Historic Quay with beautiful, medieval buildings, traditional barges and home to a fabulous selection of shops and businesses. Standard Quay is perfect for buying fresh local food, browsing antique shops, enjoying health and fitness services or treating yourself to a bite to eat.
About Standard Quay
With its medieval warehouses and attractive businesses – Standard Quay is becoming a very popular place for people to eat, drink and shop in Faversham.
The quayside destination is just a short walk from the town’s historic Market Place down the gorgeous Abbey Street. It also boasts beautiful views across the Creek to Faversham Marshes.
Supporting Fiver Fest
Standard Quay is very keen to support the businesses located on its lovely site. It also wants to promote Faversham as a wonderful place to visit, live and shop. To this end, they have kindly lent their support to Fiver Fest Faversham.
The fabulous Fiver Fest offers you can pick up at Standard Quay include:
- Papa Bianco’s buy one pizza and get a margarita for £5 Special deal
- and What Now? at Baltic House’s five pound tickets to their comedy club (a tiny venue which is attracting some really big names!).
Standard Quay’s businesses
Standard Quay itself contains some very appealing businesses including a number of antiques and vintage businesses, selling everything from old Beano albums, to dining tables, to vintage tools and everything between. Pierre & Dom has a fine selection of vintage pictures, paintings, photos and prints. Aladdin’s Cave, as its name implies, includes an eclectic collection including tea sets, vintage clothing, jewellery and more.
There are also a number of shops selling fresh produce including the Butcher of Brogdale, Herman’s Plaice Fishmongers and Salt & Spice, which as well as blending its own spice mixes, sells wonderful fresh fruit and veg.
If you need a break and fancy some breakfast, lunch or tea – then the Secret Garden Café at Standard Quay is a lovely spot to enjoy freshly prepared, locally sourced food. If the weather is being kind, there’s a peaceful outdoor garden where you can enjoy your meal. The café is dog-friendly too – ideal if you’re also enjoying a walk along the Creek.
Papa Bianco’s delicious, freshly prepared pizzas are an extremely popular attraction at Standard Quay where you can sit and watch the sun set over the Creek while enjoying your meal. Both What Now? and Papa Bianco offer a lovely spot for a drink or two on the Quay too.
Easy to visit
Parking at Standard Quay is free and many visitors use it as a base to explore Faversham, as the town centre is only a ten minute walk away. Or if you’re feeling adventurous, you can hire a Surrey Bike and explore the area by pedal-power!
For more information on Standard Quay visit http://standardquay.co.uk/