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VC Jones of Whitstable

25 Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AH, England
+44 1227 272703
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (92 reviews)
“rock salmon” (4 reviews)
“tea towels” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British
25 Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times, always a cue and at least 20mins wait but it’s always great food For me the Mushy peas are not the best so I send a member of the family across the road also one of them is a vegetarian!...More

Thank luxfordpeter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok it's a fish and chips shop and you typically have to wait but that because they don't keep a stock of pre cooked fish in the warming cabinet. Oh and they do only take cash. But probably the best F&C I've had in quite...More

Thank Broaden-the-mind
Reviewed 1 week ago

My advice to all vegetarians and vegans out there is to steer clear of this restaurant!!! I am a vegetarian and I found out very quickly that everything here is cooked in Beef Dripping! Honestly I think this is so ridiculously narrow minded of this...More

Thank maria2462018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute rubbish I had to sit and watch my family eat !!!! Surely in this day and age you can accommodate vegetarians!!!

Thank Lilyjack2201
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Whitstable on a Sunday during the Oyster Festival and it was packed, even the charity shops were open. For memory sake we headed up the High Street to Jones's for lunch. We passed more fish and chip shops than there used to...More

Thank mummilyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I popped in for fish and chips early on a Saturday evening during hot July. I usually go to Ossie's but thought I should try this as it's a town staple and often has a queue. Yes it was busy (although only a small queue...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The queue down the road would have you believe that you were going somewhere special.... however this was just bog standard average fish and chips. Fish could have been crisper and chips could have been browner. Also pretty limited on flavour. Maybe it was down...More

Thank mynameisalwaystaken
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Only had some chips after a football match but they were good! When I get the chance I'll go back for a full meal.

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I used to go to this Fish and chip shop in Harbour street Whitstable when I was a boy, a long time ago and it has consistently served great traditional Fish and chips, others come and go but Vic Jones shop with its restaurant has...More

Thank meredithonly
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Walking the Saxon Shore over this years Saturdays with my son. Faversham to Chestfield and Swalecliffe. Needed a lunch stop so Googled for a traditional chippy - did not let me down. Though popular we decided on a seated option at the back of the...More

Thank BigKid36
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Questions & Answers
8 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Deb01212205 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you need to contact the shop itself. You should google the number and ring them.
Thomas B
30 December 2016|
Response from jimbojim007 | Reviewed this property |
well my dad's eaten regular at jones for over 40 years and he is 82, great fish and chips
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 272703
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