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Address: Duke of Cumberland High Street, Whitstable CT5 1AP, England
Phone Number: 01227 280617
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am

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After a lovely meal in the Whitstable Oyster Co, our large party broke up and some of us gravitated to the Duke of Cumberland - the collection of old radios drew the ex-pirates... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
ChristinefromBerks
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Near Windsor
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place really lets down the area. Unlike the other local pubs who are friendly and welcoming, this place is another level of bad service! It lacks atmosphere and I was ill the next day after drinking here - we figured it must have been a dodgy pint as I only had one drink here. The whole place stinks of... More 

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Thank Joeycarlo
London
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

STAY CLEAR. Spend your money elsewhere in Whitstable. The landlady was like a screaming banshee and amazingly rude and threatening to us for no reason. They were closing up yesterday at 7pm (bank holiday weekend on Sunday) and we were in here having a quick drink before going for dinner at Samphire. She approached our table and just flipped and... More 

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2 Thank Topcat1969
Bristol
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296 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Good choice of drinks and nice atmosphere and service. Centrally located and friendly - a good boozer. Bigger than it looks!!!

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Thank BristolPete1
Whitstable, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Went to the Dukes last night with 8 of my friends, we are all local girls and have been here many times before. NEVER AGAIN. The management spoke to us like we were something he stepped in. I have never felt so intimidated and threatened in my home town before. We were asked to leave and never return. Not one... More 

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5 Thank Lucy B
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

Do not come to this pub, never felt so unwelcomed!! Atmosphere is awful. Best to avoid and go to other pubs in the area, which are welcoming.

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2 Thank T L
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

I’ve never been made to feel more unwelcome at a pub than I was at the Duke. A few gentleman friends and I were in there on a Saturday night at around 7ish for a couple of drinks. There was some laughing and some joking amongst us but nothing particularly rambunctious. All was going rather swimmingly until about 45 minutes... More 

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5 Thank Cal1307
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Visited on 10 September to see Juan Martin (top Flamenco guitarist). The venue was very small and intimate, with candles on every table and dotted around the room. Lovely ambience. Music was amazing. Will definitely keep an eye out and return.

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Thank Jean E
North Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This pub was just across the road from our rented flat , we called in for a couple of drinks and were made very welcome by the bartender , it has a lovely comfortable interior .

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Thank Sheilasharpe
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here with our dog on a wet lunchtime, had a welcoming drink. Food menu look good but not huge, the food we saw looked very appetising although we did not eat! Owners dogs in pub very well behaved. Papers available to read throughout pub.

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Thank Kathryn R
Near Windsor
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

After a lovely meal in the Whitstable Oyster Co, our large party broke up and some of us gravitated to the Duke of Cumberland - the collection of old radios drew the ex-pirates from Radio Essex in the 60's in and the ambience was good. We left when it started getting noisy

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Thank ChristinefromBerks

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