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The Monument

32 Church Street, Whitstable CT5 1PH, England
+44 1227 264155
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (5 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“pavlova” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
32 Church Street, Whitstable CT5 1PH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Phoned up asking for a table at short notice, no problem. Nice atmosphere when we arrived, clearly popular with locals for food and drink. Food was great - homemade, tasty and generous portions for a good price, highly recommend!

1  Thank Sianangharadgrant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have just returned from The Monument where we had a very enjoyable dinner. Good menu choice with specials option too! Very friendly and attentive staff. We both had specials... sausages and mash, chicken pie. Veg all cooked perfectly! Makes a nice change. Would definitely recommend...More

3  Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visted the monument twice while we were there on holiday, from first going into pub a real warm welcome, we had two meals there myself and my wife, the variety was very good along with the daily specials, quality of food outsatnding, especiallly the tempura...More

2  Thank Likeit1960
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a bit of a rarity these days - a real "local" pub serving good beer, nice food (generous portions!), and also having good old-fashioned pub activities like darts, card games etc. We were there on a Monday night and the football was on...More

1  Thank WoodbridgeWanderers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having read quite a few indifferent reviews, I was a bit worried about attending an 80th birthday event there. And now I wonder what makes people give terrible reviews, when they are clearly false? There were 20 of us and all I can say is...More

2  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Great little traditional local pub that also does above average pub food - Some of the dishes are delicious!!! Can get a tad busy.

1  Thank Mr-Reliable-UK
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We ate at the Monument on Sunday, celebrating my Aunt's birthday had a great time, the knowledge of our waitress was excellent on all fronts, made sure that we were ok on many occasions, a couple of the party had to wait for vegetables, there...More

1  Thank Robin S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had such a lovely afternoon in this fab pub. So equipped for families with fab garden and really delicious food. Waitress was just lovely lovely and really kind and patient and accomadating. A fab afternoon Thank you Ps the roast dinner was delicious

1  Thank Sammi N
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Deciding to have a day out at one of our favourite seaside towns, the five of us set off for Whitstable, having booked a table for lunch (after reading reviews on here and not wanting to pay sea front prices). Little did we know that...More

1  Thank fluffyduck69
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

had a meal here with my wife as we are trying as many places as possible in the area. lovely pub with a nice welcome. staff very nice and food superb. service was spot on . quite noisey the night we went as sport was...More

1  Thank andyrye
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Questions & Answers
Mavis P
30 November 2016|
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Response from Norma R | Reviewed this property |
I think they have a party menu as they were catering for a local company group when we were having lunch. Give them a call and I am sure they can help. Also a group of about 12 people from a local firm had just had lunch... More
Carolyn G
27 October 2016|
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Response from Thomas R | Reviewed this property |
Don't thinks so in the restaurant area, may be allowed in the bar area but not where people are eating.
Jean R
11 March 2016|
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Response from Lacey5010 | Reviewed this property |
Think it has gone up to 12 pound a roast now
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Church Street, Whitstable CT5 1PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 264155
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