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The Zetland Arms

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££ - £££, British,
Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
+44 1304 370114
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish chowder” (25 reviews)
“steak burger” (11 reviews)
“pies” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to eat or just a drink, lots of character and friendly staff, it’s one of our local pubs in the area go visit if you’re in the area you won’t be disappointed

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Zetland Arms is a old village pub set back from Kingsdown Beach. Lunch is served from 12pm so book a table if you wish to eat inside. Otherwise you can eat outside the pub or across from the small car park on picnic tables...More

Thank RayWilts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last Saturday we walked to Kingsdown to meet friends for a drink on arriving we found the pub closed for a private party. How can pub which requires people to survive consider doing this. If you ever think about this we suggest you call to...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was staying local again and would have been rude to not pop into the wonderful Zetland Arms for a good beer and equally good food. We booked a table inside and ordered the T'Bone steak for me and the Seafood Chowder for my partner and...More

Thank Burger-Hunter1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I visited this pub earlier this week. We each had a fish dish both of which were very good. The service was efficient and polite.

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place, located right on the beach in a really peaceful and beautiful setting. We were there last night and had a lovely meal, huge portions and great value for money. The staff are very busy but always friendly and helpful. This pub is...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub was run by a family friend when I was a child so used to stay here. Decided to revisit it as was in the area. The pub is right on the beach and a bit of a secret gem as cannot be seen...More

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favourite pubs. Great fish and chips. Dog friendly. On a sunny clear day you can see France. Highly recommended

Thank MHBOS10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today i had the fish chowder which was luke warm and was almost inedible , the sauce was thick and curdled and i couldnt find any fish in it , this is my third meal here so i was disappointed especially as last time the...More

Thank daveburgess46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited here a couple of times and each time the food nd service have been really good. Staff are friendly and helpful and happy to devise for the more fussy eaters amongst us.

Thank Jilly767
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Response from KentishPilgrim | Reviewed this property |
Regret, I do not collect restaurant menus As far as I can recall, there is a menu posted outside the building, and there is a specials chalkboard. I do not know if a diet menu is available From memory, we visited as an... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options
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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, 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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