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The Zetland Arms

Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
+44 1304 370114
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish chowder” (22 reviews)
“steak burger” (12 reviews)
“quiche” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 2:45 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked along the seafront from Deal and arrived here. Despite it being a Monday lunchtime the place was very busy. We bought a round of drinks but decided to eschew the blazing log fire and took our glasses out onto the tables at the...More

Thank blazer20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the pub was busy when we arrived it took 45 minutes and 2 prompts from us before we got our food. Given that 3 sets of couples who had come in after us were served before us and our order was not complicated this...More

2  Thank treehouse73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the walk there and was really looking forward to having our Sunday lunch (they don't do Sunday roast). My lunch was an extremely weird concoction. The vegetables were all wrong :-( So disappointing. It is a very nice pub with lovely staff very...More

Thank thejanos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafront pub! Great food ! Great staff ! What more could you want love this place. The food is scrumptious and the place is spotless. The staff are friendly and would do anything for you. Everyone must pop in maybe call before hand so...More

Thank pickles23718
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very warm atmosphere, and friendly staff. The place has the feel of a proper, quintessentially English seaside pub. Standard pub menu (steak pies, fish and chips, burgers etc). Wait staff were great, my brother in law is Autistic and diabetic and they catered well for...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have frequented this place for many moons even before it was taken over and revamped and its been quite good..today was a complete let down. I believe in value for money and £11-12 for Pie and chips with Veg ..smaller than a Greggs pie is...More

Thank vwtype3
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We dropped in today for lunch and as per previous visits we were not disappointed. The food is well cooked, nicely presented and at a reasonable price. My wife had the Beef and Ale Pie and I had the Chicken Pie, both were very tasty....More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 13 November 2017

If this place was any nearer the sea it would be in it! Perhaps that's why the fish was so fresh. Between the four of us we had beer battered cod, skate wing, whole tail scampi and stuffed pork off the specials board. None of...More

Thank Russell G
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The choice of food, level of service and quality of the meals provided were all very good. The Zetland Arms has a nice atmosphere in a wonderful location and I would recommend it to anyone.

Thank michael392017
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Called in on the off chance for an early dinner on a Tuesday evening. Warm and friendly staff. Interesting menu with good selection of specials and at very competitive prices. I had lemon sole which was super. Will definitely return.

Thank juandrew
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8 July 2017|
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Response from KentishPilgrim | Reviewed this property |
Regret, I do not collect restaurant menus As far as I can recall, there is a menu posted outside the building, and there is a specials chalkboard. I do not know if a diet menu is available From memory, we visited as an... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal  >  Kingsdown
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 370114
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