Local Area & Places To Eat

Whitstable provides visitors with the best of all worlds. Rich Maritime history, traditional charm, a thriving arts culture and modern appeal. Whitstable is a seaside town located on the north coast of Kent is

  • 8 kilometres from historical Canterbury
  • 9 kilometres from Faversham
  • 3 kilometres from Herne Bay.
  • Ramsgate and Margate are in easy reach being just 40mins drive for those wishing to sample other coastal areas in Kent

Whitstable is a picturesque town and has something for all tastes. Here are just some of the places to visit

The Horsebridge

An Art and Community Centre putting on a wide range of events, from art-house film evenings, to comedy shows, live music, and art exhibitions. Horsebridge website opens in new window

The Whitstable Playhouse

Puts on a variety of plays, and performances throughout the year. It’s a beautiful old building, with a lot of charm, and it’s a great way to spend an evening, or an afternoon matinees. Playhouse Website opens in new window

The Duke of Cumberland

This is a pub that is also a live music venue. There is a popular Jazz night among others. The Saltmarsh also runs the menu on some days of the week. It also runs from the old stables at the rear of The Duke. Duke Website opens in new window

The Old Neptune

This Pub is situated on Whitstable beach is a favourite with those seeking live music with a coastal backdrop. Neptune Website opens in new window

The Sportsman

famous for it’s food and a live music venue Sportsman Website opens in new window.

Eating Out

From Fish Restaurants at one end to Moroccan at the other Whitstable has a wonderful range of places to eat.  You will be able to find something that appeals to you.

Renowned throughout Kent and the U.K for its Oysters and fine eateries, this is a town well known for its culinary delights and restaurants… or you may just want good old fish and chips, whatever your mood.

The Lobster Shack

The Lobster Shack is a beach bar serving a selection of hot and cold seafood, with daily specials, amazing local beers and local wine.

The East Quay, Whitstable Harbour.

The Tudor

This family run restaurant is situated in the heart of Whitstable, and has been serving visitors to Whitstable for over 50 years. The Tudor is fully licensed and offers traditional English breakfast, High tea to Sunday Roast and much more.  The friendly atmosphere and traditional surroundings provide visitor with a real flavour of this fishing town.

29, Harbour Street, Tel:01227 273 167


Crab and Oyster House, known for its fresh seafood, this 18th Century pub and restaurant next to the sea and beach in a very pretty alley way known as the Horsebridge.

Tel: 01227 272 005

Quayside Freehouse

has a wide food and wine selection. Located at the end of the Harbour Street, the pub has a patio area for alfresco dining.

67, Harbour Street Tel: 01227 262 006 (pub)

Wheelers Oyster Bar

serving the best in European and locally-sourced seafood, this quaint Victorian parlour has been open for business for over 150 year.  Due to its popularity it’s best to book in advance.

8, High Street Tel:01227 273 311

The Alimo

Restaurant has a very unique location – under the arches of the railway bridge on the way into town, and serves home-cooked traditional Moroccan Food with a bar, great for larger groups too.

Railway Arches, Oxford Street, Whitstable, Kent, Tel:01227 272 725

The Crab and Winkle Restaurant

The acclaimed Crab and Winkle restaurant serves a range of seafood, and meat dishes, located in Whitstable’s historic harbour. Tel: 01227 779 377

For a list of other restaurants in Whitstable

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