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Captain Digby

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Kingsgate $$ - $$$ , British,
Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
+44 1843 867764
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (33 reviews)
“banana split” (4 reviews)
“pudding” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
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1 - 10 of 390 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited on a hot Sunday and was lucky to get a seat outside as this place is very popular on a Sunday. Food is average and slightly overpriced for what it is but the food is edible and better standard than some other pubs on...More

Thank gasa15
Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu not that amazing but nicely presented and average priced. Great views if eating outside. Very busy though. Don't think dogs are allowed inside but have about 15 benches outside with water bowls.

1  Thank Mellie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

took parents here for lunch. good food great location over looking bay lovely waitress would return sunny day ample seating outside good selection of beer

Thank colin l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were a delight and the food was tasty. The menu seemed a little limited, but the food ordered was very well presented well cooked. Very welcoming waiting staff helped us to our table and went out of their way to thank us for...More

Thank FlyingNun100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was very good , service was excellent , good table with sea view. Easy parking, restaurant clean and tidy.

Thank MJSnobes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lovely day on Joss Bay the visited Captain Digby for a meal. Very helpful Squeezed us even though we hadn't booked. Great food. Huge portions. Excellent free indoor play area . Good parking. £60 for 3 adults and one child 2 courses soft...More

Thank murrayphysio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with family - at my son/daugter-in-laws suggestion - and what a delightful surprise. The food was very good, staff attentive and what a wonderful place if you have small children. Have been again on a few occasions and would return if it was just...More

Thank 877maddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here after a swim on Kings Bay for a drink and some dessert. There is a lovely outdoor seating area with picnic tables, some of which have a view over Kings Bay beach. After a 10 minute wait or so, we managed to secure...More

Thank AdriaticAdventuress
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a meal last night and sat outside as we had a dog. The tables were dirty. We asked if our table could be cleaned and they missed a lot of the dirt including some bird poo! We asked again, and still they...More

1  Thank VickyBurns
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

How delightful to see a front of house team that work relentlessly to offer fantastic customer service. Hollie and Rob are the perfect team and they show genuine interest in their customers. There is both an indoor and outdoor play area to keep the kids...More

Thank awt4
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Nearby Attractions
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Emma E F
27 May 2016|
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Response from rainycake21 | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree with the other responses, I've only ever experienced good service at the Digby and we've eaten there many times as the kids love the play area. Even when another customer got drunk and verbally abused other... More
21 February 2016|
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Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
The 'Digby' is very much a family pub and is popular for hosting parties, particularly children's.I was there recently and noticed what a popular draw the play area was for some children whilst their parents enjoyed... More
10 July 2015|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not sure whether dogs are allowed inside but they supply water bowls outside and we have seen dogs waiting for tasty morsels to fall from the wooden tables! John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Kingsgate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 867764
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With a unique childrens outdoor and indoor play area close to the bar serving snacks and light meals. Our restaurant is separate and raised from our bar area with our ever so popular restaurant menu. A friendly, family pub and restaurant with spectacular cliff top views close to the beach. Providing fresh home cooked food and local real ale.Catering for all ages all year round serving food from 12pm till 9.30pm/10pm 7 days a week.
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