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Old Well Restaurant

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Howfield Manor Hotel Howfield Lane | Chartham Hatch, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7HQ, England
+44 1227 733892
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Vancouver BC
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The hotel is lovely and so is the restaurant; historic, quiet, and good food. Nice choice; pub/inexpensive or restaurant/fine dining.

Thank MisterPG
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Nice staff great service and good food and great value I would recommend the steaks house wine was also very good

Thank Brian_Jill2015
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

after a long journey I had an evening meal here with a friend who was getting married there the next day.. the food was amazing , as were the staff . totally recommend this place and set in stunning grounds too

Thank Amanda D
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

The food and service was very very good. I ate from the set evening meal menu which consisted of starter of scallops and crab risotto and main was lamb and vegetables and bed of delicious creamed potatoe finishing with bread and butter pudding with ice cream. What a delight

Thank i_sykes471
Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

I didn't choose per se to dine at the Old Well Restaurant. I was staying at Howefield Manor and after a long day was too tired to find someone to eat. This being part of the hotel was the only real choice. It was a set menu of two courses for one price or three for another. For the main... More 

Thank lwdcourt
Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Had Sunday lunch today with a couple of friends. The food was lovely and really good value for money. Staff for friendly and attentive. Would highly recommend.

1 Thank Shelly F
Nashville, Tennessee
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108 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

The food was delicious, the setting is romantic and historic and the service is top notch. It is a bit pricey but not outrageous and worth the high quality food.

Thank RoseZ1963
Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

,We. attended a Family Wedding, Which was GREAT, and the Venue was Great too. The Staff where excellent, and I danced all evening, and suffering now

Thank Sandra S
Purley, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Breakfast was excellent and lots of variety. Waiting staff were very helpful and friendly The covered and lit Well in the floor was of especial interest.

Thank Paul F
Mombasa, Kenya
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Tried to call the restaurant to make a booking (as I had spotted it on Open Table and it was near to my business hotel) but was constantly put through to an answering machine. Finally I just made my booking on the OT app and hoped for the best. Arrived at the venue and followed the sign to the restaurant.... More 

Thank Mark W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 31
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Howfield Manor Hotel Howfield Lane | Chartham Hatch, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Chartham
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 733892
Excellent local produce in an relaxing environment

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