Taste Kent Magazine

Discover the tastiest food and drink from Kent – The Garden of England

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Eat like an Italian this summer… Alfresco with hampers and outdoor ovens from Macknade

Make the most of the balmy summer evenings with a hamper from Macknade, featuring a selection of the finest foods from Kent’s favourite food hall. When it’s too hot to cook, why not grab a Summer Picnic Hamper and indulge…

Celebrate Summer with Produced in Kent

Celebrate summertime by making the most of the abundant local produce. The quintessential Kentish fruit – cherries – can be found across the county right now. Why not try an irresistible cruffin filled with creme patisserie topped with a rich…

From Plot to Plate: Introducing the New Lunch Menu at The Ferry House

Nestled down the winding lanes of the Isle of Sheppey is The Ferry House, a 16th century country estate with an award-winning restaurant providing some of the best of culinary Kent.

Fresh produce business Foodari gets Royal seal of approval

Foodari, the fresh produce business based at Howletts Farm near Ashford, has received a Royal Appointment for the Supply of Fruit and Vegetables to HRH the Prince of Wales.

Take a run through the Gusbourne grapevines with the NFU Mutual Ashford, Tenterden & Whitfield team

Whether you like running, wine, beautiful scenery or all three, we’ve found the perfect event for you. The Gusbourne Run, which is proudly sponsored by trusted insurance provider NFU Mutual Ashford, Tenterden and Whitfield, takes place on Sunday 24th of July.

Introducing The Saffa Bru at Woolton, a new dining experience in a stunning venue

Woolton Farm in Bekesbourne nr Canterbury, the home of award-winning cider producer Kentish Pip, has partnered with The Saffa Bru (Afrikaans for ‘South African brother’) at The Barn, to launch an exciting new dining experience this summer.

Add flavour and vibrancy to your drinks this summer with Shwen Shwen

Kent based chef Maria Bradford is sharing the flavours and culture of West Africa with her new range of drinks, perfect for cocktails and mocktails in the sunshine. A recipe writer and accomplished chef, Maria was born and raised in…

Coming soon from Macknade: The Wine Club

If you enjoy a glass or two of vino and would like to explore and expand your knowledge, it’s time to meet The Macknade Wine Club.  Created by the team of wine experts and buyers at Macknade, this new subscription…

Taste Kentish Ales and join the ‘flock’ on a Shepherd Neame brewery tour

The Taste Kent team were invited to Shepherd Neame last month, to get a fascinating insight of what goes on backstage at Britain’s oldest brewer.


Simpsons’ Wine Estate in Kent is preparing to expand its still wine production after planting a third vineyard, marking almost a decade since owners Ruth and Charles Simpson established their winery in the heart of the garden of England. Over…