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Long Reach Beefeater Grill

Steakhouse, Pub, Grill
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Thanet Way, Whitstable CT5 3DB, England
01227 272459
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Today
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:30 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Shambolic...

We arrived at around 6 pm on a Sunday evening. We hadn't booked so was therefore not expecting an instant table. We were told 6.30 and to get a drink in the bar. We were seated at 6.30.. Order taken 15 mins later, baring in mind we had been given menus during our wait and were pretty sure of our... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Simonandline
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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174 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We arrived at around 6 pm on a Sunday evening. We hadn't booked so was therefore not expecting an instant table. We were told 6.30 and to get a drink in the bar. We were seated at 6.30.. Order taken 15 mins later, baring in mind we had been given menus during our wait and were pretty sure of our... More 

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Paralimni, Cyprus
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Absolute rubbish. Arrived at 12:45. Table was allocated at 1:15 in the restaurant areaThen we waited and waited. I went to the bar and asked for a drink after being told it was waitress service. Couldn't order a drink there I was told to go to the main bar area where I was served by the same man. After waiting... More 

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

To be fair, the food itself was quite nice. The Service itself was not what one would expect from a Chain of Restaurants like Beefeater. After waiting over 5mins for a Pint and then to be told the draught beer was not on, then being told that we had to wait 20mins plus for a table because the Tills were... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the second time we have been let down by this restaurant Ordered just a steak baguette at 14.15 in an almost empty lounge. By 14.45 got a bit annoyed so asked where it was? 3-4 mins. later it arrived, cold, steak was boot leather and baguette was under cooked. No one asked if our meal was satisfactory and... More 

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whitstable
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

having booked a table for 20.45 we did not sit down untill 21.10 when aked if we wanted a drink they went off and didn't come back. ordered at 21.15 and at 21.40 had to ask where the starter was to which came the reply what was it you wanted. 10 minutes later starters came followed 10 mins later by... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I have stayed at the premier in behind long reach all week with work and have been eating there as it was easy. the service is generally poor - bar staff look like they've not cracked a smile in years and your left stood waiting to be seated for breakfast until about lunch time. the food is a whole new... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We visited for lunch service food and value was great.We had gammon and paprika chicken meals were well cooked and delicious thankyou will visit again soon.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The thing that really let it down was the service. Rude, no one offered us our refills, so that was a waste, food took a long while to arrive was seated reasonably quickly, food was okay presentation was nice it was a burger so can't go wrong? Nope was burnt. If the staff weren't so rude I'd go back, and... More 

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Sheerness, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Took my daughter for an early evening birthday meal, place was deserted we found a staff member and she told us to wait to be seated in the empty restaurant!!!!! Got seated after some time and ordered our meal, my daughter ordered chicken and when it eventually turned up it was like a small piece of rubber gray in colour... More 

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Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We have used the Long Reach frequently mainly due to it being within walking distance of our home. As members of the reward club we can take advantage of discounts and promotions to reduce the cost. For example our most recent excursion where my wife and I shared a bottle of wine, prawn cocktail and breaded mushrooms, chicken breast with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Thanet Way, Whitstable CT5 3DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: 01227 272459

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Pub, Grill
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am

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