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lovely high street mostly independent shops

visited on a Sunday out of season most of the shops were open as were the restaurnts and coffee... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Wander through the town

A quirky typical sea side town that has not changed too much over the years. A sheer cornucopia of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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Harbour Street, High Street & Oxford Street, Whitstable, England
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All reviews independent shops high street art galleries harbour street narrow streets food shops oysters plenty of places to eat great place to visit sea front kent coast oyster festival visited whitstable worth a visit all sorts pebble beach peter cushing
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Reviewed yesterday

visited on a Sunday out of season most of the shops were open as were the restaurnts and coffee shops; it was a very enjoyable afternoon

Thank 60jaffa
Reviewed yesterday

A quirky typical sea side town that has not changed too much over the years. A sheer cornucopia of small shops and businesses. There is a plethora of small cafe's where the traveler and indeed the weary shopper can sit down and sample excellent coffee,...More

Thank Tucson65
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Whitstable has over the years changed dramatically. I used to spend a lot of time here 45 years ago. But now it’s a very different place. Modern and up to date. It’s got most things you need on a trip out. A very nice harbour...More

Thank Distaste
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely surprise to find a great town centre with lots of individual shops selling interesting things

Thank Weaves59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to visit and to keep returning. We always enjoy the experience. The dogs love the place too

Thank boudica54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The town centre consists of a fairly long main road and a number of side streets off. It offers a range of places to eat and drink. There are also old fashioned shops that are still able to survive. The spread of phone shops, vape...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fantastic to stay or visit, lovely harbour area and some great resturants and pubs. The one negative is the parking, there are double yellow lines everywhere

Thank holly b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I like to visit Whitstable as a weekend break destination as it has a wonderful assortment of pubs, restaurants & shops with some fantastic craft venues

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Love Whitstable soooo many things to see and do. Lovely artisan shops and lots of micro brewrey pubs definatly worth a visit anytime of year shopping is great.

Thank maidenfankerry
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Whitstable High Streeet is quirky and interesting - like a time gone by. But it is in danger of going the way of many high streets if it is not supported.

Thank lilyvictoria59
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20 April 2018|
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Response from Martin T | Reviewed this property |
You can do Whitstable in three hours, but worth doing it slowly and enjoying the place, stopping for coffee or lunch or an ice cream and browsing the shops. Then time for a brisk walk up to Tankerton and some great views... More
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25 March 2018|
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Response from carolbu67 | Reviewed this property |
yes most shops are open but parking is a problem we often park near the castle and walk down to Whitstable Town. With it being bank holiday better to book a restaurant we go to Crab and Winkle on the harbour good fish.Have a... More
16 August 2017|
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Response from Hooch2015 | Reviewed this property |
Think the nearest Waitrose is in Canterbury