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The Black Douglas Coffee House

83 Beach Street, Deal CT14 6JB, England
+44 1304 365486
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“cakes” (30 reviews)
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83 Beach Street, Deal CT14 6JB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Slow service but good when finally arrived Such a pity that the coveted ginger and cardamom cake was burnt this visit

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this quirky place. Excellent quality full English breakfast with plenty of quality foods on the plate. Not inexpensive at £12 but really good quality. It set me up for the day. Service very helpful and polite. It took a long time for our...More

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This serves the best kedgeree I’ve ever had. Really good food. Not expensive, chilled out vibe. Lovely staff.

Thank NikiDeluxe
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A Go To place in Deal. Quirky and cosy. You could spend all day here nibbling and watching the world pass by. We hadn't been for a couple of years and it was great to return to its warmth.

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Would not return, two of our party found hairs in their food, the first one was given a new meal which took 40 minutes to arrive (beans on toast and a sausage) the second got some fresh bacon but the same bread that the hair...More

Thank diane h
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Popped in her on our arrival in Deal as we were all famished. The food was freshly cooked to order and we didn't have to wait long for it to arrive. The Decaf Americano was strong. The decor would not be everyone's cup of tea...More

Thank melindaQ6200SI
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I have been to The Black Douglas numerous times over the years and often take friends here who come with me to visit Deal due to the great food and atmosphere. Unfortunately the place seems to have taken a dip south. Service was quite poor...not...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The food is the star in this quaint seaside cafe. Interesting and varied breakfast and brunch choices - the vegetarian brekkie is fabulous, and so is the bubble & squeak with poached eggs and a choice of herby pork or spicy merguez sausages. Be sure...More

Thank saynotoStarbucks2
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Nice style seaside chic relaxed atmosphere. Quite busy but friendly helpful service. Good coffee and very tastey breakfast menu. This place is a gem.

Thank eastcliffe2017
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Hands down the best fried breakfast i've come across. The cooks combine a homely touch with an exotic flair that makes for a very satisfying experience. On the expensive side of things, but frankly it's absolutely worth it.

Thank Edwart H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Beach Street, Deal CT14 6JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 365486
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