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The Black Douglas Coffee House

83 Beach Street, Deal CT14 6JB, England
+44 1304 365486
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
83 Beach Street, Deal CT14 6JB, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love it here because it’s quirky. Honest and very tasty food - breakfast, brunch etc. I always recommend to our Airbnb guests and

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn’t been to Deal for a while and with the wind getting up and the rain starting to fall it was time for a late breakfast. The Black Douglas has views out to sea but is so self-effacing that it could be easily overlooked -...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Had brunch here and so wanted to be able to leave a good review. The cafe is quirky and very welcoming. It was busy when we arrived but with a bit of shuffling around we were found a table. We all had brunch - a...More

Thank Siobhan101fitz
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch. Small restaurant. Good choice. Bit of a wait but well worth it. One woman cooking everything to order. I had potato and Kale soup with the most fantastic walnut bread. My husband had a really tasty sausage ciabatta. Well worth a visit....More

Thank vikturton
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We stumbled in here from the rain and ended up spending a lazy couple of hours eating delicious food that's all prepared fresh from local ingredients. Great coffee too and the staff are so friendly and welcoming.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 21 March 2018

I used to love coming to the Black Douglas – the food was brilliant, the atmosphere relaxed, the setting a mix of bohemian and slightly dishevelled that was very endearing. The service could be variable, depending on the number of staff but over the past year...More

2  Thank FreyaFishcake
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

On a visit to the area we popped in following the recommendation of a friend. The weather outside was damp and miserable. The outside of the building is less than imposing and at first sight looks like a cafe of two halves; one side bright...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Slow service but good when finally arrived Such a pity that the coveted ginger and cardamom cake was burnt this visit

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I love this quirky place. Excellent quality full English breakfast with plenty of quality foods on the plate. Not inexpensive at £12 but really good quality. It set me up for the day. Service very helpful and polite. It took a long time for our...More

1  Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

This serves the best kedgeree I’ve ever had. Really good food. Not expensive, chilled out vibe. Lovely staff.

1  Thank NikiDeluxe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Beach Street, Deal CT14 6JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 365486
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