touches) and a wood-burning stove added warmth and cheer to a grey monrning.
Chef Callum came out for a chat as I was pondering which of his tasty dishes to try and diffidently mentioned that ‘people seemed to like my scrambled eggs.’ They’re not wrong. With the addition of basil oil and roasted cherry vine tomatoes, this is now a new favourite way to start my day.
The Powell is a great local pub, a true asset to Birchington and one that honours its Kent credentials with style and sympathy and where the family owners and their staff make guests feel utterly at home.
I’ll be back! Stylish pub with restaurant and boutique rooms
The Powell Bar & Restaurant, 11 The Square, Birchington CT7 9AF, 01843 842777, www.thepowellbirchington.co.uk
Bar open Tue-Sun 11am-11pm, food served Tue-Sat 120m-3pm and 6pm-9.30pm
fishcake £6.95, braised shoulder of lamb £14.95, steaks £16.95-£21.95, desserts £5.95-£6.50
The Powell, restored and resplendent on The Square in Birchington