Harden's survey result
“High-end dining in a comfortable manor house setting” has been a gastronome’s treat at David and Rona Pitchford’s stylish operation near the north Kent coast for three decades. “The food may seem slightly old-fashioned” these days, but there’s no shame in that – “if you’re a traditionalist, rate quality, and place substance over style, then Read’s will not disappoint”.
“Reads has reliably and consistently delivered excellent food and service over three decades and it is still a treat to visit if one’s budget allows!” – David and Rona Pitchford’s Georgian mansion on the north Kentish coast is a “wonderful, oldy-worldy type of place (great on a winter’s evening)” which provides “very stylish”, but also “homely” surroundings for a culinary blow-out with the “splendid tasting menu” rating special mention. Top Tip: “The lunchtime set menu is also particularly good value for money”.
“It’s not trendy nor cutting edge and does not attempt to be, but consistently maintains excellent standards” – David and Rona Pitchford’s “slightly old-fashioned” venture occupies “a delightful Georgian manor” (with “a lovely garden for a pre lunch drink”) and serves “classic” cuisine. Top Tip – “lunch is a special bargain”.
“A lovely Georgian house with elegant dining rooms” provides the setting for David and Rona Pitchford’s long-established venture. It’s “a bit old-fashioned”, but its regular local fan club say “it ticks all the boxes”, with its “smart and comfortable” interior and “fine, classical standard of cooking”.
|Wine per bottle||£26.00|
Macknade Manor, Canterbury Rd, Faversham, ME13 8XE
|Monday||12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm|
|Tuesday||12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm|
|Friday||12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm|