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The Allotment


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017, 2019 Winner

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Local cuisine, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Traditional home cooked British classics and European favorites offering local & seasonal selections. Lunch. Afternoon Tea. Evening dinner. Vegetarian, vegan & Gluten free friendly. Game dishes. Kentish produce.
$5 - $20
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
European, British
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu is diverse, french, english and American, so something for everyone, maybe not vegans. The staff are a little odd which is what makes it quirky. All in all great food and a very pleasant evening.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Dover recently and found The Allotment. Food was nice, good atmosphere and lovely friendly staff.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From reading the reviews we were expecting something better. Rather basic restaurant with average food. Service was good.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank EllalouiseLewes
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Huge choice on the menu. Beautiful flavours from fresh herbs in dressings. Served quickly and great care taken to ensure we were content from Vicky a lovely smiley lady who aims to please and she certainly did ! Would definitely recommend here and will be...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Karen C
Reviewed May 9, 2019

Having read the good reviews my friend and I decided to try The Allotment for lunch yesterday, Thursday 9th May. This was an expensive mistake. My friend's homemade quiche at £8.95 was soggy with burnt pastry and my Allotment burger at £10.95 (requested without fries)...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank HolidaybunnyKent
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

I visited The Allotment for a friend’s birthday 60th party and I didn’t know what to expect, but the food and drink was top-notch. The lamb chops served with a divine sauce and sautéed potatoes and beans was succulent, perfectly cooked and there was plenty...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank KateBeaugie
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Food quality ok. Access to table ridiculous. After meal reception area not child friendly. Abandoned after meal reception for beach front instead. Service slow and unfriendly

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank M6473XPsimonr
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

The Allotment is an absolute credit to Dover. Me & my Friend had Duck and my Dad had the Pork Belly. All cooked absolutely perfectly. The open kitchen is also a nice touch as you can appreciate the great food coming from the 2 chef's...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 326samp
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

I have visited the allotment on a number of occasions but went last night to try their updated seasonal menu. I had Moroccan lamb cutlets and they were simply superb. The best lamb I've had in a long time. I would definitely recommend a visit.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Darkalley37
Reviewed April 13, 2019

The food is freshly cooked, and the atmosphere very friendly in this innovative little restaurant. I had smoked mackerel pate, and linguini with crab. Both were really well made and served with care. We'll be back.

Date of visit: April 2019
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June 17, 2017|
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Response from Victoria P | Property representative |
Small car park at the rear of the Town Hall, opposite us on Ladywell Road. I believe it's free after 5:30 pm, but check the car park notice board to confirm this.
January 24, 2017|
Response from Sandwich343 |
27th July 2017
Amber S
December 20, 2016|
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Response from Victoria P | Property representative |
Yes. Vegan shepherds pie is popular and we have cous cous stuffed peppers and 5 bean chilli. There is also our vegetable Wellington which is vegan too. Cake is limited to chocolate cupcake at present. And we stock vegan... More
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