Food & Drink

Food and Drink

What could be better than fresh fish and chips and a pint of local ale right by the sea? Here are two brilliant pubs at Dungeness to enjoy catch of the day!

The Pilot Inn, Battery Road, Dungeness, TN29 9NJ 01797 320314

The Britannia Inn, Dungeness Road, Dungeness, TN29 9ND 01797 321959

No trip to the Kent Coast would be complete without sampling the native oysters and Whitstable is the place to go. An Oyster Festival takes place every summer but there are many fine pubs and eateries open throughout the year.

Specialist seafood restaurants in Whitstable include:

Crab & Winkle, The Harbour 01227 779377

Wheelers Oyster Bar, High Street 01227 273311

Whitstable Oyster Fishery Company, The Horsebridge 01227 276856

Broadstairs is home to a traditional ice cream parlour which was chosen by The Times as one of the ‘50 Best Places to Eat by the Sea’.

Morelli’s, 14 Victoria Parade, Broadstairs 01843 862500

Hythe is a charming seaside town and the Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant and Bar is a very popular restaurant situated on the seafront.

Stade Street, Marine Parade, Hythe, CT21 6AW01303 233844

The Sportsman at Seasalter has earned a coveted Michelin Star for its innovative cuisine using locally grown produce.

The Sportsman, Seasalter, Whitstable, CT5 4BP 01227 273370

Folkestone has redefined its identity with a vibrant creative quarter attracting artists and a Literary Festival drawing writers to the town and Mark Sargeant’s restaurant, Rocksalt, is the answer to many a food lover’s prayer.

Rocksalt, 4-5 Fish Market, Folkestone, CT19 6AA 01303 212070

Most people seem to develop an irresistible urge to eat a sandwich in Sandwich and The Bell Hotel is as good a place as any to find a version of this cleverly designed snack.

The Bell Hotel, The Quay, Sandwich, CT13 9EF01304 613388

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