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Alimo Restaurant

Railway Arches Oxford Street | Railway Arches, Whitstable CT5 1DA, England
+44 1227 272725
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb tagine” (36 reviews)
“mini meze” (24 reviews)
“almond tart” (10 reviews)
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Railway Arches Oxford Street | Railway Arches, Whitstable CT5 1DA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fabulous 40th birthday meal in Alimo on 17th November. Staff were friendly and efficient and joined in the fun with us. The 14 of us had a variety of dishes including mini meze, vegetable tagine, chicken supreme, beef, and seafood. All were delicious,...More

1  Thank popmeister
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First try of this restaurant as always put off by decor. Nothing else available for a Saturday night so gave it a whirl. The decor is weird and a mish mash of styles. The four of us were sat on a giant round table for...More

1  Thank emilyteereviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If I could give 6 stars I would. This is a cosy warm and welcoming restaurant, the Moroccan food is exceptional (I have tried many over the years) perfect for a group of people shareing with prices very reasonable. Unlike most restaurants in Whitstable, your...More

2  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quirky yes. Quality of food was excellent. Really tender lamb shank tagine. Even the pitta and humus, which is usually fairly mediocre in restaurants, was tasty and fresh. Mushroom starter was great. Atmosphere was good, we will go back. Service was a little slow probably...More

Thank Theresa K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent restaurant under the railway arches in Whitstable. Quite exciting to hear the trains overhead when you are eating. The food is tasty, and the service is excellent. Some of the restaurants in Whitstable get very busy but as this is bigger you might...More

Thank AvrilF654
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

My friend and I visited whitstable for a two night stay. Alimo was walking distance from our hotel so we decided to go there for dinner. We had a selection of vege starters which were spectacular. The jug of sangria went down well too! Brilliant...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

It's a great place under the arches, so handy for station. Lovely food and great staff. Good for vegetarians too.

Thank Magdalen45
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Booked here as a surprise for my boyfriend's birthday on Wednesday night. They'd put a banner and balloons up which was really lovely! We had the veggie four course Wednesday night special, and wow it was amazing!! Fresh, traditional food, presented beautifully. We had the...More

Thank Lena D
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We went here on a Saturday night and it was superb. The decor was much better than I thought it would be considering it's in the arches beneath a railway line. Very tastily done throughout and more tables than I expected. The food was excellent...More

Thank Hermes0
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We booked, as had read it can be busy, we arrived reasonably early, but weren’t disappointed in how quickly the restaurant filled and the wonderful atmosphere developed, gorgeous lighting and music aided to the authenticity. The food is delicious, the menu has enough choice covering...More

Thank BexHenry
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24 September 2018|
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Response from Julie_T666666 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I couldn’t tell you, but give them a call, they are really friendly and will be able to answer any of your questions.
1 September 2017|
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Response from Lorraine P | Reviewed this property |
as of tonight they dont
15 March 2015|
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Response from chrispkelly | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I can't help. But a quick call to them or any email and they will tell you 01227 272725 Chris
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 12
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Railway Arches Oxford Street | Railway Arches, Whitstable CT5 1DA, England (Formerly Whistlestop Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 272725
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