The Dering Arms

The Dering Arms, The Grove, Pluckley, Ashford, Kent, TN27 0RR

The Dering Arms is an Award Winning Seafood Restaurant in Ashford, Kent. Serving locally sourced ingredients, Ales and Ciders. Alongside an extensive wine list, including some interesting and rare selections. this restaurant venue offers fine dining as well as a quality bed and breakfast package for guests.

This venue can cater for a variety of events, including weddings, whether it's a small party of 20 guests or over 100. The Dering Arms has the space and service to ensure everyone has a great time and your stay is as comfortable as possible.


Our smallest wedding has been for around 20 guests and our largest was for 130 that used all of our rooms, as well as outside marquees and involved bands moving around! At the heart of every good wedding is the meal, and we do this well, as shown by our SeaFish Best Pub Food Awards. Get the planning right and everything else will follow. Visit The Dering Arms and we'll work out what you would like to provide and how much it will cost. Once that is agreed, organise a fabulous day for you, your family and all your guests at a great location with history and character. Our enthusiastic team will pull out all the stops to make your celebration the best!

We can also hire a very stylish classic car to convey the Bride and Groom to and from the venue! There are four beautiful classic cars to choose from, including a Bentley, Ferrari and Maserati. Ring us to discuss prices and availabilities.

Celebrations & Parties

We have four rooms of different sizes and layouts, so explain what your requirements are and we'll make it a memorable occasion. Almost all celebrations need some food and drink and we're good at creating the very best! All budgets are different and we can produce a party to suit your pocket. Please contact the venue to make an appointment to have a look around and work out which combination of rooms will suit your party best, then together we'll fill them with happy people!

Venue available to hire for group bookings, parties & celebrations and is based at The Grove, Pluckley, Ashford, Kent, TN27 0RR.

Transport Accessibility

  • The Dering Arms is a 1 minute walk from Pluckley train station.
  • The nearest bus stop is also a 1 minute walk away on the same road.
  • There are 14 taxi services nearby to choose from.

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Main Room

Large Dining

Court Area

Open Areas

Large Hall

Wedding Venues

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The Club Room at The Dering Arms

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Double Room at The Dering Arms

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01022 556556

Web Address:,0.7445078,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!3m7!1s0x47ded80a962ed3a5:0x84db89b36b787897!5m2!4m1!1i2!8m2!3d51.157572!4d0.7466965

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