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“Excellent food, great atmosphere”

Mucini Italian Kitchen
Ranked #21 of 123 Restaurants in Whitstable
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$32 - US$58
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Welcome to Mucini Italian Kitchen. Set in the attractive Whitstable suburb of Tankerton, on the north east coast of Kent, Mucini is a small family-run restaurant which offers a fresh approach to traditional Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. We invite you to sit comfortably in our tastefully appointed dining room where you can experience at close hand the sights, sounds and aromas of our Sicilian chef at work in the intimate open kitchen. Seating is also available outside, should you wish to dine 'al-fresco'. Why Mucini? Dining at Mucini has been described by one visitor as 'a truly theatrical experience' in recent testimonials, whereas other satified customers have described Mucini as 'an intimate restaurant with lots of character and so different from the usual high street chains'.
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent food, great atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Had a lovely lunch sat out in the sunshine, nothing was too much trouble for the hard working staff, excellent food all fresh ingredients and the apple tiramisu is to die for. Will most certainly be returning in the near future.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Michelle W
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English first
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Great food, must visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

Wonderful, albeit a small ( I call it cosy) spot in Tankerton. Open Kitchen, fresh Italian food, no frills. Come off the beach, glass of wine and fresh pasta.


Must visit

Visited February 2014
1 Thank FoxtrotUk
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Margate, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent Italian!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014 via mobile

Lunchtime visit with friends.None of us had been before and all of us were very impressed.
The welcome was good,the service excellent and the food very good indeed.
This was excellent Italian food with not a pizza in sight.
Our first visit but not our last.

Visited March 2014
1 Thank Sanpedro291
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Stoke on Trent
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A lovely meal in late December”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2014

A very quiet early evening meal. We were a little apprehensive about previous references to lack of bread, but I think we have worked it out. Delicious warm bread, olives and dipping oil were brought to the table as gratuitous 'nibbles' i.e. not ordered as a starter, but easy to see why people may have wanted more, but then surely they could have ordered more as a starter?
Service was good: attentive but relaxed enough to allow conversation to flow. I had a sardine starter and venison for my main - both very pleasing. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Thank you Mucini!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Xrissie
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Kent, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“good mains but.....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2013

A visit in december proved to be cold and not very welcoming. The place has no atmosphere, it is cold, needs a coat of paint and seems to have smell of grease coming from chip shop next door. Two of us visited and were presented with olive oil and olives BUT 3 extremely small scraps of bread which was upped to 4 when asked for more! Poor show, no bakers strike as far as I was aware. The saving grace was the starters and main courses were good and hot. Not the place for a romantic cosy night out.

  • Visited December 2013
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2 Thank 4779
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