We're passionate about eating seasonally and encourage everyone to do so. It tastes better, has far greater nutritional value and is better value. See our seasonal chart & what's in season now...



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Happy new year!


As we sit in mid winter and learning to live with coronavirus for at least the next few months, rest assured that local fruit and vegetables are still being grown and sold in abundance. Now, more than ever, eating healthily is a must to remain healthy and stimulate the immune system. As always, we will be at the forefront of all that's good in Kent and continue to promise some great tasting produce. 



Local and seasonal fruit available in store now:


Bramley, cox, russet, braeburn & royal gala apples

Conference & comice pears


Best of the rest non-local fruits are:

Bananas, lemons, pink grapefruit, satsumas, leafy clementines, oranges, black grapes, blueberries, chestnuts, cranberries 


Local and seasonal vegetables and salad available in store now:


Various carrots, baby spinach, beetroot, savoy, primo, january king & hispi cabbage, spring greens, brussel tops, brussels sprouts, leafy celery, various squash, parsnips

Potatoes: king edwards, best washed whites, desiree reds, baby potatoes, bakers


Best of the rest non-local vegetables and salad are:


Sweet potatoes, avocados, shallots, mixed peppers, naked cucumbers, standard & stripey aubergines, standard & white courgettes, colossal garlic

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Austen's of Rochester
137b High Street
Kent ME1 1EW
Tel: 01634 838775

COVID OPENING HOURS:                     

Tuesday to Saturday:      

10.00am to 3.00pm                              







These times may vary due to the ever changing covid environment

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