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The Curious Eatery

€€ - €€€, British, Fusion
1 Church Street | The Albion Inn, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone ME17 4HW, England
+44 1622 299359
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sausage rolls” (5 reviews)
“malva pudding” (2 reviews)
“crispy squid” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, British, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
1 Church Street | The Albion Inn, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone ME17 4HW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I had lunch here with friends. The menu is varied, interesting and covers all tastes. We chose the beef and dumplings, which our waitress recommended, and it was wonderful! So was the dessert. Service was excellent. As an added bonus, there is a boutique upstairs...More

Thank maggiegregory
Reviewed 6 days ago

First visit to Curious Eatery today taken by my lovely friend for lunch - food amazing - friendly staff - prawn wrap and chunky chips yum yum - would highly recommend this place - lovely little boutique upstairs worth a visit

1  Thank Lou E
Leslp, Owner at The Curious Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review and we hope you come back and see us soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely love this place, food amazing, staff fabulous, atmosphere cuddly, warm. Highly recommend lunch and diner. Great chef's.

Thank spgbuild
Leslp, Owner at The Curious Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your super review. Come back and visit us soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited this restaurant twice recently with my family. Late October we came for a Sunday lunch. The beef and chicken were delicious with all the homemade trimmings with a twist. Rude not to try their lovely ice cream for dessert so we did! Early...More

Thank simonevenden01
Leslp, Owner at The Curious Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, I will pass your comments back to the kitchen team who will be very chuffed!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my family here to celebrate my wife's 50th birthday. They were clearly busy but the service was appallingly slow. After two hours we were still sitting with dirty dinner plates in front of us waiting for them to be cleared. This wouldn't be...More

Thank zelig1965
Leslp, Owner at The Curious Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. As one of the owners who was not in on this night I was very disappointed to see your review. I have spoken to every one that was involved on the night, including the table next to you, I felt...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely evening with friends, lovely ambiance, amazing food, nice to have Chapel Down wine from Kent. All the staff were friendly & knowledgeable. Would recommend the squid, hake, sirloin steak with mac & cheese and the duck. Have booked to go again in a few...More

Thank 914stellar
Leslp, Owner at The Curious Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I have past your comments to the team, its always great to get positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My American friend and I went walking and found this little gem. She had the burger and delared it to be the best she had ever had, which coming from someone from the home of the burger is praise indeed! We were back a couple...More

Thank Escape763222
Leslp, Owner at The Curious Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed our burger! Hopefully see you again when you are passing through.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting "The Curious Eatery" yesterday having read many good reviews we took the trouble to drive 25miles from Bexley.... the trip did not disappoint! The first thing that strikes you about this place is that the chief clearly understands food! There is nothing...More

Thank Brocky1980
Leslp, Owner at The Curious Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and all you positive comments. I will pass them on to the team, they will be really pleased. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a secret supper, enjoyed the evening, setting was amazing, food was good, thoroughly enjoyed the unexpected entertainment, although the 2nd part of entertainment was spoilt by a few drunk people that had been pulled up to play instruments. The big downfall for me was...More

Thank Scarletrunner1
Leslp, Owner at The Curious Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning, thank you for your review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the venue, the food and the entertainment. The people that were asked to come up to play the instruments were not actually drunk, however I think you may be talking about...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The most amazing setting with a small but perfect menu. The Curious Eatery is a hidden gem with open kitchen, local sourced produce and tentative staff who all seem to love working at this restaurant. The food we had was excellent; squid, pigs head, beef...More

1  Thank MPound
Leslp, Owner at The Curious Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your really wonderful review! I will pass it on to the team, its always a lovely boost after all the work that goes into what we do. We loved having you and look forward to seeing you again.

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Gillytay
29 July 2018|
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Response from W3049FTaland | Reviewed this property |
The Eatery has a small garden area but it is quite small. It contains patio furniture rather than pub benches. However don’t let this put you off. It is an excellent venue.
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Hannah P
15 September 2017|
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Response from Sj171948 | Reviewed this property |
Ring before hand, but I believe they cater well for families.
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shorts-R-us
30 March 2017|
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Response from NicolePixieP | Property representative |
Hi yes of course you can. We look forward to seeing you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 16:30
Thursday
08:30 - 16:30
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Church Street | The Albion Inn, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone ME17 4HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  Boughton Monchelsea
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 299359
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