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The Royal

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On a cold and rainy Saturday without reservation I visited this refurbished pub/restaurant and... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2016
Canterbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Delicious food

Banging food, had the mushroom risotto which was vegan and gluten free which was a bonus! service... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
27 Oct 2018
“Delicious food ”
21 Jul 2018
“Great fish and chips ”
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64 Marine Parade | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2BB, England
+44 1227 272008
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Banging food, had the mushroom risotto which was vegan and gluten free which was a bonus! service was good too. Would go back again!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

It's Oyster Festival in Whitstable. The place is packed. I ordered fish and chips and burger and chips. I'm told 35 minutes. That's cool as we are on the sea front - it was much quicker. It's great food. It's great service. What's more I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

On the 28th of May, myself and my partner visited the Royal. We had the most amazing meal, the staff were absolutely lovely. The food was reasonably priced. I would totally recommend going there if you're in Tankerton.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 15 February 2018

My partner and I visited The Royal on 13th February lunchtime after having had a lovely (wet) walk along the beach from Whitstable town to the Sailing Club at Tankerton. The décor was lovely and the initial service good. We were grateful to be able...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Cathie H
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Obscenely good. Don't know what else to say. Skate wing last night bang on and chicken pie tonight ... Well.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Christine H
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great place for Sunday lunch. Brilliant location by the sea. Fast friendly service with very good Sunday roast. Good selection of real ales.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank John S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and i met in the Royal some 30yrs ago so we decided to have lunch there on our Anniversary. The pub has changed a lot over the years, in my opinion it's still a great place. The meals were excellent and not over...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 915JohnG
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Just had lunch at The Royal. Having read the reviews whilst experiencing the service, there is still a distinct lack of Christmas cheer, next to no decorations and the tree is not lit. The food is good portions but low quality. . The biggest let...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank FatArnie
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I am not really sure where to start with this one, but I will start with the price....£75 per head (£100 per head with a few drinks and a tip for the beleaguered staff). Expectations were not high with regard to the quality of food...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

On a cold and rainy Saturday without reservation I visited this refurbished pub/restaurant and although concerned about previous reviews im glad i went. The staff are predominantly young but have a kind and professional attitude ensuring the meal was to our liking, more drinks were...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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