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“Wonderful Little Pub & Restaurant” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Prince Albert

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The Prince Albert
Ranked #37 of 109 Restaurants in Deal
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
East Kent
Level Contributor
30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Wonderful Little Pub & Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

This is our favourite pub in Deal. The landlords, Michael and Colin, welcome EVERYONE, regardless of gender, creed or race, and one would travel a long way to find more hospitable, professional and friendly 'mine hosts'. The pub comprises a cosy wood-panelled bar, adjoining restaurant and small courtyard garden at the rear. There is a wonderful olde-worlde atmosphere where people gather to chat and meet up with friends - definitely no fruit machines! Michael keeps a fully stocked wine cellar and an ever-changing array of guest ales, including those from local breweries. Colin works his magic in the kitchen and serves up tasty, home-made food and his Sunday roasts are famous throughout the town. However, booking is often essential unless a cancellation occurs. A really wonderful little hostelry and it's just a shame that more pubs can't be like this one.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Spratwaffler
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English first
Deal, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellent pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

Wonderful place for a quiet drink, lovely staff and a great atmosphere. We have had an amazing Sunday lunch there on more than one occasion and it's so popular that we often can't get a table so you need to book well in advance. Well worth a visit.

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1 Thank Glow_13
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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119 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“The best Sunday lunch in Deal by far!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

As soon as you walk through the original old wooden doors of this pub, you feel the relaxed, mature ambiance surrounding you. Always a great selection of real ales and some lovely wines. This is definitely NOT the place for children - although they are always welcomed as is everyone! Situated at the North end of the busy town's high street, this is an oasis of calm. Colin and Mike run a very tight ship here, immaculately kept and full of nostalgia, not many tourists venture into its subtle, intimate bar and small restaurant area. So highly regarded, and such an intimate dining area- you will need to book weeks in advance to take advantage of their fabulous Sunday carvery lunch - all locally sources and freshly cooked. The atmosphere is like a gentleman's club - subtle and serene, understated friendly service. One of our all-time favourite places - but check the opening-times in advance!

  • Visited July 2013
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2 Thank Wowzap
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“They are racist.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2013

I went in to the restaurant with mu family and tried to book a table. The owner looked at me, my wife and kids and said that they were completely booked for the next 2 weeks. He didn't even look at his bookings - it was that blatant. So I went home and called to book a table and was given one the following weekend, no problem. He can't hear skin tone on the phone and suddenly there was plenty of space. They are racist. If you don't approve of racist door policies please take your business elsewhere.

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10 Thank Coltran
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Kent, UK
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44 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Fab Sunday Lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2013

I've eaten at the Prince Albert twice now for Sunday lunch and both times we had a fab family meal.

Food is high quality, pipping hot and devious. Service excellent.

Book well in advance though to get a table as the restaurant/pub is very small.

Would highly recommend to locals and visitors.

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2 Thank sh3333
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