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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 tableWe pride ourselves on being able to serve up honest food that is full of seasonal imagination and flavour.

Our online shop is now closed until further notice.

The return of The Curlew and The Small Holding

Both our restaurants are back and better than ever in Kilndown and Bodiam…

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Will’s guide to pickling at home

Preserving, English wine and cheesemaking at The Small Holding this month…

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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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Our menus are defined by the seasons, working with ingredients directly from our farm or other growers in our region.

The menu changes everyday and is served in a multi course dining experience for both lunch and dinner.

To make your reservation at The Small Holding
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Restaurant menus are liable to change due to seasonal availability.

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Restaurant Evening


Apple Dessert

Partridge Carving


Oyster Opening

May Farm Bedroom

Farm Summer

Pickles & Preserves

The Small Holding

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