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The Zetland Arms

Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
01304 370114
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish chowder” (21 reviews)
“steak burger” (10 reviews)
“quiche” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There is no need for me to bang on about the location of the Zetland arms all the other reviews point out its on the beach & the views are simply amazing, that's that done. What I want to review here is the service -...More

Thank joolst
Reviewed 4 days ago

A cheery pub right on the beach. Food took a while to come and disappointingly my stilton and mushroom burger was somewhat ruined for the sake of using a clearly burnt bun! It was a shame as it could have been really good. My friend...More

Thank Nautica49
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overlooking the sea, this is a great spot for good quality pub food. Our group had a range of meals from shell-on prawns and pork loin to burgers. All really good, teenagers quite happy with what they had. Good range of drinks and a really...More

Thank HonitonSaint
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service great food and drink, although not a regular pub goer I love to have a pint of Spitfire sat on the beach in the evening. This pub is the best thing about are holiday

Thank Mr Anthony B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Full of charm, a great local or,destination pub. Right on the beach at Kingsdown. A good variety of pub grub well prepared large portions. Not much seating inside booking essential. Dog friendly. Great beers good wine selection. Outside is,where you want to,be on a good,day.

Thank jaridars
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has always (20 Years +) been a really good place. Four reasons: 1) Very good pub food; 2) Good service 3) Good environment (because it is busy; also because of points 1) 2) &point 4 to follow. Point 4 (Trump card) very special "Locally...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come to deal quite a lot and this is one of our favourite places to come. Good is lovely and the staff are lovely and welcoming.

Thank staceymeds
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely friendly pub. Go on a Monday for the Quiz Which is great fun. Food was great and the staff so helpful and informative. So much better than their other pub The Coastguard .

Thank supergranvc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to celebrate a family birthday, great service and 5 out of 6 had fish and chips which were stunning! The skate was also perfectly cooked and all had a great time. We will be back!

Thank Luna D
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to come here you will need to book. This is a fantatic place with a good selection of food. There is a wheelchair ramp at the front, but the porch will take a bit of navigating. the staff are really good and...More

Thank garysJ9232WS
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Nearby Attractions
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76 reviews
.09 km away
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1.62 km away
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3.68 km away
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12 reviews
.84 km away
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Daniel K
8 July 2017|
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Response from RMS542772 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but they could easily be tied on a lead outside.
Vera D
10 June 2016|
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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, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:45
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12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
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18:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal  >  Kingsdown
  • Phone Number: 01304 370114
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