Please note: You must book in advance and mention the tastecard to be entitled to the discount. The tastecard restaurant discount is not available on celebration days - including, but not limited to, Valentine's Day, Mothering Sunday and Father's Day. The discount is also unavailable throughout December. London is a buzzing and vibrant city. But for those times when diners want to escape the hustle and bustle and get away, they'll find just the thing less than twenty-mile drive. Deep in Brentwood, set near the picturesque Thorndon Country Park, farmland and quaint villages is where they'll find The Kilns Hotel. Their relaxed bar is open to the public, serving a selection of mains and light bites, making them ideal for casual dining out in Essex. The charming hotel is ideally located for anyone looking for places to eat in Essex, as long as they don't mind a little detour. The Kilns is accessible from the M25 and the A127. Diners that want to let someone else do the driving can even hop on the train and stop off at Brentwood train station ? for the perfect weekend getaway with the kids. The Grade II listed building makes for a fine place to stay the night, but guests don't need a room key to enjoy their modern bar. It's perfect for anyone that wants a relaxing place for dining out in Essex. In fact, they can make themselves right at home with cosy armchairs, Chesterfield sofas and traditional dining table. There's also an enclosed beer garden for al fresco dining. Diners that appreciate British restaurants know they're made for hearty appetites. Their Kilns Hotel certainly follows suit, with a seasonal menu of all the classics, including flavours from Europe. Dishes like pan-fried salmon over pasta and steak and chunky chips are sure to make for a satisfying lunch. Or for something lighter, there's always fresh salads and soups to tuck into. Whether it's a chance to escape the city or a chance to get-together with family, a meal at The Kilns Hotel should do the trick. Any occasion will be even more of a treat for tastecard members who can look forward to exclusive restaurant savings when they call to book ahead and present their cards upon arrival. It's a good chance to treat themselves to another round, a starter or dessert.