day “it’s a great dinning experience for a competitive price.

6. The White Hart Harvester Restaurant
The White Hart Harvester
Rochester Road, Chalk, Nr Gravesend, Kent, DA12 4TN | Tel: 01474 32 32 72


7. Tufail Indian Cuisine


139 Parrock Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1EZ

Tel: 01474 56 61 00


Tufail is pleased to entertain you in its contemporary, comfortable and receptive surroundings where will discover many exciting dishes and enrich your knowledge of Indian cuisine.

8. Reliance Fish Restaurant

Reliance Fish Restaurant

4 Queen Street, Gravesend, Kent , DA12 2EE

Tel: 01474 53 35 93


Reliance Fish Restaurant is an award-winning fish restaurant and takeaway, serving traditional fish and chips in Gravesend.

9. India Palace
India Palace
Station Approach, Meopham, Gravesend DA13 0LU | Tel: 01474 81 20 88


12. Costa Coffee
1 New Rd, Gravesend DA11 0AA | Tel: 01474 32 23 03
11. Chefs Delight
Chef’s Delight
179-180 Windmill St, Gravesend DA12 1AH | Tel: 01474 53 64 84
13. Creams

Creams, Gravesend

32 Milton Road, Gravesend DA12 2RF

Tel: 01474 24 84 42

Italian gelato is renowned for its smooth, rich and creamy taste. Pick from a huge variety of flavours that you won’t find anywhere else.

14.Kohinoor Spice


60 Istead Rise, Gravesend DA13 9JF

Tel: 01474 83 40 45




Hook Green, Wrotham Road, DA13 0JE

Tel: 01474 81 21 54

A restaurant and cocktail lounge serving fine Mediterranean inspired food, Bartellas is a favourite of the charming village of Meopham.


18. Spotlites BrasserieThe Woodville Halls, Civic Centre, Windmill Street, DA12 1AU

19. Sukhothai


6 Windmill Street, Gravesend, DA12 1AD

Tel: 01474 328123


Thai cuisine

20.The Knowle Country House Restaurant

The Knowle

The Knowle, School Lane, Higham, ME3 7HP

Tel: 01474 82 22 62


The aim in this family restaurant is to offer a relaxed, unhurried and personal service in elegant surroundings where flexibility and style are major considerations.

21. The Gandhi

The Ghandi

66 West Street, Gravesend, DA11 0BS

Tel: 01474 535757


The Gandhi, is situated in the heart of Gravesend gives you a true taste of India, allowing you to savour its clever blend of exotic spices, delicate herbs, meats and vegetables.

22. Toby Carvery
Toby Carvery
Coldharbour Rd, Gravesend DA11 8AB | Tel: 01474 53 52 86

23. Treatz Dessert Parlour

Treatz Gravesend

Railway Tavern, 1a Railway Place, Gravesend, DA12 1AP

Tel: 01474 36 57 77

Specialising In Italian Gelato Ice Creams, VIP Milkshakes, & not forgetting our delicious HOT waffles and crepes!

24. Twin Dynasty
Twin Dynasty
46 – 47 Windmill Street, Gravesend, DA12 1BA

Tel: 01474 35 83 88


25. Woodlands Beefeater


Wrotham Road, Gravesend DA11 7LF

Tel: 01474 53 35 56


Pub-style chain serving up a menu of grilled meats and international favourites such as fajitas.

26. Chalk N Tea Room
Chalk N Tea Room
95 Lower Higham Rd, Gravesend DA12 2NQ
27. Bakers and Baristas
St Georges Centre, 15 Kempthorne Street, Gravesend DA11 0TA | Tel: 01474 32 33 59
28. R&M Italiano

R&M Italiano

158 Parrock St, Gravesend DA12 1ER

Tel: 01474 39 49 46


RM Italiano is a real family restaurant, serving some of the most authentic Italian and Lithuanian dishes in Kent. You’re assured a warm welcome whenever you visit.

29. Marie’s Tea Room

Maries Tea Room

17 High Street, Gravesend, DA11 0BA

Tel: 01474 33 51 49


A tea room full of delicious treats for all to enjoy!

30. Sie’s Pie & Mash

Sie's Pie & Mash

St Georges Centre, 15 Kempthorne St, Gravesend DA11 0TA

Tel: 07468 60 00 31

Serving traditional Pie & Mash using an authentic East End recipe with liquor or gravy.

31. Windmill Tavern

Windmill Tavern

45 Shrubbery Road, DA12 1JW

Tel: 01474 35 22 42


The Windmill Tavern is an historic landmark on Windmill Hill. The Windmill now serves quality real ales, wines and spirits in its three bars, with a focus on fresh, home-cooked, quality food for lunch and private functions.

32. The Three Daws

The Three Daws

Town Pier, Gravesend, DA11 0BJ

Tel: 01474 56 68 69


Enjoy locally produced food while overlooking the River Thames at Town Pier Square, The Three Daws is one of, if not the oldest public houses in Kent with the riverside inn dating back to the 1400’s steeped with tales of smugglers

33. The Robert Pocock Wetherspoons

Robert Pocock Wetherspoons

181 Windmill Street, Gravesend, DA12 1AH


This pub is named after the printer and publisher who introduced Gravesend’s first printing press, in 1786, and opened the town’s first library at the back of his high-street shop.

