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Captain Digby

Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
+44 1843 867764
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (38 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
“pudding” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
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1 - 10 of 467 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popped in for a quick beer on the way past. Decent selection of products in a clean and friendly place with excellent views of the bay. Quiet when we visited Sunday evening but I can imagine it gets packed holiday season. Didn’t try the food...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed yesterday

Found this pub on a visit to Kingsgate. Made to feel welcome from the people who work there. Lots to choose from the menu with reasonable prices. The beer was a full pint, not known in most pubs. Nothing is too much trouble if you...More

Thank Ted T
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food and service were excellent but the noise level spoiled our visit.We will have to try another day. We definitely will return.

Thank barbara-ann B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

can get very busy but very good and always accommodating. Roast isn't to bad and the chilli is epic!

Thank StevieG0007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3rd time in as many months we have had the filet steak and tempura prawns and they are consistently fantastic! Splice the mainbrace is also amazing - highly recommend!

1  Thank stephfoulis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always book if eating in restaurant to avoid disappointment as very popular. Staff very attentive and helpful. Menu varied and food never fails in taste and quality. So pleased we took a wrong turning whilst out driving and discovered this place ! Do visit -...More

1  Thank da7777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a little put out when my husband came back to our table outside to tell me that as we were sitting outside our starter would be served the same time as our main meal, - what's the use of having starter then? After queuing...More

Thank 127val
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As this was a busy public holiday we booked in advance and received confirmation and reminder efficiently and correctly. On arrival we were greeted immediately and seated at an ideal table overlooking the sea. Service was impeccable with minimal delay with a wide choice from...More

2  Thank mike35498
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was the best! There were great portions, excellent service, and great drinks. Our servers were all very friendly and accommodating. I recommend this place to everyone who visits the area. Five stars!!!

Thank Lindicima
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table as my birthday is on the bank holiday. You can’t expect to be seated anywhere in 10 minutes of arriving anywhere on a very sunny bank holiday. The staff were lovely and welcoming and food was lovely considering my partners a...More

Thank Tracey S
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Emma E F
27 May 2016|
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Response from rainycake21 | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree with the other responses, I've only ever experienced good service at the Digby and we've eaten there many times as the kids love the play area. Even when another customer got drunk and verbally abused other... More
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Hergypergy
21 February 2016|
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Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
The 'Digby' is very much a family pub and is popular for hosting parties, particularly children's.I was there recently and noticed what a popular draw the play area was for some children whilst their parents enjoyed... More
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papakentuk2015
10 July 2015|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not sure whether dogs are allowed inside but they supply water bowls outside and we have seen dogs waiting for tasty morsels to fall from the wooden tables! John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Kingsgate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 867764
  • E-mail
Description
With a unique childrens outdoor and indoor play area close to the bar serving varied meals and portion sizes. Our restaurant is separate and raised from our bar area with our ever so popular restaurant cliff top view. A friendly, family pub and restaurant with spectacular views close to the beach. Providing fresh home cooked food and local real ale.Catering for all ages all year round serving food from 12pm till 9/9.30pm 7 days a week.
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