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Pearson's Arms Restaurant

Sea Wall, Whitstable CT5 1BT, England
+44 1227 773133
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Sea Wall, Whitstable CT5 1BT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Despite having visited Whitstable twice before we had not been here - there are just so many good place to eat seafood here. We were not disappointed. The restaurant is very nice inside - if you like rustic, and the menu was good. Prices are...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed yesterday

We dined on a Thursday, so some of our party took advantage of the £7 fish and chips, this was just ok, would not have liked to pay £15.95 for it. I had the burger again this was about £15, I did not think this...More

Thank holly b
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dinner on a Saturday night with friends. We were told that we would have to be there by 7:15 because they were busy. Arrival is through a busy bar - which was full of loud drunk people and we were jostled and, frankly, quite scared...More

1  Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Food was really good and staff were friendly and helpful. There was quite a big group of us and we all had a lovely lunch

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a large party at the end of the Summer we pre-booked a table and were pleased to have plenty of space. The menu was large and varied with something for all tastes and the real ales on tap were generally good. The main disappointment...More

3  Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on holiday in the area and decided to go to the Pearsons Arms for my sisters birthday lunch. There was an initial blip - I booked online and mentioned we had our dog with us, but the note was missed, so we needed...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I should have had the black pudding scotch egg instead of the home made pork pie... but both were good. Fish dishes were good, and reasonable ale from Whitstable Brewery. Lovely view of the sunset on the third floor. Worth a visit

Thank Lucoid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in here on a whim and were very glad we did. Ate in restaurant upstairs at a window table which looked out over the sea (sunny day!) It was lovely We opted for the above but there was plenty of other things to choose...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for a drink before dining at Whitstable Oyster Company or to visit or to have a drink watching the sunset sitting on the beach or sea wall (in plastic glasses). There is an excellent selection of lagers and ales on offer with many from...More

Thank K_R_2466
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us had lunch at the Pearsons Arms. it took half an hour for the staff to give us a menu and then 40 minutes for our food to arrive. The staff ere unconcerned that we were being kept waiting - there was no...More

2  Thank beanziethejellyfish
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Response from Donovan D | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Towitowoo | Reviewed this property |
It sounds to me that lunch is a better experience at Pearson's. I do think that bread could be offered even as an extra! This was a special Birthday Celebration we did not wish to complain at the time as we were not paying... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Wall, Whitstable CT5 1BT, England (Formerly Pearsons Crab & Oyster House)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 773133
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