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The Zetland Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
+44 1304 370114
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is fairly basic, although very tasty. Not that great a selection - only a few selections on wall board aside from the normal menu which itself was limited. Not sure if I would return.

Thank Dorymai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friends recommended this pub as a good place to eat - we visited for lunch and were not disappointed. We were advised to book in advance and were delighted with a friendly welcome and our delicious lunch. Very good value for money and great location...More

Thank NMCook
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. So welcoming. Fantastic food and very dog friendly.have been here several times now and shall continue to visit

Thank Murray M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a rainy Tuesday with parents, wife and children. Very busy but they made space and were delightful. Great beer, huge delicious portions and lovely atmosphere. One of my favourite pubs anywhere. Despite them being so busy their service was of the highest order....More

Thank Edmund C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Zetland is my favourite pub. Its a great spot by the sea whatever the weather. Stopped for lunch today and have fab food. Fish n chips, tastiest veggie chilli we've ever had, massive scampi tails and a lovely roast pork on carrots n beetroots....More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well deserved 5 stars a really traditional English pub clearly well supported by regular customers. It has bucket loads of atmosphere in the decor and ambience. You can eat inside or outside or on tables on the beach. The pub is basically on the beach!...More

Thank Fred F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Zetland Arms for lunch yesterday. Although I've been to this pub many times, I've haven't eaten here for a long while. I ordered the catch of the day (sea bream) and my partner ordered the salmon. I must say, they were both superb....More

Thank sim0nheath
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We recently visited whilst on holiday with family, it was a Thursday lunchtime around 1pm. It was extremely busy but managed to get a table looking out to the sea. It was a beautiful sunny day in early October. We had to wait around 45mins...More

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We recently enjoyed a family 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration at The Zetland Arms. The welcome, service, food, and ambiance were superb. It was a very special celebration for our brother and his wife and the staff could not have been more friendly, professional and careing,...More

Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic location, great food very reasonably priced super service couldn’t fault this pub would definitely visit again if staying in Deal all in all a lovely evening

Thank Liz P
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Trudi G
3 October 2018|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
inside is cramped and outside is on a stony beach. However some of the external tables are near the parking spaces (which are limited). There are a few seating places directly outside the Pub which are more accessible. So... More
John I
4 September 2018|
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Response from blockheadLondon | Reviewed this property |
Hi we do not own the pub!
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7 July 2017|
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
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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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