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Captain Digby

Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
+44 1843 867764
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (41 reviews)
“pie” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
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1 - 10 of 494 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wasn’t sure what to expect as hadn’t visited here for. OMG time but it didn’t disappoint. We had a lovely table overlooking the sea and the good and service was very good.

Thank Nannystella
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We was recommended the pies by the waitress, so pleased we listened. Both pies were huge and I never see a pie with so much meat in it! I would have either the steak or chicken and ham pie again!! Service was good and really...More

Thank Lovelife123456789
CaptaindigbyInn, Manager at Captain Digby, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much. Please to hear you enjoyed our popular pie dishes, and we hope to see you back here again soon to try some of our other popular dishes. Many Thanks,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming here for over 10 years and while always good, it has never been better than now. Everything works like clockwork--service, bar, food. My favourite is the hake but the menu has something to suit everyone. Highly recommended for celebrations, family meals or...More

Thank Peter P
CaptaindigbyInn, Manager at Captain Digby, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your review, it has been appreciated. We hope you continue to dine here for many more years to come! Many Thanks

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to restaurant after day trip to Margate. We couldn’t finish day better. We didn’t book but they had plenty of tables. We went straight to main course. I had special of the week pork belly. Was nice and tasty with plenty of potatoes...More

Thank Radovan H
CaptaindigbyInn, Manager at Captain Digby, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, and for your recommendations to others. We hope to see you again soon. Many Thanks,

Reviewed 17 September 2018

On a hot September day I don't think you could find many better places to eat outside, fantastic views , quality food and very good sized meals. Service was first class and staff very friendly. There's also plenty of indoor seating , large car park...More

Thank christopherjd D
CaptaindigbyInn, Manager at Captain Digby, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, greatly appreciated when we have had such a busy summer. Many thanks,

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Has a very extensive delicious lunchtime menu to suit all tastes, pockets and with lighter options as well. Portions plentiful our adult choices of the warmed camembert and prawn cocktail as our starters and then the goats cheese salad can best be described as delicious....More

Thank julia b
CaptaindigbyInn, Manager at Captain Digby, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Great review. Hope to see you again soon! Many Thanks,

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal. Food was excellent, steaks cooked perfectly, and very reasonably priced. Staff were great and very accommodating. Got the seaview we had requested and were treated to a very unusual sunset. Fantastic time - we will be back!!

Thank Sharon J
CaptaindigbyInn, Manager at Captain Digby, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you for your review. Always a pleasure and will hope to see you soon 😊 Many thanks

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I went for a meal here today with my heavily pregnant daughter, her fiance and my other eldest daughter. We ordered our food and sat down outside. I was a little hesitant at paying up front but did so as my pregnant daughter want to...More

Thank jackiekruse
CaptaindigbyInn, Manager at Captain Digby, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We apologise that you did not get your meals altogether to eat at the same, however we had found that your orders had been placed in 2 separate orders at the bar and not all at once and that had...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

We went to the Captain Digby while on holiday in Broadstairs for a reunion meal with friends. There were 34 of us! I was so impressed with our waitress, who was so efficient, friendly and calm in dealing with such a large group, including some...More

Thank Helen G
CaptaindigbyInn, Manager at Captain Digby, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you for review. Such great feedback for all of our team. Many thanks

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We went here as it had an indoor play area for kids. Which is great. I had the roast beef. The beef was fine but didn’t taste of much. The vegetables were nice, but the roast potatoes tasted horrible, They were huge just didn’t taste...More

Thank KadieandStu
CaptaindigbyInn, Manager at Captain Digby, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Sorry to hear about your visit. I hope you made one of our team aware? We will always replace any meals our customers are not happy with. I hope you will return, our very popular menu has lots to offer. Thank you for your feedback

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Emma E F
27 May 2016|
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Response from rainycake21 | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree with the other responses, I've only ever experienced good service at the Digby and we've eaten there many times as the kids love the play area. Even when another customer got drunk and verbally abused other... More
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Hergypergy
21 February 2016|
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Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
The 'Digby' is very much a family pub and is popular for hosting parties, particularly children's.I was there recently and noticed what a popular draw the play area was for some children whilst their parents enjoyed... More
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papakentuk2015
10 July 2015|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not sure whether dogs are allowed inside but they supply water bowls outside and we have seen dogs waiting for tasty morsels to fall from the wooden tables! John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Kingsgate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 867764
  • E-mail
Description
With a unique childrens outdoor and indoor play area close to the bar serving varied meals and portion sizes. Our restaurant is separate and raised from our bar area with our ever so popular restaurant cliff top view. A friendly, family pub and restaurant with spectacular views close to the beach. Providing fresh home cooked food and local real ale.Catering for all ages all year round serving food from 12pm till 9/9.30pm 7 days a week.
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