Hide and Fox

“Cosy, intimate restaurant with contemporary setting offering precision cooking utilising the very best seasonal, Kentish produce” - AA Inspector



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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
All as written on our detailed risk assessment is in place and the team has been trained a-properly. We have decided that front of house is wearing face masked. Guests are reminded to follow our recommendations and bookings are 15mins apart to ensure no one meets at the front door. Guests are aware to wait to be seated and no bar service is available, only table service including when taking the payment. Each table has a locally made hand sanitiser so they can use it any time leaving the table.Guests are encouraged to enter the restaurant wearing face masks and put it on when leaving the table

Our Inspector's View

Hide and Fox to showcases the talents of patrons Allister Barsby, an award-winning chef, and sommelier Alice Bussi who both have illustrious careers in food and hospitality behind them. Allister's seasonal, classic British cooking is showcased in two carefully crafted five and seven course tasting menus which are enhanced by Alice's great wines. The dining area is dominated by a finely crafted antique spice cupboard. Expect elegant, precise and skilful cuisine.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Hide and Fox
The Green, Saltwood, HYTHE, KENT, CT21 4PS
Phone : 01303 260915


  • Seats: 26
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Days Closed: Monday & Tuesday
  • Lunch served from: 12.00
  • Lunch served until: 14.00
  • Dinner served from: 18.30
  • Dinner served until: 20.30
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 7
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 12
  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu

About The area

Discover Kent

The White Cliffs of Dover are an English icon – the epitome of our island heritage and sense of nationhood. They also mark the point where the Kent Downs AONB, that great arc of chalk downland stretching from the Surrey Hills and sometimes known as ‘the Garden of England’, finally reaches the sea. This is a well-ordered and settled landscape, where chalk and greensand escarpments look down into the wooded Weald to the south.

Many historic parklands, including Knole Park and Sir Winston Churchill’s red-brick former home at Chartwell, are also worth visiting. Attractive settlements such as Charing, site of Archbishop Cranmer’s Tudor palace, and Chilham, with its magnificent half-timbered buildings and 17th-century castle built on a Norman site, can be found on the Pilgrim’s Way, the traditional route for Canterbury-bound pilgrims in the Middle Ages. 

In the nature reserves, such as the traditionally coppiced woodlands of Denge Wood and Earley Wood, and the ancient fine chalk woodland of Yockletts Bank high on the North Downs near Ashford, it is still possible to experience the atmosphere of wilderness that must have been felt by the earliest travellers along this ancient ridgeway.

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