Kent Hospitality Business of the Year

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A coffee shop, tea room, pub, bistro or restaurant that is actively using Kent produce where and when seasonally available and demonstrate this commitment in menus and marketing. 

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#UNIT 1West Hythe.
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The 12 TapsWhitstable
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363 Coffee LoungeWalderslade
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7 MILESMAIDSTONE
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A La TurkaHerne Bay
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A La TurkaCanterbury (St Dunstans)
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Adam Jacobs Tonbridge
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Admirals ArmQueenborough
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Airport cafe Sellinge
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Albion House HotelRamsgate
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Alborinos Broadstairs
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The AllotmentTunbridge Wells
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The AlmaPainters Forstal
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The AmbretteCanterbury
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AmbretteMARGATE
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AmbretteDover
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AmiciAshford Kent
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Amy’s PantryTenterden
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The Anchor Faversham
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The Anchor InnWingham
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Anna's TearoomFolkestone
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Annie’s bistroWhitstable
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AryaRamsgate
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Avenue Tennis Bar & Restaurant Gillingham
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The AviatorQUEENBOROUGH
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B R E WFolkestone
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BacchusFolkestone
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BaileysSittingbourne
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The Bake & AlehouseWestgate-on-Sea
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The Bakehouse at 124Tonbridge
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The BakehouseBiddenden
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Bakery 64New Romney
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Balfour Winery at Hush Heath EstateStaplehurst
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Bangers and BallsWhitstable
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Bangkok HouseCanterbury
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BANGKOK PAVILLIONDEAL, KENT
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Bao Baron Folkestone
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Bas BarStrood
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Baskervilles coffee house Maidstone
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Bay Leaf Coffee HouseHerne Bay
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Bay Tree Bar and GrillFolkestone
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Beach cafeWhitstable
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The Bean coffee barDeal Kent
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The Bear InnFaversham
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The Bedford PubTunbridge Wells
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The Beer Shop FolkestoneFolkestone
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The Beer SellerTonbridge
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Beer on the PierHerne Bay
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The Bell InnSt Nicholas at wade
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Bethanys cafe & sandwich barWestgate on sea
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Bicycle BakeryTunbridge Wells
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The Bidens innHerne bay
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Big boys fine burgersFolkestone
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The Big Greek BusFolkestone
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The black pigStaple
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Blend Coffee LoungeBirchington
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Bliss cafeWalderslade
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BlocFolkestone
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Bluebirds kitchenDover
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The BoathouseRochester
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The BoathouseYalding
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Bobbies Bakehouse Folkestone
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Bollywood Buffet Gillingham Kent
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Boost KitchenWhitfield
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Bottega CarusoMargate
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The Bouverie TapFolkestone
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The Bow WindowHarrietsham
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Brisket and barrel Sevenoaks
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Bucket & SpadeDymchurch
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The bull rolvendenRolvenden
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the bulls headMARGATE
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Buoy and Oyster Margate
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The Bush, Blackbird & ThrushEast Peckham
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The butchers block Burham
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Cafe and KitchenWhitstable
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Cafe des Amis Canterbury
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Cafe NucleusChatham
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Cafe Nucleus RochesterRochester
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Cafe Revival Whitstable
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The Cake Junction Folkestone
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The CakeshedTunbridge Wells
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Captain digbyKingsgate
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Carpenters ArmsEastling
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Cathedral pie houseRochester
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Cave Hotel CanterburyBoughton
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The CavendishBearsted
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Cellar Head Tap RoomTunbridge Wells
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Chapter OneLocksbottom
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Chapter Sourdough PizzeriaCanterbury
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The Chaser InnTonbridge
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ChattoreyGravesend
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Cheeky CluckerRochester High Street
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The Cheese RoomRochester
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The Chequer InnAsh
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The Chequers on the green High Halden
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The Chequers InnDoddington
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The Chequers InnAylesford
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The ChequersLamberhurst
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Chestfield BarnChestfield, Whitstable
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Chuck and Blade Rochester
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Cin cin bar and bistroDeal
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Cinque Ports Margate
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Citi terrace Canterbury
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CliffsMargate
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Coastal Bar Ramsgate
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Comfort inn restaurant Ramsgate
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The Compasses InnCrundale, Canterbury
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Conchitas Folkestone
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CoppersHythe
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The Corner House Canterbury
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The Corner HouseMinster
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Cote Brasserie Canterbury
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The counting houseBroadstairs
