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Verve Grill @ Village Hotel - Maidstone

$$ - $$$British, ,
Castle View, Forstal Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AQ, England
+44 1239 758092
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good28%
  • Average23%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible8%
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“house burger” (2 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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British, Bar, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Castle View, Forstal Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a member of the Gym at the hotel I had seen the adverts for the carvery with the family offer of kids eating free so thought we would give it a go - we went in early and the restaurant was still quite empty....More

Thank Scolli
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My daughter recently joined the village and wanted to treat us to the carvery. We had been years ago, but stopped as we thought it was expensive compared to other places. The food was a lot more limited to what we had remembered. For starters...More

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Great food and help your self to the Sunday carvery and four or five courses. Good value

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

£19 PP for a carvery which included endless starters but there was limited choice. Meat portions were minuscule for the money, no more than half a slice of each meat. The veg was good but absolutely not what you'd expect paying that much money for....More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Had buffet style breakfast which was as good as that type of food can be.Obviously if left under hot lamps for a while food dries and hardens but overall it was not too bad

Thank colin a a
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A very limited menu, considering it is a hotel,mainly fast food, so if you want something special don't eat there.

Thank monicatW7264FP
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

£66 for 3 adults for Sunday carvery is crazy, especially when we only only had lemonade as drinks! Food was good, yes (starters: raw meats, prawn salads, tomato/mozza salad, breads - mains: gammon, turkey or beef with the usually carvery veggies - desserts: fruit salad,...More

Thank didine3221
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel for three nights and had dinner included on two nights of our stay. The set menu is very limited and extremely boring. For a hotel, you can only feel sorry for the chef having to serve this kind of food. Our...More

Thank Brit_Explorer_83
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I am not sure I will be able to describe just how bad this breakfast offering is! Well the toast was ok! I fancied a fry up so I thought I would try the Verve Grill as I was in the area. Where do I...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Food wasnt great, chicken was very tough, steak overcooked. beer seemed flat/watered down. Disappointing overall. staff were unprofessional also

Thank siobhano22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle View, Forstal Road | Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1239 758092
The Verve Grill is conveniently close to Dover and the Channel Tunnel, making it the perfect place to stop off for a meal on your way to and from the continent. The Village chain of design-led hotels are located nationwide and the Maidstone branch provides an inexpensive yet stylish place for style-conscious holiday makers to eat, drink and be merry. The Verve Grill restaurant boasts a vibrant dining room decorated with dark wooden furniture and luxe chocolate brown and vanilla leather seating - a cross between expense-account chic and bonhomous brasserie, and star dishes include the steak, Gorgonzola and mushroom pizza, the roasted veggie lasagna and the lemon tart served with cream.
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