About embankments tapas & music bar in maidstone

Kent's only floating Venue

Embankments is the only permanently moored floating venue in the whole of Kent and is unique in design to the whole of the southeast of England. 

Converted from a 6 berth motor sailing barge brought back from south of france it has quickly become one of Maidstone's prominant landmarks and has appeared in TV shows such as, XFACTOR, LOCATION LOCATION & THE UNDATEABLES.

We are situated on the River Medway behind the grand architecture of Maidstone's Archbishops palace, where the turn of the century street lighting creates a warm glow to the quayside and water, this experience is carried through as you enter into the bars internal areas with our warm lighting and art deco style design and decor. 

The experience we are proud to offer our guests is relaxed, onboard a unique floating venue with exciting drinks a tasty tapas menu & friendly staff. We also offer a range of relaxed entertainment evenings where guests can enjoy live jazz, swing and a range of alternative music as part of their experience on-board our venue. 


Tapas Menu

Our Tapas menu can be ordered from the bar, you can order multiple dishes or one dish at a time - the choice is yours!. You can then choose a place to seat either inside or outside on our floating venue. Ordered food will then be served as soon as they become ready. We also have a specials board for you to choose from.


Private Hire

Our venue is available for private hire, so if you are looking for a unique wedding venue in Maidstone or somewhere to celebrate a special event, please get in touch to find out more.