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The Ferry Inn, Stone-in-Oxney, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 7JY
One of the best restaurants in Tenterden!

We're a pub and restaurant.

Make your family weekend a wonderful one at The Ferry Inn pub and restaurant in Tenterden!

Welcome to The Ferry Inn. Located in the heart of the Isle of Oxney near Rye, we are a traditional yet modern country inn situated just a couple of miles from the coast. We serve our customers with only the very best and freshest food, drinks and recreation. Our home cooked meals are created using local produce and the freshest fruits and vegetables grown in our very own veg patch.

If you are unsure about what to drink with your meal then have a look at The Ferry Inn wine and beer lists (please see links below). We have an exotic range of wines and beers that come from as far afield as Argentina to as local as 5 minutes down the road!


The Menus

Head Chef Laura Samson and Sorin Odolbasa, Chef de Partie at Brasserie Blanc London and two Michelin star restaurant Palais in Cobourg, Austria are our chefs.


Wines & Beers

Considering what to drink with your meal? The Ferry Inn are proud to offer guests a wide range of wines and beers to complement the varied food menu.



A road-sign marking the the turning to The Ferry Inn has recently been erected on the B2080, the Tenterden to Appledore road, on approaching Appledore village.


Events / Functions

At The Ferry Inn we cater for all types of functions, weddings and parties. With a full music license, The Ferry Inn is a popular pub in Tenterden to host events.


The Saxon Shoreway

The Ferry Inn and The Saxon Shoreway have very long histories! Pull up a chair, have a drink and discover more about this fascinating area.


About Us

The Ferry Inn is a seventeenth century pub and restaurant that was the home of the ferry between the Isle of Oxney and the mainland.


The Ferry Inn invites you to enjoy quality time with friends and family in a stunning Kentish pub and restaurant. Beautifully combining a classic interior with modern features to create a captivating environment, The Ferry Inn have interwoven traditional furniture, values and food with a ‘Smuggler’s Haunt’ theme, making The Ferry Inn the perfect pub in Tenterden to relax in after a hard day at work.

When the weather allows, The Ferry Inn is one of the best restaurants in Tenterden to enjoy a spot of alfresco dining or to enjoy some drinks in the sun. Unrivalled views of the sun-setting across the Kent countryside keep our customers coming back again and again throughout the summer. During the winter guests can enjoy our lovingly prepared, delicious food by the roaring open fire and soak up the sound of crackling wood. We invite you to make the most of your visit with friends or family in our company. Soak up the comfort, intimacy and cosiness that great food, drink, music, lighting, artwork and setting have combined to create.

The Ferry Inn is ideally situated for guests in search of a great pub in Rye. Why not go on a wonderful walk around the historic town of Rye and soak up it’s historical and literary associations before retreating for a relaxing drink or meal at The Ferry Inn. With strong fishing and agricultural ties, Rye is also known as a naval base and market town.

With our friendly attitude, values and charm, we aim to make your visit to The Ferry Inn pub and restaurant in Appledore as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We are proud of our pub, be sure to drop in and say hello.

Upcoming events


Discover The Ferry Inn restaurant's upcoming events and join the celebrations!

Rye Bay Scallop Week

February 23, 2019 12:00:00

Due to customer request we are continuing with our Scallop Menu until April 2nd! Visit the Ferry Inn to try an array of scallop delights!


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