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Howard's Kitchen

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Gladstone Road, Whitstable CT5 1JG, England
07594 194000
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good local cafe.

A friendly "café" favoured by locals for a good value breakfast or lunch. Just off the High Street and worth seeking out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A friendly "café" favoured by locals for a good value breakfast or lunch. Just off the High Street and worth seeking out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Went for breakfast with 2 children - 1 yr & 5yr olds. Food was good and staff were very tolerant and welcoming - even with our 1 yr old throwing unwanted food on the floor. The chef/owner took the time to come out and talk to our kids. Great place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A hidden gem, this café is just off the main road and looks small but it has a covered garden space outside. The food is homemade (great quiche) and the salads fresh and imaginative. The only thing I would say is the chef looked very dirty, which was off putting for some of us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Having passed this place a few times we decided to visit for once on a sat lunchtime,we sat inside although there was a courtyard garden which looked quite nice! I ordered an omlette with small side salad which was nice and my other half had spanish tortilla which came with coleslaw,salad,couscous etc and he said it was really tasty!we both... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Lovely food and great staff. Hidden place I've never really noticed before but the sandwiches and coffees were good quality.

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Whitstable
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I visited recently for breakfast with a friend and have been several times before. It always serves really lovely food and the staff are always friendly and accomodating.There is a lovely walled garden out the back which is lovely on a summers day. A good variety of food ranging from breakfast lunch and dinner. Great little place, would highly recommend!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Not a bad way to break the fast, slow service but the food was ok. Plenty of options for a decent breakfast in Whitstable so perhaps shop around but it was ok.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Since I was in Whitstable at lunchtime I took the opportunity to try Howard's. The good reviews are well deserved. It has far more space than it looks from outside, especially when the weather is good enough for the back 'garden' (yard) to be open. All the food is home cooked and freshly prepared. I had an excellent wedge of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Since we live in Whitstable we are found at Howard's at east once if not many more times a week. The food is always delicious, the price is great and the atmosphere is totally relaxed and friendly. You can sit outside with your dog (water provided instantly) or upstairs with a cosy fire to warm you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

No doubt about it, this is the best breakfast in Whitstable. Lunch is pretty good too! Great welcome, friendly atmosphere. You can't go wrong here. Dogs and children also welcomed. Keep up the good work Howard!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gladstone Road, Whitstable CT5 1JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: 07594 194000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

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