Idyllically situated in the Alkham Valley midway between Dover and Folkestone, The Marquis at Alkham Restaurant with Rooms is a multi award-winner, with a 3 AA Rosette, Michelin listed restaurant and stunning contemporary guest rooms. Recommended in the Good Hotel Guide and with a Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor, this chic boutique hotel is the ultimate rural Kent venue for an exceptional fine dining experience, and for boutique weddings and romantic escapes. Whether you're looking for that unique business, leisure or cruise stopover hotel, we're a superb choice, within an easy drive of the Channel Tunnel, Dover cruise and ferry terminals and Canterbury. Central London is within a 1 hour, 30 minute drive.
Choose from 10 stunning en-suite rooms and 2 cottages, all with a luxuriant contemporary interior. Sumptuous touches are throughout, including Egyptian cotton towelling and monsoon showers, cosy under floor heating and luxury Noble Isle toiletries. Free WiFi is inclusive, and rooms and cottages have LCD TVs, DVD players, desks/ dressing tables, cafetiere coffee, tea and bottled spring water. Complimentary DVD hire is also available. Some rooms boast views towards Alkham cricket ground and the countryside beyond. En-suites include deluxe spacious wet rooms, and feature furnishings include Chaise longues. Private terraces and outdoor seating are also inclusive.
Breakfast is available to residents and non-residents, served from 7.30am to 10am, Monday to Friday, and from 8am to 10am on weekends and Bank Holidays. Breakfast choice includes a varied and extensive Continental buffet and hot breakfast choice using fine local produce, and cooked fresh to order.
Lunch is served from 12noon to 2.30pm from Tuesday to Saturday, Afternoon Tea is available 7 days a week from 2.30pm to 5pm, and dinner is served from Monday to Saturday each evening from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Delicious Sunday Lunches are also served weekly from 12noon to 3pm, and Sunday dinner from 7 to 8.30pm. To note we do not serve food on Monday mornings before 3pm and afternoon tea.
Enjoy the finest Kentish locally sourced food and drink in The Marquis, our award-winning 3 AA Rosette restaurant. A recent venture includes our very own vineyard from which we now source and serve our own wines for guests to enjoy. Our Head Chef has created a superb menu featuring fresh from the catch local fish and the best of Kentish local produce. Special themed menus feature on seasonal celebratory dates such as Valentines.
Bar, Terrace & Garden - Relax in the stylish contemporary bar, open each day to residents and non-residents. In warmer summer months al fresco carafes or glasses of our own Kentish wines can be enjoyed in the garden and terrace area with views of the Alkham Valley. We have an excellent cocktail menu and serve a range of speciality teas and coffees.
Our stylish private dining room holds up to 20 guests - special accommodation rates are available should you wish to stay over night. The Marquis is the perfect intimate wedding venue in the heart of the beautiful Kent Downs. Public rooms are elegantly furnished and offer ample space. Our 3 AA Rosette, Michelin listed restaurant serves the finest cuisine for your special day. We're just next door to the beautiful 13th century Church of St Anthony of Pamiers where you can take your vows. Civil Ceremonies are also available within the hotel. Unique transportation, champagne on arrival, wedding cakes, marquees, flowers and more can all be arranged on request.
The Marquis restaurant and hotel is easily reached, just 5 minutes off the M20 and 10 minutes from the Channel Tunnel and Dover's Cruise and ferry terminals.