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The Duke of Cumberland Hotel

Duke of Cumberland High Street, Whitstable CT5 1AP, England
+44 1227 280617
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“salad” (9 reviews)
“meatballs” (5 reviews)
“sea bass” (5 reviews)
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Duke of Cumberland High Street, Whitstable CT5 1AP, England
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Don't be put off by the formica tables and the general run down look of the place. This is a wonderful pub/restaurant with their focus on good food and good beer. We were there at lunch time on Sunday when the only option was Sunday...More

Thank Grey_hairLenhamUK
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Thought pop in a for a cheeky beer as had never been in before. Wasn’t what I expected but was friendly atmosphere and a what sounded like a reggae band doing a sound check so stuck around. Seems like they do a lot of live...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We spent last night out in the function room. The restaurant was beautifully lit up and felt warm when we arrived. We were greeted by such a lovely girl. The menu was the best I have seen for a very long time. We went for...More

Thank Hollyjack1
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The staff were really helpful even cooking my daughter a special vegan meal when she asked for a bowl of chips and beans, they made lovely coctails, 2 for the price of 1 on Thursdays.Basic but good pub grub

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

So having had a really bad experience at another restaurant we went hunting for some lunch We found the duke was fairly low key old boozer type of place but wow once inside the service was great They dealt with my daughter's peanut allergy in...More

Thank ipsalter
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Chose the Duke of Cumberland as our first pub to go to in Whitstable. They've obviously put a lot of thought into the decor and music seems a big part of what the pub is about.

Thank Munky O
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We went for a drink after a curry at the restaurant opposite. Hardly anyone in there (it was a Tuesday evening) but bar staff friendly enough. Good playlist, think if you like music you would enjoy it. Poor selection of wine, or maybe the bar...More

Thank Essexlala56
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Stopped by for a drink on Saturday evening. Good selection & great atmosphere. We didn't order food so can't comment on the menu,

Thank Helena P
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch with friends on a Saturday. Good atmosphere. Welcoming staff who helped us make food choices. The place is tired looking, but service and food was great. Our food arrived in a reasonable time. Recommend the fish and chips or the chunky...More

Thank Kelk C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The place was tired looking.The decor was too dated.The place was cluttered with old radios and musical paraphenalia. Come on Sheperd Neame.Please revamp the place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duke of Cumberland High Street, Whitstable CT5 1AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 280617
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