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The Old Neptune

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Address: Marine Terrace, Whitstable CT5 1EJ, England
Phone Number: 01227 272 262
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Old fashioned comfort

Following our first visit with our dogs on the first night of our holiday this lovely old pub became a daily routine. Met some lovely locals and thought it was just a nice place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
Siobhan T
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Woking, United Kingdom
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Woking, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Following our first visit with our dogs on the first night of our holiday this lovely old pub became a daily routine. Met some lovely locals and thought it was just a nice place to stop for a beer after a walk on the beach. We got the impression that it was completely different in the summer due to crowds.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Sitting on the beach having a pint of guinness watching the sunset - pure bliss !!!!! Love it here !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This pub is certainly old fashioned and not equipped for quite as many people who visit it, but that does certainly not detract from how wonderful it is. It is certainly the best place to sit and have a drink looking out over the sea. The staff are very friendly and helpful, even when the bar is packed out. The... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
26 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The location of this pub can not be beaten and it looks fantastic against the bleak backdrop of the misty seascape but that's about as good as it gets. The food is just ok and the service was pretty slack. The pub wasn't particularly busy but it took about 40 minutes for them to make a few crab sandwiches. It's... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A great location but inside and out could do with a bit of tender loving care beer not bad food did not eat just observed did not look that special.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

8 of us went for drinks and crisps. Our group didn't eat but menu looked fine. Plenty of people were eating and it looked nice.

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Cardiff
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

I love this place. Been going here with my family since I was born. My Grandad and I would ride along the front to the pub and he would tell me stories of when it flooded and how everyone had beer beer! Great food, lovely location, been open for years! Defo my favorite! Enjoy!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The location of this pub is superb, definitely the best attribute. A great place to enjoy a drink as the sun goes down. There's a good choice of ale and the staff are very friendly. It's not the best pub in Whitstable but still worth a visit, especially if you have a dog.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

After eating in Whitstable Harbour we strolled along the front to this pub. It was packed but the bar staff were cool, calm and collected. Good atmosphere. Band setting up to play the afternoon. Great sea front position. What more do you want from a place to relax on a Sunday?

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London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Wonderful location, very beautiful and serene when the sun is setting. However, the pub isn't as friendly as you'd expect considering most of the clientèle are tourists. Infinitely better to sit outside rather than inside. Also it's another classic example of a pub complacent in it's popularity and knowing it can afford to charge high prices.

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