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Things to do in and around New Romney

Things To Do .. Food and Drink

Rod and Line fish and chips

Rod and Line fish and chips

Just up the road! https://www.facebook.com/Rod-and-Line-Fish-Bar-127747254071944/

 

Lovely cafes and cream teas

Although we have lovely tea and cake at the Boatshed Cafe, Kent has some wonderful cafes and tea shops to visit whilst you are exploring the area.

Steep Street Coffee, Folkestone

A coffee shop with walls lined with books!  Good coffee and sandwiches.

https://www.steepstreet.co.uk/

Silcocks Farm Shop near Tenterden

Farmshop, butchers and cafe with a lovely courtyard and wood burning stove inside. https://silcocksfarm-organics.co.uk/cafe/

The Nutmeg Cafe, Hythe

Wonderful coffee and light lunches in the hear of Hythe. https://www.facebook.com/nutmegcafehythe/

Rye

There are lots of wonderful tea shops in Rye, including The Cobbles Tea Room,  The Old Grain Store, The Fig and Mermaid Street Cafe.  Wander around Rye and take your pick!

https://www.facebook.com/thecobblesrye/

Tenterden

Tenteden has lots of lovely cafes, Nutmeg, the Lemon tree, Truffles at Coco (also a chocolate shop!) and Peggotty’s Tea Shop as well as Amy’s Pantry https://www.facebook.com/amyspantrytenterden/.  If you have time for lunch try Montalbano’s https://www.montalbanorestaurant.co.uk/

 

Frankies, Staplehurst

Really worth a visit if you are travelling to Leeds Castle or Sissinghurst Castle.  A plant nursery, delicatessen and cafe/restaurant.  With their beautiful oak conversion shop / cafe  it is very popular and serves good lunches, cake and coffee. There’s a zip wire and chickens to entertain the children.  https://www.frankiesfarmshop.co.uk/

 

 

Bakery 64, New Romney High Street

Friendly staff, great lunches and baked goods. https://www.facebook.com/64kery/

Coach House Coffee Shop, New Romney

Light lunches, tea and coffee.

Deblyns, New Romney High Street

Grade 2 listed coffee shop with a pretty courtyard garden.  Cream Teas and Vintage Afternoon Tea, are their speciality.  They also do takeaway teas.  https://www.deblyns.co.uk/

 

 

Folkestone Harbour Arm

Serving pop up food outlets, real ales and live music!

https://folkestoneharbourarm.co.uk/

Unit 1 Alehouse and Kitchen – Lympne

Local bar serving good quality real ales and take away food https://www.facebook.com/unitnumberone/

Breweries

Old Dairy Brewery

Traditional 30 barrel microbrewery, moments from Tenterden High Street and 20 minutes from New Romney Caravan Park. They brew a range of award-winning beers (Red, Copper & Blue Top and Uber Brew). Seasonal & speciality beers to satisfy all palates in cask, bottles and cans. Brewery shop open Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm, Sat, 10am-2pm. Tours Sat am & Thurs pm. Tel: 01580 763867 https://olddairybrewery.com/

Curious Brewery

A cathedral of brewing, the Curious Brewery is open daily for dining and drinks, visit the shop or join a guided tour of the Brewery followed by a beer tasting. Tel: 01233 528300 https://www.curiousbrewery.com/brewery

 

 

 

Vineyards

Gusbourne Estate

Enjoy award-winning wines, luxurious tasting room & beautiful vineyards throughout the year. Either book a tour online or drop in to have a taste, a walk or to buy our wines. Open daily, including weekends & bank holidays, 10am-5pm. Tel: 01233 884680 https://www.gusbourne.com/

Oxney Organic Wines.  Offering guided tours every Saturday or buying direct from the cellar door.  Close to  New Romney Caravan Park  at nearby Oxney, these wines are wonderful – a local secret! https://oxneyestate.com/

Chapel Down Winery

Discover award winning wines, enjoy the restaurant, shop, herb garden and vineyard walks. Take a guided tour, taste and learn how we grow vines and make wines. Entrance free. Tel: 01580 766111https://www.chapeldown.com/

Biddenden Vineyards

Kent’s original vineyard, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019, produces award-winning wines, ciders and juices. Open daily to visitors. Open tours run Saturdays, April-September with private tours by prior arrangement, see website for details. Tel: 01580 291726 https://biddendenvineyards.com/

Hush Heath Estate

Discover the home of Balfour wines. Explore 400-acres with a state-of-the-art Winery at its heart. Visit for a free self-guided walk and tasting or book a guided tour. Open daily 10am-5pm. Tel: 01622 832794 https://hushheath.com/

Woodchurch Vineyard

Visit the vineyard and taste some of Kent’s finest sparkling wines while enjoying stunning views across the Romney Marsh. Open Thursday to Sunday 11am – 5pm. Free drop in tastings and self-guided tours. Tel: 07796 693935 https://woodchurchwine.co.uk/

 

 

 

Local produce

With such rich agricultural soil and proximity to the sea, it’s no wonder the area is famed for its food and drink. Farmers, fishermen and artisan producers offer everything from vegetables and seafood to ales and cheese, while Romney Marsh lamb is particularly worth trying.

Don’t miss a visit to Hendrick’s of Hythe to sample their gorgeous hand-made truffles and chocolates .

Seafood

There is a good choice of fishmongers, seafood restaurants and fish and chip shops locally near  New Romney Caravan Park

https://dungeness-fish.co.uk/  M&M Richardson have the most amazing displays of fresh, local frish.

Fishmonger Griggs of Hythe, set right on the beach, even serves an al fresco brunch on picnic tables overlooking the sea.

Or check out The Snack Shack  at Dungeness https://www.facebook.com/snackshack.dungenessfish/   where you can sample delicious fresh beach food to take away.  All the fish is caught by their own two small inshore fishing boats (the Annalousion & The Doreen T) fishing from the beach at Dungeness.  Visit the fishmonger’s next door for super fresh fish.

For a wonderful seafood restaurant with a view try Rocksalt in Folkestone https://www.rocksaltfolkestone.co.uk/

Local Farmshops

https://saltsfarmshop.co.uk/index.php

https://en-gb.facebook.com/PottenFarmShop/

https://silcocksfarm-organics.co.uk/ – farmshop, butchers and café near Tenterden

 

Vineyards and Breweries

Why not do a tour of the vineyards or breweries in our area?  Renowned especially for it’s sparkling white wine and real ales, this area is a hidden gem. Why not camp, glamp or stay with us at New Romney Caravan Park  , take a picnic and enjoy some wonderful days out.

 

 

 

Fish and Peri

This take-away and sit in restaurant in New Romney High Street serves good takeaway with a variety of food available such as: fish and chips, battered seafood, meat pies, char grilled meats and peri peri chicken..

 

Pilot Inn Dungeness

The Pilot Inn is a famous Pub-Restaurant situated just on the beach in the heart of the  Dungeness National Nature Reserve, just a short drive away. Serves wonderful fish and chips and has an interesting history!

There’s more on their website  https://thepilotdungeness.co.uk/