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Alimo Restaurant

Railway Arches Oxford Street | Railway Arches, Whitstable CT5 1DA, England
+44 1227 272725
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb tagine” (35 reviews)
“mini meze” (24 reviews)
“almond tart” (10 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00 Hours
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Railway Arches Oxford Street | Railway Arches, Whitstable CT5 1DA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked, as had read it can be busy, we arrived reasonably early, but weren’t disappointed in how quickly the restaurant filled and the wonderful atmosphere developed, gorgeous lighting and music aided to the authenticity. The food is delicious, the menu has enough choice covering...More

Thank BexHenry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place by chance when visiting The Handsome Sam fab little pub literally across the road from it!! We went for an evening meal and would recommend booking to get a good table. I had the chicken tagine and it was I had...More

Thank BackPacker810460
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant after walking past on the way to the High Street. Lovely authentic decor, great welcoming service, and most importantly great food! Will definitely come again and recommend it to others!

Thank Juli3G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Saturday evening. Staff are friendly and our waiter was very good. Food is average and drinks not cheap. The Pinot Grigio was rough and the Sauvignon just about ok. They charge £6 for a small glass and £7 for large. £4.50...More

Thank 1BLEJ_1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, what a delight. A simple menu delivered in a friendly way with humour and a genuine care. Nice to chat with the owners as well. Recommend for a night out.

Thank Simon_herts82
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This is a a great find for us. It’s an Arabic good restaurant that’s under a train track just outside town. The decor is traditional and has a great area for large groups on long sofas and a traditional restaurant. The staff are genuine, friendly...More

1  Thank Johann T
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Alimo’s on a Saturday night and had reserved a table for 8pm. The staff were friendly and took our order promptly but we had a long wait until we received our food. We arrived at 8pm and didn’t eat ours mains until 10pm....More

Thank April M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

My mum lives nearby and so we’ve been to a number of restaurants around whistable. This is the best hands down. Lovely layout, fantastic food. The lamb tagine is outstanding!

1  Thank Sebastien N
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Six of us went to Alimo - our first Moroccan food. The food was very good and the service as well. Atmosphere very nice. Overall, we couldn't complain about anything. Has a good night out.

1  Thank Brin57
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I booked the Alimo a couple of weeks in advance because it was close to where I and the family were going to stay and I fancied something a bit different. On the day before we nearly cancelled because from the outside it looked a...More

1  Thank Graham C
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24 September 2018|
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Response from Julie T | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I couldn’t tell you, but give them a call, they are really friendly and will be able to answer any of your questions.
31 August 2017|
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Response from Lorraine P | Reviewed this property |
as of tonight they dont
15 March 2015|
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Response from chrispkelly | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I can't help. But a quick call to them or any email and they will tell you 01227 272725 Chris
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Railway Arches Oxford Street | Railway Arches, Whitstable CT5 1DA, England (Formerly Whistlestop Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 272725
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