Best restaurants in Sevenoaks

Sevenoaks is a Kentish town that's just to the south-east of London. For those who travel into London for work (or pleasure), it's a popular choice as a commuter town. Aside from the beautiful stately homes and luscious gardens in Sevenoaks, there are a range of wonderful restaurants and dining options. Some of the best restaurants in Sevenoaks are worth travelling out of central London to visit and include a variety of cuisines, price points, vibes, and suitability for large families, date nights, and children.

Updated on 16 May 2024

There is so much to do in Sevenoaks, from the National Trust properties such as Chartwell, the family home of Winston Churchill, or spots like Emmetts Garden that are overflowing with roses, bluebells and shrubs in springtime. Those who enjoy spending time outdoors and amongst all that nature has to offer will love Sevenoaks, and the number of restaurants in Sevenoaks only adds to its appeal – a list that includes cosy gastro pubs to restaurants that champion the very best of British produce. Once you’ve spent some time walking around this town in Kent, you’ll be ready for a delicious meal, right? Well, just peruse our list of the best of Sevenoaks’ restaurants, and we know you won’t be disappointed.

Across Sevenoaks, there are a range of great dining options, from pubs that serve burgers and offer brasserie-style dining, along with delicious American barbecue and Greek cuisine. You'll be able to choose from some of the best restaurants that have beer gardens full to the brim in the summer month sunshine, or those with great views of the open countryside. Whether you're searching for a cosy spot to enjoy date night with a great glass of wine or need somewhere to enjoy a birthday get together, we've got you covered.

The Rose & Crown - Sevenoaks

The Rose & Crown - Sevenoaks

London Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2TH

A true country pub if ever there was one, the Rose & Crown first served as an 18th-century coaching inn. Here you can expect idyllic views of Dunton Green, hearty pub fare, and authentic country dishes.

Under £30
Pubs
British
Branded Steaks - Sevenoaks

Branded Steaks - Sevenoaks

63-65 High Street, Town Centre, TN13 1JY

Located in the centre of town, Branded Steaks offers responsibly sourced and ethically reared dry-aged beef and a brasserie-style menu. It’s an eclectic but tasteful spot, suited to many occasions from date nights to birthday dinners.

£30 - £49
Steak
British
Hattusa

Hattusa

115 London Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1BH

An amalgam of Turkish tradition and modern British comfort, Hattusa offers meze platters, chargrills, and tapas-inspired plates. If you’re searching for warm Anatolian hospitality and casual but elegant dining, this conveniently located restaurant is sure to deliver.

£30 - £49
Turkish
Côte Sevenoaks

Côte Sevenoaks

22 London Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1AJ

Approachable modern French dining on London Road, Cote is a well-known and much loved Brasserie-style restaurant serving all-day menus of continental classics. It’s ideal for lazy lunches, quick shopping stops, and friendly catchups.

Under £30
French
Number Eight

Number Eight

8 London Road , Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2JD

Located at the centre of the town, directly across from the Stag Theatre, you’ll find Number Eight - a family-owned restaurant with comfort food and local artisanal produce at its core. Expect modern European fare and British charm.

British
The Plough at Ivy Hatch

The Plough at Ivy Hatch

High Cross Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0NL

Found within a renovated 17th-century inn at the heart of Ivy Hatch, The Plough demonstrates a staunch commitment to all things Kentish. Think sustainably sourced produce, local ales, and a traditional pub menu with modern flair.

£30 - £49
British
The George & Dragon Ightham

The George & Dragon Ightham

The Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 9HH

Behind the Tudor facade of The George & Dragon, you’ll discover much more than excellent pub grub, ice-cold beers, and moreish bar snacks - this cosy inn is also (allegedly) where Guy Fawkes first hatched his plot.

Under £30
Pubs
British
The Bricklayers Arms

The Bricklayers Arms

Hogpits Bottom, Flaunden, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, HP3 0PH

A charming village pub with a popular terrace beer garden, lake views, and traditional British pub fare. Plus, in winter you can enjoy a roast before a roaring fireplace. What more could you wish for?

£30 - £49
Gastropub

It’s hardly surprising that Sevenoaks is one of the most popular towns in Kent. There’s much to see in this region on the outskirts of London, and there’s plenty to eat too. But if you’re still on the hunt for that perfect spot and keen to travel to the coast, why not take a look at our collection of the best restaurants in Kent? And if a hidden gem is what you’re after, you’re sure to find something to your taste nearby in one of the restaurants in Orpington - there you’ll find a host of restaurants suitable for almost any occasion.

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