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Month: January 2016

The Dairy, cream of the crop!

The Dairy at Boughton ( between Canterbury and Faversham) is a restaurant with a milky theme! It used to be the local Dairy and have ‘milked’ this heritage to theme their restaurant, to the point where even the bar stools Read More

CJs Baguette Bar worthy of your lunchbreak?

CJs is a self styled Baguette Bar on Margarets Street in Canterbury serving snacks and drinks to locals and tourists alike. Thats the best way I can describe it. Literally. Thats what it does. Is it any good at what Read More


Hi ! This is Helen and Tim, and we have set up this little blog to help you share our love and passion for the County we live in. kent is known as the garden of England, but we want Read More

Chilling in Chilham!

Now as you follow this blog you are going to hear us talk about the picturesque village of Chilham. A LOT. There is a reason for this, its just gorgeous. There are too many cool things to do a review Read More

Canteen in Canterbury, don’t wanna be negative but…

Now as you know we love an independant business here at Actual Cool Kent, and we were really looking forward to a lunch last weekend in Canteen on Sun street. now I dont wanna be negative but…….. The first impression was Read More

We have landed on Facebook!

We have only gone and launched our cool guide to Kent on Facebook! check it out and feel free to post your own cool pics on there if you want. https://www.facebook.com/actualcoolkent/

Deans Diner, the American Diner experience

Now! We always say on Actual Cool Kent that we don’t review chains, so Deans Diner is as close to a chain as you will find on this blog. There are 3 in Kent, Hempstead Valley, Orpington and the one we Read More

Lilford, Canterburys Little Gem of a Gallery

  On a chilly afternoon in Canterbury we had 10 minutes to kill and so popped into the very modern and chic Lilford Gallery, on Palace street. Unlike many commercial galleries it was not stuffy and snobby. The opposite in Read More

The Limes, Faversham. A Kentish Gastro Pub delight!

  The Limes in Faversham is the latest Gastro pub opened by the owners of the Albion (also in Faversham), Gareth Finney and Daniel Sidders. The pub was relaunched in May 2015 and has already established itself as a serious player Read More