The Romney Blog

The Romney Blog

The Romney Blog

Our new blog!

Our captivating Romney restaurant may be temporarily closed, but we're still working away behind the scenes. The Romney at Mote House food and drink experts are crafting thoughtful new recipes and a superb new summer menu.

We'll keep you updated on all the latest food-themed news here on our new Kent food blog. Subscribe to our emails at the bottom of this page, to keep up to date.


Re-opening in 2021

Our beautiful restaurant, bistro and terrace will re-open to the public in 2021.

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Our new coronavirus guidelines

We've pulled together a video to show you how we're keeping our customers and staff safe during your visit to The Romney

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Esquites - Mexican corn salad

Our Head Chef Alex at our sister restaurant Langton’s at Cooper’s Hill has a delicious recipe for Esquites; a fresh Mexican salad that will give your summer BBQs an extra bit of oomph.

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We are not open yet

As our restaurant sits within the grounds of an Audley village, we will unfortunately not be opening to the public on 4th July. When the time is right to open our doors to a wider audience we will certainly let everyone know.

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Summer in a glass

This zesty cocktail is a twist on the classic drink French 75, swapping Champagne for an English sparkling wine and adding elderflower liqueur.

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Food and drink quiz

How well do you know your food and drink trivia?

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Pimp your Prosecco

Our top tips on making your Prosecco even more delicious with fruit, sorbet and even glitter.

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Recreate that authentic BBQ taste from your kitchen

No BBQ ? No problem. We're bringing you the best BBQ flavours from the comfort of your kitchen.

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Tops tips for healthy food platters

Our top tips on the best healthy food platters, they taste as good as they look!

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Kentish spring rump of lamb, potato dauphinoise served with a red wine reduction

Why not try this perfect seasonal dish this Sunday with a glass of full-bodied red wine to add a twist to your Sunday lunch dinner.

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Rosemary & garlic popcorn 

Savoury popcorn?! Easy to make, the perfect accompaniment to film night or even nibbles at your next party.

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Easter fun

Just for fun, try our Easter-themed wordsearch. Can you find the hidden word?

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Hot cross buns

Get kneading and try baking your own hot cross buns. Fresh home-baked buns, just in time for Easter.

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Bouillabaisse stew

A classic warm and hearty French dish.

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Apple tarte tatin

A deliciously sweet puff pastry dessert served warm with homemade honeycomb ice-cream.

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Coronavirus update

Read the official statement from Managing Director, Paul Morgan, on our temporary restaurant closure from 12th March.

Read statement