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Read's Restaurant

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Macknade Manor Canterbury Road, Faversham ME13 8XE, England
(01795) 535344
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Chalk
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food could not recommend more highly. Taster meal with matching wine is always favourite. However the long forgotten hero is the canapés 😊

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Thank Clare T
Kent, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on the hottest day of the year for lunch with family Upon arrival we went straight through to sit on the terrace with pre lunch drinks. A warm friendly welcome from all staff and drinks were quickly served Lunch itself was in our favourite room. Windows wide open as was the front door allowing just an occasional draft to... More 

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Thank M2Man
Shorne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to try lunch menu following an excellent dinner earlier this summer. Fabulous food, excellent service. Only short taxi ride from Faversham Station. Will definitely visit again soon.

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Thank Rantalilly
Margate, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had dinner here a couple of weeks ago I am glad to say it was excellent The menu is varied with a good range of choices to suit all tastes. I am very keen on this restaurant because of the service. It is what all restaurants should aspire to. The staff work as a team and are ably supported... More 

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Thank Thanet48
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 5th visit to the restaurant for the Saturday lunch. Read's retains it's high standards and continues to provide lovely food and excellent standards. The staff are fantastic, making you feel welcome and ensuring you have everything you need and yet able to be discrete in their service by not hovering around you. Looking forward to my next visit.

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Thank 72Kim1956
Wimbledon, London
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105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have known abou this restaurant for a number of years but for one reason or another, we hadn't got round to travelling from Whitstable!! My wife and I both went for the [£65 each] tasting menu and just one [£40] accompanying wine recommendations. We knew the restaurant to be very traditional but that is what we thought we would... More 

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Thank Mike W
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discreet and efficient staff Comfortable Rooms 5 star dining . Small but excellent menu. locally cured Gravalax followed by speciality Lamb offering various cuts and cooked to perfection finally interesting British cheese board Fine wine list only problem located too near A25 so traffic disturbed our sleep

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Thank Nick G
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You always are a little concerned that a second visit with different friends might not be as good. I didn't need to worry because it was as perfect this time as my first visit,the food is just amazing with each componant of the meal maintaiing its own flavour. The staff are lovely and so attentive you don't even have to... More 

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Thank Kirsty C
Faversham, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is heavenly. If you ever have a chance to eat here, its well worth it. The people who run it also offer bedrooms. The welcome was also super. Overall tip top place!

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Thank Daniel H
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to Reads for many years and it is extraordinary how they manage to maintain a wonderfully high standard of culinary expertise. The staff are welcoming and experienced and the ambiance is just perfect for lunch or dinner. The bread is superb and the changing menu a constant delight. All ingredients are fresh and they clearly buy... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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

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