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Old Well Restaurant

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Howfield Manor Hotel Howfield Lane | Chartham Hatch, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7HQ, England
+44 1227 733892
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We dined here on our first night of our weekend break. It was so good that we cancelled our Saturday night table in Canterbury to dine in the hotel again! The menu wasn't extensive, but the choices made for difficult choosing....they all sounded scrummy. My calves livers were melt in the mouth, followed by duck which was cooked to perfection.... More 

Thank Acrepeople
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here last week and enjoyed a lovely meal here, very quirky hotel and restaurant and real ale served at the bar.

Thank Robert C
Vancouver BC
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The hotel is lovely and so is the restaurant; historic, quiet, and good food. Nice choice; pub/inexpensive or restaurant/fine dining.

Thank MisterPG
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Nice staff great service and good food and great value I would recommend the steaks house wine was also very good

Thank Brian_Jill2015
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2 reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2016

after a long journey I had an evening meal here with a friend who was getting married there the next day.. the food was amazing , as were the staff . totally recommend this place and set in stunning grounds too

Thank Amanda D
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The food and service was very very good. I ate from the set evening meal menu which consisted of starter of scallops and crab risotto and main was lamb and vegetables and bed of delicious creamed potatoe finishing with bread and butter pudding with ice cream. What a delight

Thank i_sykes471
Manchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I didn't choose per se to dine at the Old Well Restaurant. I was staying at Howefield Manor and after a long day was too tired to find someone to eat. This being part of the hotel was the only real choice. It was a set menu of two courses for one price or three for another. For the main... More 

Thank lwdcourt
Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Had Sunday lunch today with a couple of friends. The food was lovely and really good value for money. Staff for friendly and attentive. Would highly recommend.

1 Thank Shelly F
Nashville, Tennessee
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

The food was delicious, the setting is romantic and historic and the service is top notch. It is a bit pricey but not outrageous and worth the high quality food.

Thank RoseZ1963
Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2015

,We. attended a Family Wedding, Which was GREAT, and the Venue was Great too. The Staff where excellent, and I danced all evening, and suffering now

Thank Sandra S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 32
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Howfield Manor Hotel Howfield Lane | Chartham Hatch, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Chartham
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 733892
Excellent local produce in an relaxing environment

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?