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Chapel Down

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“wine tasting”(144 reviews)
“swan restaurant”(34 reviews)
“english wines”(23 reviews)
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Chapel Down is England’s leading wine producer and one of the UK’s most exciting drinks companies. Produced in Kent, Chapel Down offers a world-class range of sparkling and still wines, together with an award-winning range of Curious beer and cider...more
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Small Hythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought this for my husbands birthday present never knowing what to buy him and we both thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide was Charlie and she was so knowledgeable about the whole process from start to finish. She delivered her talk in a very clear...More

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Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your brilliant review. I am so pleased you had such a great day and enjoyed all aspects of the experience. Charlie is an excellent guide and I am particularly pleased how much you enjoyed the Swan and your lunch.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good tour of the winery and the tasting of the wine is essential as so many wines to choose from before purchasing at very reasonable prices. Choose to attend in the afternoon as the wine tasting portions are rather large!

Thank Moira102
Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind review and I hope you enjoyed your large measures!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on tour and wine tasting, what a great day out. The guide was extremely well informed and interesting, we did a tour of the vineyard and the wine making process before a wine tasting of 7 excellent wines. Everyone on site was very friendly...More

Thank carofree
Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi. I am delighted you enjoyed your tour but even more delighted you found all staff helpful and all aspects of your visit. Thanks for your review

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff in the shop! Lovely environment and fab opportunity to taste all the wines. New refurb is a vast improvement with s great deli counter.

Thank LaurenSmith363
Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi and thanks for your kind review. I am glad you had such an enjoyable visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were given the Deluxe Experience as a wedding gift, which includes lunch at the Swan, a tour of the vineyard, wine tasting and a gift at the end. All in all we had a very nice day, the vineyard is beautiful...More

Thank MThomasM88
Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi and thank you for your review. I am pleased you had a nice day. In particular the tour and tasting with Suzy, who is incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about wine. I will pass on your feedback to the Swan Restaurant regarding the food and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband and I came here on the 7th September for the wine tour and lunch(a present from our daughter) Our guide was a lady called Rebecca - an extremely pleasant and knowable lady who made our tour a great experience - My Husband is...More

Thank Carole M
Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I am delighted you enjoyed Rebecca's tour, she is an excellent guide. I am delighted to hear you had a very good lunch and enjoyed the experience of dining with other people, hopefully forming new friendships at Chapel Down!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love it all there! The whole place is so well run. So worth a visit! Food fab. Wine tasting good and bought lots of goodies drink wise!

Thank 82meadway
Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for a lovely review. Short and sweet. We look forward to another visit from you soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Part of a gift package, and a part that melded well with the whole experience. Charlie was our guide and she was excellent. She must have been doing the walking and talking for a while as she definitely knew her stuff. She was, however, very...More

Thank revdmike
Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for such a wonderful review. We shall inform Charlie of your kind words. We hope you visit us again soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 17 September 2018

We spent a day here on our wedding anniversary. The tour was very interesting and great to look around the vineyard and learn about wine production around the world and wine quality. The wine tasting was fun, but the Chapel Down Wine is average. I...More

Thank Kentkop
Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many congratulations on your wedding anniversary. Thank you for your kind words. We are sorry to hear you didn't like our wines. Our complete Kits Koty range have all just won international gold medals, but we understand they are not for everyone! Many thanks

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We received a gift experience as a Christmas present and suddenly realised that we had not booked! We were lucky to pick a day with wonderful weather. The setting is delightful and the staff very welcoming. We were directed to the restaurant where we were...More

Thank Joyce261
Gavin K, Manager at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind words. Will pass on your kind message to Jo. We look forward to another visit from you soon. Many thanks

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Steveeygee
7 December 2017|
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Response from Gavin K | Property representative |
Hi there There are plenty of hotels and B&Bs in Tenterden which is a 5 minute drive or taxi ride away. Please visit the tenterden town website for a full list. Many thanks
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Katie L
20 March 2017|
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Response from Gavin K | Property representative |
If you want more flexibility I would recommend booking separately. We do experiences which include lunch which is one booking but they are on selected dates. If you would like to chat more or book a tour call 01580766111... More
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