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Read's Restaurant

€€€€European, British,
Macknade Manor Canterbury Road, Faversham ME13 8XE, England
+44 1795 535344
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (43 reviews)
“souffle” (28 reviews)
“lamb” (39 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Macknade Manor Canterbury Road, Faversham ME13 8XE, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the most wonderful time here for a Birthday treat. Worth every penny- cant fault the service, food and ambiance. Stayed the evening in one of the few rooms- wonderfully charming and a great night's sleep. Breakfast was made to order and a real delight....More

Thank tdc5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another visit to our favourite restaurant. A pre-Christmas treat with superb seasonal food, beautiful presented and served by the friendliest restaurant team in the country. The pheasant pie was outstanding, with a delicious selection of vegetables. The Christmas pudding is the best, although that means...More

1  Thank EssexColin
Reviewed 11 December 2017

A most enjoyable meal with excellent service, we enjoyed the tasting menu paired with wine and every course was a joy to eat and the pairing wine matched excellently. We will definitely book a return visit

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Four of us visited the restaurant to celebrate our Golden Wedding. We booked up well in advance knowing how popular this fantastic restaurant has become. As before we were not disappointed. We were welcomed at The main door by the Head Waiter and shown to...More

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We enjoyed our Sunday lunch to celebrate my "round" birthday with the family, and there really are no words to describe this wonderful and excellent experience. The food was well presented and delicious, the service outstanding, always in the background but never pushing or rushed...More

Thank Redsilence
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Our party of six dined at Read's. As always, the food was delicious and staff wonderful. We chose Read's to celebrate a birthday, opting for their DBB and staying overnight in their delightful 'Rooms'. Reads is one of the few establishments we have no hesitation...More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This place is awesome, set in historic ground's of the Neame's family ( Faversham, Google Neame) you Will get the best food in all of the UK here, as well as a room or 2 for the night! David and his Wife Rona are the...More

1  Thank mysticknight537
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much for slotting the three of us in for lunch at the last minute! We had a fabulous meal and the service was excellent as always. We had delicious fish cakes then two of us had pork and one had the chicken,...More

Thank Mandt1
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Six of us went to Read's for my husband's 70th birthday recently. We were really looking forward to it as we had been previously and the food and service were both amazing, however this time we felt badly let down. There was a very large...More

4  Thank Captainmoosehead
Reviewed 8 November 2017

There is always a friendly welcome at Read's. A groups of us went for a birthday lunch. The choice from the fixed price menu gave a seasonal selection which suited everyone. The quality and presentation of the food pleased both the eye and the tastebuds....More

Thank Yvonne P
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Questions & Answers
17 January 2017|
Response from Kerry J |
No Sunday lunch option and I'm afraid most definitely not a restaurant to visit with a 2 month old baby.
17 January 2017|
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Response from Bookfodder | Reviewed this property |
Believe they may not be open on Sundays......but best call to check. Not sure why a 2 month old baby would be a problem.......they won't be eating!!!!! Perhaps have them in a car seat by your side.......and maybe ask to be... More
21 September 2016|
Response from Robin E | Reviewed this property |
I am not quite sure what the question is. This is, indeed, a 'posh' restaurant where a lunchtime menu is offered, and also a dining menu. I cannot speak for the dining menu, not having experienced it yet. The lunchtime... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macknade Manor Canterbury Road, Faversham ME13 8XE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Faversham
  • Phone Number: +44 1795 535344
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