Food & Drink
Discover places to eat in Folkestone; many of which feature on the Lonely Planet’s list of best places to eat along the Kent Coast. From the plant-based culinary journeys of Dr Legumes, high-end dining in town to street food delights on the Harbour Arm. Our destination restaurants include The Folkestone Wine Company, highly rated by Grace Dent from The Guardian and food critic BittenWritten. We have creative bakers with the Docker Bakehouse and Brewery team, and fresh seafood from Chummys to eat overlooking the sea. Ben and Lucy Cuthbert run The Pullman, Lubens, Market Square and The Harbour Inn. Come in and try one!
Folkestone is a visionary place, where the originators of the Vegan movement in the 1950s and 60s have worked creating plant-based milks and chocolate at Plamil.
There’s Spanish and Basque tapas on offer with El Cortador and Pick Up Pinxtos and Folkestone’s food scene is developing with pop-up opportunities to develop ideas, and support for local independent businesses. There are fantastic drinking opportunities too with Folklore, The Potting Shed and great pubs too. Find out where to eat in the best restaurants, bars and cafés in Folkestone.