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The Village Pantry

2-4 Forstal Road, Aylesford ME20 7AU, England
+44 1622 792673
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (29 reviews)
“cake” (21 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2-4 Forstal Road, Aylesford ME20 7AU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After attending a meeting which finished just after 1.00p.m. I thought I would visit the Village Pantry for something to eat. Once again I wasn’t disappointed. I ordered a ham sandwich (granary bread ) with a salad, crisps and salad dressing in a dish on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Genealogy123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had yet another lovely afternoon tea today with my sister. I was given pantry vouchers for Christmas. Big selection of lovely fresh sandwiches, deserts and delicious warm scones jam & clotted cream. Endless cups of tea served by welcoming friendly staff. perfect for a cold...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dolly600
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the tearooms on Friday and had a really scrumptious lunch. The food and the staff were fabulous. I had their amazing sausage sandwich with crusty bread which was huge and very moresome and a pot of tea. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank patacake123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today with our young daughters. The atmosphere was warm, friendly and relaxing. The staff were welcoming and there are options for everyone. Breakfast, lunch and cake, what more could you ask for except also their vast array of tea, coffee and soft drinks....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank nikkim230
Reviewed November 21, 2018

We were encouraged to visit by the good reviews and wanted to have lunch out and a catch up on news on a cold rainy day. We had a brunch of scrambled eggs on toast and salmon. All very tasty we continued chatting and had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank catherinegarland
Reviewed November 7, 2018

A pleasant little find in the Aylesford village. Will happily visit again for tea and cake and happily recommend others to try it. The Village Pantry is a happy mix of tea shop and curios. They have a good selection of teas, coffees and cakes....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank JP-II
Reviewed October 26, 2018

The Pantry never fails to excell on any of our visits. From the delicious food, quaint gifts you can browse, signs and posters to make you smile and friendly staff this is an ideal venue for tea and cakes etc or meals. Eat inside, or...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Pleased to have found this gem. Free parking nearby which is a bonus. Well run establishment, good food at reasonable prices. One of our party needs gluten free food, and no problems there. Pleasant surroundings. We have re-booked already!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank _theverralls
craig w, Owner at The Village Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

_theverralls thank you for the best compliment, another visit booked at the end of your first visit. We look forward to seeing you again and wish to thank you for using trip advisor to share your lovely comments. Marion

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

The tea room is quite large and there is a brunch, lunch and cakes menu. The portions are generous. I had the fish finger sandwich and the bread was lovely. The ploughman’s was very nicely presented. We didn’t have the cakes or scones but they...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank paulaaX7580XV
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We took a friend for afternoon tea to celebrate a birthday. The staff were very friendly and helpful and allowed us as much time as we wanted to spend there. There were a good selection of sandwiches and cakes, together with scones, jam and cream....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Derek P
craig w, Owner at The Village Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Derek P thank you for your lovely review. We are happy you found the service to be ‘great’ and that you enjoyed your afternoon tea experience. We do hope a return visit is on your agenda 😀 Marion

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Questions & Answers
October 24, 2018|
Response from 82mrw | Property representative |
Yes, you can bring them through the shop and leave them in our secure garden.
May 20, 2018|
Response from Marion W | Property representative |
Hi I’m afraid we are not open bank holiday Monday.
October 3, 2017|
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Response from 82mrw | Property representative |
£14.50 per person . Please telephone to book. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Forstal Road, Aylesford ME20 7AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Aylesford
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 792673
  • E-mail
We are a traditional & vintage style tea rooms. We have a full menu ranging from sausage sandwiches, salmon and scrambled egg through to plough persons lunch, cream teas and afternoon tea ( afternoon tea book to be booked in advance) We also cater for private functions on Sunday's. We have a small garden with further seating.
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