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Hampton Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
72 Western Esplanade | Hampton, Herne Bay CT6 8DL, England
+44 1227 362216
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72 Western Esplanade | Hampton, Herne Bay CT6 8DL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a trip to Whitstable we took a walk along the Saxon Shore Way to Herne Bay, stopping off at the Hampton Inn to warm ourselves and have a drink. The pub was warm and cosy, with two amazing dogs. Whilst we did not eat,...More

Thank Rory T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we have been here to eat we have had good pub food. We even went to a food and wine tasting which, at 6 courses was excellent value for money. The landlady is very friendly and recognises return customers. The locals are also...More

Thank behemotin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten in the Hamptons a few times due to a member of the family being keen, however I have always found the food very average at best and poor at times. I have been served a mixed grill which was literally meat and chips...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Coffee machine was broke, ok can happen. But to charge 2,5 Gbp for boiling water with instant coffee is out of this world. First discusting ok,but to charge 2.50 is an insult. No lunch for sure, take some place around the corner.

Thank Maup-V
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Had a couple of meals at the Hampton Inn whilst visiting our family who live in Herne Bay. The food and the service are excellent and the pub atmosphere is great. There is a good choice of food and the pries are reasonable. Would go...More

Thank JoeCarolandJames
Reviewed 2 October 2017

went for a drink and to watch the live music, first thing I noticed was how sticky the table was, but the worst thing was when I leant forward my shirt stayed stuck to the back of the chair, when I got home I noticed...More

Thank Terry2things
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We attended their first ever 6 course taster meal including wines @ £45 pp. everything was excellent. The staff were friendly and attentive & the food was very good with good sized portions & they did not stint on the wine. The beef wellington was...More

Thank chickenpieHampshire
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We came as a large group celebrating a birthday and opted for roast dinner. We had Turkey and it was fabulous! Plenty of wine to go with the food and really lovely dessert. A really good afternoon!

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

On a lovely sunny September day we sat by the window and had a lovely view out to sea. Food was yummy- my burger home made- always a winner! Really nice staff.very helpful. The menu was good, specials sounded very nice! For a light or...More

Thank IzzieTurner
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I come to this pub every week without fail and if it's sunny .. I can't keep away. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and above all the the views are amazing. If your looking for a drink with a view this place is for you! The...More

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Questions & Answers
Carmel C
20 October 2017|
Response from gpaxton | Property representative |
Food is served lunchtimes 12 - 2.30pm (12 - 4pm Sundays) and Tues to Sat evenings 6-9pm
Carrie J
15 October 2017|
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Response from IzzieTurner | Reviewed this property |
I believe yes the doors are wide enough for disabled access and the restaurant is on that level so can’t see any not. You can see park right outside too- yes on a hill but at the bottom it’s not steep. Hope this helps
Ruth P
20 January 2017|
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Response from davecmh2016 | Reviewed this property |
It would depend on the numbers - it is not a large pub. it does have a separate room in which buffet food could be laid out. I do remember one Christmas they catered for around 60 sitting down. Also in the summer there is a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Western Esplanade | Hampton, Herne Bay CT6 8DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 362216
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