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

Blue wave

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.

If you are looking for local, fresh and seasonal produce you can come along to one of Gravesham’s monthly Farmers’ Markets at Gravesend, Meopham or Vigo.

We’re part of the National Hygiene rating scheme, which allows you to check out your favourite pubs, clubs, take-aways and restaurant hygiene ratings. Only businesses with 4 and 5 ratings are listed below. Inspections are an on-going proccess and listings will alter accordingly to reflect changes.

places to eat
Restuarants & Cafes
1. il Padrino

il Padrino

22 Stone Street, Gravesend, DA11 0NP

Tel: 01474 32 00 66

il Padrino is family run, and featured on BBC2 The Restaurant Man.

2. 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.

3. Singh’s Restaurant

Singh's Restaurant

151 Milton Road, Gravesend, DA12 2RG

Tel: 01474 24 77 50

Speciality: Authentic Indian Cuisine

Singh’s is an Indian restaurant specialising in pure vegetarian and western fusion dishes along with Indian delicacies.

4. Sultan Sofrasi

Sultan Sofrasi

44 New Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0AB

Tel: 01474 56 79 84

Speciality: Turkish

If you enjoy Traditional Turkish food then Gravesend Sultan Sofrasi is the right restaurant for you.

5. Caesars


16 King Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2EB

Tel: 01474 33 35 55

Caesars is a fully licensed Italian Restaurant and offer superb Italian cuisine for you to enjoy in pleasant surroundings. You can also enjoy the taste of freshly cooked traditional Italian Cuisine in the comfort of your own home.

6. 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!

7. China Garden Restaurant

China Garden

33 Windmill Street Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1AS

Tel: 01474 33 44 55

Town Centre Chinese Restaurant and Takeway

8. Divizia


34 Queen Street, DA12 2EE

Tel: 01474 36 00 42

DIVIZIA is an authentic brand representing Northern Italy’s food traditions. DIVIZIA guarantees good quality as there products originate from genuine Italian producers.

9. The Manor Roast 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.

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

11. Fisherman’s Catch

Fisherman's Catch

71 New Rd, Gravesend, DA11 0AE

Tel: 01474 36 03 99

Your local, traditional fish and chip shop!

12. Tufail


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.

13. 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.

14. India PalaceStation Approach, Meopham, Gravesend DA13 0LU | Tel: 01474 81 20 88

15. Bassant Restaurant

25-26 Milton Rd, Gravesend DA12 2RF | Tel: 01474 36 55 55

16. Burger King Thamesgate Shopping Centre, New Road, Gravesend DA11 0AU | Tel:01474 56 61 65
18. Chefs Delight
179-180 Windmill St, Gravesend DA12 1AH | Tel: 01474 53 64 84
19. Coffee Republic Deli12 New Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0AA | Tel: 01474 56 04 83
20. Costa Coffee1 New Rd, Gravesend DA11 0AA | Tel: 01474 32 23 03
21. Creams Café

Creams, Gravesend

2 Milton Pl, Gravesend DA12 2BT

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.

22. Debenhams CafeClive Road, Gravesend, DA11 0RR
23. Brasserie 32


32 Windmill St, Gravesend DA12 1AH

Tel: 01474 32 44 07

Brasserie 32 is a new and fresh approach to food in Gravesend. ‘32’ is about offering a relaxed, quality dining and drinking experience

24. GreggsThamesgate Shopping Centre, 79 New Rd, Gravesend DA11 0AF | Tel: 01474 56 76 67
25.Kohinoor Spice


60 Istead Rise, Gravesend DA13 9JF

Tel: 01474 83 40 45

26. Milaad 2


50 New Road, Gravesend, DA121 0AD

Tel: 01474 32 07 77

Milaad2 have created an ambiance that will make you feel relaxed and welcomed while enjoying authentic Indian foods.