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The cow shed bar and grillBirchington
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Cramptons barBroadstairs
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The crown inn Sarre
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The Crown Upchurch
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The Curious CatHerne
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The Curious EateryMaidstone
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Daily Bread Rusthall
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Days Grills Margate
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The Dead Pigeon PubRochester
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Deal Pier KitchenDeal
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The Dirty HabitHollingbourne
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DivinoSandwich
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The Dog and Bear HotelLenham
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The Dog At WinghamWingham
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The Doghouse micropub and vinyl barAshford
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The DolphinCanterbury
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Donna's ale houseSittingbourne
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Dories seafoodMargate
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The Dove at Dargate Faversham
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Dover Castle Teynham
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Dr LegumesFolkestone
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The Drill HallSandwich
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The Duck InnPettbottom
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The Duke WilliamIckham
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Duke of WellingtonRyarsh
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D'Jangos Bistro FOLKESTONE
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The Earl Grey TearoomsTunbridge Wells
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The Early BirdGrove Green, Maidstone
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The East Kent ArmsRamsgate
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Eat the Farm Sevenoaks / Plaxtol
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Eight Bells Hawkhurst
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El CortadorFolkestone
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Even FlowTunbridge Wells
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The EvenhillLittlebourne
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The Farm HouseWest Malling
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Farm + HarperWhitstable
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The Farriers ArmsMersham
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The Ferry InnStone in Oxney
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Finbarswestgate-on-sea
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Fine GrindTunbridge Wells
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The Fire Station BrasserieChatham
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The FirepitCanterbury
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Firkin Frog Herne Bay
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Fish on the green Bearsted
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The Fisherman’s ArmsMaidstone
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The Five Bells Brabourne
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Five pointed star West Malling
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Flavours by KumarRamsgate
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Floss and BambzWest Hythe
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The Flower PotMaidstone
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The flying sheepSheerness
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Folkestone Food and Wine CompanyFolkestone
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FolkloreFolkestone
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Fond coffeeCanterbury Kent
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Food for ThoughtCranbrook
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Fordwich ArmsFordwich
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FortsMargate
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Four FathomsHerne Bay
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Framptons Tunbridge Wells
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FrasersAshford
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Fredrics bistroMaidstone
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Fringe and GingeCanterbury
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Frog & ScotDeal
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Fruiterers ArmsRodmersham
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Fuggles Beer CafeTunbridge Wells/Tonbridge
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Furlongs AlehouseFaversham
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Fuzion FlavazMargate
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THE GABBA Tw
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Garage CoffeeCanterbury
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Garage CoffeeWhitstable
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Garage CoffeeMargate
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George InnNewnham
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The George MolashMolash
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The GeorgeTrottiscliffe
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Giorgios Margate
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golden LionSweechgate Canterbury
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The Goods Shed Restaurant Canterbury
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The Goupie Chocolate HouseTunbridge Wells
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Grain & HearthWhitstable
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The Great HouseHawkhurst
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Green farmhouse Sittingbourne
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The GreyhoundCharcott
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The Griffins HeadChillenden
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The Grove Pho & BunTunbridge Wells
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The halfway houseBrenchly
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The Hampton InnHerne Bay
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Harper’s Bar Broadstairs
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HatHats Coffee CompanyKent
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HattonsTunbridge wells
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Hay's shackSandwhich
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Heathfields CafeKeston
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The Heights of AlmaSheerness
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The HengistAylesford
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The HerbalistMaidstone
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Heritage Garden KitchenBiddenden
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The HeritageSheerness
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The Hidden Treasure Micropub Dymchurch
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Hide and FoxSaltwood
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The Home Front Tea RoomRamsgate
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Home TaproomFolkestone
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The Horseshoe & CastleCooling
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Hot Wood PizzaWestgate on Sea
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The Hotel ContinentalWhitstable
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Il PosticinoCanterbury
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InfiniteaSandwich
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Inn DoorsSandgate
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International Wrap Artists Margate
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Jaspers Community CafeRochester
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Jessica Leah Catering Margate
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Jo Jo'sTankerton
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The jolly farmer Manston
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Judds Folly Faversham
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Julia’s Westgate on sea
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JulietsTunbridge Wells
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Juliets farm shop and cafe Ash Kent
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Kathton HouseCanterbury
