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The Beach Cafe

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3 Beach Walk, Whitstable CT5 2BP, England
+44 1227 282167
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Whitstable resident always searching for somewhere to have lunch, we have in the past, passed the Beach Cafe but never stopped. Today we decided to stop and what a good decision. Although we only wanted a light lunch, the service was great, the lady serving was very friendly. The food was hot, as was the plate, what a... More 

Thank Jon L
kent uk
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed a light lunch a very tasty bacon sandwich quality bacon on granary bread home made potatoe turnip and cumin soup unusual recipe but very tasty toasted cheese sandwich plenty of flavour and filling 4 beverages and all for £20 the food was hot freshly prepared and not too long to wait and served by friendly staff added benefit... More 

Thank p2evc
Hullbridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

An atmospheric place to eat with family or any age. Lovely choices and good value. New menus so check it out

Thank ursula v
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great birthday breakfast with my wife this morning. Service was superb and our fry up breakfast were the best we had for ages. Would definitely recommend and a second visit is a must.

Thank spk15
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

What more could you ask for on a rainy, cold seaside morning? Lovely full English breakfast, hot mug of tea. Cheap as chips (approx £6.50) and great service. Lovely atmosphere and not a kiss me quick hat in sight. They even do veggie and gluten free options.

Thank Russreviews
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely, affordable English breakfast here. I recommend the vegetarian cooked breakfast! The only slight issue was that the blonde lady who served us wasnt very friendly. She seemed quite impatient and short with us when we ordered and we overheard her being rude/argumentative with other customers during our meal which created a funny atmosphere. The cafe allows... More 

Thank theconsumer2015
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Found this place on the off chance. It has no alcohol license so you can take your own drink. Great menu and really fresh food. I chose local sole pan fried with brown shrimp and lemon butter sauce. Really enjoyed it.

Thank Emma B
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I last visited this cafe for breakfast quite a few years ago. The breakfast is still good value. The decor has changed to that of a beach hut with mismatched tables and shabby looking floor. It is ovbiously popular with lots of Mums and children, but is just not for me.

Thank Avalon123
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A lovely sea side café which provides wholesome food at reasonable prices. As a regular visitor I frequently take my grandchildren for 'all day breakfast' something they adore. Staff are brilliant, be careful being so popular, they get very busy

Thank Tucson65
Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Love the Beach Cafe for a morning fry up or brunch. Now open Friday/Saturday evenings. BYO, which was good as the menu was pricey. It was a good menu, with lots of variety, but food was disappointing for the price. Good service, very friendly staff, but won't rush back in the evening.

Thank rmcsweeney2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Beach Walk, Whitstable CT5 2BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 282167

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
over a year ago
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?