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.

A very Kent Christmas at The Small Holding

There’s nothing like a Kent Christmas at The Small Holding. With our innovative menus, flavoursome cocktails and scenic surroundings, the Kilndown restaurant is a truly enchanting place to be. Whether you’re getting into the festive spirit with dinner and drinks, heading out with colleagues for a work party, or bringing the whole family together around the table, pull up a chair for our own unique brand of festive cheer…

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5 minutes with… Chef Harry Fields

Having worked with Will Devlin for many years, Harry Fields is an integral part of the Small Holding team here in Kilndown. We catch up with the Kent chef to talk about life in the kitchen and on the farm at our restaurant, and find out why and how having access to homegrown produce and ingredients makes such an impact on the dishes and menus he creates…

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The Cook Book’s celebration of west Kent food and drink

We’re thrilled to be included in The Cook Book, a celebration of the chefs, restaurants and producers of the west Kent food and drink scene. As the highly-anticipated recipe collection gets released, we find out how children’s charity Tree of Hope teamed up with a trio of local foodies to champion the dishes that put our county on the culinary map…

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Pipehouse’s alchemy approach to Kent gin

With its independent spirit of distilling, Pipehouse Gin has become one of the most popular and exciting Kent gins to enter the market in recent years. We catch up with two of the brand’s four founders, Emma Priestley and Katie Larcombe, to find out more about their unique flavour combinations, and why they were the perfect fit for our local outlook on food and drink…

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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