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The Kentish RiflemanDunks Green, Kent
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The Kentish PantryMargate
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Kerry’s BakehouseDeal
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King & QueenEast Malling
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KingdomPenshurst
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Kings Corner Café Canterbury kent
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The king's armsMeopham
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KitsuTunbridge Wells
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The Korean CowgirlCanterbury
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La Magnolia Ramsgate
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The Lanes Deal
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Lang’s Bar & Cocktail LoungeSittingbourne
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The lanthorne Broadstairs
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Leather bottleGravesend
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The leicester arms Penshurst
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The Lift Cafe Folkestone
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Lilys bistro Canterbury
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The LimesFaversham
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Little brown fairy cake Westgate
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Little ShipsRamsgate
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Little SwiftMargate
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Little Travelling Bean Offham, Kent
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THE LITTLE BULLBRENCHLEY
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The Little Brown JugPenshurst
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The Little Sicilian Broadstairs
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The Little Tea PotAshford
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The Living CafeMaidstone
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The lobster shack Whitstable
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LuigisSandwich
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The LyleTunbridge Wells
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The Mad Hatter Tearooms Margate
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The Made InnAshford
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The MagnetBroadstairs
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The Malling JugWest Malling
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Mamma Mia Pizzeria Margate
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Mamma Soraya Rochester
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Manor Farm Barn Southfleet
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Marc-Pierre’s Kitchen Ramsgate
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The Marine HotelWhitstable
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Market HouseMaidstone
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Marleys Folkestone
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Marquis Of Granby Alkham
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The Medway InnWouldham
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The Mews BrewhouseIwade
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Millies BarWestgate
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Miss Peggoty's Tea ShopTenterden
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Moretto’s Sayers LaneTenterden
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MortimersHerne Bay
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The Mount VineyardShoreham
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Mullins Brasserie Margate
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Nanna'sSandwich
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Narai Thai PalaceMaidstone
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The Nelson ArmsTonbridge
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Neptune’s HallBroadstairs
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The Nest cafe Sittingbourne
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The New Flying Horse InnWye
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The New InnMinster
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New street bistroMargate
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No 23 Chatham
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Noys NoodlesHythe
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Number 37Ash
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Nutmeg Tenterden
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Nutmeg Cafe Hythe
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Nutmegs Patisserie Rainham
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Oad StreetBorden
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Oh CrumbsFolkestone
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Olby's Soul CafeMargate
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The Old BankWesterham
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The Old MillKennington
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The Old Neptune Whitstable
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OscarsFaversham
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Ossies fish bar Whistable
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Otto’s Coffee ShopSevenoaks
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The oyster bedWhitstable
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Oyster and ChopHerne Bay
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The pantiles tapTunbridge wells
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The PantryChatham
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Papà BiancoFaversham
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The Paper Mill MicropubSittingbourne
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The Papermakers Arms Plaxtol
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Parkerville Herne bay
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The parlour Birchington
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The ParrotCanterbury
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The Past And Present Ale HouseGillingham
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The Pearsons ArmsWhitstable
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Peggotty's Tea ShoppeTenterden
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The pepper box inn Harrietsham
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Peters fish and chip factoryRamsgate
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The petite platter Ashford
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The pier bar & Restaurant Upnor, Rochester
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The Pig & StyBethersden
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The Pig at bridge placeBridge, Canterbury
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The PlayaMinster on Sea
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Please SirBROADSTAIRS
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The plough inn Lewson street
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The ploughIvy Hatch
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The PloughLangley maidstone
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Plough InnStalisfield
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The Poacher and PartridgeTudeley
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The PoetMatfield
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PomegranateWalmer
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Pop Up CafeDeal
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Pork and CoCanterbury
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Posillipo Faversham
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Posillipo Canterbury
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PosillipoBroadstairs
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Potting shedMaidstone
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The Pound at One Pound LaneCanterbury
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Prince AlbertDeal
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Prince of AlesRainham
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Prince of IndiaFaversham
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Prince of KentHawkhurst
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Proper coffee house Margate
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PubKingsdown
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PuddingsMaidstone
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The PullmanFolkestone
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The QuayFaversham
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Queen Phillippa Queenborough, sheppey.
