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“A hidden treasure”
Review of The Dining Club

The Dining Club
Ranked #8 of 109 Restaurants in Deal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$37
Cuisines: International, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Cash Only, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: The Dining Club although now established for 7 years, is a new style of dining venue. It is unique in that you book a table and will be seated in individual dining rooms that feel more like a private dinner party than a restaurant - Proprietors Scott & Suzanne Roberts offer unrivalled hospitality that can be a discreet or familiar as your company requires. Scott (Head Chef & Proprietor) has been cooking for over 20 years and has previously won 2AA Rosettes for 6 consecutive years whilst running his family owned hotel in Boscastle, North Cornwall. Wife, Suzanne (Front of house & Proprietor) has been in the hospitality industry for 25 years and will provide a warm, friendly welcome and ensure that your experience compliments the food
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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251 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“A hidden treasure”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Hidden in Middle Street Deal. This private dining club is a great place to eat. It is nit ooen to public but very reasinable to join vua their website. The menues are varied and use a lot of local priducts. The club is nit ooen every night and dies a mix if brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and theamed dinners. Food is exciting and very reasonable. The club is not licenced but you can bring your own and pay corkage, soft drinks are available.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Deirdre B
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South East
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Excellent, A Must Go To If You Can Get In”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

I do not rate many places as excellent, but this ticks all the boxes.
Food was superb and very imaginative and the service impeccable.

Visited June 2014
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Deal, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“What a great discovery in our new home town”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

We moved to Deal just three weeks ago and were attracted by the novelty of this restaurant/club. We made our first booking for a 'Spanish Holiday'. The greeting was great, (as usual in Deal), the room delightful. Service was attentive, very competent and sweet. The food was very imaginative, beautifully cooked and presented. Value for money is extraordinary. We loved this visit and are already drooling over the menu for next month and beyond. A very happy evening out.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Tony N
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Deal, United Kingdom
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“A delight every time!”
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We have eaten at the Dining Club many times and have yet to be disappointed. Such high quality at such a low price is amazing - five courses for under £30. The menus are well thought out and varied. Scott has a particularly good touch with soup but he shows his skill and imagination throughout the meal. The recent 'Good Old Days' menu was most enjoyable. The service from Suzanne and the team is friendly and very professional. The ridiculously low corkage charge is another major plus which makes the Dining Club an unbeatable experience.

  • Visited May 2014
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Deal, Kent
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“How does he do it?”
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Just returned from a last minute booked dinner at The Dining Club - Asparagus menu. What a fantastic meal. Beautifully cooked food with superbly balanced flavours, it is incredible to get this standard of food in such tasteful surroundings for under £30 on a Friday night. And all of these 5 courses were delightful; asparagus being at the centre of every course except pudding, yet such different textures that it was not remotely 'samey'. The star anise sorbet was the eighth wonder of the world... what a taste sensation. Excellent calm and efficient service too. Fantastic meal, thank you.

  • Visited May 2014
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