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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 11 October 2020

Have eaten here a few times in the past and enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We haven't visited since lockdown restrictions were imposed, although tried to book during Eat Out/Help Out but were rudely declined. We went for lunch today but having not been offered...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

One word RUDE! The bar staff are the absolute epitome of how to take a business down...rude staff, no atmosphere. I will never return!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 5 September 2020

No atmosphere. Terrible food and terrible service. Very expensive for what it was. Waitress spilt wine on me and didn't bat an eyelid like it had never happened.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with the 50% scheme on Tuesday night. The food was great, as were the staff and atmosphere. This was our 1st visit here and we will return again!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 August 2020

Busy night due to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme and the service could have been a touch more attentive / however, it was decent, despite the full restaurant. We had starters and mains - all were really good. I had a mixed grill...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 18 August 2020

Haven’t visited for ages but the food is still absolutely delicious. Staff all friendly and helpful, the service between the main course and desert was a little slow even when they were prompted but a minor niggle. Overall a very nice meal and good evening...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020 via mobile

Popped here for mid afternoon lunch as usual haunt was closed. Never been here before and was pleasantly surprised. We didnt have to book. The food was amazing and the service was spot on. Made sure we had drinks food was on time and they...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 12 August 2020 via mobile

This is one my local go to places... and it was time to go back after lock down with Eat Out to Help Out. It was nice to see the place full. Unfortunately they weren’t serving food outside, which is my favourite place in good...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 11 August 2020 via mobile

I can not rate the restaurant any more highly than I can.. It was amazing the food was out of this world it was so good we came back 2 days on a run. Meat was so fresh and juicy a the bread was to...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 15 May 2020 via mobile

Had a take away platter. Unbelievably good meat. Quality meat cooked beautifully. Really impressed. Recommended!!!

Date of visit: May 2020
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2 January 2019|
Response from smtburgum | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea
4 June 2018|
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Response from Y1160EIjb | Reviewed this property |
There is a choice of Wines I believe. I'm not a Wine Drinker so didnt pay that much attention to it, but i think there is a Wine list on the Menu
6 December 2015|
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Response from gecey2015 |
It is open Sunday.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gem of Kent

  • Yes, Gem of Kent offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Gem of Kent offers delivery services.

  • Gem of Kent is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5