Welcome to The Marquis at Alkham, a fine dining restaurant with rooms, offering a boutique Dover Kent hotel feel, located at the heart of the Kent. Our ten en suite bedrooms & 2 ‘vineyard cottages’ have views across the Alkham Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the heart of the Kent Downs – a walkers paradise. Situated close to the Channel Port of Dover, Folkestone’s Channel Tunnel and Canterbury, the Marquis restaurant and hotel stands in the picturesque village of Alkham at the Southern end of the Kent Downs. The surrounding Alkham Valley, with its rolling hills and narrow country lanes, is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and some of our rooms have views of both the valley and the village’s tiny cricket pitch, which claims to be one of the smallest in England. It’s an idyllic spot. Perfect for a weekend break; ideally situated for an overnight stay on your way to or returning from the continent; impressive for entertaining with its stylish restaurant serving seasonally inspired, locally sourced cuisine; and a handsome backdrop to your Kent wedding, function or corporate events. We hope you’re feeling hungry… Look forward to robust, fresh flavours served with imagination and flair in the newest contemporary restaurant in Kent. Head Chef presides over heavenly menus that change regularly and use locally caught fish and locally sourced produce, all this is to provide you with a fine dining experience. The wine, beer and drinks list is also top notch. Old school… New World… Kent wines from Kent vineyards… local real ales… great taste is everything at the Marquis. The Marquis at Alkham is an utterly unique and distinctive restaurant with rooms offering boutique style luxury accommodation in the heart of the English countryside. The styling is contemporary. The décor is chic. But look outside the window, and you couldn’t be anywhere but England. Don’t miss Dover Castle and Canterbury Cathedral, they’re two of the most distinctive and historical buildings in Britain and they’re pretty much on our doorstep. And if you like walking, horse riding, sailing, golf, cricket, fishing… you’ll be spoilt for choice.But the setting’s not just breathtaking, it’s convenient too. Just 5 minutes from the M20 – and only 10 from the Channel Tunnel or Dover’s Port and Cruise Terminal central London is under one hour 30 minutes away; Paris less than three so your holiday on the continent starts here!Ideal for business. Perfect for pleasure. The Marquis marries the sophistication of a boutique hotel with the tranquillity of rural England. We think you’ll love it. We hope you’ll stay.