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Captain Digby

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
+44 1843 867764
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (36 reviews)
“pudding” (10 reviews)
“burgers” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
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1 - 10 of 420 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Captain Digby restaurant last week for two evening meals, the service was great and meals lovely. Plenty of choice on menu and the staff very polite and efficient.

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I take my mum here once a week for dinner. The staff are always friendly and inviting, the atmosphere is great and the food is absolutely delicious. My mum is a very fussy eater. She isn't a vegetarian but she doesn't eat much meat but...More

Thank KPMitch1805
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were really nice, friendly and helpful. We had a great seat with a good view of the Kingsgate Castle across the bay. My parents both had the scampi, they both said this was really good. I had the chicken burger, which was very nice....More

Thank new2broadstairs
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We took our youngsters to show off our favourite local restaurant. As ever the staff were friendly and welcoming and the waitress quickly took our drinks order and then the food order. The food arrived quickly. The garlic king prawns were declared by the son...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Have visited on several occasions, and has always been a lovely place to have a spot of lunch or enjoy a drink whilst overlooking the bay. The castle-style exterior has been left untouched, but inside is a friendly and welcoming pub with internal and external...More

Thank Lee R
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Our party had an adult over 90, four adults over 70, and a baby of 8 months and whilst you may not have had a problem on any other day the wind whipping through every time somebody opened the door was most invigorating and eventually...More

Thank rayndpam
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We just celebrated a 30th birthday and all staff were soo lovely and attentive. The manager Holly was exceptional and could not have been more helpful. The food was absolutely delicious and the portions were huge. We will definitely all be recommending the restaurant to...More

Thank Briony55
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I am not a person who reports on restaurants on this site unless I have had an exceptional or terrible experience. Unfortunately I am reporting the later. This place had been recommended to us so we thought having gone to cliftonville for the day from...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

When we sat down the table beside us said " dont expect to get served anytime soon", they left without final order. I love the captain digby !but! wont be going back. Service was bad, I dont blame the staff because they are lovely. Its...More

Thank Cassy T
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We wasn't planning on going to the captain Digby , but so glad we did . We where seated right away and orders drinks . We waited quite a while for our mains but we were in no rush and a member of staff came...More

Thank Julie S
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Questions & Answers
Emma E F
27 May 2016|
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Response from rainycake21 | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree with the other responses, I've only ever experienced good service at the Digby and we've eaten there many times as the kids love the play area. Even when another customer got drunk and verbally abused other... More
21 February 2016|
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Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
The 'Digby' is very much a family pub and is popular for hosting parties, particularly children's.I was there recently and noticed what a popular draw the play area was for some children whilst their parents enjoyed... More
10 July 2015|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not sure whether dogs are allowed inside but they supply water bowls outside and we have seen dogs waiting for tasty morsels to fall from the wooden tables! John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 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
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whiteness Road, Kingsgate CT10 3QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Kingsgate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 867764
  • E-mail
With a unique childrens outdoor and indoor play area close to the bar serving snacks and light meals. Our restaurant is separate and raised from our bar area with our ever so popular restaurant menu. A friendly, family pub and restaurant with spectacular cliff top views close to the beach. Providing fresh home cooked food and local real ale.Catering for all ages all year round serving food from 12pm till 9.30pm/10pm 7 days a week.
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