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The Royal

) #49 of 91 Restaurants in Whitstable ££ - £££ , British,
64 Marine Parade | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2BB, England
+44 1227 272008
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“stuffing” (2 reviews)
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“plaice” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
64 Marine Parade | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2BB, England
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Visited The Royal for Sunday Lunch. Good service with a choice of roasts plus a vegetarian option. Some of their usual menu is also available to give more options. Food was really tasty and served in good time.

Thank TheTankertonTwo
Reviewed 24 April 2017

we went to the royal for our Christmas day lunch. that is my husband and our disabled daughter and had a wonderful meal two roast turkey an d one roast duck! served at the right time and a lovely view across the tankerton slopes to...More

Thank jackiemI9982BS
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Situated on Tankerton Slopes offers good pub food at very reasonable prices. Is large enough for parties or groups dining on a special occasion. Good choice on menu and beers.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We found The Royal whilst walking along sea front and from the out side looks very appealing and it's clear once inside its newly refurbished, clean and spacious. We were only going to have a drink but decided to eat but wish we hadn't bothered....More

2  Thank Hooch2015
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Food still very good. A good simple menu. Staff friendly and welcoming. We often come here for a mid week lunch or dinner always a good atmosphere.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Since it was taken back as a managed pub I can't believe how quickly a local can be destroyed. Service - Bar staff now act as food distributors- this means waiting and shouting through for drinks. Food appears to get priority over drinkers. You get...More

5  Thank Tankerton_Local
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by here on the way back into Whitstable. Great friendly pub with plenty of outdoor seating for a sunny day. Good value and decent selection of drinks

Thank johnnymc17
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Good choice of ales and lagers. Quite a large pub, with a nice restaurant area in the back room. Didn't eat here so couldn't comment on food.

Thank palane52
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were out walking after arriving on our weekend break to the Seaview caravan park on Friday afternoon and came across this pub completely by accident, we went in for a drink, it was very friendly and served bar food and also had a restaurant....More

1  Thank Samnjack0
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We went to eat here with my son 5 and niece 4. I was conscious it was busy with a lot of friends/family's none at this time with children. But the waiter Tom was amazing, made conversation with the kids. He regularly checked if everything...More

Thank How4rd
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Questions & Answers
14 April 2017|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
They have roast Beef,lamb and 1/2 chicken.. There Is parking on road can be difficult at busy times. Heard the sea food is good.
Stuart W
22 September 2016|
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Response from Tony809 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking around on the roads and sea front but you may have to walk a distance , depends on the season and whether it's weekends or not. During the week it fine
Brenda C
22 February 2015|
Response from Christopher S | Property representative |
Yes. There is a choice of beef, pork, lamb, or.chicken. There are other specials and fish specials as well. These are l start at 8.95 and there is no extra charge for mothers day. I would book now as we are almost full.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Marine Parade | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 272008
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