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Le Petit Poisson

Pier Approach, Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JN, England
+44 1227 361199
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (63 reviews)
“seafood” (60 reviews)
“sea bream” (20 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pier Approach, Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JN, England
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1 - 10 of 652 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just stopped in for coffee and pastries.... oh my goodness absolutely delicious fresh warm croissants and jam A definite must try if you’re passing by and such friendly staff too

1  Thank shelbyf2004
lepetitadmin, Social media manager at Le Petit Poisson, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind review, we are so pleased you had a lovely experience. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago

Paella so full of tomatoes that was all I could taste. My wife's fish and chips had a lot of mashed potato and batter but very little fish - do they really think we won't notice? Staff pleasant enough but consisted of a teenager and...More

3  Thank LionAllan
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying in Herne bay for the weekend and was looking for somewhere to eat on Saturday evening, we came across this restaurant on the sea front looked very nice from outside so decided to give it a try. We was greeted by a...More

Thank linda j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came by yesterday (Tuesday 31st October) The restaurant is cosy and clean and modern, the lady serving us had such amazing people skills, if you've ever managed staff in a customer based business, you'd want to poach her! My mum had the fish platter...More

1  Thank Very B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time we have visited since new management and we were delighted with our experience. Buzzy environment, excellent local sourced food and a good range of dishes to choose from. The waiting staff were attentive and we had a lovely evening. This...More

Thank Sarahelee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Owner took my booking by phone, then queried " Had we booked" ten minutes after we'd sat down. Menu is very light on fish, given the restaurants name. Adequate wine list. Great serving staff! Picked this up from Hardens guide, with whom I'll be having...More

4  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting the area and decided to go into Herne Bay for lunch and a walk. Having wandered around for a while we decided to return to Le Petite Poisson, which was one of the first we had looked at. When we had first...More

Thank sloes2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good restaurant, innovative young chef, efficient and friendly staff, delicious food. Very pleased that fish and shellfish dishes still featured on the menu. The warm home baked bread with homemade chutney that came as we placed our order was excellent. Can't wait for our next...More

1  Thank jdgilbey65
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The perfect venue. Staff happy to serve with smiles and the food was of good quality and well presented. The lunch menu was reasonably priced too with an excellent choice of wines.

Thank caroline j
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We visited last weekend with a party of four and two disabled members in the group. The restaurant was very accommodating and helpful and we were made to feel very welcome. The menu had a good range of choices to suit vegetarian, pescatarian and meat...More

Thank Carrie J
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17 February 2017|
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Response from MWDJ16 | Property representative |
The new management took over on the 12th January this year and we have taken onboard previous comments and observations to develop a new menu, improving quantities, quality but maintaining high standards with the chef .. we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Approach, Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 361199
  • E-mail
Situated on Herne Bay seafront overlooking the harbour and next to the pier, we specialise in seafood, but also have meat and vegetarian dishes available. All our dishes are cooked to order using fresh locally sourced seasonal ingredients and our menu evolves with the seasons, (it's available to view on our web site). Fully licensed; with a good selection of international and local, wines and beers. Our talented and friendly chefs are happy to cater for special dietary requirements given sufficient notice.
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