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Read's Restaurant

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British, Contemporary
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Macknade Manor, Canterbury Road, Faversham ME13 8XE, England
(01795) 535344
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
'The very best of British cuisine!'

This restaurant is SO GOOD - that we really don't want too many people to know about it! We want to keep it a secret for ourselves and our close friends! Everything about it is first rate - the setting, the ambiance, the service, the attention to detail, the menu choice - and the value for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Carol R
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Faversham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is SO GOOD - that we really don't want too many people to know about it! We want to keep it a secret for ourselves and our close friends! Everything about it is first rate - the setting, the ambiance, the service, the attention to detail, the menu choice - and the value for money. What more can... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great food quality and service is excellent. Great for romantic meal. Portions not huge but come away comfortable.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Our visits have always been amazing - helpful, caring staff. We usually try to stay in one of the 6 rooms so that we have no drink/drive problems. The food is to die for and the rooms wonderful with every amenity. We are coming back in October

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Another visit to Read's and what a worthwhile visit as always. This is a very lovely and relaxing place to dine. From the moment you arrive until the moment you leave there are smiling, helpful and attentive staff, although the grounds and house make dining here special the staff are the ones who make it even more special, and as... More 

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We stayed the night for our 30th Wedding Anniversary our room was very nice at tension to detail was second to none we had a delicious well presented three course meal and a very relaxing breakfast it is not the cheapest but the quality is second to none.

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Swanley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We visited Read's as a member of a wedding party. We had a fantastic time being served high quality food by pleasant attentive staff. The atmosphere can only be described as relaxed formal. The decor is very nice and my only negative comment is that when you leave to go to the car park it is very dark. It would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

To make your special occasion even more special, I highly recommend Reads Restaurant. The setting is perfect, the staff attentive and knowledgeable. We had the taster menu and wines - every course was delicious! They even created a special taster menu for our friend who is vegetarian! Nothing is too much trouble - it is by far one of our... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Stupendous quality food, gorgeous atmosphere and furnishings. We were a little underdressed as many had suits and smart dresses. Expensive but worth every penny.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My friend and I visited this great restaurant today for the first time to celebrate her birthday. We booked for lunch and were not disappointed. It is a lovely venue with superb food and first class service. I would highly recommend it.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Great food. I love their souffles husband loves their cheese board.Great breakfast and provided us with early breakfast when departing early

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Macknade Manor, Canterbury Road, Faversham ME13 8XE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Faversham
  • Phone Number: (01795) 535344

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?