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The Duke of Cumberland Hotel

Duke of Cumberland High Street, Whitstable CT5 1AP, England
+44 1227 280617
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“salad” (10 reviews)
“meatballs” (5 reviews)
“sea bass” (5 reviews)
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Duke of Cumberland High Street, Whitstable CT5 1AP, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This imposing and beautiful pub in the heart of the town has been a first rate venue for live music with people coming from afar to see the likes of Roy Ayers, Lee Scratch Perry and The Dub Pistols for about 8 years now. Rooms...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The pub was busy the to it being Easter we found a table and wanted something to eat. We had BLT sandwiches and some chips. The bacon was nice and crispy and chips plentiful. The only let down was the poor selection of draft beers...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Don't be put off by the formica tables and the general run down look of the place. This is a wonderful pub/restaurant with their focus on good food and good beer. We were there at lunch time on Sunday when the only option was Sunday...More

Thank Grey_hairLenhamUK
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Thought pop in a for a cheeky beer as had never been in before. Wasn’t what I expected but was friendly atmosphere and a what sounded like a reggae band doing a sound check so stuck around. Seems like they do a lot of live...More

Thank Vikstarr88
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We spent last night out in the function room. The restaurant was beautifully lit up and felt warm when we arrived. We were greeted by such a lovely girl. The menu was the best I have seen for a very long time. We went for...More

Thank Hollyjack1
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The staff were really helpful even cooking my daughter a special vegan meal when she asked for a bowl of chips and beans, they made lovely coctails, 2 for the price of 1 on Thursdays.Basic but good pub grub

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

So having had a really bad experience at another restaurant we went hunting for some lunch We found the duke was fairly low key old boozer type of place but wow once inside the service was great They dealt with my daughter's peanut allergy in...More

Thank ipsalter
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Chose the Duke of Cumberland as our first pub to go to in Whitstable. They've obviously put a lot of thought into the decor and music seems a big part of what the pub is about.

Thank Munky O
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We went for a drink after a curry at the restaurant opposite. Hardly anyone in there (it was a Tuesday evening) but bar staff friendly enough. Good playlist, think if you like music you would enjoy it. Poor selection of wine, or maybe the bar...More

Thank Essexlala56
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Stopped by for a drink on Saturday evening. Good selection & great atmosphere. We didn't order food so can't comment on the menu,

Thank Helena P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duke of Cumberland High Street, Whitstable CT5 1AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 280617
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