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Whitstable Castle & Gardens

Tower Hill, Whitstable CT5 2BW, England
+44 1227 281726
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Birthday lunch

Visited last week with my daughter and Grandaughter,menu catered for everyone Food was in my... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lou S
Northfleet, United Kingdom
Wonderful find

Its a great place in terms of quality and affordability. Children have a playground to use whilst... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
James O
via mobile
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  • Poor5%
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“afternoon tea” (31 reviews)
“cakes” (35 reviews)
“tea room” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tower Hill, Whitstable CT5 2BW, England
+44 1227 281726
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited last week with my daughter and Grandaughter,menu catered for everyone Food was in my opinion cooked to order Staff were very friendly and attentive to our needs esp regarding the little one Lovely to stroll around the garden after our lunch a very pleasurable...More

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Its a great place in terms of quality and affordability. Children have a playground to use whilst parents and grandparents can enjoy a meal or afternoon tea. All with friendly service and a smile !!

1  Thank James O
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Very very good good afternoon tea's Pleasant walk outdoor bowling green leave it late very good sunset

1  Thank chas m
Reviewed 15 November 2017

The castle is great for a visit, there is a lovely coffee shop and cafe serving great food. Outside there is plenty of space for children to run around safely and a great play area

1  Thank msteel2016
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Lovely sandwiches and great coffee served nicely. The Orangery is delightful. Some minor beefs a) if the green salad is going brown around the edges it does not enhance the meal b) give the wash hand basin a thorough clean and remove the deposits of...More

Thank rdelisle
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Whitstable Castle and Gardens are the only public park in this very attractive small town. The gardens themselves are unremarkable, except for the Wollemia nobilis specimen (a "living fossil") growing near the northeast corner of the castle. The castle itself is a Victorian mansion with...More

1  Thank MKMapman
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Quirky building. Very helpful staff. Good quite varied buffet lunch. Suited our group of ten. It was quiet and we were undisturbed. Easy parking on site

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We just popped in here for a coffee whilst we were in the area. We had our coffee in the Orangery, which was beautiful, light and airy. We parked on the street, four hour parking, which was ample time for us to stroll to the...More

1  Thank Julie E
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Visited in last week of September. Car park packed so had to park a way down the road and walk back. Not ideal with an elderly parent. Entry to the castle only on a guided tour, but not operating that day so couldn't go in...More

1  Thank SteveHFS
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Booked afternoon tea here with friends as we were on holiday in the area and it had been recommended to us. Afternoon tea held in a lovely room, nice selection of choices available, we had the traditional tea, lots of sandwiches which were the kind...More

Thank emma h
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2 January 2018|
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Response from Roger G | Reviewed this property |
Service dogs only allowed in the cafe. This is the same as just about everywhere in the UK I believe.
28 October 2017|
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Response from Mike P | Reviewed this property |
24 October 2017|
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Response from vanessamajor58 | Reviewed this property |
I see people have responded with the same response I have! We have booked again for next year so hope to find more and revisit the house and gardens anyway. Hope you enjoy everything if you go.