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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Outlet Mall
“Excellent shopping retail outlet with well known high street and designer stores. It also offers a number of eateries and cafes. Pay and display parking on site, so you will need to take some change with you. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“A huge selection of designer shops and restaurants. In our view the best designer outlet we have been to. 30 minutes drive.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Large cinema complex with all the latest films on offer plus usual attendant food outlets.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“New to Ashford town centre opposite Ashford International train station - ideal to drink, dine or tour the site! Part of the Chapel Down, the leading English wine maker.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Indoor Play Area
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Ashford's Waitrose is on the small size but stocks everything you might need culinary wise. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Establishment
“Beefeater, drive through KFC/McDs/Burger King, Pizza Hut, Frankie & Benny's, Subway, Chiquito, Nandos”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“It makes a change from all the great pubs in the area. Why not combine it with a trip to the cinema at Eureka Park?”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pool
“Really good indoor pools - great fun for children with various water features and slides. In Ashford town centre 15 minutes drive.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful stately home and garden, just around the corner, well worth a wander.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The Old Mill is just 5 mins drive away and always seems to be very busy. It has an extensive food menu, large portions and is a good middle of the road bet. Booking at peak times recommended. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“When we first checked out the nearest Indian Restaurant we were pleasantly surprised at how good the food was and have been back several times since. They offer a delivery service [but not always].”
  • 1 local recommends
Train Station
“Local Southeastern Railway station, 15 mins by car, trains are 37 mins to London. Eurostar available here too.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“A lovely spacious pub, very friendly with a fantastic menu of locally sourced food and beer. Big beer garden for long summer lunches, and an incredibly cosy and quirky interior for warming up after winter walks. The portions are enormous!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Ashford International connects directly to London with fast and slow trains, and with the Eurostar to Europe. You can get a bus, number 11, outside the station which will eventually get you here to Littlestone after it has taken you on a scenic route through various villages of Romney Marsh.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Outlet Mall
“Excellent shopping retail outlet with well known high street and designer stores. It also offers a number of eateries and cafes. Pay and display parking on site, so you will need to take some change with you. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
“New to Ashford town centre opposite Ashford International train station - ideal to drink, dine or tour the site! Part of the Chapel Down, the leading English wine maker.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Old Mill is just 5 mins drive away and always seems to be very busy. It has an extensive food menu, large portions and is a good middle of the road bet. Booking at peak times recommended. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“When we first checked out the nearest Indian Restaurant we were pleasantly surprised at how good the food was and have been back several times since. They offer a delivery service [but not always].”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“A lovely spacious pub, very friendly with a fantastic menu of locally sourced food and beer. Big beer garden for long summer lunches, and an incredibly cosy and quirky interior for warming up after winter walks. The portions are enormous!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best Italian in Ashford, family run and very centrally located. 10 minute walk. Reservations generally needed as space limited.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends

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