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The Zetland Arms

££ - £££, British,
Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
+44 1304 370114
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish chowder” (27 reviews)
“steak burger” (12 reviews)
“pies” (17 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
18:00 - 20:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
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1 - 10 of 793 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We lucked out on a coastal walk and managed to get the last table so Definitely book if you can to be sure. Good menu and a number of specials. Saw lots of different dishes come out and all looked good. Buzzy atmosphere tables are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tinkerbell216
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just popped in for coffee on a walk from St Margaret ‘s at cliff to Deal . Excellent location by the coast . Benches outside. Very pleasant staff. Coffee as delicious 😋. Food looked tasty . Very busy when we passed on the way back

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank scrappydee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Zetland Arms on the second night of our weekend in Deal. The Zetland Arms was recommended to us and we were not disappointed. We managed to book on Friday evening for Saturday but I think we were fortunate to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mumfo60
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the beach and well-recommended by others, but we were disappointed. It was very busy and nothing special and the food was very mediocre.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank maryanne m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reserved for 4 of us for lunch. Good table position by fire in a very busy festive environment. Menu was varied and reasonably priced. Service was quick and food good quality. Bet it’s great in the summer in the beach beer garden. We will be...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank honesttraveller246
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eat here often and always enjoy our meals Local people friendly as are the staff Recommend you book as it can often be busy Kids always like it here and enjoy going out the front to the beach as well as watching the ships go...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Liftdoctor1
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Joined friends who are regulars to this local pub and restaurant. Great roaring fire, varied menu and welcoming staff. All food being served looked fabulous. The seafood chowder was absolutely delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wendy Y
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Love this place - so friendly, location so beautiful as right onto the beach! Food was the best we've had in years - the pie and burger are to die for! Highly reccomend, our new favourite place! Child friendly too, less keen on the amount...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Easily the best position in Deal (well actually Kingsdown). In the summer sitting outside literally on the beach. Well worth the walk from Deal. The food is good pub grub. Better then the average pub food. Well worth a try.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Johnofthebow
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Tara was my server and provided me with a great service with a smile. I'll recommend all my friends to come the Zetland Arms.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ben N
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Questions & Answers
22 December 2018|
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Response from Dorymai | Reviewed this property |
It is open. It depends on whether you want a meal or a drink, as I believe they are doing xmas meals but they have been booked well in advance. I suggest you give them a quick ring.
3 October 2018|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
inside is cramped and outside is on a stony beach. However some of the external tables are near the parking spaces (which are limited). There are a few seating places directly outside the Pub which are more accessible. So... More
John I
4 September 2018|
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Response from blockheadLondon | Reviewed this property |
Hi we do not own the pub!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal  >  Kingsdown
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 370114
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