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| Eastwell Park, Boughton Lees, Ashford TN25 4HR, England
01233213000
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 35
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  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Retirement treat

Our lunch today was a gift from colleagues and we had been looking forward to it for some time. Reception and initial bar service was excellent. We arrived early to have a pre lunch drink but felt pressured to take our place early in the restaurant. Our order was taken in the bar and when we were... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
NuNu55
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Deal, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A pleasant afternoon tea with the family. A good range or sandwiches, delicious scones and cakes. A selection of teas were available though significantly reduced from when I last visited a few years ago.

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managementeastwell, Owner at The Manor Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you. We will ask our chef to review this. More 

Kent, UK
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28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Yesterday, four friends and I had afternoon tea at Eastwell Manor, I believe it was served in the library. From start to finish I can't fault it. The staff were lovely, very attentive and polite, the afternoon tea was all delicious. Lovely warm homemade scones, homemade lemon curd, delicious pastries, lovely sandwiches. Two of our party had the traditional tea,... More 

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managementeastwell, Owner at The Manor Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, keep bringing all your friends! More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I was given a gift voucher for Eastwell Manor as a leaving present from my work colleagues and decided to use it for a meal for myself and husband. The food was exceptional. The staff both in the manor and restaurant were friendly and welcoming. Service was prompt and attentive, I would highly recommend this hotel.

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managementeastwell, Owner at The Manor Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review; we are delighted you enjoyed your treat and hope you will visit us again soon. More 

uk
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My sister and I brought my elderly mother here two weekends ago for the afternoon tea. She is very infirm so I was rather apprehensive, however I needn't have worried at all. The service was extremely good. It was attentive without being intrusive. The staff were friendly and professional. We were presented with our drinks first. My sister and I... More 

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managementeastwell, Owner at The Manor Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your praise and the comments about planning permission are absolutely correct. More 

Deal, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Our lunch today was a gift from colleagues and we had been looking forward to it for some time. Reception and initial bar service was excellent. We arrived early to have a pre lunch drink but felt pressured to take our place early in the restaurant. Our order was taken in the bar and when we were ready we moved... More 

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managementeastwell, Owner at The Manor Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry, some of our young staff obviously need a little bit more training. More 

tonbridge
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The setting, service, food and champagne were perfect. Good price too. The afternoon tea was enjoyed to background piano music!

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managementeastwell, Owner at The Manor Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, glad you enjoyed it. We have A Touch of Class! afternoon teas on the last Friday of the month with our resident pianist. More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We had a wonderful lunch for my birthday last week. We all chose the tasting menu with wine. Each plate was exquisite, the flavours unique, and the wines complemented the food. The staff were attentive and knowledgable about each dish, they couldn't do enough to please us. Then we had a lovely walk in the grounds. We all loved it... More 

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managementeastwell, Owner at The Manor Restaurant, responded to this review

We have a great gardening team led by Richard, our Head Gardener and, of course, a great kitchen brigade led by Byron. More 

maidstone kent
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Celebrated my 5Oth Birthday on the 10th June and had a wonderful lunch . The food,staff & service were all 1st Class . Can't wait to visit again ! Eastwell Manor has to be one of my favourite hotels .

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managementeastwell, Owner at The Manor Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, hope to see you again soon. More 

Southampton
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

What a stunning location...and should have been a perfect evening. Cannot fault the food...the Chateaubriand was simply magical and the desert and accompanying wine perfect but there was a major problem! Service - absolutely shocking, poor and of a very low standard. The maître dee was embarrassed for us and ashamed of our experience. Hhhmmm - sorry guys, you got... More 

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managementeastwell, Public Relations Manager at The Manor Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, delighted you enjoyed the food and wine; we will make sure that Chef and the kitchen brigade see your comments. We are very sorry about the service. It seems that some of our young team need more training and that is in hand. We hope that you will visit us again soon and give us the opportunity of... More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We booked a table for a bank holiday Monday lunch as a surprise for my father. It was a very special surprise following a difficult year. We arrived by helicopter selecting Eastwell because I have had excellent food and service before and because of the helipad. The helicopter arrival delivered but after that it went a bit down hill. Firstly... More 

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managementeastwell, Owner at The Manor Restaurant, responded to this review

This review was responded to in May but for some reason suddenly rejected in July. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: | Eastwell Park, Boughton Lees, Ashford TN25 4HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford  >  Boughton Lees
  • Phone Number: 01233213000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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