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The Zetland Arms

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Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
+44 1304 370114
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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Banstead, United Kingdom
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1,141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 462 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a lovely little pub right on the front and accessible via a straightforward walk along the front from Deal. The beers are well kept and there are tables outside on the shingle to sit and watch the sea and look at the Kingsdown headland.

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Thank LargelyMonk
Deal, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We normally walk from Deal to the Zetland and this gives us an appetite for the well cooked and presented food. A good menu from the board and priced in round figures(no 99p or such like). Shepherd Neame beer which is well kept. If it's sunny it is nice to take advantage of the outdoor seating looking out over the... More 

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Thank michael w
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint seaside pub right on the beach at Kingsdown. Varied menu catering for vegetarians adequately. Probably best to book as very popular. Service prompt and a warm welcome given. Fish chowder was amazing

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Thank Suzie1916
Vayres, France
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good pub Food. Very large portions. Quaint pub on the beach. Good beer & wine. Always busy so best to book before. This is fairly local to me so visit often for a drink on the beach after a good walk along the seafront. Often eat here when the family are here! The staff have always been good with us... More 

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Thank June M
Dover, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and very friendly service we were served very quickly even though the pub was full at 18.30 in the evening

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Thank joanie940
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and quaint seaside pub. Our meal of fish and chips was excellent, however the portions are large and this could put people off.

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Thank commanderdavidjohn
Dover, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Partner and myself popped in to enquire about gluten free options as son and girlfriend down for the weekend and were treating us for our joint birthday celebration. Conversation went like this, Hi, have you any gluten free beers? Reply, Dunno, don't think so. Ordered, 2 pints, 1 Shandy, 1 Jack Daniel's and Coke, cost £15+ Do you have a... More 

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Thank wayne A
Palm Desert, California
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a booking for 11 people for lunch on a Saturday during half term. The pub was busy and handled our whole party with ease. Good food and good service. I love the location for the ability to walk down on the beach after a meal.

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Thank Catherine N
Deal, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

pub grub restaurant prices over crowded tables on top of each other. Food good to OK service slow, and very pricey, Full of visiting Londoners A takeover spoilt it for everyone.

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Thank patrick h
San Francisco
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Lovely sunny day for a dog walk along the front with a friend. Stopped at the pub for a latte and some yummy chips. Very busy indoors, we hadn't booked so sat out. Would suggest booking if you want to be indoors. Menu looked great if stopping for a proper bite to eat.

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Thank Nicole N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellington Parade, Kingsdown, Deal CT14 8AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal  >  Kingsdown
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 370114

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