at Bridge Place

The Restaurant at THE PIG-at Bridge Place

25-Mile Menu & Kitchen Garden Ingredients

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Simple food done well...

British Kitchen Garden food, true to the micro seasons and with a real focus on simple and fresh flavours. Our menus are driven by our Kitchen Gardens, changing by the day depending on what the forager supplies and what our kitchen garden team deems to be in perfect condition.

Kent’s distinctive character and unique combination of agricultural farmland, ancient orchards, newly planted vineyards and history of hop growing, all within casting distance of the sea, means THE PIG-at Bridge Place has access to some of the freshest local fish, locally brewed beers, amazing meats, delicious fruit and award-winning English wines in the country!

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Menus

Take a look at our sample menus to get a feel for what we may be dishing up. Please note these are subject to change.

Our restaurant is open daily 

Lunch from 12pm  - 4.30pm
Dinner from 6pm - 9.30pm (for Residents only initially, due to current physical distancing capacity limitations) 

When you are with us please just ask the team if you have any questions about the menu, allergies or your dietary requirements. 

If you would fancy a drink in the bar before eating, just arrive around  30 minutes before your table booking. However please be aware that due to physical distancing we are operating with a reduced number of tables and seating areas so availability will be limited, and will be on a first come first-served basis.

What to expect?

Things to know before visiting

The availability shown online is live and always up-to-date. If you can’t find the date you’re after, please email reservations@thepighotel.com so we can add you to our waiting list.

However, it’s worth checking out our other properties as we may have rooms or tables available elsewhere.

We do not permit dogs inside THE PIG-at Bridge Place. As the restaurant terrace and wood-oven are located within the Kitchen Garden, unfortunately, your furry friends will not be able to join you for lunch in the gardens.

Children are more than welcome at THE PIG-at Bridge Place, both in the restaurant and to stay. At THE PIG-at Bridge Place, some of our rooms are suitable for an extra bed or cot, just ask us when booking and we can arrange this for you upon your arrival. 

We’ll never tell you what to wear. Our restaurants are informal places, so come in whatever makes you happy and comfortable.

Breakfast is available for residents from 7-10am Monday-Friday and 7.30-10.30am on Saturday and Sunday. We serve Lunch from 12-4.30pm daily and Dinner from 6.00-9.30pm daily. Lunch bookings are advised, however Dinner bookings are essential!

Right in the heart of the walled Kitchen Garden is our rustic and reclaimed outdoor kitchen, open during the summer months from 12-5:30pm. No need to book! Just drop in for some relaxed sunshine dining and a glass of something chilled.  As always, seating will be on a first come first served basis. Physical distancing will be strictly observed so numbers will be limited. 

During August and September our restaurant has been extended out onto our terrace to allow for physical distancing in line with Government guidance. You will still be able to join us for drop in dining at our wood-ovens, but please note this is weather dependent and wood-oven sittings will not be able to be accommodated inside due to capacity. We strongly advise checking in with your chosen PIG before visiting if the weather is on the wetter side to see if we are open to avoid disappointment.

We offer monetary vouchers, as well as a lunch or dinner voucher. These can be purchased here

We have extended the validity of all Gift Vouchers that expired during our period of closure from Thursday 5th November - Wednesday 2nd December due to COVID-19, or that are due to expire later this year so that you are still able to use them at THE PIGs.

All Gift Vouchers that expire in November or December will be extended until March 31st.
All Gift Vouchers bought during our time of closure will be valid from use from Wednesday December 2nd 2020.

Please kindly note that you are unable to redeem a Gift Voucher online to make a booking. Please book your room as normal and the team will refund any pre-payments with proof of your voucher. Please just contact reservations@thepighotel.com

Our phones can get quite busy at certain times, so please do bear with us. You can also reach us by completing our online form, using our live chat system, by calling us on 01227 830 208 or by emailing us at reservations@thepighotel.com

Unless we are running a special deal and it is stated within the terms, all of our rates are on a room only basis so are inclusive of VAT only. 

Breakfast will be served at guests’ tables in the restaurant, as sadly our much-loved PIG grazing breakfast tables are not viable with current guidelines. All of the goodies that were on the Breakfast table will now be available, along with our hot dishes on our new Breakfast menus. Prices range from £10-£15.

You can check in from 4pm at all of our properties, however, you’re more than welcome to arrive earlier to drop off your luggage and explore the gardens. Due to current physical distancing guidelines, we are limiting capacity in the main hotel, so you might not be able to make the most of the lounges until you have checked in. The team will be on hand to help you when you arrive.

Check out is by 11am. We ask that you leave your room by this time, but please enjoy the surroundings all day. We can’t guarantee an early check-in or late check-out, but stick around and let us know your plans and we will try our best on the day. 

At THE PIG-at Bridge Place there is access to the grounds and the restaurant in the Coach House. Due to being a listed building there is currently no wheelchair access to the main house. For more details please contact us by completing our online form, using our live chat system, or by emailing us at reservations@thepighotel.com

We are no longer accepting payments made in cash, we will only be accepting card payments at all hotels.

We no longer accept American Express payments.

Getting here

Our 29-bedroom, Queen Anne manor house is tucked away just outside the historic village of Bridge, three miles south of Canterbury.

THE PIG-at Bridge Place

Bourne Park Rd, Bridge, Canterbury , CT4 5BH, UK
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By road

The hotel is 3 miles away from Canterbury; the drive should take 15 minutes. There’s free parking when you arrive.

Nearest station

The closest station to THE PIG-at Bridge Place is Bekesbourne Station, two miles away. South Eastern runs regular services to Canterbury West station also from London St Pancras International which will get you to Canterbury in under an hour.

Taxi service

If you're getting to us by taxi, give Kev's Taxi a call on 07887668940 who'll be able to get you over to ours in no time. They're a family run company based in Canterbury that have a wide selection of vehicles seating up to 8 people.

Nearest airport

If you're needing to be within close proximity to an airport, Gatwick Airport is 76 miles away from THE PIG-at Bridge Place and it takes just around 70 minutes to get there by car. 

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