Est. 1794

The Cider Works

Open Thu - Fri at 11 am for Lunch Service
Open Sat - Sun from 10.30 am for brunch & Lunch Service
Evenings Reserved for Guest Chefs & Private Events

Dining, weddings, events & Accommodation

A Warm Welcome

This historic public house with restaurant has been serving the community of Waldershare since 1794.

We are offering a unique dining experience with guest chefs serving their signature dishes at Dining Club events alongside a tasty bar menu. Weddings and events are a truly individual experience at The Cider Works, and we can offer a bespoke celebration that suits your every wish. Stopover or dine then stay in one of our five en-suite shepherd’s huts. Enjoy a drink around the firepit and awake refreshed and ready to start your day with a full English or continental breakfast.


From brunch, coffee and cake, informal lunches and Sunday roasts, to evening meals with our dining club


Come and say ‘I do’ with us in one of our 3 licensed ceremony areas where the day is centred around your every wish


From business meetings, private parties, to celebrations of life and everything in between


We have 5 individually styled en-suite shepherd’s huts with kitchen facilities and shared firepit.

upcoming events

Gather friends & family for guaranteed fun!

tapas evening

Pre-booking is essential and you can do this via phone, email, or FB message.

monthly quiz evening

Pre-booking is essential and you can do this via phone, email, or FB message.

platinum jublee BBQ and live music

BBQ and live music.

Pre-booking is essential and you can do this via phone, email, or FB message.

platinum jubilee afternoon tea party

An afternoon tea including a glass of fizz.

Pre-booking is essential and you can do this via phone, email, or FB message.

ABBA tribute night

ABBA tribute night featuring ABBA Stars. This will be a festival-style event with various food options available to purchase in the evening and The Cider Works cocktail bar will be open serving delicious cocktails

Fathers' Day BBQ and music

Fathers’ Day BBQ and music afternoon in the garden.

Pre-booking is essential and you can do this via phoneemail, or FB message.

26th August 2022: from 7pm

Join us for a festival style Elton John tribute evening featuring the fabulous “Rocket Max” and his baby grand piano. Also featuring a fabulous warm up act to get you in the mood for the man himself.

Our inside and outside bars will be open and the Cider Works will be in festival mode for this fabulous event. Food available to purchase on the evening.

27th August 2022: from 7pm

George Michael tribute show featuring Steve Mitchell. Food available.

Latest News

The Butcher of Brogdale – keeping it local!

We are proud to be sourcing our charcuterie and fresh meat from the Butcher of Brogdale. This ensures all our produce comes from reputable farms …


Canterbury Cheesemakers – Kent on the Menu!

We are delighted to be working with Cheesemakers of Canterbury who will be supplying all our cheeses for brunches, lunches and dinners. Home to the …

Solleys and the cider works

Solley’s Ice Cream – there’s always room for dessert!

As soon as we opened, we knew we wanted to champion this fantastic Kentish brand of ice cream. Solley’s is just the best and perfect …


Dining Club Events

Watch this space for details of upcoming Dining Club events. We are building partnerships with a selection of Kent based chefs who will come and deliver their signature menu on set dates going forward. We will keep everyone posted on dates and details of the menus through our website and our socials so you can keep up to date and book in to enjoy the exciting and varied offers we will be promoting. On other dates do join us for brunch, lunch, or afternoon tea. As we build up steam we hope to have lots of evenings to choose from for your dining pleasure.

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