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The Dining Club

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69 Middle Street | Deal, Deal CT14 6HP, England
+44 1304 373569
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Hours:
Sat - Sun 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Cash Only, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: The Dining Club although now established for 7 years, is a new style of...
The Dining Club although now established for 7 years, is a new style of dining venue. It is unique in that you book a table and will be seated in individual dining rooms that feel more like a private dinner party than a restaurant - Proprietors Scott & Suzanne Roberts offer unrivalled hospitality that can be a discreet or familiar as your company requires. Scott (Head Chef & Proprietor) has been cooking for over 20 years and has previously won 2AA Rosettes for 6 consecutive years whilst running his family owned hotel in Boscastle, North Cornwall. Wife, Suzanne (Front of house & Proprietor) has been in the hospitality industry for 25 years and will provide a warm, friendly welcome and ensure that your experience compliments the food
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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Never had a poor meal at the Dining Club, but at our last dinner the club was on a different level. The Pork menu displayed every skill in the book and was a triumph from start to finish. Needless to say one of our party asked for a membership form on departure.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Deal, Kent
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We booked for a Gourmet afternoon Tea, and this lived up to our expectations. There were three courses with multiple items in each one. All the individual items were flavoursome and a delight to the eye too, with a good mixture of savoury and sweet. Unlimited Tea and Coffee was included in the price, it was good to be ablate... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Never had a poor meal at the Dining Club, but at our last dinner the club was on a different level. The Pork menu displayed every skill in the book and was a triumph from start to finish. Needless to say one of our party asked for a membership form on departure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We visited the Dining Club for Sunday lunch. The place was busy but as usual the service was brilliant and friendly. The menu was a good balance with fish starters and the most delicious beef with a fantastic gravy. The whole menu was fantastic and the best beef I have had. The other guests were so friendly and it made... More 

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Been on many occasions and the food, service and ambience are always wonderful. I usually have the alternative menu options as I don't eat meat and they are always special and equally as imaginative as the regular dishes. I think the price is great too given the whole package and the fact you can take your own wine! Definitely recommended!

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Cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Had the fish menu last night.....every course was excellent especially the monkfish ceviche and pineapple three ways.....friendly service.....great value

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Recently enjoyed the North African evening with friends. Superb food and great surroundings with very attentive yet unobtrusive service. I like being able to take my own bottles of wine to enjoy for a nominal corkage charge. The menus are excellent value for money especially given the quality of the produce, the presentation and the intimate setting.

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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We ate here with friends last Saturday and can see why it's been voted number 1 restaurant in Deal. The food is a set menu of 5 courses for £29.50 plus a cheese board for £9 for 2 which is definitely worth it. You eat in individual dining rooms depending on the group size which makes it more personal and... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

an absolutely fantastic place to eat at very reasonable prices. the staff are excellent too with great service every time. the menu has regular changes with different themes and the chefs choices are brilliant.

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Deal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The £10 per household membership fee is probably the best £10 we spend each year. With a menu that changes at least weekly you could be excused for thinking that the quality may suffer, in our experience, this is certainly not the case. On the numerous occasions we have visited this eclectic bijou restaurant, hidden away in the conservation area... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Great food, wonderful time, good choice, freshly made, brilliant service, I particularly like the fact that the menu changes weekly, good family run restaurant; need I say more!

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Additional Information about The Dining Club

Address: 69 Middle Street | Deal, Deal CT14 6HP, England
Phone Number: +44 1304 373569
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $20 to $45
Cuisine: Eclectic

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 69 Middle Street | Deal, Deal CT14 6HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 373569

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20 to $45
  • Cuisine: Eclectic

Description

The Dining Club although now established for 7 years, is a new style of dining venue. It is unique in that you book a table and will be seated in individual dining rooms that feel more like a private dinner party than a restaurant - Proprietors Scott & Suzanne Roberts offer unrivalled hospitality that can be a discreet or familiar as your company requires. Scott (Head Chef & Proprietor) has been cooking for over 20 years and has previously won 2AA Rosettes for 6 consecutive years whilst running his family owned hotel in Boscastle, North Cornwall. Wife, Suzanne (Front of house & Proprietor) has been in the hospitality industry for 25 years and will provide a warm, friendly welcome and ensure that your experience compliments the food
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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