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East Coast Dining Room

101 Tankerton Road | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2AJ, England
+44 1227 281180
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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101 Tankerton Road | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2AJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Since this place opened a few years ago I have visited quite a few times and while always enjoyable something always seemed lacking.The main issue seemed to be an overambitious menu that sounded great but actually lacked pizzazz and cohesion.Service has always been excellent,maybe the...More

Thank bill t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our night here whilst visiting friends in Whitstable, table of 6 people, service great, staff happy, engaging and helpful. We ordered more or less something different each with the kitchen coping admirably. Amazingly fresh Oysters, charred Mackerel, succulent Cod fillet - each envious...More

Thank 2-guys-glasgow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surely not fine dining for european standards, but an excellent choice for local fresh fish, that is well cooked and nicely served in a cosy ambiance. An extra word for our waiter who added with his personal charm, politeness and knowledge to our pleasant experience.

Thank StochasticTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had oysters and mackerel respectively for starters both very good, mrs C had chicken and i had duck and we shared a plate of cheese. The food was delicious, maitre'd attentive and all in all we had a very nice evening!

Thank Knud C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We anticipated good service when the restaurant responded overnight to our email enquiring about gluten-free options. We were not disappointed. From the moment Nick greeted us we felt totally welcome and it wasn't an inconvenience at all just because one of us was coeliac. They...More

Thank PhilipKSmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and service but disappointed with the bill as was very steep for what we had. Will not being going back in a rush as there are a lot better and more friendly priced restaurants in and around South East Kent.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of eight, which included four Swiss friends, who are used to good restaurants. We had not been to the restaurant for a fe wears, and we very pleasantly surprised by the quality of meal and service. Very attentive and friendly service...More

Thank TonyLine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although the set lunch looked delicious, we decided to eat from the a la carte menu, choosing the cider and seaweed cured trout and Morrocan lamb samosas for starters. Whilst we were waiting, chilled cucumber water arrived, along with warm breads, oils and salt. We...More

Thank teabrewer1
Reviewed 10 June 2017

It might not be a huge menu however it is an interesting one. Excellent quality food with fab presentation. I can be a pain as I have allergies however I always find something yummy to eat here. really good wine menu to suit all tastes...More

Thank Celestine65
Reviewed 4 June 2017

So we are regular visitors to this place and definitely part of the close fan base, yet I still feel it is worth making you all aware in particular of the special thing that is Sunday lunch. It is a little known fact that East...More

Thank Duck4360
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Nearby Attractions
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1.11 km away
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Questions & Answers
Mavis P
11 August 2016|
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Response from davi777 | Reviewed this property |
Menu available on-line. Otherwise, phone for daily info as there could possibly be last minute changes.
24 February 2016|
Response from COASTING101 | Property representative |
Yes, there is a public car park approx 200 yards away on the same side of the road as the restaurant.
9 July 2015|
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Response from Nick366 | Reviewed this property |
If you know the Marine Hotel which is on the sea Front Tankerton Road it is about 200yards from there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 42
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Tankerton Road | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 281180
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Just 5 minutes from the beaches of Whitstable, the EAST COAST DINING ROOM is serving outstanding food and drink in a comfortable and unique setting.
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