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Whits of Walmer

61 The Strand | Walmer, Deal, Walmer CT14 7DP, England
+44 1304 368881
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dover sole” (19 reviews)
“halibut” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
61 The Strand | Walmer, Deal, Walmer CT14 7DP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Delicious roast beef but if you don't like Marmite ask them not to put it on the roast potatoes. The starter was huge so none of us opted for a pudding although we were not taken with the choice of a rum baba. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LadyR2012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped into Whits for a spot of supper whilst visiting my dad with my brother. How lovely to find such high quality cuisine in Deal after over 40 years of visiting! We all ate fish which was cooked & presented beautifully and tasted delicious. No...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank FiTricks
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last Saturday (5th January) we booked Whits for a group of 28 friends celebrating my wife's 70th birthday. The evening was perfect. We had given guests a choice of dishes beforehand for them to make an individual choice (3 starters, 3 mains, 2 puds.). Service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time here the first was really good the second even better.went with with friends all had 3 courses all four of us agreed it was perfect the Dover sole was done perfectly as was my friends steaks lovely atmosphere not cramp in staff and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jack186311
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful dinner at Whits of Walmer as a birthday treat. Everyone had different options on the menu and we were all pleased with our choices. Anyone looking for a delicious meal and wonderful experience in Kent I would highly recommend coming here. This place epitomises...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Natasha D
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

We had the tuna and crab starter which didn’t only look stunning it was beautifully balanced and tasted amazing. Followed by sea bass with oriental vegetables and halibut with squid ink linguini. Both dishes oozed flavour and I’d happily eat them again. Banana soufflé was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank susies4
Reviewed 22 November 2018

I went for Sunday lunch and had the roast beef. I should have stuck to the fish as my friends did, because my meal was horrible. It came COVERED in gravy/sauce which was so salt as to make it almost inedible, and the meat was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dunlop17
Eva B, Owner at Whits of Walmer, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

We are sorry that you were disappointed with your recent lunch with us and that the roast beef was not to your taste. We do pride ourselves on serving a generous thick slice of our Roast 28-day aged Scottish Sirloin Beef rather than the shaved...More

Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Visited Deal for a few days at the end of October and found this was the best restaurant on trip advisor in the local area. The staff of so very friendly and helpful I can’t fault them. We had pre dinner drink which was was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mlsp123
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

On a cold wet Thursday evening we had the most sublime meal to welcome us back after 2weeks aboard the QM2. The restaurant was packed with enthusiastic locals enjoying the fine food. Eva and her team made us so welcome , the sushi and crab...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank davidbridgen1950
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The food at Whits is so ridiculously good that you can’t even play the ‘I got the best dish’ game. There are three of us so we had nine dishes over three courses, each one totally unique and breathtakingly good. This was proven by the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ninnynoo9
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Questions & Answers
Maria R
3 February 2018|
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Response from Megan J | Reviewed this property |
As it’s a fabulous fish restaurant I suspect that may just be a little clue
28 December 2017|
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Response from Eva B | Property representative |
Hi, dogs are allowed on the terrace outside when it is open for lunch in the summer but sadly we cannot allow them in the restaurant itself. Best regards Eva
18 June 2016|
Response from Eva B | Property representative |
Hi,many apologies for the delay in replying! We are open for dinner from 6.30pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and for lunch on Sundays from 12.30. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 The Strand | Walmer, Deal, Walmer CT14 7DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Walmer
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 368881
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