For relaxed brasserie-style dining in a friendly atmosphere, book a table at The Hengist, situated in Aylesford, Maidstone. This restaurant is housed in a 16th Century grade II listed building, with timber beams and a roaring fire. Located just ten minutes’ walk from Aylesford train station, The Hengist is the ideal place to visit when in the Maidstone area.
The owners want The Hengist to be available to all, whether you are dining with children or are looking for a spot for a first date. The chilled out yet sophisticated atmosphere means that whatever the occasion, you can feel right at home.
The fantastic menu is second to none, and the chef has clearly spent much time and effort deciding what would impress customers the most. Of the starters, try the ‘Flower Marie’, with salt baked beetroot, hazelnut, sorrel and green olives, or the ‘Jerusalem Artichoke Veloute’, with truffle, popcorn and Artichoke jam. The mains are just as impressive, with ‘Pan Roast Plaice’, served with celery, sauce vierge, caramelised cauliflower and braised onion, or the mouth-watering ‘Pork Three Ways’ with pak choi, slow roast belly, roast fillet, beer braised cheek pickled carrots and apple and lime puree.
Whatever you decide to choose at The Hengist, and whenever you dine, we are sure that you will be impressed. If you aren’t in the Maidstone area any time soon, make plans for a visit!