RestaurantsKentWhitstableCT5
4 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1BQ

survey result

Summary

£67
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “always busy and buzzing brasserie on Whitstable High Street”, from Australian-trained chef Sam, has built an impressive reputation in these parts for its use of “local ingredients lovingly prepared” (and its “interesting combination of choices” too); “really nice staff” are an added joy.

Summary

£64
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Utterly delicious cooking, including the freshest fish and seafood” and other “interesting dishes from locally sourced products”, plus a “friendly owner and staff” help ensure that this family-run indie is “always very busy”.

Summary

£57
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An English bistro with interesting food, great staff and a good wine list”, on Whitstable’s main drag. A family-run independent founded in 2006, it has a “very tasty if limited menu” that makes “good use of fresh local produce”.

Summary

£57
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Always very busy”, this “cosy little café/bistro” on Whitstable’s main drag has a “friendly owner and staff” and an “interesting menu using locally sourced products”. It’s “especially good – and good value – for lunch or brunch”.

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Owner's description

Samphire is a Kentish Bistro firmly established within the Whitstable restaurant scene. Our style of food is simple with emphasis on great produce. We are proud to showcase the best seasonal ingredients sourced from local farms, allotments and producers in our regularly changing menus.

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £25.00 £30.00
SundayLunch £30.00 £35.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.90 £20.90 £3.00 £8.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.95
Filter Coffee £2.60
Extras  
Bread £4.50
Service 12.50%

Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu,Portions
No dress code
40

Samphire Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Samphire Restaurant in CT5, Whitstable by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Samphire restaurant.
Chris J
Interesting menu using locally sourced prod...
Reviewed 25 days ago

"Interesting menu using locally sourced products. Friendly owner & staff. Always very busy. "

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Martine E
A great little restaurant with a good value...
Reviewed 1 months, 14 days ago

"A great little restaurant with a good value set lunch menu, smoked cod's roe with rye crackers , followed by a classic Samphire fish pie with miso hispi cabbage- with a glass of Chapel Down Bacchus. Excellent lunch and friendly serving staff. "

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Haydn P
A great place for a family celebration. Men...
Reviewed 11 months, 13 days ago

"A great place for a family celebration. Menu has limited choices but suits a wide range of ages and tastes. Friendly service and buzzing atmosphere "

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4 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1BQ
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Opening hours
Monday9 am‑9:30 pm
Tuesday9 am‑9:30 pm
Wednesday9 am‑9:30 pm
Thursday9 am‑9:30 pm
Friday9 am‑10 pm
Saturday9 am‑10 pm
Sunday9 am‑9:30 pm

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