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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” (49 reviews)
“suckling pig” (4 reviews)
“surf and turf” (6 reviews)
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 22 April 2018 via mobile

We came here on Saturday 21st April . We sat out in the decking and adked about food if we need to book etc, at first we were told we couldnt have a table as we didn't book, but then the nice you barman told...More

3  Thank mariegem888
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We booked for 50 of us for a meal and live music. Management were very accommodating, and the place had a cosy, warm atmosphere. Prices for food and drinks were just right. Sometimes we’ve found when booking for a large party the food can be...More

3  Thank Wobblie
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I visited this restaurant for the first time at the weekend . Lovely atmosphere with nice lighting . The waiting staff were very friendly . Food was tasty , most of us had steaks or suf n turf . I really liked the singer who...More

3  Thank 300Jojo
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Fabulous. Thank you all so much for a high class but so relaxed Wedding. Jim and his crew were outstanding. Food and wine excellent. Great DJ and great memories!!!

3  Thank Smurfette2015
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A family meal, in this not so cheap restaurant, could have gone so much better. We entered the restaurant to be greeted with a reprimand, as my wife didn’t answer the call earlier that day, where they we confirming our attendance that night. I believe...More

2  Thank U9030XWpaulp
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We went to this restaurant, based on the reviews below, but were extremely disappointed with both the service and the quality of food. We waited 25 minutes for drinks to arrive and 55 minutes for starters. The drinks were delayed due to the fact that...More

2  Thank jacquiepryke
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Treated my misses to a valentines day meal tonight. We visited 2 years ago for the same celebration and were very happy with the whole evening. Tonight was absolutely amazing! The restaurant looked stunning, the service was on point and the food was to die...More

2  Thank Brad C
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband got married in the Archbishop Palace and the ideal place to hold our wedding breakfast was at the Embankment floating restaurant situated directly behind the Archbishop Palace, the staff were very welcoming and worked amazingly to cater for us and our...More

4  Thank Collier-Glynn
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Came here for our work Christmas Lunch and was looking forward to seeing what it was like. The restaurant itself is nicely decorated and has a lovely view across the river. It really does feel a million miles away from Maidstone town centre. Firstly the...More

1  Thank phillipsrobert5
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

So disappointed, first time we have visited in a couple of years and it has gone downhill considerably in that time. First off, the menu. So many spelling mistakes, and every cut off steak, whether it be sirloin, rib eye or fillet is all 'shin'...More

1  Thank coleburg
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Questions & Answers
Sian W
23 January 2018|
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Response from karac142 | 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$38
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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