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Embankments Floating Restaurant

Mill Street | River Medway, Rear of Archbishops Palace, Undercliffe, Maidstone ME15 6YE, England
+44 1622 693336
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (46 reviews)
“suckling pig” (4 reviews)
“surf and turf” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Mill Street | River Medway, Rear of Archbishops Palace, Undercliffe, Maidstone ME15 6YE, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Holiday@Home
"great atmosphere for a drink at night! The food was also lovely,"
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2. Great food
" I had the ribeye steak with scallops and it was cooked to perfection "
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3. Top Entertainment
"had a great meal , food was excellent . Live music was great too"
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The restaurant has seating outside on the quay and a bar at the back of the boat. The front of the boat is the restaurant area with a singer to entertain.

1  Thank Craig J
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 28 February 2018

went last fri eve,food was very nice indeed,staff were very young but excellent.very friendly and nothing was too much even when we wanted to change tables to one with a nicer view of the river.was reasonable price for the food and we then went to...More

4  Thank derek t
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Myself and my sister went for lunch and bottomless prosecco which we both enjoyed very much the food was nice and the staff lovely.

Thank ann h
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

100% recommend Catered for a large family perfectly Food was served quickly and hot Had a singer there too which was a nice touch

Thank Explorer659431
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We went in last night, a Thursday evening, at 8.15pm so fairly late but well before they close the kitchen. We went in to try out the food as we were planning on booking this restaurant for a party next year. We asked for a...More

2  Thank KatieM10
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We have previously visited here for drinks and enjoyed the location and venue a lot! This time we decided to eat here - and what a mistake that was. We arrived to find the menu much more expensive than anticipated. No worries we thought, you...More

1  Thank Elliot W
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Went here for a drink before cinema have to say nicely set out atmosphere good will definitely be back cant comment on food as we didnt eat.

Thank RachelC4612
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Went here for drinks with friends, it's a lovely setting with great views and the boat is done out really nicely. But when trying to get service we were treated very rudely by the staff, one girl who was either the manager or very much...More

4  Thank Sophie E
Reviewed 3 June 2018

You would think being the only customers in the restaurant you would get good service, well think again. Half of the food was unattainable on the night, and to ask for a bit of bread to came with your starter was just too much for...More

5  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This was our first visit to this restaurant which was a birthday gift voucher. We have a wedding coming up this year and I believe this could be the spot for the wedding breakfast.

3  Thank bernarddessoy
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Questions & Answers
Sian W
23 January 2018|
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Response from Kara C | Reviewed this property |
They do yes. They hire out for all events- I noticed on their website when I booked previously
Nancy J
8 August 2017|
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Response from Lisa V | Property representative |
Sorry we haven't offered tastecard since April sorry
10 June 2017|
Response from Lisa V | Property representative |
Hi There You can just pop into the bar anytime we are open and enjoy just a any drink including our cocktails with or without food. Hope that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Street | River Medway, Rear of Archbishops Palace, Undercliffe, Maidstone ME15 6YE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 693336
  • E-mail
Embankments restaurant is the only permanently moored floating restaurant in the whole of Kent and is unique in design to the whole of the south-east of England. We are situated on the River Medway behind Maidstone's Archbishops palace. This unique restaurant boasts 60 covers where guests can enjoy great food and wine
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