Powder & Magazine is a new casual gastro dining restaurant in Lower Upnor, Kent.

Visit us for a creative and consistent excellent dining experience showcasing the very best of British and European cuisine.


Steeped in history.

Building 72, the former Royal Navy Ordnance Depot we call home, was historically used to store and prepare munitions for the naval ships laid up on the River Medway at Chatham from the late 17th century. It’s been rumoured that in the early 60’s Britain’s first H.Bomb was stored here, or parts of it, prior to the Christmas Island tests.

These days, it’s a little bit different. Building 72 has been transformed into an exciting and vibrant restaurant that combines a rustic, casual atmosphere with excellent modern cooking.

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    Live Music from Violet Jive
    The fantastic Violet Jive will be playing live music during Sunday Lunch at Powder & Magazine on the following dates: 17th February 24th March 28th April 26th may  
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    Mid-week lunches
    2 courses for £16.00 Tuesday to Saturday
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    Wine Tasting
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    Cooking Lessons
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    Cocktail Thursday
    Every Thursday £6 cocktails

In-house artisan shop.

As well as serve delicious food in our restaurant, we have a small in-house shop that stocks local produce.

These include Upnor castle honey and carpentry items made by local craftsman Eric Vine.

If you join us for lunch or dinner feel free to browse our store and ask for more information about any items. We are constantly updating our stock so you’re unlikely to see the same produce two times in a row!


Would you like to work at Powder & Magazine?

We are always looking for passionate foodies to join our team. If you’d like to work at Powder & Magazine please send us your cv and covering letter and we’ll get in touch.

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