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The Rose in Bloom

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
69 Joy Lane, Whitstable CT5 4DD, England
+44 1227 276502
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“scampi” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
69 Joy Lane, Whitstable CT5 4DD, England
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1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Steve and the team at the Rose in Bloom did us proud yesterday for my Nan's wake. The quality of the buffet was fantastic and plentiful and extremely good value for money. Our family is extremely grateful. Thank you

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times over the years as we have friends who live nearby. We visited Saturday evening and found a lot has changed. Whilst the food was generally good, the service was disappointing. We expected a selection of vegetables but were only given...More

Thank Mandy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a family of six (all adults) we had lunch on Tuesday. Both the restaurant & outside area had diners but was not overly busy. Our orders were taken & our meals arrived one at a time, 3 x mussels, 1 x bass, 1x curry...More

Thank debMargate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live relatively close to this pub and have often ridden past on our bikes, spotted the sign outside indicating that food is served from lunch time until the evening and mentally added it to the list of places to visit at some point. Today...More

Thank _thesmiths87
steverosewhitstable, Owner at The Rose in Bloom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi ..I’ve just read your review I’m sorry for the reception you received .. it was myself you spoke to about the vegan options .... when I told you them I remember you saying that’s fine but at you never mentioned about you was going...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called for lunch with relatives. Nice pub with sea views and we sat in the conservatory. Two of us had cod, chips and peas, one scampi chips and peas and one ham, egg and chips. Good portions, good food, nice lady serving. Would return.

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in and luckily grabbed the last available table before the Sunday lunch rush started. Sat outside on the terrace with lovely views of the sea. Cod and chips with peas was fantastic but couldn’t finish as the portion was very generous. Birthday boy managed...More

Thank Barbaracbarker
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Had dinner there Saturday the 31st March lovely absolutely lovely there was 6 of us and the food was great. Made to feel very welcome and it was a lovely nice treat. Thank you

Thank markthompson186338
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for a quick drink after work, friendly staff and good service. And an open fire never gets old! Great

Thank Tony N
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This is a great place for reasonably priced family meals and a reliable place for a tasty dinner. The steak and ale pie is a favourite with its proper shortcrust pastry. Friendly staff, in particular Maureen the land lady. Remembers customers and is sure to...More

Thank austinbond2018
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

From our arrival we were made to feel welcome. The food was really good; I would recommend leaving room for dessert. The view from our table was lovely. Hopefully I’ll be back some day.

Thank ewan31
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Questions & Answers
8 March 2016|
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Response from pagan43 | Reviewed this property |
The menus are not published beforehand as they change from day to day, depending on what is available locally. There is always a good selection of meat and fish dishes plus salads. There is always at least one vegetarian... More
8 March 2016|
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Response from Suzanne H | Reviewed this property |
The staff are more than willing to tell you over the phone what is available and accommodating with any requirements
lorna B
16 January 2016|
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Response from steverosewhitstable | Property representative |
Hi lorna .... Im sorry we don't let dogs in its just a policy I have ..( even well behaved ones )..... I'm not sure who this Michael L is to answer a question that was directed to myself and recommending elsewhere without... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Joy Lane, Whitstable CT5 4DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 276502
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English public house with fabulous sea views, serving simple traditional pub food..
the restaurant is closed Monday nights ...and Sunday nights ...
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