27. Simply Spuds

Simply Spuds

1 Kempthorne Street , Gravesend , Kent, DA11 0TA

Tel: 01474 20 77 92

An independent catering outlet offering a range of hot and cold foods, ideal for on the move or why not enjoy lunch in the open air seating area.

28.McDonalds 85-87 New Rd, Gravesend DA11 0AF | Tel: 01474 32 31 53
29.Pizza Hut RestaurantImperial Business and Retail Park, Thames Way, Gravesend. DA11 0DQ | Tel: 01474 33 34 34


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.

31.Priscillas Pantry161 Parrock St, Gravesend DA12 1ER | Tel: 07443 59 56 78

32.St Georges Restuarant

St Georges Diner

18 St Georges Square, Gravesend, DA11 0TA

Tel: 01474 56 62 29

One of the longest standing diners in Gravesend, Kent, with over 25 years experience behind them. St George’s Diner pride themselves on the standard of their cooking.

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

34. The Blue Cow Coffee Shop

the Blue Cow Coffee Shop

15 Camer Parade, Wrotham Road, Meopham, DA13 0JL

Tel: 01474 813110

Blue Cow Coffee Shop offer quality hot drinks, along with
bagels and rolls filled with locally sourced ingredients.

35. Sukhothai


6 Windmill Street, Gravesend, DA12 1AD

Tel: 01474 328123

Thai cuisine

36.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.

37. 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.

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

39. 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!

40. The Prosecco Bar

Processco Bar

44 High Street, Gravesend, DA11 0AY

Tel: 01474 24 82 63

Relax at Gravesend’s newest Wine Bar. With a selection of the finest wines and a great atmosphere.

41. Twin Dynasty46 – 47 Windmill Street, Gravesend, DA12 1BA

Tel: 01474 35 83 88

42. 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.

43. Chalk Village and Tea RoomsLower Higham Road, Chalk, DA12 2NQ

44. BB’s Coffee & MuffinsSt Georges Centre, 33 Kempthorne Street, Gravesend DA11 0TA | Tel: 01474 32 33 59
45. Leonardos173 Windmill St, Gravesend DA12 1AH

Tel: 01474 33 36 56

46. 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.

47. Maries 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!

48. 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.

49. Riva Bar & Restaurant
Riva Bar & Restaurant
Town Pier, West Street, Gravesend DA11 0BJ

Tel: 01474 364694

Sitting on the oldest cast iron pier in the world is the glass-walled Mediterranean restaurant ‘Riva’ which looks out towards the River Thames.

Pubs & Bars
50. 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.

51 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

52. The Robert Pocock Wetherspoons

Robert Pocock Wetherspoons

181–183 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.

53. 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.

54. 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.

55. The Kent

The Kent

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.

56. The Grapes Public House & Wine Bar

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.

57. The Leather Bottle

The Leather Bottle

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.

58. 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.

59. 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.

60. 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!

61. Millers Cottage Pub

Millers Cottage Pub

31 Shrubbery Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1JW

Tel: 01474 35 83 54

A public house that offers something to eat

62. The Darnley Arms

The Darnley Arms

40 The Street, Cobham, Kent, DA12 3BZ

Tel: 01474 81 42 18

This family friendly is based in the village of Cobham, offering a wide range of drinks and homecooked food.

63. 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.

64. The Copperfield

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.

65. Goose Gravesend

Goose Gravesend

23-25 King Street, Gravesend, DA12 2DU

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

66. Ship and Lobster Pub

Ship and Lobster Pub

The Riverbank, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2QB

Tel: 01474 324 571

Puplic house which also offers a main meal

67. 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.

68. 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.

69. Waterloo Tavern

Waterloo Tavern

55 Wellingon Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1JQ

Tel: 01474 36 34 61

Public house that offers snacks

70. Ye Olde Leather Bottel

Ye Olde Leather Bottle

1 Dover Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 9PH

Tel: 01474 35 52 26

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

71. 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.