Pub of the Week: The Evenhill, Littlebourne

Posted: 25 February 2014

Blog category: Pub of the Week, Pubs

Situated on the A257, just a 3 minute drive from Canterbury’s vibrant city centre, The Evenhill at Littlebourne boasts character, charm, warm hospitality and good food.

Originally built as cottages in the 16th Century, the converted picturesque village pub features a traditional Victorian bar that offers a relaxed, family atmosphere complete with original oak beams and a large fireplace, leading to its popular split-level restaurant.

The pubs superb restaurant serves classic, locally sourced British dishes that perfectly complement its historic and elegant surroundings. The substantial menu contains delightful home cooked meals, tailored to the season that are perfect for any occasion, encompassing fish, steaks, pan fried chicken and a range of vegetarian options. Examples of typical meals available include char-grilled gammon, spinach and ricotta cannelloni, Kentish lamb cutlets and Evenhill barbecue chicken topped with bacon and cheese.

The bar menu offers an equally tempting range of meals, such as battered haddock and chips, curry and freshly prepared pies, a children’s menu is also available, as is a tempting array of desserts and special steak nights are held once a week - The Sunday carvery is very popular too!

The Evenhill also hosts 15 elegant en-suite bedrooms, making it the ideal place to stay to explore historic Canterbury just down the road. Accommodation is housed in a converted barn behind the pub and is set well back from the road and boasts all modern facilities. Four-poster beds are available as well as rooms especially suited to accommodate those with disabilities. Internet access is also provided and children are welcome. For online booking click here.

The Evenhill is an ideal venue for any celebration. The restaurant can cater for a party of up to 50 people. The restaurant and garden make the perfect venue for wedding receptions and birthday parties. Menus can be tailored to suit individual events and DJs and musicians are available for hire.

The Evenhill is also the perfect base for the enthusiastic golfer. The renowned links courses of Cinque Ports and the Royal St George’s – home to the British open 2011 - are only a short drive away. Parkland courses such as Canterbury Golf Club lie just three miles away.

To find out more or for booking information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with The Evenhill, either by phone (01227 728 073) or via their website.