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4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
+44 1227 770075
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (88 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (43 reviews)
“kedgeree” (22 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:30All hours
European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Having now eaten in them all, we feel qualified to say that this is quite simply head and shoulders better than the rest. Recently, my seatrout was just so good that I had to return two days later and see if it was as good...More

Thank Sabhbh C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Food was good and the service ok, one of the waitresses was a little too matter of fact and maybe this one particular waitress had seen too many guests come through the door's. The Espresso was undrinkable, I sent the Espresso back and i...More

Thank Markbeetson
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the ambiance, loved the service, the mussels, the food, the top class dessert. This is a place to return again & again.

Thank StochasticTraveller
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've been coming to Whitstable for longer than I care to remember and having walked past Samphire in the past, decided to book here recently. Serving dinner early (from 5:00) is important for me and in fact I arrived early for my 5:30 booking. It...More

Thank Steve_T429
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a rainy Saturday in July, they were full to the gunnels we were offered a table with half an hour wait , "Can you cater for gluten free? not a problem she said so we waited and we were not disappointed. We had...More

Thank bobandsal2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a Saturday birthday lunch with our son, his wife and our two grandchildren. I enjoyed the smoked haddock and all of the rest of our party enjoyed their meals. Our 3 year old granddaughter fancied strawberries and cream, and although not on the...More

Thank Blue2202
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly welcoming staff and excellent food. I had 'Kentish lamb' which was the most delicious, tender lamb I have ever eaten. Good sensible sized portion sizes. Would definitely return

Thank N8111XVjane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have a restaurant apparently it serves good food, this is a where there experience ends. It's basically runs a booking service for the later risers. Most tables booked for 10-10/30 and they can't serve you if you walk in at 9. Probably the most...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best breakfast I've had in a long time. Super friendly staff, impressive portions and great atmosphere.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They say that football is a game of two halves and so was this meal. The rilettes starter was plentiful and tasty. But our mains of risotto and fritters were a disappointment - the fritters particularly as they were burnt and watery. Service was friendly...More

Thank kathbancroft
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27 June 2017|
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Response from RS54 | Reviewed this property |
Not really, there are vegetarian options but not extensive
Andie B
1 January 2017|
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Response from bubbles288 | Property representative |
Hi, I'm afraid that as we are such a small restaurant, it isn't practical for us to accept dogs. Kind regards, Caroline
30 October 2016|
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Response from bubbles288 | Property representative |
Hi Simon, We certainly are child friendly. We have high chairs you can use and no need for a separate area. Kind regards, Caroline
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 770075
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