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Samphire

4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
+44 1227 770075
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (111 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (45 reviews)
“mussels” (98 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We hadn’t booked but fortunately a lunch-time table for four was available. There was a nice ambience in the restaurant and service was friendly & professional. Bread, olives, habas & dips were very good and enough for four of us, with drinks. Our main courses...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small restaurant so booking pretty much essential. Limited space around the tables so a bit of a squeeze getting in and out. Service is efficient and staff friendly. Food was generally good with a twist - typically unusual choice of sides. Menus are on the...More

Thank Conrad N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend the set menu if you are visiting at lunch. I had the soup of the day was tomato with herbs and balsamic vinegar, accompanied by delicious seeded bread that was served warm. I had the dayboat fish for main, whole mackerel roasted...More

Thank Starsea82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a limited menu but the food was exceptional. Staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. We had the lamb and the pork belly. Fantastic flavour and we'll balanced meals

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Whitstable for the week and visited one evening. We had heard good reports and whilst the food was okay, it was nothing special and we felt overpriced. Service was good.

Thank peirefr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in on a Sunday morning and got the last table - clearly very popular and very lively. Menu good with options from the Breakfast or Brunch section. Service very friendly and efficient (can't quite believe some of the comments re service?). Reasonably price at...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having breakfast here this morning - NEVER again Probably the worst service I’ve ever experienced Food dumped on table - coffee dumped it spilled in saucers no checking if we needed anything like condiments No interaction Basically very very crap! 29th September Would have had...More

Thank robtash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our evening meal here. We shared the delicious Kupros Halloumi Taco, curried cauliflower & lime pickle starter - the cauliflower especially was sensational! We both were very pleased we chose the Miso & Fermented Chilli Hash pak choi, and fried duck egg...More

Thank Tauny S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My observations: Staff were predominantly uninterested in the customers. Two tables had to repeatedly ask to have their orders taken (before one simply walked out in frustration)! Another table (after repeatedly asking for the bill), had to go up to the counter and pay -...More

Thank carlz27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small menu but everything is perfect. Lovely staff. rapid service and small restaurant. Make a lovely breakfast. My absolute favourite eggs benedict on hand cut ham

Thank hiddenmeadow
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Questions & Answers
magicgrden13
1 September 2017|
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Response from ChrisStubberfield | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Two of our party had a beer and my recollection was wine and cocktails too. Hope this helps
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poppyjess
27 June 2017|
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Response from RS54 | Reviewed this property |
Not really, there are vegetarian options but not extensive
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Andie B
1 January 2017|
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Response from bubbles288 | Property representative |
Hi, I'm afraid that as we are such a small restaurant, it isn't practical for us to accept dogs. Kind regards, Caroline
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:30
Monday
10:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:30
Thursday
10:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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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