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East Coast Dining Room

101 Tankerton Road | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2AJ, England
+44 1227 281180
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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101 Tankerton Road | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2AJ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Friends and family often recommend pubs and restaurants during our gatherings throughout the year when they recount their own visits to various establishments from the weeks and months previous, painting pictures of beautiful décor, friendly service and outstanding food and drink – and the prices...More

Thank JBroadsword
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my new favourite place! We have been twice in the space of a couple of weeks. Our first trip was sitting in the sunshine for tea. This was beautifully presented in a glass teapot with real tealeaves! Our second visit was for dinner...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had another great meal here on Saturday night. Different front of house staff to when we went last time, but still just as friendly and attentive. I struggled to choose what to have, as it all sounded so nice, but I was really pleased with...More

Thank Davros5545
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to eat here on Sunday the 27th for my partners birthday . Turned out a bit special . Spent the day in Whitstable which was nice but packed , too many people. We walked to Tankerton which took around 15 minutes . We had...More

2  Thank RichardTaylor68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Could not be more delighted to have finally tried this lovely restaurant - in a location where there's a lot of places to eat but quality and service are variable this place stands out. Lovely family meal - fantastic oysters, home cured smoked salmon, rack...More

Thank Sheree A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It takes a rare skill to get the combination right: friendly, polite, classy service; superbly selected dishes with great combinations of ingredients; and then the execution of those dishes. East Coast Dining Room has got it right. I might notch down the best of Frank...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in Tankerton, near Whitstable for the weekend with a couple of friends and, on the basis of previous reviews, booked a table for our first night. We had a couple of glasses beforehand at The Wine Room nearby (well worth a visit). We...More

Thank Colin17092
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Well worth the few minutes walk from Whitstable centre. The food was wonderful, beautifully presented and delicious. We stayed (and ate) in Whitstable over 3 days. This was, by far, the best meal we had.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great service from the moment we booked to the end of the meal. Food was lovely, good choice of wines and very attentive team - would definitely book again.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My fellow diner asked me not to review this restaurant: "Please don't you might make it too busy" But I am compelled to do so. If we can't book a table next time we want one then I'll have to eat more than the best...More

1  Thank Patrick K
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Nearby Attractions
Whitstable Harbour
730 reviews
1.13 km away
Tankerton Slopes
242 reviews
.66 km away
Whitstable Castle & Gardens
417 reviews
.56 km away
Tankerton Beach
151 reviews
.18 km away
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Questions & Answers
Mavis P
11 August 2016|
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Response from davi777 | Reviewed this property |
Menu available on-line. Otherwise, phone for daily info as there could possibly be last minute changes.
24 February 2016|
Response from COASTING101 | Property representative |
Yes, there is a public car park approx 200 yards away on the same side of the road as the restaurant.
9 July 2015|
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Response from Nick366 | Reviewed this property |
If you know the Marine Hotel which is on the sea Front Tankerton Road it is about 200yards from there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Tankerton Road | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 281180
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Just 5 minutes from the beaches of Whitstable, the EAST COAST DINING ROOM is serving outstanding food and drink in a comfortable and unique setting.
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