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The Arlington West Bistro - CLOSED

161 Snargate Street, Dover CT17 9BZ, England
+44 1304 209444
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good4%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
8 Sep 2013
“Terrible food and service”
11 May 2013
“Good home cooked food at very reasonable prices.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
161 Snargate Street, Dover CT17 9BZ, England
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

Our first visit within a week of opening was not what we expected although we did give it a second try a few months later but if anything the food and service were dire. We are not surprised the restuarant is now closed although we...More

Date of visit: October 2012
Thank Andy M
Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

If you have time on your hands waiting for your ferry then you could do a lot worse than a meal at the Arlington. Good wholesome cooking at surprisingly low prices.

Date of visit: May 2013
Thank blondmark
Reviewed March 30, 2013

My partner and I visited the restaurant just over a week ago on a mid week evening. I had recommended it to my partner on hearing good reviews and the restaurant is very local to where we live. On first impressions I wanted to turn...More

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank Loopylala24
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Having read many good reviews for this restaurant we were disappointed not to enjoy our visit. The food here is not cheap. At these prices the burgers should be home made. I ordered the hot spicy chilli type burger and expected something really special. It...More

Date of visit: December 2012
Reviewed February 16, 2013

As a couple we had dined at the Bistro before and from the first time we ate there we have recommended the Bistro to a number of friends and colleagues. We decided some time back this would be the perfect venue for our daughter's 16th...More

Date of visit: February 2013
Thank Karon W
Reviewed February 4, 2013

We organised with the full support of the staff a surprise story for our middle son Shaun's 18th.The meal choices were fantastic ,the staff very attentive,nothing was too much trouble.Our youngest asked for duck breast with gravy(he doesn't like the plum sauce),no beans,lots of extra...More

Date of visit: September 2012
Thank Grace F
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Well, where to start! I have been here a couple of times in the last year and will not be returning. Scruffy waitress who never smiled. It was so cold in there and the heater above the front door was ineffective. Staff talking amongst themselves...More

Date of visit: March 2012
Thank Natalie H
Reviewed September 30, 2012

This place is as my husband says very ok. It is not in the same league as other places we go in the local area. The service is friendly efficient and helpful, but most of what we ate [we think] was brought in frozen ,...More

Date of visit: September 2012
Thank Jan W
Reviewed September 28, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I went to this lovely little restaurant a couple of days ago having looked it up on Trip Advisor. What a delight! Fantastic food, served by the friendly host/proprietor and female chef Heidi. I have never felt so welcome and at home...More

Thank Loulous29
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Been here several times and each time come back looking forward to it more than the last. The food is wonderful and that s coming from myself and my uncle who are chefs! They always make you feel at home even my 3 year old...More

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank Psych2290
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Snargate Street, Dover CT17 9BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 209444
  • E-mail
A small Bistro seating up to 25 people, fully licenced. Very close to Dover Port, opposite the marina on slip road.A warm friendly service with good home cooked food.
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