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Pearson's Arms by Richard Phillips

The Horsebridge, Sea Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1BT

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Beautiful food and really interesting menu.

Jessica Blake 19 June 2017
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Headed up by acclaimed chef Richard Phillips, Pearson's Arms combines the cosy charm and fine ales of a coastal pub with the gourmet dining of a standalone restaurant. As well as its enviable location next to the sea, there are frequent live music events also.

The Pearson's Arms by Richard Phillips menu has premium bar snacks available throughout the day, such as fresh rock oysters with sherry vinegar shallots and tabasco, with main meals using seasonal produce, like grilled 35 day hung local ribeye with smoked carrot puree and garlic and thyme scented wild mushrooms. There is a great seafood selection, ranging from Gadd's Beer battered fish, to poached Kirwin's of Grimsby smoked haddock.

Rich desserts at Pearson's Arms in Whitstable include dark chocolate and orange mousse with orange curd and marmalade ice cream, and even dessert beer from the Meantime Brewery. There is also a full wine list.

Just moments from the beautiful Whitstable sea front, Pearson's Arms by Richard Phillips is just a 5-minute drive from Whitstable Rail Station.

Pearson's Arms by Richard Phillips

The Horsebridge, Sea Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1BT

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Customer reviews for Pearson's Arms by Richard Phillips

4.3 (((() (based on 233 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (162)
  • lunch (142)
  • views (134)
  • romantic (72)
  • trendy (56)
  • value (51)
  • child friendly (33)
  • private dining (33)
  • large parties (25)
  • entertainment (20)
  • luxury (15)
  • business (6)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • breakfast (3)
  • ((((( 19 June 2017 by Jessica Blake from London

    Beautiful food and really interesting menu.

  • ((((( 17 June 2017 by Philippa Sarll from Bromley

    Excellent service with delicious food. We will definitely return.

  • ((((* 13 June 2017 by Whitstable diner from Whitstable

    Excellent food with glorious views. Very good service: attentive but not excessively so. Best dish: baked cod - really fresh & good quality fish beautifully cooked. Lamb also excellent.

  • ((((( 11 June 2017 by John Pratt from Canterbury

    As usual an excellent meal and service - it was our wedding anniversary and the staff handled it superbly.

  • ((((( 10 June 2017 by Elena from London


  • ((((* 7 June 2017 by Ian from Whitstable

    Went there for a set lunch with a friend.Very good food & wine & good value too! The upstairs restaurant is best for the view

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Brian Rodgers from Medway

    All ready on time. Service prompt and polite. Food excellent. What more could one expect of a restaurant. We had a fine evening.

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by 71 year old from Whitstable

    We were made to feel very welcome and the service was really attentive without being overwhelming. There was a good choice of food and when it arrived it was delicious. The choice of drinks was interesting and advice was helpfully given about what we might enjoy. The dining room is very attractive with an open outlook to the sea - the décor is stylish, and not fussy. We were not hurried at all. Everything made our lunch - a pre-birthday meal - really enjoyable. Thankyou very much to all concerned.

  • (((** 7 June 2017 by Pieter Hak from Essex

    Quaint old pub with rickety floors and loads of charm. Food was not outstanding by any stretch but equally was still very good by what can only be described as high end pub grub. They lose a point because they had no is in Whitstable after all!

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Tony Page from Sandwich

    First impressions from outside
    I was disappointed then to find that the ambiance inside was great and the food was fantastic
    Will be back soon
    Some might say it's too exspensive I say it's worth every penny if you want cheap have a bag off chips
    10/10 thank you

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