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Whitstable Town Centre

Harbour Street, High Street & Oxford Street, Whitstable, England
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Great place

Lovely place to visit lots of individual shops , Victoria’s boutique Has lots of lovely things can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Catharry
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Kent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent Day Out exploring

Exploring the North Kent coast, Whitstable was the right place to stop with a variety of shops... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
William M
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Dagenham, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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“high street” (127 reviews)
“art galleries” (14 reviews)
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Harbour Street, High Street & Oxford Street, Whitstable, England
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"harbour street"
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"narrow streets"
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"food shops"
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"oysters"
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"plenty of places to eat"
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"great place to visit"
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"kent coast"
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"oyster festival"
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"visited whitstable"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit lots of individual shops , Victoria’s boutique Has lots of lovely things can always find something to buy when I visit The black dog great real ales Wheelers oyster bar is excellent for food Just an old fashioned high street

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Exploring the North Kent coast, Whitstable was the right place to stop with a variety of shops, arts centre, pubs, restaurants and other eateries. There was the classic sweet shop and the Oyster store plus plenty of homemade cakes, fish dishes and local ales. We...More

Thank William M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a couple of nights here to use as a base for seeing more of the area. Stayed at the Premier Inn on Thanet Way, which was just as you wold expect - clean, comfortable and inexpensive. I'm sure there would be B&B's in...More

Thank Frank H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

So nice to have a high street full of individual shops & cafes. Lots to look at & buy! Lovely place to visit, can’t wait to go back again.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lots of small independent shops and a couple of chain. I'd imagine on a day without rain it's lovely to wander around the streets. really nice to visit somewhere where the shops are a little different. A few galleries and craft shops. Lots of cafe...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely town with a great atmosphere and independent shops which was nice to see. Lots of cafe and restaurant. Seafood is excellent. But I was disappointed with the beach as you couldn't swim in it due to the Oyster beds which were metal racks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay there's a busy road running through it but Whitstable offers a high street with many independent little shops in it which seem to be thriving. That's an achievement these days.

Thank tezpil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whitsable where shroud I start, been here for day visits a few times and always enjoyed walking around the town centre the harbour and the sea front But this time came for a whole week with the family found even more walks, back street pubs,...More

1  Thank luxfordpeter
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here, and we love it! We had a great time and planning to come back again very soon . The water was very warm. Beautiful place.

Thank Andrea E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend has movwd to the area and I think he wants me to like the place too. Being a londoner it's a cute little town with great independent shops and restaurants. But quiet for my liking though especially in winter. I visited again in...More

2  Thank Saintlysinner
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Elisaboscaro90
April 20, 2018|
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Response from Martin T | Reviewed this property |
You can do Whitstable in three hours, but worth doing it slowly and enjoying the place, stopping for coffee or lunch or an ice cream and browsing the shops. Then time for a brisk walk up to Tankerton and some great views... More
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Debbie G
March 25, 2018|
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Response from carolbu67 | Reviewed this property |
yes most shops are open but parking is a problem we often park near the castle and walk down to Whitstable Town. With it being bank holiday better to book a restaurant we go to Crab and Winkle on the harbour good fish.Have a... More
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maisonbrives
August 15, 2017|
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Response from Hooch2015 | Reviewed this property |
Think the nearest Waitrose is in Canterbury
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