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Crab & Winkle Restaurant

Whitstable Harbour | South Quay, Whitstable CT5 1AB, England
+44 1227 779377
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“crab” (133 reviews)
“oysters” (104 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (27 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
European, Gluten Free Options
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Whitstable Harbour | South Quay, Whitstable CT5 1AB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this restaurant. From the outside it doesn’t look much. The food I had was lovely. Food not as expensive as some in the Whitstable area. A beautiful view of lucky enough to get a window seat.

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anniversary visit last Thursday with friends.......Very enjoyable evening, couldn't fault the food or service. Table by the window, overlooking the harbour......delightful! Would definitely visit again sometime in the future.....highly recommend.

1  Thank Ancient-trekkers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to Whitstable on Saturday, 5th May. Had seen this restaurant on trip advisor so decided to give it a try. Two of us had dressed crab to start which was delicious, bread a little disappointing. One of our group had the scallops starter...More

3  Thank KHoward20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An obviously popular location and I recommend that you book it otherwise you are likely to disappointed. A very enjoyable meal although a little pricy for what you having on the menu. The staff and service are excellent and food very well presented. A lovely...More

1  Thank Steppin-owt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in for Sunday lunch and the staff could not have been more friendly and helpful, coupled with the most delicious, simply cooked fish and shellfish. We hope to be back again!

1  Thank Andyjanewinslow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a delight to go to this restaurant, we had a lovely time and all enjoyed the fresh fish. Absolutely cooked to perfection, an excellent range of wines and local real ale.

1  Thank Whamond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

just had the prawn tikka masala fantastic dish complements to the chef, great location staff very friendly would highly recommend

1  Thank Moshe F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I have been there. The first time it was just my husband and I and the second time we went with family and friends. Both times the food was delicious. Between us we have sampled several different dishes and they...More

Thank VS_Mrs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit to this restaurant. Was seated promptly and found the staff and manager to be extremely helpful polite and generally going the extra mile. Nice to have a chat with the staff whilst waiting for the food to arrive

1  Thank wendygreenfield31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being greeted with a smile from a waitress, the manager came over and took over seating us. Sadly we didn't even make it to a table as he was extremely rude and aggressive. Very strange, especially as the restaurant was virtually empty.

5  Thank anouskah2017
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Jim H
24 June 2016|
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Response from Simon F | Reviewed this property |
It's a small restaurant, worth booking to avoid disappointment. Parking can be a bit of a nightmare in whitstsble so allow plenty of time.
Malaga M
28 August 2015|
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Response from IreneSuffolk | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have the platter either but what we did have was good and the service was excellent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 53
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitstable Harbour | South Quay, Whitstable CT5 1AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 779377
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