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The Zetland Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
+44 1304 370114
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish chowder” (25 reviews)
“steak burger” (11 reviews)
“pies” (17 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Slightly difficult to find as my sat nav indicated an address along the coast but perseverance was well rewarded. A charming “fisherman’s rustic” pub with great food and well kept Shepherd Neame ale. Thankfully we had booked as the pub was busy with both locals...More

Thank Dick600
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We only visited once as a family with one child. We were ignored for 10 minutes not even smiled at or a "one minute". I said to my hubby let's leave but as it was busy we decided to wait continually being tutted at and...More

Thank yves9999
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had both lunch and dinner here. The fish dishes were really good, but the other food looked good. It is in a good position right on the beach. It was very busy so you need to reserve a table.

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited Deal for a weekend and our friends had found this pub on the beach front on one of their walks. From Deal it will take between 45 to 60 minutes, depending on how fast you walk. Just keep the sea to your left...More

Thank SalimKent
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wanted to take some time to come and review this place as a way of saying THANK YOU. We held a joint birthday lunch at the Zetland Arms and couldn’t have been happier. We were a large group of 20 and it went without...More

1  Thank laurathorn_1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pre booked a table for four, all really enjoyed our menu choices, the chicken, leek and cider pie had very generous portions, the cod and chips tasted fresh and no complaints from any of us what so ever. Despite a really busy evening for the...More

Thank PippaHip
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited as I did quite regularly (usually with my wife and kids) but on this occasion after a really terrible day at work. I had too many to drink which was not the fault of the establishment as they had changed shifts. I had...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having read so many glowing reviews of the food at this pub, I made a special trip here. What a disappointment! I'm not a fan of gravy with everything, but my chicken and leek pie arrived with gravy piled high. To add insult to injury,...More

Thank honey882
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a Thursday evening and had pre booked two weeks before. I am glad we booked as it was packed even though it was a Thursday. The food and service was superb, great pies. We will be back.

Thank aforshman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Zetlqnd is a lovel beach side pub, but if you want just a drink you probably will need to sit outside on the beach. The food is good quality pub food, on the higher side, but you probably need to book a table, especially...More

Thank wendymarshastone
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Response from blockheadLondon | Reviewed this property |
Hi we do not own the pub!
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Response from KentishPilgrim | Reviewed this property |
Regret, I do not collect restaurant menus As far as I can recall, there is a menu posted outside the building, and there is a specials chalkboard. I do not know if a diet menu is available From memory, we visited as an... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:00
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18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
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12:00 - 14:45
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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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