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Samphire

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4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
+44 1227 770075
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10:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 22:00
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and I opted to eat here for our last night in Whitstable. We had read the menu, which is displayed in the window on the days prior to that night, and felt it offered a good choice of dishes. I had the soup to start, whilst my partner had the scallops, and for main dishes, he had the... More 

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Thank SamLucyLou M
Luton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this restaurant many times and really love it. We came here for our 'wedding breakfast' (quite literally) and had a full English breakfast. Everything was so well cooked and very tasty and we had complimentary Buck's Fizz. We also visited for an evening meal and both had the lamb which was beautiful. The food here is... More 

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Thank Sarah J
London, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little cafe like during the day and morphs into more of a restaurant feel in the evening. Some of the dishes can be expensive for what they are but the standard is high, the wines reasonably priced and the staff very welcoming and attentive. Better than a gastro pub.

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Thank Martin R
Kent, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I stopped by for luncheon today. We had seen it before and wanted to give it a chance. Glad that we did. A cold if sunny day the warm restaurant was great to get into after a bit of light shopping. The staff are friendly and efficient. The decor is pleasant and modern. A good atmosphere with... More 

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Thank Stephendeaves
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved Samphire, lovely decor and friendly service. Catch of the day was some lovely Gurnard, which was very fresh and tasty, my wife had Mussels in a cider and onion sauce, the mussels were again fresh and of good size, not cheap but worth it for a special night out. The booking system was very easy and we would definitely... More 

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Thank Worthingfoodlovers
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met an old school friend here for dinner without checking menu beforehand. I was surprised at the high prices but assumed this would be reflected in the food I was served. The menu was very wordy but difficult to read as on a chalkboard outside, all I can say is they talked a good game but when the food arrived... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great food, atmosphere and service. Enjoy our visit have never had a bad meal weather in the evening or lunch or a late breakfast. I have taken my grandsons for Sunday breakfast they love it.

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Thank longwalker2015
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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323 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday night and this place is busy! Booking is recommended. Great service, lovely atmosphere and food is excellent! We chose starters of mackerel and scallops - both were perfectly presented and tasty. Main courses were haddock chowder and pan fried cod (day boat catch) served on bed on potatoes, peppers and chorizo - well presented and delicious. A marvellous place!

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Thank veritas59915
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning breakfast today. Lovely service. Will definitely be back..recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Lilyjack2201
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in yesterday at lunchtime on the off chance. Always such friendly staff. We started with the soup - two huge bowls of velvety, creamy, spicy, aromatic carrot soup with a little pile of some wonderful herbs and spices in the middle (they had a special name which I can't recall) and a lovely dollop of cream on top -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Cuisine
European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 770075

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?