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81 Beach Street

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81 Beach Street, Deal CT14 6JB, England
+44 1304 368136
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: 81 Beach Street is our celebration of what makes good restaurants great...
81 Beach Street is our celebration of what makes good restaurants great - fine food without the fuss.A cross between a restaurant and a bistro we offer an eating experience that goes beyond the need for nourishment.Enjoy the simple things of great food, good chat and great people.Fine food without the fuss.
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  • 287
    Excellent
  • 136
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious

The menu has a fairly large variety of dishes including catch of the day. There were 3 of us. All our dishes were delicious. The staff were very friendly, professional and knew their stuff. Great location. Especially if you get the window tables. And it was very good value for money.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The menu has a fairly large variety of dishes including catch of the day. There were 3 of us. All our dishes were delicious. The staff were very friendly, professional and knew their stuff. Great location. Especially if you get the window tables. And it was very good value for money.

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is one of the best seaside restaurants that I have ever had the pleasure to visit for lunch. It really is a Gem in a Gem of a Kent Coast seaside town. We loved the whole experience. Friendly staff lovely ambience excellent food. Cannot recommend it too highly. So pleased we have found what will become a firm favourite... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Once again we had a wonderful meal at 81 Beach Street, super quality and nothing was too much trouble even the children had their favourite meals! Salmon was delicious, staff were as always welcoming and professional. Thank you for a fabulous evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Have been to this restaurant on many occasions. Food is consistently good. Service is excellent and staff are very friendly. Always busy, so booking is a good idea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Unfortunately only discovered this restaurant on the last night of our holiday as we would have loved to visit again. Everything from our initial welcome the service we received and the quality of the food was all perfect. My Roquefort pate starter was delicious , as was my sea bream main. My husband had a steak from the grill which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

81 Beach St used to be really first rate, but in the last couple of years standards seem to have slipped quite a lot. On a recent visit starters were still very good, but mains, not so much. A steak bore signs of the dreaded sous vide treatment, with spongy consistency, and little flavour (not helped by being very much... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Lovely upper mid range local with deserved excellent reputation. Had rump steak and chips from the grill - very nice, with lovely garlic butter sauce. Starter was tuna steak on an orzo pasta salad - the tuna seemed to have been defrosted, which robbed it of a perfect flavour, but the salad beneath was terrific. Very nice waiter and waitress.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We dropped in one Wednesday night and immediately got a table by the window. Very helpful and serviceminded staff! We both tried the tuna, which was excellent, but slightly overcooked. Also the English platter, which was huge - could not finish everything! The tempura shrimps were great! Very good restaurant, recommended, only minor quibbles keeps me from giving this a... More 

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Tonbridge, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We were in Deal on consecutive evening recently and on the first night having not booked we were unable to get a table at this busy spot so we booked for the following evening and were not disappointed. Despite our late arrival there were still plenty of options on the Menu. I particularly enjoyed my Dover Sole 'when in Rome'.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

For a Monday night this place was full. The menu was short but interesting. The food was well cooked and well presented with very friendly staff

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 81 Beach Street, Deal CT14 6JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 368136

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 54
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

81 Beach Street is our celebration of what makes good restaurants great - fine food without the fuss.A cross between a restaurant and a bistro we offer an eating experience that goes beyond the need for nourishment.Enjoy the simple things of great food, good chat and great people.Fine food without the fuss.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?