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The Hengist

Aylesford, Kent

Welcome to The Hengist - A fusion of timeless elegance and contemporary dining, embracing a symphony of flavours, history, and cherished memories.

Join us for an unforgettable dining experience and indulge your senses in a culinary delight.  Secure your table now for an unforgettable lunch or evening.
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The Hengist

The jewel of Aylesford's historic village.

We believe that exceptional dishes start

with the finest ingredients, which is why we source locally to ensure freshness and quality in every bite.

We understand that every plate has a story to tell. That's why our talented chefs put their heart and soul into creating each dish, made-to-order just for you.

Whether it's a special occasion or a spontaneous evening out, we're here to make it an experience to remember.

We welcome you and your loved ones to a dining experience that goes beyond just a meal.

It's a journey through time, flavours, and unforgettable memories.

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Discover taste perfection and experience our irresistible weekly menu specials.

Indulge in a fusion of culinary artistry and delicious offerings, with every dish an invitation to delight your senses.

Steak Night 


Two Steak meals and 2 glasses of wine starting from £38 per couple

Every Wednesday we offer a fantastic Steak Deal between 5 and 9pm.

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Sunday Roast 

Lunch Special

Savour a great traditional Sunday Roast Lunch from only £19 per person

Serving our Sunday lunch menu from 12pm until 7pm each week.

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Boxing Day Festive Menu 2023

Celebrate Boxing Day with us & experience our festive delights

With a great selection of festive dishes to celebrate your Christmas period.


English Afternoon

Tea Delight

Quintessentially English Afternoon Tea with home made cakes from £20 per person 

Every Wednesday to Saturday from 12pm

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Tapas Night

Fridays Special

Enjoy a Spanish 

experience with our special Tapas Night once a month

Serving a range of Spanish dishes to transport your taste buds right to the heart of Iberian life.


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About Us

Situated in the historic village of Aylesford, The Hengist is a modern restaurant and bar, a short walk from the river's edge.


The 16th Century building stands with original features, offering a perfect balance of elegance, heritage and modernity all surrounded by manicured gardens.  

The Hengist offers a range of dining options including a casual dining option on the ground floor and two more formal dining rooms upstairs along with outside terrace dining inour gardens. 

We offer seasonal 'a la carte and 'set' menus along with a 'Sunday lunch' menu. All of our dishes are freshly made to order with locally sourced ingredients. 

Opening Hours

Wed: 12:00 - 23:00 

Thur: 12:00 - 23:00 

Fri: 12:00 - 23:30 

Sat: 12:00 - 23:30 

Sun: 12:00 - 20:00 

Food Serving Times

Wed: 12:00 - 15:00 / 17:00- 21:00

Thur: 12:00 - 15:00 / 17:00 - 21:00

Fri: 12:00 - 21:30 

Sat: 12:00 - 21:30 

Sun: 12:00 - 19:00

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7-9 High Street, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7AX

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