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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
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 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, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 161
    Excellent
  • 43
    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
Great food, great service, great surroundings leading to a great meal.

Want wonderful high quality food with a innovative flair? Then this is the place for you. Its food is beautifully cooked and the flavor on the plate compliment each other meaning you taste the meat or veg for the first time. It is extremely reasonably price for the quality you get and a wonderfully... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Kathryn M
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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English first
Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Want wonderful high quality food with a innovative flair? Then this is the place for you. Its food is beautifully cooked and the flavor on the plate compliment each other meaning you taste the meat or veg for the first time. It is extremely reasonably price for the quality you get and a wonderfully extensive and surprisingly good wine list.... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Reading the reviews you get the general idea that this place is pretty darn good at what they do so I won't bother to repeat whats been said before. Just really wanted to advise people that like rice pudding to have the risotto if its still on the dessert menu. If I was to somehow end up on death row... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Had a wonderful meal here. We went for the tasting menu, with matching wines. Loved the pork crackling butter, wow. Great wines, food and service. Very intimate setting, great for a couples night out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We were a family of 4, plus a 7-month old baby in a high chair, celebrating my son-in-law's 40th birthday with a special lunch. Everything was as good as we could possibly have hoped. The service was well paced and friendly. The food was absolutely delicious and the atmosphere was just what we wanted - small and intimate but informal... More 

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Benenden, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I have lost count of the amount of times I have eaten at The West House as I am very lucky that this restaurant is about 10mins from my house. However I rarely take the time to review restaurants despite eating out at some great places regularly. This visit was a treat for my mother's birthday who hasn't been to... More 

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Jersey, Channel Islands
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239 reviews 239 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This restaurant is small and has a simple, understated interior. The menu changes regularly but always offers wonderful food combinations and flavours using igredients which work so well together. We opted for the three course set menu at £40 which offered five or so choices for each course. The portions are modest but the taste and quality are exceptional. There... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Went here with my husband. The food was amazing, the service was impeccable and the village was picturesque. The attention to the fine details was great. I could not praise this place enough.

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Kent
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60 reviews 60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner here and would thoroughly recommend. Food was beautifully presented and absolutely delicious. Great choice of wines that won't break the bank and a really nice house champagne for £45. Nice touch that you can order a range by carafe. A few of us paid the supplement for the cheese and it was worth it. Service was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed the West House. The menu was exceptional and interesting. We have visited many Michelin starred restaurants and the menu is something we will take about for a long time, it was varied - interesting and incredibly tasty. The presentation was also fantastic. We both had the tasting menu, whilst I'm not a vegetarian I... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

we have been wanting to eat here since seeing the chef on Great British Menu . Being a chef my self we love eating out & have been to lots of 1&2 star restaurants . We loved the food here & the service was good too . The set lunch is really good value & nice to have the option... More 

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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: Romantic, 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?