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4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
+44 1227 770075
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (113 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (46 reviews)
“mussels” (98 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was reallly impressed at how I was able to acquire a table just walking in off the street. I didn’t have to book but had to be finished eating at a specific time. The food was absolutely delicious and the menu was really comprehensive...More

Thank Jude T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hi quality food nicely presented. Great service. We booked late so were squeezed on a small table directly looking into the street. Literally in the shop window. The portions were a little small but nicely presented and interesting/varied menu.

Thank Martybud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First class breakfast high quality ingredients and well presented and reasonable quantities but not cheap

Thank 369keithw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited whilst celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary in the wonderful sea-side town of Whitstable. The food was excellent and the staff friendly and helpful. Couldn't have been better.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on a busy Saturday evening. The place is really friendly feeling and the staff were very welcoming. The menu although not extensive does everything really well. I had the Huss which was really fab. My only slight criticism is that it was a...More

Thank Gilly258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly welcome and unlike a lot of restaurants in Whitstable the menu was a good mix of fish and meat. For starters we had muscles and pig cheeks which were decent proportions and tasty. Main courses were lamb and a fish dish of huss (dogfish)....More

Thank 24colin2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We strolled into the town to seek out a late breakfast/brunch and recalled that we'd not been to Samphire for a while. We were lucky to get a table as it was busy as always - and the rain was just starting to hit harder!...More

Thank k2thab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a treasure of a restaurant and we highly recommend it. We had never visited Whitstable before so had no idea about where to eat. We thought Samphire looked very appealing so we took a chance and, what a find it turned out to...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, fantastic service, great location. Loved everything about it, especially the pork belly starter. Have been dreaming about it ever since

Thank Ilonaemilia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well located cute restaurant. We booked in advance as recommended. Which was a good idea as the place offers a limited amount of tables. We enjoyed our food but not the unfriendly front of house staff. Service was chaotic, cutlery missing, no water offered, flat...More

Thank whitemoonlightlondon
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Questions & Answers
1 September 2017|
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Response from ChrisStubberfield | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Two of our party had a beer and my recollection was wine and cocktails too. Hope this helps
28 June 2017|
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Response from RS54 | Reviewed this property |
Not really, there are vegetarian options but not extensive
Andie B
1 January 2017|
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Response from bubbles288 | Property representative |
Hi, I'm afraid that as we are such a small restaurant, it isn't practical for us to accept dogs. Kind regards, Caroline
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 770075
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