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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, Seafood, Fast food, British
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews doughnuts ice cream oysters cod oyster stout fish n chips salad fisherman's huts sea wall worrall thompson local beer half a dozen wooden tables worth the wait great little place great coffee sunny day
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a grey morning with the odd shower, so us sitting outside, I suppose, was an odd choice. However the call of having a hot breakfast by the see was irresistible. It was good, but not as good as it could have been. If...More

Thank davidh136
Reviewed 28 October 2018

A hut on the sea front that specialise in oysters but also do a wide range of others snacks and drinks. The staff were helpful and explained the differences between the oysters and the best way to eat them. We went for the native oysters...More

Thank 24colin2016
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We sat outside and had a nice cuppa. They serve from a hut but it is surprising that they have a good selection of food to offer -we saw people eating fish and chips and it looked good. Also a good selection of ice creams...More

Thank CheekyLondon
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Living in Hythe, Kent, I'm used to acquiring fish & chips from either Torbay of Hythe or maybe the Park Road Fish Bar, but The Forge is off the scale. The quality & flavour of the fish was beautiful. The batter, which I've never been...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 1 October 2018

A quick pit stop for breakfast which was good in its simplicity. Friendly service and great location. Went back the following day but they'd run out of bread which was disappointing! Gave them the benefit of he doubt with e 'Very Good' mark from the...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Although this place looked promising and also given the fact that it had very good reviews I was not too impressed! First of all there was quite a bit of a queue plus there seem to be only one person at the frying station. More...More

Thank Francesco C
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Went here purely by chance as it was perfectly located as I had rented one of the nearby fisherman's huts. We had the lobster & chips with salad & thought the lobster was great & the chips fantastic even the salad was good & not...More

Thank X721VSgarym
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Freshly cooked fish and lobster, fresh and local oysters, doughnuts and coffee with a fantastic view. What else could you want?

Thank BarbaraN1739
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

went there on a spontaneous trip on a September weekend. Great seafood and chips and to our surprise excellent dessert (freshly prepared doughnuts with ice cream). tables are right next to the beach and it's protected from wind.

Thank Bernhard K
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely day so a great afternoon at Whistable. The staff we met were super friendly, knowledgeable and very efficient. The oysters were great so we had 2 rounds. Great doughnuts too! Thank you very much from all of us!!

Thank KJ A
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Response from kentcritique | Reviewed this property |
this certainly does not resonate with my experience in any way at all !!
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Response from margaretena | Reviewed this property |
Yes a short walkaway there is a large public car park you do have to pay but it is very reasonable. On one day Thursday I think part of the car park is used for a market. Very interesting but uses parking places.
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