Samphire Whitstable

4 High Street , Whitstable , United Kingdom, CT5 1BQ
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7am-10pm Monday-Friday
9am-10pm Wednesdays
7am-10pm Saturday-Sunday

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Gluten Free Available

About Samphire Whitstable

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.

Cuisine: Bistro
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Nice little restaurant, good food and service.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 August 2020

Gorgeous food and friendly service. I will definitely return.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 August 2020

Lovely restaurant and great food. Would definitely return!

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Lovely food and drinks. Friendly and helpful staff

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Thanks. Was a great evening, seriously good food. Simple but delicious! Thanks also for helping us celebrate our engagement. Really nice touch

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

One of our favourites for lunch or dinner. Has remained excellent for years, with well-selected wine list, great menu and friendly service.

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

Staff pleasant. Expensive olives. Great bread (best part of meal). Fish expensive and ordinary. Watery sauce with hard peas. Everything else extra and sides limited.

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

Foods always class, atmosphere is always going to be wierd with social distancing and so on but they made us feel at ease and got us drunk

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

Fantastic restaurant with delicious food and drink and lovely staff. Booking procedure online was simple and straightforward and information about Covid safeguarding was clear and reasonable. Service was delightful and the food, wine and cocktails delicious. The portions were incredibly generous and I was embarrassed to look like I had barely made a dent on my pork belly, it was delicious but just so much! Would have been good if someone had advised us how large the portions were, I would have not foolishly filled up on the (delicious) bread. Also would have been good to see on the menu from the start what the dessert options were to know whether I needed to save room for this - as it was we didn’t even look at the dessert menu as we were so stuffed! The high quality beautiful scented hand sanitiser on the tables was a lovely touch. Would definitely return if visiting whitstable again.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

Great breakfast/brunch evening meals always great I Always make a visit to eat here when I visit.

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 August 2020

We had a lovely meal, great service, definitely recommend and you need to book in advance to get a table

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Visited On Saturday, 25 July 2020

Very underwhelmed by the food unfortunately.

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Lovely early evening meal with 2 young children. Food amazing and the service couldn't of been better. See you soon!

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Very well organised and clean. Sanitiser on each table for customers. Staff as welcoming as ever. Would happily return

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Visited On Thursday, 30 July 2020

service a bit hap hazard - one dish was ordered incorrectly it was exchanged for the correct one but with a delay - noticed another table, service staff had forgotten to order the vegetables and another delay Hake was a small portion for £20 and the peas and courgette under it uninspiring cured trout a little bland as was the duck rillette sticky toffee pudding was fabulous when paying high prices for lunch with an additional 12.5% service charge on top I expected really good service and wonderful food but was disappointed

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Visited On Monday, 03 August 2020

Fabulous meal and very friendly service. We felt welcome and relaxed as soon as we arrived. Food was superb!

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Visited On Monday, 03 August 2020

Lovely food and tentative staff sticking to rules

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Fantastic breakfast in a beautiful little cafe. The perfect antidote to lockdown madness.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

We had to send a main meal back twice because the chicken was under cooked. Not what we would expect for such a pricey restaurant.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Food was fantastic, whipped cod roe was out of this world.

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Visited On Monday, 27 July 2020

A lovely meal in a pleasant restaurant with attentive staff

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Visited On Friday, 31 July 2020

Food was beautiful but we felt very uncomfortable that during the covid pandemic none of the staff were wearing PPE or masks. I have not been in any other restaurant or cafe during the pandemic that did not have staff wearing these so was very shocked. I would not come back due to this.

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Visited On Thursday, 30 July 2020

Wonderful food and service thank you!

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Despite the issues with Covid, this didn't impinge on our night at all. We had a lovely evening and have absolutely no issue with the deposit taken for the reservation - how are restaurants supposed to survive if selfish diners block tables by failing to turn up?

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Visited On Thursday, 30 July 2020

Really delicious meal

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