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Pearson's Arms Restaurant

Sea Wall, Whitstable CT5 1BT, England
+44 1227 773133
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (42 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sea Wall, Whitstable CT5 1BT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to see the Big Orangehead Band last night and sat with friends for the fish & chips special. (£5 each). Have done this before and the meal was fine. Last night the fish comprised of a great deal of batter filled with very little...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in out of the rain with our two elderly Springer Spaniels. As ever the pub was very welcoming and accommodating . We had a couple of British Tapas - salt and pepper squid and salt cod fish cakes both v good . Recommended as...More

Thank Mick N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here on a Saturday evening around 7:30 pm and both the beachfront and Pearson's were very busy. Both the service and the food was good albeit a little pricey. My starter of fishcakes was however served in the most ridiculously small sized bowl which...More

Thank Lawrence64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us ate at Pearsons. Lovely food although fairly small potions. The kedgeree was particularly good. Pleasant waiting on staff too.

Thank Jacki H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A restaurant with a lovely local feel. Good live music Incredibly pleasant helpful staff. Food was lovely although a little on the small side. Apart from that. I'll be back n

Thank 670,742
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose the lunchtime menu and thought it was good value and the food tasted wonderful. The views were good. The only thing to let it down was the slow service. I won't put me off going again, but I do hope it will be...More

Thank Markybritt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate on a Saturday evening and were lucky enough to get a first floor table with a great view out to sea from both seats. The bar service was a bit slow downstairs (think busy pub) and they seemed reluctant to set up a...More

Thank PaulIanLyons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The vegetarian menu is not good . The mushroom risotto balls were tasteless and very fatty and so was the aubergine wedges very greasy and the steak that other members of the family had are really over priced. I don't eat meat /fish . Ask...More

Thank Josephine P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply wonderful! Last minute booking, couldn't have been more inviting... Waiting staff were attentive, friendly and helpful. Food was excellent (roast beef and roast pork). Desserts were good too. Drinks are a little expensive so do not expect a small bill at the end of...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked late but managed to get a table with a sea view for 21:15. Downstairs is a thriving pub with the restaurant on the top floor. Between us we had the steak, the lamb and the haddock. All very nice. House red good. Sweets...More

Thank Greg W
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22 June 2015|
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Response from Towitowoo | Reviewed this property |
It sounds to me that lunch is a better experience at Pearson's. I do think that bread could be offered even as an extra! This was a special Birthday Celebration we did not wish to complain at the time as we were not paying... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Wall, Whitstable CT5 1BT, England (Formerly Pearsons Crab & Oyster House)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 773133
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