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“Fabulous, cosy friendly local!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Ship Centurion

The Ship Centurion
Ranked #35 of 121 Restaurants in Whitstable
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Whitstable, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fabulous, cosy friendly local!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013

This pub is a real treat. Always frienly and welcoming, with a good rotation of guest ales and the everpresent Bitberger lager. With great sport, music and chat, this pub is a must for visitors and locals.

Visited March 2013
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Kent, UK
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“A proper 'local'”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013

We love The Ship - a proper local that attracts visitors too. We try to get there as often as possible! Lunches are excellent value, simple, tasty, not poncey', and done well. Beer good too, and friendly but professional staff. So many pubs these days have lost all their atmosphere, but not this one. It's a pub, not a restaurant. We used to go there before the anti-smoking law and worried that customers would leave in droves, but most of the 'usual suspects' are still around.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank lmfarry
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Kent, UK
Level Contributor
76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Great ales...from what's remember”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

We visited the ship centurions a while ago now, but we had a great night there, really nice atmosphere and great ales. I seem to remember trying some chilli pickled eggs there,which blew my head off, but was nice to see some homemade bar snacks. The bar was busy which is always a good sign, but there was a great crowd in there, which made the night there even better. We'll head back to the ship in the near future for some of those great ales !!!

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank stdaveuk
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Friendly pub with good beer and good food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2012

The Ship is a really nice place - has the feel of a good local, their are plenty of regulars so all very friendly with each other, but very welcoming to non-regulars.

Good choice of ales, and I really like the German lagers, Bitburger etc.

The food is simple but I really like it - again a German feel wih a schnitzel day on saturdays etc, but basically it's all good becuase they do curry ketchup, which is amazing!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank NeilM84
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Liverpool
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Proper pub ,great pint of Black Dog”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

Shame .could not have stayed longer. Great atmosphere and first taste of Black Dog dark mild. Will definitely be returning

Visited November 2012
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