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


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

Real food, rosettes, recipes and more

We’ve had an incredible June here at The Small Holding, including awards, charity events, fresh ingredients on the farm, and acclaimed chefs coming for lunch! Now, we’re ready to crack on with the new month ahead, when we’ll be at epic food festivals and exciting new pop-ups, unveiling our latest menu, and even launching our own cider…

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English Wine Week at The Small Holding

It’s one of our favourite times of the year, as English Wine Week officially kicks off from May 25! To find out more about the importance of our local industry and the prestigious bottles coming out of Kent, we chat to James Osborn from Squerryes and the Wine Garden of England, who talks about why where we live is such a vibrant hotspot for viticulture…

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Happy birthday to The Small Holding

It was a weekend to remember for our first birthday at The Small Holding this month! Spread across two days, we welcomed some new and familiar faces through our door to eat, drink and celebrate with our hardworking and talented team. From a ‘greatest hits’ tasting menu to live music and a barbecue, read on for some of the highlights from this special occasion…

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Farm and Forage at The Small Holding

There’s something new and exciting happening at The Small Holding this summer – and we want you to be a part of it. Join us for our Farm and Forage days from May to August, where we’ll take you on an immersive journey into the heart of our Kilndown restaurant and farm for a behind-the-scenes look at our seasonal produce and practices in Kent…

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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.

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The Small Holding

Farm & Kitchen Ranters Ln Kilndown Cranbrook TN17 2SG