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The Zetland Arms

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Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
+44 1304 370114
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
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Sun 18:00 - 20:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:45
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 20:45
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Over the course over the last few years this place has always been outstanding . The food is amazing and real top quality and moreover the service and hospitality is the best we have ever experienced. A huge thank you to you all we had another fantastic evening .

Thank Zacloftus
Warminster, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First visit to the Zealand Arms and will definitely go back. Chose the calamari and sweet chilli dip for starter and it was excellent. Squid wasn't rubbery at all and there were 3 or 4 other options all around the £6 mark. Main course, had to go for the T-bone steak with all the trimmings for. £20 and it was... More 

Thank 35Russell
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived early evening and enjoyed a drink on the beach. The four of us each had a different starter, main and dessert. We all had empty plates after each course. The staff were friendly and helpful, especially Josh. We will definitely return and recommend the Zetland Arms to friends.

Thank Londoncabby
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in around 4pm today and was disappointed that was nearly charged twice the going rate for coffee and small cider. I hope inadvertent but not the best of experiences. Place perhaps exploits its location. Trying for gastro pub but feels bit too 'local'.

Thank Martin H
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great pub food after walk from deal,really friendly staff offering good and efficient service,,good choice from main menu +specials board, had the steak and ale pie,superb, will return soon

Thank Jeffrey M
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great pub to visit on a sunny day as loads of seating outside. Only had a drink but presume food is good as every table was reserved for lunch. Worth another visit and will certainly eat there next time.

Thank Cathyandco
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying literally just round the corner in a cosy cottage so were thrilled to find this pub on our doorstep. Very bustling mid week when we visited twice. Food was good (I've read other reviews where people had poor quality fare, guess we were lucky). Atmosphere is good and staff are really friendly. I would definitely go again.... More 

Thank Kellois
Reigate, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great walking all around, a pub as they all used to be, not fancy but serving good pub grub and welcoming to walkers and dog walkers.

Thank lorr00aine
West Malling, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to the Zetland Arms a few times and always come away with small moans and I now know why. The 3 mile walk from Deal really gives you an appetite so when we turned up this week on a bright sunny evening ready to be fed good home made pub fare the whole family was disappointed to... More 

5 Thank bdyer1
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu can change daily and is always a treat popping down to see what is on today's board. We have eaten there many times over the years and it is advised to book a table, although we have been lucky on a few occasions and have managed to have a table that's been reserved for later and there's always... More 

Thank Burger-Hunter1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal  >  Kingsdown
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 370114

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?