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Welcome to The Wharf

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A dining destination

A waterside dining destination in Dartford, The Wharf serves up fine food and drink with a side of stunning views.

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Relax by the lake

Situated on pretty Cotton Lake, The Wharf is a destination in itself, or perfect for a relaxed bite to eat after a busy day shopping at the nearby Bluewater complex. Relax and unwind overlooking the water from our terrace and large garden.

An extensive range of beer and cider is available on draught and in bottle, along with a choice selection of premium wines and spirits, and cocktails.

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Locally sourced

All dishes on our menu are cooked from scratch, with ingredients sourced locally wherever possible. We work with a hand-picked network of farmers, fishermen and food producers throughout Kent and the South East to make sure only the best, sustainable fresh ingredients are used in our dishes. Look out for our daily seasonal specials.


Most enjoyable lunch

Celebrated Anniversary lunch with 3 starters to share between us. Prawns, chicken and Squid which was absolutely delicious and ample...


Lovely meal

Really friendly and lovely staff ,dog friendly, the food was great in lovely atmosphere, really enjoyed my floater coffee.


Excellent staff, food quality and overall ambience!

I’ve seen the negative reviews but did not experience anything like that! On Saturday 14th May, I was staying at the nearby Travelodge...

From Tripadvisor