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Cookhouse + Pub Honourable Pilot

Gillingham Restaurant details

Honourable Pilot

Will Adams Way

Gillingham, Kent


Opening times

Mon-Sat 11.30am - 11pm

Sun 12pm - 10.30pm



Breakfast serving times

Friday & weekends 7:30am - 11am

The menus



Find your happy place at Cookhouse + Pub this Sunday! Gather the family and enjoy the ultimate highlight of the week. Choose from our succulent slow-cooked turkey, beef or gammon, or why not try all three? Enjoy unlimited roast potatoes, Yorkshire puds, veggies and gravy for just £11.49 - Leave the hard work and washing up to us - after all, Sunday is the day of rest!

Honourable Pilot Cookhouse + Pub restaurant in Gillingham


Our team

A warm welcome awaits at our cosy Honourable Pilot Cookhouse + Pub. Thanks to our handy spot near Capstone Farm Country Park, we’re ideal when you’re looking for popular places to eat in Gillingham. From menu recommendations to tips on the local area, our friendly, hard-working team really go above and beyond to make sure you have a great time dining out in Kent with us. We love supporting our community too, offering raffle prize contributions and hosting Christmas parties for local businesses. 

Fun fact – our Cookhouse + Pub gets its name from the famous William Adams, a Gillingham-born pilot who was the first Englishman to reach Japan in 1600! From maps to trinkets, you’ll find lots of little nods to him throughout our restaurant.

Our location

History fans will love the location of the Honourable Pilot Cookhouse + Pub, as Kent attractions like The Historic Dockyard Chatham and Rochester Castle are right on our doorstep! Families will be spoilt for choice too, as popular places to visit near Gillingham like Kent Life and Diggerland Kent are only a 15-minute drive away!

Why we love Gillingham

A historic city right on the River Medway, days out in Gillingham have something for everyone to enjoy. Visit attractions like the HMS Ocelot and learn more about the area’s past, go bargain-hunting at The Pentagon Shopping Centre, or enjoy fun activities with the kids over at the Kent Life museum. Whatever you choose to explore, our family-friendly restaurant is close to all the best things to do in Kent. 

Frequently asked questions

We’ve got plenty of choice on our Cookhouse + Pub menu when you’re dining out in Gillingham, but the mouth-watering Mixed Grill is a favourite of our Head Chef. Why not treat yourself to a delicious dessert too, like our tempting Cadbury® Nibbles Ice Cream Sundae or our tasty Caramel Apple Betty?

Who doesn’t love a roast? Get the family together at our Honourable Pilot Cookhouse + Pub when you’re looking for Sunday roasts in Kent. Tuck into tender slices of roast gammon, turkey or beef along with delicious roast potatoes, golden Yorkshire puddings and more from 12pm every Sunday. Our Cookhouse + Pub Sunday lunches for kids are also available, so don’t miss out on the best family roast in town! 

Breakfast at Cookhouse + Pub is always something to look forward to! Wake up to all-you-can-eat breakfasts in Kent with a menu of everything from back bacon rashers, premium sausages and tasty vegetarian alternatives to delicious hash browns, beans and eggs cooked just how you like them. Plus, when you order our full Premier Inn Breakfast, you get to tuck into our tasty continental selection, too, which includes pastries, yoghurts, cereals and fruit – dig in!

From special occasions to midweek treats, our Honourable Pilot Cookhouse + Pub is ideal when you’re looking for family friendly restaurants in Kent. Little ones can enjoy a yummy starter, a mouth-watering main and a tasty dessert and – best of all – our three-course meal deal for kids is just £4.99! Plus, up to two under-16s eat breakfast for free when one adult orders a full Premier Inn Breakfast or Meal Deal – what’s not to love about that?

Stuck for things to do with the kids in Kent at mealtimes? The good news is that our Honourable Pilot Cookhouse + Pub has a small indoor play area and toy machines for kids to enjoy all week, so you can look forward to fun family meals whenever you visit! We also have an outdoor play area for kids up to 12 to enjoy too! Find out more about our Cookhouse + Pub indoor play areas.

From mid-week meals to special occasions, we welcome all kinds of group bookings at our Honourable Pilot Cookhouse + Pub. You can book tables for up to 16 people online through our website, or call us on 01634 261 500 to find out more about our Cookhouse + Pub group bookings in Gillingham. If you’re planning events in Kent for more than 16 people, you can either give us a call to book or select ‘other’ for the number of guests on our Cookhouse + Pub booking page and submit an enquiry with us. Whatever your party size though, we’d always recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment! Some of our Cookhouse + Pub restaurants have function rooms available to book for all kinds of events, too. Our restaurant has different areas depending on your party size, and whether you’d prefer a zone further away from the play area. If you have a preference, please let us know ahead of your booking and we’ll do our best to accommodate you! 

Our Honourable Pilot Cookhouse + Pub is perfect when you’re searching for restaurants with outdoor seating in Gillingham thanks to our small beer garden. Whatever the occasion, you can dine in the great outdoors with us and enjoy some delicious dishes and tasty drinks throughout days out in Kent.

The majority of our Cookhouse + Pub restaurants are accessible. As layouts and facilities can vary between restaurants, please contact our site directly if you have any specific questions about visiting this location – we’ll be happy to help. 

Visit our Cookhouse + Pub allergy and dietary information section to find out everything you need to know about our meals and menus before stopping by. You can also check out our Meet the Maker page to discover how our delicious dishes are made and where our produce comes from. 

Good news if you’re looking for restaurants in Kent with parking – our Honourable Pilot Cookhouse + Pub has a car park for guests! Prices and parking durations may vary depending on your location, so make sure you check the parking info on site. 

Good news – free Wi-Fi is available at most of our Cookhouse + Pub restaurants! Connection speeds may vary depending on your location

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