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West House

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British, Contemporary
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28 High Street, Biddenden TN27 8AH, England
Headcorn.
+44 (0)1580 291341
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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

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  • 174
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 18
    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
Great food in a relaxed atmosphere

Tip: the restaurant only has 9 tables so book early. Due to rural location taxis can be hard to get at the weekends so book a few days in advance. The West house is not your usual Michelin starred restaurant. The food is very good and each course from the tasting menu was full of flavour and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
Richard A
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Watford, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Watford, England, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Tip: the restaurant only has 9 tables so book early. Due to rural location taxis can be hard to get at the weekends so book a few days in advance. The West house is not your usual Michelin starred restaurant. The food is very good and each course from the tasting menu was full of flavour and beautifully presented. Some... More 

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Wiltshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Surprisingly relaxed atmosphere in this Michelin star restaurant. The lamb was melt in the mouth.. Lovely to see so many locals and return guests - speaks volumes

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a difficult review as I really wanted this place to be my saviour from having to travel up and down to London to get a decent meal, but unfortunately we were left feeling a little underwhelmed. The restaurant is situated in the charming little village of Biddenden and we popped in on a Friday to try lunch. The... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

went for wedding anniversary . Had the six course taster menu and wine as celebrating. The restaurant was very welcoming with a little background music. Waiter and waitress were very helpful. The food was delicious from the sour bread With home made dripping and little cheese biscuits that's before the food Menu came. Smoked haddock and John Dory were our... More 

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Hornsea
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Had a fantastic meal, every dish had been carefully constructed to maximise taste and presentation, perfect. Superb wine and quality service, and what a bargain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Recommend by some friends, I booked this as a surprise outing for my wife's birthday. Even booking four weeks in advance our table wasn't available until 20:30, So if you like to eat early, book very early. Lovely place to eat, just the right size to be cosy, very attentive table staff and a although small, the menu has something... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We wanted a special meal for my husband's birthday and were delighted with the quality of the food and wine at the West House. The restaurant is housed in a 16th century building and has a warm, relaxed ambience. We both went for the taster menu - each course was beautifully prepared and executed and tasted delicious, with a great... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Delicious food, fantastic staff. One of our favourite restaurants ever. We actually don't want to say how good it is in case it makes it difficult to book for the future!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great food, great service, friendly staff and okay value. The atmosphere was warming and comfortable and the interior was very nice. Nice to have chefs like Graham Garrett in these tucked away places so near to us.

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

just book and go here. Fantastic food with excellent service and atmosphere. fish dishes were stunning

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Additional Information about West House

Address: 28 High Street, Biddenden TN27 8AH, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1580 291341
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Biddenden
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
Average Prices: USD 86 - 86
Cuisine: British, Contemporary

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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: British, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?