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Old Well Restaurant

Howfield Manor Hotel Howfield Lane | Chartham Hatch, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7HQ, England
+44 1227 733892
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
“duck” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Howfield Manor Hotel Howfield Lane | Chartham Hatch, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7HQ, England
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 14 May 2017

The food was very good, simple, but well prepared. Especially the blue cheese salad starter and the fondant dessert. The chicken kiev seemed to have lost it's garlic butter filling, but was nevertheless good. The waitress was very helpful, and a ready smile, which is...More

Thank valtango
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We dined here on our first night of our weekend break. It was so good that we cancelled our Saturday night table in Canterbury to dine in the hotel again! The menu wasn't extensive, but the choices made for difficult choosing....they all sounded scrummy. My...More

Thank Acrepeople
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here last week and enjoyed a lovely meal here, very quirky hotel and restaurant and real ale served at the bar.

Thank Robert C
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
Reviewed 30 September 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
Reviewed 9 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
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...More

Thank i_sykes471
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...More

Thank lwdcourt
Reviewed 10 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
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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
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Excellent local produce in an relaxing environment
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