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The Poet at Matfield

The Poet at Matfield, Maidstone Road, Matfield

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About The Poet at Matfield
The Poet at Matfield
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Average Price: £26 to £40
Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
The Poet offers an informal yet refined dining experience in the heart of the Kent countryside. Set in a charismatic 16th century building, diners can expect food of the highest standards, made using the finest local and seasonal produce and lovingly prepared by a small team of chefs led by co-owner Petrus Madutlela.

In addition to the food, we offer a selection of fine wines, quirky cocktails, and have a collection of over 70 craft gins available.

World War I poet Siegfried Sassoon lived in Matfield and is the inspiration behind our name. Sassoon was awarded the Military Cross for 'conspicuous gallantry' and later won acclaim for his writing. We're pretty sure he would have loved our food too!

A warm welcome awaits diners from front of house manager and co-owner Andy Urbanek and his team. We look forward to seeing you!

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The Poet at Matfield is #1 of 4 things to do in Matfield

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: 58AndyH, Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Sun 31 Jul, 2022
l Another wonderful Sunday lunch. Fantastic tomato and whipped truffle feta starter followed by yummy pork with great cauliflower cheese, yorkie and roast potatoes. All wines can be by the glass. Too...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Sidicks, UK
Sat 23 Jul, 2022
l This is our favourite restaurant, given its high quality food, great service and convenience for where we live. We love the attentive staff and high quality food, with an extensive wine...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: ammfamily, London, United Kingdom
Sat 16 Jul, 2022
l We had a special birthday event at the Poet and it was wonderful. The food was so innovative with the most amazing flavour combinations. With every bite there was a new subtle surprise in the mouth...

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The Poet at Matfield Maidstone Road, Matfield