Welcome to The Tickled Trout

The Tickled Trout is located between Maidstone Town Centre and Kings Hill and is the perfect spot whether you are on business or leisure. With a rustic yet modern dining area, and a large terrace and lawned garden, we are ready to welcome you whatever the weather.

There is also the option to join us for the night too! Our boutique hotel rooms offer a welcoming environment with all your essential home comforts and a modern cosy décor. Ideal for exploring the Kentish countryside or for escaping the rat race whilst travelling on business. For our best available rates, be sure to book direct.

What's on & Offers

Locals’ Discount

If you live within a 3 mile radius, you can benefit from 15% off your bill between Monday - Wednesday.

Country Classics

Get your hands on one of our classic comfort dishes.

Happy Hour

Sip and savour at Happy Hour.

While you're here

Leeds Castle

Discover 900 years of history and explore 500 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens at Leeds Castle in Kent. The whole family will enjoy the maze and grotto, thrilling falconry displays, punting on the moat, adventure playgrounds and more!

The Hop Farm

The Hop Farm is Kent's most iconic and historic landmark. Featuring the world's largest collection of Victorian oast houses, it was a major supplier of hops to London breweries in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Teapot Island

Teapot Island is a family run business that was established in Yalding in April 2003, housing the biggest collection of Teapots in England! With over 7600 teapots on display in our exhibition that is open to the public for a small charge.

Mote Adventure Park

Welcome to Maidstone’s brand new Mote Park Outdoor Adventure - bringing the ultimate day-out destination for family and friends, with action for all ages. Not forgetting our onsite Adventure Café for when you need a breather from all the fun.

Kent Life

The 28-acre site that constitutes Kent Life has evolved through the years from the historic Sandling Farm, an area that formed part of the wider Allington Castle estate in the mid 16th century – stretching some 461 acres – and was owned by Thomas Wyatt.

Port Lympne

Journey to South America, Asia, and Africa on our authentic safari park and see some incredible animals along the way. Get up-close with life size prehistoric creatures in the Dinosaur Forest and wander our pathways to discover where the wild things are.

We are part of a collection fabulous pubs throughout the region, all proudly serving Balfour wines and Jake’s beers and ciders. We are passionate about offering locally sourced menus, a great atmosphere and inviting boutique bedrooms. To see our sister properties, click on their logo below.