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Samphire

4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
01227770075
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Ranked #15 of 98 Restaurants in Whitstable
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $27
Cuisines: British, Bistro
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Hertford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

great food and very friendly staff most of the food and some of the drink is locally sourced had a fantastic starter of Cornish baby octopus followed by cod on a bed of samphire fantastic

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Thame, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Lovely small restaurant with interesting great food. I have enjoyed smoked haddock and poached eggs for brunch and gypsy eggs for Informal lunch. Food is excellent, interesting dishes using local food and staff friendly. Good choice of meals for vegetarians. One of my favourite restaurants

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Popped I for lunch quite late but was found a table and informed that they were still serving lunch. Had wonderful squash and chilli soup with crusty bread. One of the nicest bowls of soup that I've ever eaten. Reasonable priced and staff friendly.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very good service, friendly but not intrusive, just perfect and everything was so tasty, I had the fish pie, packed with gorgeous chunks of fish and plenty veg too, hearty fayre for a drizzly day! My partner had the fishcakes, which looked pretty good! We will return!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were just passing trade on a visit from Canterbury where we were staying in a B&B to attend a friend's birthday party. It was late-ish so some items were sold out. My wife had Cornish Sardines and I had a Gypsy Eggs dish. Both were copious in quantity and were well presented and cooked fresh from good ingredients with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Visited on a quiet evening and the service was friendly and more efficient than others had suggested. But the food was not as good as we had anticipated. Individual components were generally ok, though my Cod's skin was not crisped enough. The smoked aubergine purée tasted really good, but at the price of the scallops it was accompanying. Far too... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Food is good, good atmosphere. The service is great. Local foods cooked to perfection. Overall a great place to eat with great service .

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Samphire was the first place I ate in Whitstable. Before I moved here 3 years ago. And I've been back many times since. In fact I ate there again just this weekend. Back then it was the Twice-Baked Blue Cheese Soufflé and Suet Puddings with Root Vegetables. More recently the Grilled Local Sardines on Sourdough. The menu changes but is... More

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Surrey UK
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've now visited this restaurant four times and although the service is rather slow, the food was very good and worth waiting for, until my last visit. Having usually ordered fish while my guests ate meat, I chose a vegetarian option last time for both 1st and second courses and was very disappointed.I will return but only for fish, with... More

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kent
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We went to this restaurant for a girlie evening. Loved that our name was chalked on our table !!! Good choice of food on a blackboard menu. Service was great waitresses joined in with our humour. Very attentive which was great as restaurant was fairly busy. Food was gorgeous. Will definitely return.

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Additional Information about Samphire

Address: 4 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1BQ, England
Phone Number: 01227770075
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
Average Prices: USD 8 - 27
Cuisine: British, Bistro

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