Winemakers' Kitchen at Balfour Winery

Brasserie, British·

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Brasserie, British
Food Occasions
Lunch, Sunday roast
Alfresco And Views
Great views, Outside seating, Terrace
Special Features
Vegan options, Vegetarian options


Balfour Winery is known as one of the trailblazers in the English wine landscape, and has established itself as a leading producer renowned for its commitment to both traditional method sparkling wines and the emerging category of English still wines. With an annual production of over 400,000 bottles, Balfour Winery has earned its reputation as one of the most esteemed wineries in England, seamlessly blending the art of world-class winemaking with an unwavering spirit of innovation.

The team’s dedication to crafting exceptional still and sparkling wines showcases a commitment to excellence that has placed them at the forefront of the English wine industry. The Winemakers’ Kitchen is the estates’ latest culinary venture that encapsulates the essence of 'what grows together, goes together'. Here, you can indulge in seasonal treasures that have been sourced from local producers, thoughtfully paired with the very wines that inspired their creation. Developed in collaboration between the head chef, Dan Austin, and head winemaker, Fergus Elias, the menu is a careful blend of flavours wonderfully designed to complement Balfour’s award winning wines. Set against the picturesque backdrop of the flourishing vines, in the heart of Kent, The Winemakers’ Kitchen invites you to savour the true taste of English provenance. As the seasons change so does the menu, with a steadfast commitment to premium ingredients, beautiful presentation, and a service delivered with both pride and passion. Prior to each season, the chef and winemaker convene to curate a menu that harmonises with the forthcoming months. A thoughtful analysis of each wine guides the selection process, ensuring a perfect pairing with every dish.

By embracing the spirit of the local community, the team at The Winemakers’ Kitchen collaborate with Kent's finest producers to craft an exceptional menu that resonates with the time of year and captures the essence of the surroundings.

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Five Oak Lane, Staplehurst, Kent, TN12 0HT

01622 832794 01622 832794


Opening Times

Mon 12:00-15:00
Tue 12:00-15:00
Wed 12:00-15:00
Thu 12:00-15:00
Fri 12:00-15:00
Sat 12:00-15:00
Sun 12:00-15:00
Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed Closed
Thu Closed
Fri 19:00-22:30
Sat 19:00-22:30
Sun Closed


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