Best of outdoor dining in The Wine Garden of England

With the re-opening of outdoor hospitality on Monday 12th April, we thought we would round up some of the best spots for alfresco dining this spring. From picnics at beautiful secluded spots around the vineyards to spectacular views at the Hush Heath Estate. Dining with a view never looked so good in The Wine Garden of England.

Balfour Winery at the Hush Heath Estate

The stunning Balfour Winery at Hush Heath Estate will be opening their doors on Monday 12th April, serving their much-loved delicious sharing platters. Featuring local cheeses, charcuterie and seasonal vegetables, it’s the perfect way to enjoy an afternoon sipping their award-winning wines. As well as this, you can enjoy a stroll through there serene vineyards on a self-guided tour taking in the beautiful spring meadows that will be beginning to bloom.

Five Oak Ln, Staplehurst, Tonbridge TN12 0HT

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Gusbourne Estate

Take in the scenery at Gusbourne Estate with their wonderful picnics. You will be guided to your very own secluded vineyard location where you can enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the Kent countryside. Your picnic will be filled with the very best of Kent and Sussex produce, such as artisan cheese and charcuterie, local fruit, homemade bread and accompanied by a bottle of Gusbourne Brut Reserve. We can’t think of a better way to spend the day.

Kenardington Road, Appledore, Kent TN26 2BE

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Squerryes Winery

Bask in the afternoon sunshine and discover the joy of outdoor dining at Squerryes Winery. Overlooking their Rosé vineyard, you can enjoy the spring air with their relaxed lunch and afternoon dining. Serving small dishes and glorious sharing plates with a focus on local, seasonality and seafood from the coastal waters that surround Kent. Lunch with a view never looked so good. If that wasn’t enough, they’re also offering “Picnics in the Vines”, offering beautiful locations throughout the vineyards where you can enjoy picnics prepared by their estate chef, using ingredients from the Garden of England and the Squerryes Estate, we can’t wait to book ours! Opening from Wednesday 14th April.

Beggars Lane, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1QP

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