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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)
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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 23 July 2017

I got married at Archbishop Palace on friday 21st july and booked to have a meal here after for around 30 people and i can honestly say they helped to make it the best day of my life. It was so relaxed but organised the...More

Date of visit: July 2017
4  Thank LadyJane A
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Went to this restaurnt for the first time I what a surprise to start with Early on in the day a pleasant young lady phoned me to confirm we Where still attending when we arrived she showed us to the bar and Gave us our...More

Date of visit: July 2017
2  Thank clc22
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Just spent my 30th birthday at embankments!! What a fantastic evening!! There was 12 of us and all the food came out together was hot and all tasted amazing!! The atmosphere was brilliant whether you wanted a quite meal or something a bit more with...More

Date of visit: July 2017
6  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We went here a few months back and were pleasantly surprised even at 8pm it was still empty but a large party turned up as we left, this added to the experience as it was more private. Can highly recommend the ribs, on a nice...More

Date of visit: May 2017
2  Thank Karl D
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Great views, great singer and lovely atmosphere, must visit it is a great place to chill out. Good value for money but we didn't eat so I can't comment on the food yet but we will be going back

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank JuCCox
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We loved the menu and struggled to choose between 8 hour cooked pork ribs, chateaubriand, sirloin or fillet steak or suckling pig with an apple cream sauce. I chose chateaubriand with prawn (surf and turf) - it was perfectly cooked. My partner had clams and...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank SteMar247
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

It was friday evening,we booked a table around 8pm! It was live music evening(way too loud even for open space restaurant) 2 waitresses were working at the time,but none of them have uniform or name badge! And I dont think that wear shorts while serving...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Saltycaramel
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Well what can I say never been here before but was so impressed had family and friends for a set 3 course meal clams steaks cheesecake was so impressed price and value for money was exceptional staff were polite and helpful and made us feel...More

Date of visit: June 2017
2  Thank ROTTYS
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We booked a couple of weeks in advance, but as it was a Thursday, it wasn't overly busy. Because of this, our meals came hot and fast from the kitchen. The food was tasty and well cooked. The wine was chilled to perfection. Trouble is,...More

Date of visit: June 2017
2  Thank John E
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Enjoyed a lovely meal here at the end of May to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary. Initially I was a bit disappointed to find out that we could only order from a smaller menu on a Sunday. However, although the choice was limited the food was...More

Date of visit: May 2017
2  Thank Jane H
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, 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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