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West House

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European, British, Contemporary
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28 High Street, Biddenden TN27 8AH, England
+44 (0)1580 291341
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely gourmet restaurant with a rock n roll chef. Amuse guele of a profiteroles filled with parmesan set the style and followed by a well-priced three course lunch. The starter of steamed oysters with a light piece of pork crackling was delicious. The perfectly cooked lamb (I think it was loin or best end) with shepherds pie croquette was very... More 

Thank peter S
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tucked away in a small village of Biddenden in Kent is a restaurant called West House. This restaurant has a simple feel to it but the flavors and ambiance is amazing. The food is fabulous and locally sourced. The ingredients are fresh. They brought us a cheese puff pastry as an introduction and that is how the meal started. I... More 

Thank Cocoachini
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four us visited The West House for dinner and chose the tasting menu. One of us chose the vegetarian tasting menu. Although we arrived about 20 minutes early, thinking there would be a bar area for cocktails or pre-dinner drinks, there was not - however we were seated promptly and drinks orders taken. There were only two waiting staff but... More 

1 Thank SteveL_Canterbury
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is perfect, what I had was without fault. The lamb melted in your mouth and was perfectly pink. The food itself isn't overly expensive at £45 for a three course meal when compared to other restaurants in the area that charge more and give an awful lot less. I'd return (and will return!) for the bread and dripping... More 

1 Thank david5132
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This really was one of the best meals I have eaten. Very reasonably priced set lunch menu and each dish was absolutely delicious. Delicate, well flavoured and perfectly cooked, I cannot fault the food. My husband and I each tried different dishes and they were all lovely but the fish was particularly outstanding. We will definitely be back!

Thank localfoodanddrink
Ashford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd dined at the West House a couple of times previously but not for a few years. Previous visits were largely unmemorable so my expectations weren't high, but it turned out that they would be well and truly exceeded on this occasion. Dining with my wife and 2 very lovely friends, we all chose to indulge in the 6 course... More 

1 Thank MPiddock
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had tasting menu with wine, and it was exquisite. Every course was fabulous... But ouchily pricey. But oh my god delicious. I'm torn. Food. Money. Money. Food? Heart says food, head says money. You decide.

Thank 249step
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The scallop starter was the best scallop dish I have ever add. Amazing flavours, presentation and well cooked. The duck main dish was also fabulous ...looked and tasted amazing. Great peanut parfait dessert. Always glad to go back here. Setting and restaurant also well done.

Thank julesjules_10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit, a wonderful food experience. This is a small family business, with a warm and friendly atmosphere. The food does not disappoint. Each dish was imaginative and brilliantly executed. Worth a visit.

Thank Andrew K
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful gem of a restaurant. Small, intimate & relaxed, good, unobtrusive service without the stuffiness that some Michelin star restaurants have. Delicious bread & olives to start. I had smoked haddock (perfectly balanced), venison (Sika deer, full of flavour), and finished with cheese (a delicious selection of English cheeses, particularly interesting goats cheese). Others had lamb (much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$86 - $86
European, British, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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

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