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Beautiful French Bistro in the heart of Whitstable, full of character & charm, serving local seafood, an array of french delights & homemade deserts. Child friendly, groups & private parties welcome.
PRICE RANGE
US$24 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
French, Seafood, European, British, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went here on a Sunday for lunch. Lovely place, you could almost be in Paris. There were 4 of us and we had 3 courses + wine. A great selection of dishes and wine. Would thoroughly recommend the beef Wellington.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went here for the first time yesterday 10/6 what a beautiful experience the food was superb the staff were so lovely and professional the whole place was terrific can't wait until we go back

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most delicious meal at Birdie’s last night. Scallops and bacon as a starter for both of us and then for our mains my husband had monkfish and I.... had the most delicious lamb I have ever tasted done in a marinade of...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic little restaurant in whitstable. Had three courses and a bottle of wine. The staff were excellent and the food was amazing. Really fresh and tasty

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant, fabulous food, friendly staff so nothing not to like. We shared enormous king prawns with garlic for starter, had an amazing bouillabaisse for main and finished with a lovely creme brûlée. The pace of the meal was just right and the staff were...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first getaway since lockdown and we went to Whitstable. We walked passed Birdies and thought it looked really nice (& the menu looked great), but unfortunately for us it was full. However we managed to book a table the following night on their small...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood dishes and Beef Wellington! Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner there. Staff were all very friendly, delicious food. You can’t fault the beef wellingtons here. And the baked oysters was a nice surprise. Really recommended it.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant with great food. last visited before the lock down in early 2020. Would advise booking as t is very popular.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Birdies is such a charming little gem of a restaurant. A popular, long established family run restaurant serving fresh delights in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. The Mussels are (one of) my favourite dishes with a good slosh of white wine and fresh warm bread or...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 course menu, main and dessert. All lovely. Staff efficient and charming. Looking forward to a return visit

Date of visit: May 2021
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moll404
5 September 2020|
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Response from Lisa R | Reviewed this property |
Yes.and they were good about checking the dessert options for me too..at least 3 were vegetarian
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Tricetrace
28 August 2019|
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Response from Seawhit | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is dog friendly ,lovely place to eat .
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Jan K
12 August 2019|
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Response from PaulFabia | Reviewed this property |
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Birdies is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4