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Alimo Restaurant

Railway Arches, Oxford Street | Railway Arches, Whitstable CT5 1DA, England
+44 1227 272725
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tagine” (42 reviews)
“mini meze” (14 reviews)
“fish stew” (12 reviews)
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Railway Arches, Oxford Street | Railway Arches, Whitstable CT5 1DA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Starter of mussels and chorizo had an overpowering sauce considering the chorizo was tasteless. Mussels were fine. Seafood paella - the rice had the taste and consistency of wallpaper paste. The seafood was added in at the end so wouldn't have benefitted from being cooked...More

Thank JMcFish
Reviewed 6 days ago

The restaurant is situated under two railway arches, which from the outside is not an appealing site. Once inside however the décor is authentic Moroccan with some comfy sofas if you have to wait for a table. There is also the occasional rumble of a...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have ate here a couple of times before and decided to visit again whilst staying in the area!!We always get a warm welcome from the minute you walk in and shown to your table,one thing we like about this restaurant is the space between tables...More

Thank jems21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is fine but there was so much hype about it I was a bit disappointed. The food is fine though

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my family had been walking past this resturant for a number of days while staying in Whitstable and we finally made on a Wednesday evening for the special £13.95 meze deal. The waiter was really kind and welcoming and was fast to show...More

Thank Pierce A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Alimo for a colleague's leaving meal. The restaurant is located in railway arches on the main road into Whitstable. The restaurant is very well decorated and furnished. The staff are very friendly and the service is very good. There were 10 of...More

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been driving past this place for ages now and have never got round to paying it a visit; until this evening. Tucked under the railway bridge at the quieter end of Whistables high street you could be forgiven for not even noticing the place...More

1  Thank Dieselweasel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we took our daughter and granddaughter here for lunch. as we looked at the menu ,one of the owners came over and explained that they had no childrens menu but would cook anything our granddaughter wanted she chose cheesy pasta and was served a bowl...More

1  Thank chazlane97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I called in in the Thursday evening and greeted the owner in Arabic - then I was greeted like a long lost cousin. We then came back the following evening and had the most wonderful meal and wine - we chose the English Bacchus. The...More

1  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited without booking on a Friday night. Made to feel welcome and n a Friday night. Attentive without being overbearing. The food was well presented hot and tasty. Unexpectedly the pudding menu was also good

Thank Pauline B
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15 March 2015|
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Response from chrispkelly | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I can't help. But a quick call to them or any email and they will tell you 01227 272725 Chris
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Railway Arches, Oxford Street | Railway Arches, Whitstable CT5 1DA, England (Formerly Whistlestop Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 272725
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