16th January 2024

With the winter months comes the cold and often unpleasant weather. It's a time when most of us want to be cosy and warm, and where better to look than our food. From hearty pies to indulgent desserts, or even a traditional Sunday Lunch, there is a comforting food we can all enjoy. So below are just a few of the cosy locations you can visit for a bite to eat this January.

Ship & Trades-

Enjoy a riverside view while enjoying one of their many comforting food options. With a wide range of options there is something for everybody to enjoy. From the classic winter comfort foods like bangers and mash, or steak shin and ale pie, to lighter fresh options like stone bass fish or mushroom and leek risotto.

The Royal Crown-

The newly renovated Royal Crown doesn’t just have a new stunning interior, but also a brand-new food offering with some incredible sounding dishes. Their succulent Sussex pork chop with Waldorf salad sounds particularly tasty. Or experience a taste of the sea with their Orchard View cider mussels. So come on by and see the new interior while experiencing some of their new delicious and scrummy dishes.

The Command House-

Look out over the river Medway from the cosy interior of The Command House in Chatham. With a selection of classic and modern dishes available, you can pick that perfect winter meal to enjoy. Whether you fancy a mouth-watering lamb shank or a mouth tingling spicy chicken burger The Command House has you covered. They too offer Sunday Lunch with unlimited yorkies, roasties and gravy, delicious.

The Tudor Rose-

Stop by Upnor this winter for a hearty meal at The Tudor Rose. Located on the cobbled streets of Upnor this family pub has a great atmosphere and the food to match. With soups which will warm the soul to a selection of mains including tender sirloin steak or traditional fish and chips. They even have a Sunday Lunch menu with options for Vegetarians as well.

The Cricketers-

Based in the heart of Rainham the Cricketers has everything you could want for a cosy meal. With a selection of steaks, pies and classics on offer alongside some more international dishes such as juicy pork tacos or flavoursome Katsu curry. With so many options available it’s worth having a visit as they’re sure to have something you will enjoy on a winter’s day.

The Eagle Tavern-

This old pub is on the site of Rochester’s ancient city walls and has a certain charisma about it. Being surrounded by history as most things in Rochester naturally are, the menu is quintessentially British with a few twists. Most of the options are classics from flaky breaded scampi to juicy Chicken Kiev, they do have a few twists to the classics though with options of fajita’s and vegan Thai green curry.

Medway has so many different food and drink options to choose from, but we have you covered. With our food and drinks pages we have a few suggestions for whatever style you are looking for. From Fine Dining to International Cuisine you can find it all here.