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.

Sommelier Sally Murphy on wines at The Small Holding

When it comes to wine, we want our customers to be just as excited as they are about the food here at The Small Holding. Luckily for us, our resident ‘wine geek’ and sommelier, Sally Murphy, is on hand to deliver expert advice, perfectly pairing the restaurant’s tasting menus with a selection of bottles from England and beyond…

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Getting ready for spring on the farm

It’s that time of year when we begin preparing for the arrival of springtime. From the chefs in our kitchen to the front of house team at the bar, the changing of the seasons is the perfect excuse to refresh our farm, plan new menus, plant seeds, and get everything ready for the special events and occasions we have coming up at The Small Holding…

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The Small Holding’s Kent food awards

It’s been a whirlwind nine months for the whole team at The Small Holding since we opened our doors last April. As we approach our one-year anniversary in 2019, we take a look back at the awards, nominations, successes and honourable mentions that have resulted from our staff’s hard work, as well as the continuing support and loyalty of our beloved customers…

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A New Year at The Small Holding

It’s a New Year at The Small Holding It’s a New Year at The Small Holding and we hope you’ve had a cracking Christmas and are reading for 2019. We’ve had a fantastic first year here at The Small Holding. We raised our first pigs, which feature...
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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