34. Sir John Falstaff

Sir John Falstaff

Sir John Falstaff, Gravesend Road, Higham, Rochester, ME3 7NZ

Tel: 01634 71 71 04


John Falstaff are a smart newly refurbished top quality historic public house/restaurant. Situated opposite Gads Hill Place.

35. The Rum Puncheon Pub

The Rum Puncheon Pub

87 West Street, Gravesend, DA11 0BL

Tel: 01474 35 34 34


Situated in West Street in Gravesend, The Rum Puncheon has the good fortune of having fantastic views over The River Thames, which can be enjoyed fully from our terrace and garden square where alfresco dining can be enjoyed.

36.The Kent Bar and Bistro

The Kent

20 High St Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0BA

Tel: 01474 35 66 10


One of Gravesend’s best loved bars, The Kent offers a wide range of unique and classic cocktails, and a fine selection of premium spirits, draught and bottled beers.

37. The Grapes Bar Cafe

The Grapes Cafe Bar

153 Milton Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2RG

Tel: 01474 53 39 94


Situated close to the centre of Gravesend, the Grapes is a warm and welcoming wine bar/café with a modern, bright interior with great food, beers and cocktails and entertainment.

38. The Leather Bottle

The Leather Bottle

54 The Street, Cobham, Kent, DA12 3BZ

Tel: 01474 81 43 27


No matter what the occasion, come in and see how much they’ve changed. They now have a stylish new look that’s warm, modern and welcoming. New executive chef Roy Branch and his team, have fantastic new menu’s changing season.

39. The Compass Ale House

The Compass Ale House

7 Manor Road

Tel: 07873 918545

The Compass Alee House in Manor Road is the town’s first ever micropub, a kind of no frills boozer where the emphasis is on the beer and the conversation.

40. Cricketers Inn

Cricketers Inn

Wrotham Road, Meopham, Kent, DA13 0QA

Tel: 01474 81 21 63


A Whiting & Hammond Public House and Restaurant. Family-friendly inn with outdoor seating and a global menu of both traditional and modern dishes.

41. TJ’s


15 Milton Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2RF

Tel: 01474 53 38 91


Based next to Gravesend Clock Tower, TJ’s is a historic pub with great food, entertainment and a fantastic beer garden!

42. Amazon & Tiger

The Amazon and Tiger

Harvel Street, Meopham, DA13 0DE

Tel: 01474 814705

The Amazon & Tiger is a popular local village pub situated in rural Kent. The pub is popular with walkers, runners and cyclists due to its great location close to the North Downs Way.

43. Copperfield Stonehouse Pizza and Carvery

The Copperfield

Gravesend Road, Shorne, Kent, DA12 3JW

Tel: 01474 82 23 95


Copperfield offer traditional roast dinners and lunches exactly how you like them, any day of the week.

44. The Goose

Goose Gravesend

23-25 King Street, Gravesend, DA12 2DU


The Goose is a family friendly pub offering delicious food and great drinks.

45. Ship & Lobster

Ship and Lobster Pub

The Riverbank, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2QB

Tel: 01474 324 571

Puplic house which also offers a main meal

46. Six Bells Inn and Restaurant

Six Bells Inn and Restaurant

26 Old Perry Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 8RE

Tel: 01474 56 73 09


Originally a Coaching Inn dating back to c1760. The Six Bells’ menu ranges from popular pub favourites to sandwiches & baguettes.

47. The George

The George

Heavercourt Road, Gravesend DA12 5UQ

Tel: 01474 35 23 06

The George is a traditionally styled pub located just off the A2, a superb carvery is available every day.

48. Waterloo Tavern

Waterloo Tavern

55 Wellingon Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1JQ

Tel: 01474 36 34 61

Public house that offers snacks

49. Ye Olde Leather Bottel

Ye Olde Leather Bottle

1 Dover Road, Northfleet, Kent, DA11 9PH

Tel: 01474 35 52 26

A public house where you can get something to eat as well

50. Ye Olde Coach and Horses Inn

Ye Olde Coach and Horses Inn

25 The Hill, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 9EU

Tel: 01474 56 64 51

A traditional and inviting pub where all our welcome. Serving a comforting food menu, from cheesy chips to our popular cheese burger, offering something for everyone to enjoy.

52. Julius Caesar Italian Restaurant
Julius Caeser Italian
12-14 High St, Gravesend DA11 0BQ Tel: 01474 333555 A warmly-lit leafy interior with Roman scenes on wall friezes and traditional Italian dishes.
53. Vegan Antics
Vegan Antics
70 High St, Gravesend DA11 0BH Tel: 01474 248642
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55. Shapla Restaurant
166 Parrock St, Gravesend DA12 1ER Tel: 01474 537766 An Indian takeaway.
56. The Bluebell Cafe
The Bluebell Cafe
Trosley Country Park, Waterlow Road, Meopham, Gravesend, DA13 0SG
57. The Three Crutches
The Three Crutches
Old Watling Street, Rochester, ME2 3UG
Nestled on the outskirts of Higham village along the River Medway, The Three Crutches is the perfect country escape for both locals and visitors alike. The traditional pub offers old world rustic charm, fused with cosy corners and alfresco dining to enjoy with the whole family.