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Faversham Pub Achieves Two AA Rosettes

Swale Tourism
5th July 2023

The Phoenix Tavern in Faversham has been awarded two Rosettes, by the AA Rosette Awards. The tavern serves a menu of contemporary British cuisine - relaxed fine dining in a cosy tavern. The Phoenix Tavern invites visitors to drink or dine inside their 14th century pub, or outside in their walled garden.

The Phoenix Tavern is currently Faversham’s only town centre establishment which holds the prestigious two Rosette AA accolade.

The AA Rosette Awards scheme celebrates restaurants across the UK. Two rosettes are earned by “Excellent restaurants that aim for and achieve higher standards and better consistency. A greater precision is apparent in the cooking, and there will be obvious attention to the selection of quality ingredients.” - AA Rated Trips

“We are exceptionally proud of our Head Chef and team who trusted our vision for The Phoenix and committed to bringing it to life. We opened at the end of lockdown; working in an industry that is recovering from the pandemic and during a cost of living crisis. This award is really special, as a result. We are deeply appreciative of our customers who choose to spend their time with us and value what The Phoenix brings to Faversham” - Kim Sharrock, co-proprietor.

“I am so pleased that our work has been recognised and proud that we are able to share a menu that is creative, bold and exciting. I have lived in Faversham my whole life. To now be working back here, serving a menu that is my own, based on the knowledge and experience gained throughout my career, is very rewarding.” - Scott Pendry, Head Chef.

Britain suffered a net decline of 4,593 licensed premises between March 2022 and March 2023, according to the new Hospitality Market Monitor*. With a number of local businesses being forced to close in recent months, the Phoenix Tavern is working hard alongside other Faversham businesses to ensure Faversham stays on the map as somewhere to dine, drink and visit.

*Hospitality Market Monitor from AlixPartners and CGA

About The Phoenix Tavern
The Phoenix Tavern serves a la carte, carte du jour and tasting menus. Open from Wednesday to Sunday. 

Booking information, sample menus and food service times can be found online:

Proprietors - Kim Sharrock & Adrian Atkins
Head Chef - Scott Pendry

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