See and Do

Food & Drink

Delve into the exciting South East food scene as you let your stomach lead you to the best eateries along this stunning stretch of coastline. Enjoy the freshest fish whilst admiring panoramic sea views or cosy up in a local pub with some hearty fare. There's something for every taste on England's Creative Coast.

Food & Drink
Planned itineraries

Thinking of embarking on your very own cultural adventure along the South East coast, but not sure where to start? Take a look at one of our inspirational itineraries, carefully curated to help you make the very most of your trip to England's Creative Coast...

Food & Drink
Events and attractions

From expert-guided gallery tours and self-guided sculpture trails, to fabulous food spots and places to rest your head, browse our selection of days out and places to stay, and start planning your cultural escape.

Experience

British Airways i360

Brighton’s Best Views. South Coast’s highest bar.

Historic

Brogdale Collections

The National Fruit Collection at Brogdale preserves a collective range of both fruiting and ornamen...

Experience

Burnham Art Trail

55 Artists in 42 Venues. 22 June to 30 June 2019 A town wide FREE exhibition of original artworks...

Cafe

Edgcumbes coffee roasters & tea blenders

We roast speciality coffee and hand blend premium loose leaf teas at our site in West Sussex. Come a...

Restaurant

Farmyard Restaurant & Wine Bar

Farmyard is a restaurant and wine bar serving local, ethical, sustainable food alongside natural and...

Cafe

Gravesend Borough Market

One of the oldest historic chartered markets in Kent. A warm indoor market, open 6 days a week....

Experience

Harwich International Shanty Festival

International Shanty Festival takes place in the historic town of Harwich on 2nd weekend in October....

Restaurant

Macknade Fine Foods

Macknade Fine Foods has been running in Faversham for over 170 years with ever-increasing success.

Pub / Bar

Millers Arms

One of the top-rated pub hotels in Canterbury, the Millers Arms is a fine place to drink, dine and s...

Pub / Bar

Naze Tower

The 86ft Naze Tower is an historic and cultural landmark. Built in 1720 it houses a viewing platform...

Restaurant

New Flying Horse

The New Flying Horse is a classic country inn on the edge of the Kent Downs, and is a special place...

Restaurant

Olby’s Soul Cafe & Music Rooms

Olby’s Soul Cafe & Music Rooms has a clear aim to promote live music and community events in Margate...

Restaurant

Pork & Co.

Canterbury restaurant serving amazing Pulled Pork and more!

Restaurant

Ship & Trades

Naval heritage meets contemporary style at the Ship and Trades - a stunning bar, restaurant and ho...

Cafe

Solley’s Ice Cream Parlour

Visit the home of Kent’s favourite ice cream.

Cafe

Standard Quay

Historic Standard Quay offers, shopping, eating, creekside walks, home to Thames and Dutch Barges <...

Restaurant

Sun Inn

One of the most popular pubs in Faversham to drink, eat and stay - with twelve stunning bedrooms...

Cafe

Suzie’s Gift and Tea Shop

Our vintage tea shop is full of typical tudor charm, and along with our vintage music, you will...

Restaurant

The Ambrette Restaurant Canterbury

Award Winning restaurant just a five minute walk from Canterbury cathedral and the marlowe theatre.

Restaurant

The Ambrette Restaurant Margate

Award Winning restaurant opposite the famousTurner Contemporary art Gallery.

Education

The King’s Hall

An architectural gem, captivating visitors with its original Edwardian features and idyllic seafront...

Restaurant

The Oast Smokehouse

We offer artisan smoked produce and run foraging experiences in all habitats along the East Kent...

Cafe

The Sussex Produce Company

The Sussex Produce Company is an award-winning independent food shop and café based in the beautiful...

Cafe

Tiptree Tea Rooms

As well as making Tiptree preserves, Wilkin & Sons also have a flourishing collection of traditional...

Historic

Wiston Estate

Awarded Winery of the Year 2018, the beautiful family-run Wiston Estate offers Wine Tours by appoin...

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