NewThe Curious Eatery

Boughton MonchelseaBritish, Contemporary, Fusion, International££££
18 Reviews
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About The Curious Eatery

The Curious Eatery in Boughton Monchelsea near Maidstone is a quirky, lively and eclectic restaurant located right in the city centre on Church Street. Serving up British classics with a very Curious twist, you’ll be delighted by the fare on offer in this whimsical spot. Offering lunch, a la carte and tasting menus, The Curious Eatery boasts plenty of meat, seafood and vegetarian dishes as well as gluten-free options so everyone is more than catered for. Perfect for treating your special someone to a date night, dining with the whole family or celebrating something special with your best pals, we can’t recommend a reservation at this Boughton Monchelsea spot more!

Opening Times

Closed now
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


The Curious Eatery
1 Church Street, Boughton Monchelsea
Maidstone ME17 4HW

Menu Highlights



Crispy Thai Squid

Chilli dressing, a lime mayo, crushed chilli peanuts

Fillet of Beef Carpaccio

Rocket, truffle oil, crispy capers and parmesan crisps

New Season Asparagus

Wild garlic and cannellini bean hummus, hazelnut and spring onion pesto, fried pullet egg
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More about The Curious Eatery, Maidstone

So, what delicious dishes can you expect from The Curious Eatery in Boughton Monchelsea near Maidstone? Well, to begin we recommend you bring your appetite, because there’s plenty you’ll be wanting to try. Start things off with the crispy Thai squid with a chilli dressing, lime mayo and chilli peanuts; beef carpaccio topped with truffle oil, crispy capers and parmesan crisps and the oven-baked camembert with roasted nuts anc chutney. Washed down with your tipple of choice, of course. Feeling curious about The Curious Eatery in Boughton Monchelsea? You should be!

For the main event at The Curious Eatery, don’t miss the whole oven-baked British lemon sole with roasted potatoes and lemon and caper butter; the battered cod and chips with crushed peas and a zesty tartar sauce; panko chicken parmigiana or the delicious mussel Nicoise with fennel aioli. If you’re craving a burger, be sure to sample the veggie burger topped with roasted cauliflower, quinoa, cheddar and chilli or the classic beef with jalapeno mayo, both served with hand-cut chips. Also offering lunch and tasting menus, you’ll be delighted by a trip to The Curious Eatery. Popular among Maidstone locals for very good reason, reservations at this spot on Church Street in Boughton Monchelsea are highly recommended.

18 The Curious Eatery Reviews

18 Reviews
Value for money:Great value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Noise levels:Very pleasant
David P.30 minutes ago · 1 review

60th birthday, family coming from Cambs and Bucks, where to go? Curious Eatery of course. We all had a thoroughly satisfying meal from a reasonably priced menu that has something for everyone. Buzzing atmosphere and super service, all in all a thoroughly enjoyable evening.

Lisa B.a day ago · 1 review

The meal was for my husbands 65th birthday, we chose a starter, the roast beef and a pudding . It was all stunning ,excellent value and the service was brilliant.

Paul W.a month ago · 1 review

Great food, great service, great atmosphere!! Really nice people who make you so welcome and service with a smile. All round excellent lunch for a pre Christmas treat.