5 of the best seafood restaurants and dishes

With October brings us National Seafood Week, and SO have been on a mission to hunt out the best seafood menus and dishes available in the area…


The Old Fishmarket by Sankey’s, Tunbridge Wells

Situated in an Old Fishmarket building in the heart of the idyllic Pantiles, this is the perfect date venue. It’s vital to book as this restaurant is popular among all seafood lovers; specialising in oysters and shellfish. You can build your own platter or take advantage of the £11.95 two course offer running from 3pm till 6pm each Monday to Friday.


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The Black Horse, Pembury.

Offering one of the widest seafood menus in the surrounding area, you are spoilt for choice with the selection of lobster, sea bass, crab, crayfish and salmon on offer in an array of different forms. Also on this menu is a ‘children’s corner’ and a non-seafood menu, making it the ideal venue for any family with young children or a group with any non-seafood lovers.



The Bullfinch, Sevenoaks

A variety of squid, prawns, scallops and salmon can be found on every course of this menu. Perfect for the more wholesome serving of seafood, they even do their own seafood pie filled with salmon, hake and prawns- perfect for the winter months.



Frank’s Restaurant and Mussel Bar, West Malling

Perhaps the most encompassing seafood menu to be found, this menu offers no less than 22 types of different mussels, alongside whole crab tail, lobster thermidor, and lightly dusted squid. This is a must for any mussel lovers!


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Waterleaf Restaurant, Sevenoaks

The place to try their exclusive soft shell crab burger! Comprised of tempura soft shell crab, sesame slaw and mayonnaise, this is the perfect indulgence for any seafood lover in the area! Also on the menu are a variety of both seafood and non-seafood alternatives.