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The Dining Room

The Dining Room

Visit The Dining Room, a 2 AA Rosette restaurant in Fawkham, Kent, where fine dining comes as standard.

To us, dining is all about fresh ingredients prepared with craft, care and creativity and that means a regular change of dishes to match the seasons. As you may expect from the Garden of England, our dining is all about regional flavours and seasonal ingredients. With its creative blend of modern British influences, it is a true highlight of any visit. To accompany your meal, make a selection from the wine list – our experienced team will be happy to offer advice.

PRICE: from £39 for three courses

Lunch: 12.30pm – 2pm

Dinner: 7pm – 9.30pm

Carl Smith

Carl Smith

Head Chef

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This is a reservation request service. We will respond to your request with a confirmation as soon as possible, usually within the same day.

Sample Menu

  • PRICE: £39.00


    • Parsnip and vanilla soup (v)
    • Cream carrot and orange soup (v)
    • Chicken liver parfait, toasted brioche, apricot chutney 
    • Cured salmon, beetroot whipped cream
    • Smoked mackerel mousse, rhubarb jelly 
    • Pressed ham hock terrine, piccalilli
    • Tian of roasted red pepper, tomato petal, potato salad (v)

    Main courses

    • Rolled, roasted sirloin of beef, pont-neuf potatoes, red wine jus
    • Glazed belly of pork, baby gem a la Française  
    • Seared chicken supreme, Mediterranean vegetables, creamed potatoes
    • Seared fillet of sea bass, salsify, ratatouille of vegetables  
    • Oven roasted fillet of cod, braised curly endive, potato salad 
    • Golden beetroot tarte tatin, balsamic glaze, carrot puree (v)
    • Wild mushroom risotto, parmesan tuile (v)


    • Passion fruit cheesecake, honeycomb ice cream
    • Warm chocolate fondant, salted caramel ice cream
    • Iced banana parfait, banana toffee sauce 
    • Mango mousse, vanilla ice cream
    • Chocolate torte, white chocolate sauce
    • Lemon meringue, blackberry ice cream
    • Pear and caramelised chocolate galette 

    And also...

    • Cheese course £10.50 supplement
    • Tea & coffee with petits fours £3.50
    • A wide selection of quality digestifs
  • Starters

    • Poached quail eggs, with pea purée, feta cheese and potato crisp (v) £9.95
    • Smoked chicken consommé, tarragon oil, pickled wild mushrooms £12.20
    • Carpaccio of beef, rocket and parmesan salad £9.95
    • Cauliflower panna cotta, cauliflower beignet (v) £12.50
    • Pressed leek terrine, mustard crème fraiche (v) £9.95 

    Main Courses  

    • Roasted Gressingham duck breast, ratatouille of vegetables, salsify, vanilla fondant potato £23.95
    • Fillet of hake, scallop butter, glazed pears, baby parsnips £24.95
    • Tournedo of beef Rossini, fillet of beef, truffle jelly, seared goose liver £26.95
    • Roasted loin of venison, creamed potato, chocolate sauce £26.95
    • Potato and red pepper presse, watercress mousse (v) £19.95


    • Gingerbread soufflé, apple sorbet £8.95 
    • Baked Alaska £8.50
    • Trio of chocolate, parfait, sorbet, mousse £9.95
    • Apple and blackberry, calvados sabayon, cinnamon ice cream £9.95
    • Vanilla panna cotta, poached rhubarb £8.95 

All ingredients may not be listed for menu items. If more information about allergens is required, please ask a member of the team

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