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West House

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Contemporary, British
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28 High Street, Biddenden TN27 8AH, England
Headcorn.
+44 (0)1580 291341
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 146
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Birthday lunch

We had a delicious lunch here today . A special treat for my nephews wife birthday as there are visiting from Singapore .we will look forward to lunching again , we where made to feel very welcome .

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Sam B
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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213 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We had a delicious lunch here today . A special treat for my nephews wife birthday as there are visiting from Singapore .we will look forward to lunching again , we where made to feel very welcome .

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Hastings, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

It has been a few years since we ate at this restaurant. We were impressed then - having been introduced to sous vide rump steak. Today they excelled again. For £25 per head we were rewarded with an excellent lunch - canapes, home made bread/ dripping, the best olives we have ever eaten, starter main and dessert - all portions... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We visted Nov 2014, A family run restaurant that really cares. The sour dough bread is amazing and I could have that for the rest of my life. The food was really good. So many interesting flavours and textures. The hare was fantastic, and very hard to find these days. Would love going to this place every month ! The... More 

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I had an amazing meal with friends here last week and we had some hors dourves as we sat down, beautiful little cheesy biscuits, home made bread, butter and beef dripping served like a mousse to spread instead of butter. it was melt in the mouth, light as a feather and delicious,it is worth going there for a meal just... More 

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Kent
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Food, service and atmosphere are all perfect for a special occasion. The foodies out there will love the interesting combinations and the personal touch of a relatively small cosy restaurant finish the atmosphere off perfectly.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I was treated to this lovely place for my birthday. We had the Taster Menu, a wonderful way to experience the restaurants many different dishes and make the most of the experience. Highly recommend the Venison. A very different atmosphere to your usual Michelin starred restaurant, laid back, no ponsy table cloths or wait staff, a wood burner...an all round... More 

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Aldeburgh,Suffolk,United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Very pretty restaurant.Not very busy, but still a nice atmosphere.Service very good and the food just to die for.I will certainly come back again when I am in Kent

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We went here for our anniversary treat and we were not disappointed. The food was tasty, very well presented, and the staff attentive. A little pushy on the wine front, but the atmosphere was laid back and comfortable. Would recommend to others.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I've eaten here several times over the years and it never fails to impress. The added bonus is the price, it's considerably cheaper than the other quality restaurants in the county. Excellent food, beautiful building, good size tables, attentive service.......it goes on.....

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

For a small restaurant in a sleepy village, West House beats some of the big name fine dining restaurants that charge more and are less friendly. The venison and vanilla risotto was sensational. I'm glad I only live 20 minutes away. The tasting menu was a real treat and very high end cooking.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28 High Street, Biddenden TN27 8AH, England
  • Public Transportation: Headcorn.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Biddenden
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1580 291341

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 86 - 86
  • Cuisine: Contemporary, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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