Named as one of the best restaurants in Kent, The Small Holding restaurant and bar at Kilndown is nestled in one acre of beautiful countryside.
With growing, foraging and cooking at the heart of everything we do, our kitchen maintains a unique connection between farm—and table,
and prides itself in being able to serve up honest food that is full of seasonal imagination and flavour

Christmas Opening Hours at The Small Holding

            Sunday 22nd December 12-4pm / Food 12-2.30pmMonday 23rd December 12-3pm 6-11pm / Food 12-2pm 6-9pmTuesday 24th December 12-11pm / Food 12-2pm 6-9pmThe Small Holding will be closed from 25th December and re-opening again on Friday 3rd January 2020 at 6pm 

To all our Guests and Suppliers thank you for making 2019 a great year for us and we look forward to welcoming you all in 2020!!

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from The Small Holding Team

Our menu is created from the finest produce available – delivered in our half acre and full acre menus.

How to cook up Brussels sprouts…according to Will Devlin

Happy New Year from Kilndown! We had a banging 2019, but 2020 is set to be even bigger and better – check out our latest journal, in which Will Devlin reflects on mental health in hospitality, teaches you how to cook up Brussels sprouts Small Holding-style, and we take a trip to Copenhagen this month…

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Celeriac, quince chutney, New York

Things have been winding down on the Small Holding farm recently, but we’ve been just as busy as ever in the kitchen and restaurant! Check out our latest blog, including a quince chutney recipe, beers from Cellar Head and wines from Westwell, as well as one of Will’s favourite ingredients, recent trip to New York, and a day in the life of our hardworking, talented team…

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Autumn, seafood, tasting evenings

Autumn has arrived, and we can’t wait for what’s in store this month and season! Check out our latest blog to find out what we’ve got coming up in October, as well as some of the highlights from September, including recipes, events, beers, cocktails, game, press coverage and more. Have a read about what we’ve been up to, and everything that’s happening at The Small Holding…

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Mutton, festivals, kitchen takeovers

August was a wicked month of food festivals, amazing meals, seasonal dishes and much more. We’ve got loads coming up in September too, including kitchen takeovers, special events, and new ingredients from the farm on our menu – check out what we’ve been up to, and what we can’t wait for in the coming weeks…

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To make your reservation at The Small Holding
please click here to book a table
In addition to our main menu we have a delicious range of vegetarian and vegan options.
click here to see our menus


Restaurant menus are liable to change due to seasonal availability.

Restaurant Evening


Apple Dessert

Partridge Carving


Oyster Opening

May Farm Bedroom

Farm Summer

Pickles & Preserves

The Small Holding

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