COVID-19 update: Please be aware that our trading times and published events may not currently be wholly accurate.

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.

As a village bar and dining rooms the Hengist offers a range of dining options including a casual dining on the ground floor and two more formal dining rooms upstairs.

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. We also serve Brunch over the weekend and afternoon tea Monday-Saturday.

Monday - Thursday Set Menu 12-3pm.
Evening food served from 6pm.
Food Served all day Friday and Saturday.
Sunday Lunch menu available 12-5pm.
Brunch served Friday-Sunday 9am-12

*All vouchers and deals must be booked in advance and mentioned at the time of booking. Vouchers can only be booked by telephone, online bookings will not be accepted.*

Tastecard and Gourmet Card Monday - Thursday Only.
No vouchers accepted throughout December.

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Covid 19

Published on 13/04/2020

Dear valued customer,

We are currently closed, as per Government guidelines and advice. We hope to reopen soon but as yet are unsure of a date so we will inform you of an expected date once we are aware.

Please be assured any vouchers will have extended claim periods and any deposits made…

Gin Evening!

Happening on 03/06/2020

Do you have a taste for botanical blends? If gin would be your choice, why not try the different mixes we offer here at The Hengist? At this gin evening you will get three different gin and mixers, cheese and charcuterie boards.

Live Music from Matt Brooks!

Happening on 03/07/2020

An evening of fantastic music with Matt Brooks. Matt sings a range of covers and has always been a very popular act at The Hengist.
Enjoy a few drinks at the bar or an evening meal whilst the live music takes place from 8pm onwards.