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“Sunday lunch”

The George Vaults Brasserie
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Ranked #33 of 139 Restaurants in Rochester
Cuisines: British, Bar, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: ONCE A CHURCH, PREVIOUSLY AN INN, NOW A CONTEMPORARY BRASSERIE WINE BAR For generations residents and visitors have delighted in the rich history and architecture that combine to make Rochester, Kent's shining light in the Garden of England. At the George Vaults we have continued in this rich history and added a modern twist with a touch of class. Based in the centre of Rochester with three floors and five distinctive areas, there are few venues that offer such choice and high standards. MAIN BAR Main dinning area where by day you may endulge in lunch, dinner or just enjoy a refreshing drink and by night, subtle lighting and candle lit tables create a relaxed and chilled ambience Sunday to Thursday, with Friday and Saturday a more upbeat and vibrant atmosphere with great music for all to enjoy. LOUNGE BAR Beautifully contemporary bar consisting of large sofas and comfy chairs, perfect for a good catch up with friends. AFFINITY BAR A fun and relaxed cocktail bar split on two levels. High level for lounging, with areas that can be sectioned off for small groups, great for hen parties! The lower level has a dance floor/standing area and a small cocktail bar. Don't miss out on some great cocktail offers VAULT BAR A grade 2 listed 14th Century crypt is truly outstanding, commonly used for private functions and weddings, but also for private dining. THE COURTYARD Perfect for relaxing days and nights. Also a popular meeting area for lunch in the sun! Most our bars are available for private hire, so we can suit all your needs. Why not ask a member of the George Vaults team about the hire of a bar for your special event? ​A relaxed brasserie available 7 days a weeks, a place where you can dine for lunch or dinner in our main bar, courtyard or Vault, with a variety of a la carte dishes to suit your taste buds. Brasserie a la carte available Monday to Thursday 12-9pm Friday & Saturday 12-4.30Pm Traditional Sunday Roast Sunday 12-4.30 Pm
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Starter of Spanish Chorizo was very nice - Roast Pork for lunch this is not sliced and comes with crackling to die for, yorkshire pudding large and crispy, roast potatoes and seasonal veg. Second time we have had Sunday lunch and cannot fault it. We have had a birthday meal and food was great. We will be booking for another family meal this year.

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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Visited recently for lunch waitresses very pleasant drinks served straight away prawn with chilli and garlic starter could do with more garlic but very tasty my companion said her med veg soup was very nice main courses were equally good cant stand the bloody slate thing though. I am sure they would serve on a plate if you asked I was scared to order the steak with a peppercorn sauce because I not sure where sauce was going to end up. But you feel a nob asking will be going back soon

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Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

Always love coming here especially in the summer !!! I am a regular and have introduced it to close family and friends who also go regularly now !!! Tried the food two weeks ago !!! Pleastly surprised !!! I was expecting traditional pub lunch !! But it had a gourmet twist !!! Staff always so nice!!! And always willing !! Recommend for a Sunday afternoon chill out or evening drinks !!!

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Reviewed May 8, 2013

We live in Rochester and frequent this place a lot. My husband and I visited on Bank Holiday Monday. There was a limited menu, but considering it was the Sweeps Festival and there was plenty of food on offer from other establishments, this was ok with us. My husband had burger and chips, which was pretty standard I suppose, but I had the meat larder board. This consisted of chicken and gammon, lots of pickles and crunchy homemade coleslaw, together with fresh bread rolls. Lovely and plenty of it. Had a couple of bottles of wine over the space of about 3 hours. Never rushed to move on. If you are coming to Rochester then please visit this place. We like to spend a chilled out Saturday afternoon here sitting at our best window seats watching the world go by. A lovely garden too.

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1  Thank Mits25clive
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

This place is classy and cool, and has THE BEST courtyard in Medway. They also have an ancient vault downstairs that you can go into, which is really very neat. The food is fine, and the drinks are standard, but it's the atmosphere, location, and service that really set it apart.

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