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The Queen’s Inn Hawkhurst
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Queens Head public houseKingsnorth Ashford
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The Racing greyhound pub RAMSGATE
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The Radnor Arms Folkestone
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RaindellsBroadstairs
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Reads RestaurantFaversham
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The red barn Lingfield
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The Red DogHigh Halstow
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red lionbadlesmere
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The Ringlestone InnHarrietsham
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The Rising SunStour mouth
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Rocksalt Restaurant Folkestone
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Roka pizzaSandgate
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The Rose and CrownStelling Minnis
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The Rose InnQueenbrough
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The roseDeal
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Rose And Crown Hartlip Hartlip Sittingbourne
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The RoyalTankerton
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Royal Ghurka DineCanterbury
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RUBY MURRAYLORDSWOOD, CHATHAM
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Saint Johns YardTunbridge Wells
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SalentinosDeal
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Sally's Cake EmporiumOtford
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SalmaWingham
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Saloon bar and grillHerne bay
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Salt of the earthBroadstairs
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Samphire Whitstable
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Sands HotelMargate
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SankeysTunbridge wells
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Sargasso Margate
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Sea View Fish RestaurantDeal
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Segarri’sBroadstairs
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SHADS INDIAN RESTAURANTHERNE BAY
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Shaydas Turkish restaurant Folkestone
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The Ship TavernLower Upnor
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The Ship InnDymchurch
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The ship Ospringe Faversham
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The shipCobham
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Ship & TradesChatham
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The ShoznaRochester
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Silcocks Tea roomSt Michael s Tenterden
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Sixty Five MM CoffeeTonbridge
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The Small HoldingKilndown
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Smiths Coffee Bar & Wellness Broadstairs
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Smoke and LiquorRochester
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The society roomMaidstone
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Soirée Cocktail Bar & LoungeFaversham
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The Sondes Tea RoomsSelling
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The SpitfireKings Hill, West Malling
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The SportsmanSeasalter
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StapleBroadstairs
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StarkBroadstairs
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The steam packetStrood
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Steep Street Coffee HouseFolkestone
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Stewart’s CafeRamsgate
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Stone Baked PizzaHerne Bay
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Stones coffee shop Sheerness
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Streetz 2 StreetzFolkestone
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The SunFaversham
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The Sussex ArmsTunbridge Wells
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The Swan on Loose RoadMaidstone
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The Swan & DogGreat Chart
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The swan innLittle chart
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The Swan West Malling
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Taddys barn tea rooms and eateryBroadstairs
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TaranaRainham
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TCY (The Court Yard) Bar & RestaurantDeal
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Thackerays Tunbridge wells
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Thai four twoRochester
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Thai orchidRamsgate
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This Ancient Boro Alehouse & Tapas BarTenterden
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THREE MARINE DRIVEMargate
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The Three MarinersOare
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The three tunsLower Halstow, Sittingbourne
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Tick TocksRainham
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Timber BattsBodsham
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Trattoria Romana Ashford
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The Tudor Rose Borden
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The Tudor RoseUpnor, Rochester
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Twenty Three Sandwich & Coffee Bar Chatham
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The Two HalvesMargate
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Unit 1 Hythe
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VerdigrisTonbridge
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Victuals & CoDeal
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The vineyard Lamberhurst
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Vittle and swig Tunbridge wells
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The Wallflower CafeHerne Bay
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Walnut tree Yalding
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The Walnut TreeAldington
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The waterfront at whitstable Whitstable
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Waterside CafeHawkhurst
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The Wendy House Cranbrook
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West Bay Cafe Westgate
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West End Tavern Marden, Tonbridge
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West House restaurant Biddenden
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Westerham Brewery Tap RoomWesterham
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WheelersWhitstable
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White finch tea roomsMeopham
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White HorseSittingbourne
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The white hart/ sussex passWadhurst
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The White LionSelling
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Whitstable produce storeWhitstable
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The Wild Bread BakehouseFaversham
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WILD BOX EVENTS LTDFaversham
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The Will AdamsGillingham
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Will’s Fish & GrillStrood
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The Wine Rooms Tunbridge Wells
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The Wine BarHerne bay
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Wings Bar Headcorn
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WoodysMargate
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The Woolpack Tenterden
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The Wrotham ArmsBroadstairs
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Wyatt & JonesBroadstairs
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The YardFaversham
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The Yarrow RestaurantBroadstairs
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The Yellow Stocks Micro-pubSittingbourne
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Yes chefAylesford
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Zorba meze grillTunbridge wells
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