insideKENT Magazine Issue 63 - June 2017 - Page 83

FOOD+DRINK THE VINE INN THE VINE INN IS A WELCOMING FAMILY-FRIENDLY PUB IN THE HEART OF TENTERDEN THAT OFFERS A WIDE SELECTION OF FRESHLY PREPARED MEXICAN AND ENGLISH CUISINE AND LOCAL BRITISH BEER, ALONGSIDE A VAST SELECTION OF TASTY COCKTAILS AND A VIBRANT WINE LIST. IT HAS A BEAUTIFUL BRIGHT CONSERVATORY AND A WALLED GARDEN WITH A DECKED SEATING AREA THAT HAS HEATING (FOR THE COOLER EVENINGS). Food service is everyday from 12 to 9pm and boasts a delicious variety of Mexican and English food starting with their Nibbles Section, which includes warm corn tortilla chips with freshly made guacamole and jalapeƱos, a great way to start your meal, followed by an extensive list of starters to include the indulgent sticky spicy chilli prawns with coriander and lime, or the crispy baby calamari and smoked garlic aioli. The chipotle salsa mixed mushroom starter also sounds like a winner. Their main menu has a real variety, including Kentish gourmet burgers, Whitstable Bay beer battered cod fillet, maple smoked ham and rock salted chunky chips, and their chargrilled Kentish ribeye of beef is a must! The Mexican side of the menu has some incredible popular treats including sizzling fajitas, served with a platter of salsas and fillings to choose from. Served alongside crispy filled tacos and the much-loved enchiladas with your choice of fillings ranging from shredded duck, roasted Mediterranean vegetable and grilled halloumi to smoked BBQ pulled pork and chorizo. Did we mention their puddings? You should certainly try the warm triple chocolate and popcorn brownie, or the sugared cinnamon waffles with dulce de leche. Enjoy! The Vine Inn 76 High Street Tenterden 01580 762718 vinetenterden 83