2021’s Michelin Star Winning Restaurants in Kent

2021’s Michelin Star Winning Restaurants in Kent

26 March 2021

With al fresco dining set to open back up again, we’re all quite literally chomping at the bit to enjoy a meal at a restaurant again!

Kent is renowned for its fantastic food scene with a wide variety of mouth-watering cuisines from all across the world; but did you know that Michelin has recognised more than 30 Kent restaurants?

In this year’s guide of the country’s best restaurants, another 4 stars were won across Kent. Here are Kent’s 2021’s Michelin-Star-winning restaurants…


Stark – Broadstairs, Thanet

Owned and run by Ben and Sophie Crittenden, this intimate and laid-back restaurant offers its guests delicious British cuisines that look like they were pulled right out of Instagram.

With a beautifully designed tasting menu, paired with a fabulous selection of wine, we can see why this restaurant has everyone raving.

More information, visit www.starkfood.co.uk


The Fordwich Arms – Fordwich, Canterbury

This recently refurbished pub and restaurant, located in Britain’s smallest town, boasts a lovely 1930s bar and oak panelled dining room with three open fires. In the summer months, the riverside location gives rise to a beautiful dining terrace and garden with views over the River Stour.

The Fordwich arms serves up the best of Kent ingredients, sourced directly from local farms and producers.

To make a reservation, visit www.fordwicharms.co.uk


Hide & Fox – Saltwood, Hythe

This once-village shop has been turned into a real culinary delight. The stylish restaurant offers a wide variety of exquisite dishes including lamb, beef or skate for main meals and dressed crab and egg yolk ravioli for starters.

To find out more and reserve a table, visit www.hideandfox.co.uk


The Sportsman – Seasalter, Whitstable

The Sportsman offers its guest the perfect blend of fine dining, in a friendly, relaxed pub atmosphere. With guests describing it “a treat to dine here”, it’s easy to see why The Sportsman earnt a Michelin star.

It’s a tough choice between the à la carte and tasting menu, where dishes mix old favourite with new ideas but, whatever you choose, we promise you won’t be disappointed.

For more information and to make a reservation, visit: www.thesportsmanseasalter.co.uk


Wow! With all that on our doorstep, we know where we’re headed as soon as we can – get your reservations in early!

For the full list of the 2021 Michelin-Star-Winning restaurants, visit: