The Captain Digby

4.6
1009 Reviews
£25 and under
English
The Captain Digby, A Family friendly Restaurant and Bar which caters for all ages & occasions with sea views over looking Kingsgate Bay. We serve generously portioned fresh, home cooked food from our Bar, Restaurant & Children's menus. Food Served from 12 noon each day, all day until late. Choose from our family dining area, close to our indoor play area (our play-areas are currently closed) or our cliff top restaurant with sea views. Alfresco dining is available with 34 benches overlooking the bay but these are not bookable and work on a first come first served basis. Please note we can not guarantee window tables. We do not allow dogs inside our venue but they are welcome in our outside dining areas.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1009 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.7
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4.4
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4.6
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Trish
Kent
4 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have been to the Digby numerous times and have never been disappointed, will miss not being able to go there during lockdown.
Staff coped admirably.

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AngelaS
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Last night before lock down and we had a birthday to celebrate quietly.
Food was good, service was great.

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RyanH
Bath
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Would go again. Decent pub grub, nice location, good with children and friendly staff.

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cookie
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

It’s always cosy. Lovely views over Kingsgate bay. Nice staff. Food good.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service and good pub food in a stunning setting. We will return!

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I took my 8 year old granddaughter. She was given colouring with her own menu which she loved. The staff were very friendly to us both. She got to order her own meal, she felt very grown up. Overall we had a lovely lunch before lockdown, food and service was good, it felt very safe and the staff were very efficient.

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Deano
Oxford
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of many visits since observing the COVID-19 recommendations and The Captain Digby has it working like clockwork. Even go as far as saying the current set up works much better :) would highly recommend for food, service, friendly staff and great atmosphere. Just have to wait until 2nd December before we can book up again.

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Constance
London
17 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service as always. Very accommodating to dietary needs

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LeanneS
Kent
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always greeted by friendly staff and the food is delicious.

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CarinaH
London
2 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and value for money. The staff are friendly too.

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KevinC
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love a visit to the captain digby. Friendly staff, welcoming atmosphere and great food what more can you want

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CountryDiner
London
7 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very wet and windy Saturday but a very warm welcome provided by staff. Good food selection although we only had light snacks. Good selection of beers especially the local Gadd’s number 5!

All COVID precautions taken and observed.

Throughly great place to eat with spectacular sea views

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NickD
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Splendid service in these difficult times and terrific food.

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Keren
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely food and good service. Happy with starters and mains.
Only thing was the vegan burger said beetroot and got a standard vegetarian burger without being told...

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AliciaH
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great location by the sea. Friendly staff. Terrific food. A nice place to visit.

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BillH
Kent
6 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Great service and massive portions. Beer was pretty hood as well.

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AnnetteK
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Felt very safe and cared for. Staff very efficient,helpful and adhered to spacing levels. Food excellent. Would highly recommend. Thank you

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely views and food

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AndrewC
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

While on holiday ate at the Captain Digby on 2 consecutive nights it was that good. Good selection on menu to suit all tastes and all at reasonable prices, even more so because they were continuing with the "eat out, to help out" offer (Mon - Wed) throughout October. Nice to be in a busy pub for a change but people and tables were well spaced so felt safe.

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Crazyone
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good food with a first class service, would recommend giving it a try.

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FionaM
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really lovely lunch, great views and great value. Will be definitely be back...

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great food in a busy but well regulated pub. Come with an empty stomach!

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BernadetteM
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food especially steak and ale pie Great service

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Diningqueen
Kent
5 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had our anniversary meal there and it was delicious. We felt safe and looked after, the COVID rules were gently enforced and the atmosphere was perfect. The meal, linguine marinara and chilli for hubby was perfect. Absolutely delicious. Nice large portions and helpful wait staff. Attentive but not hovering! We will be back, many many thanks 5⭐️

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GemP
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Friendly and attentive staff. Nice quiet ambience.

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Nnon123food789
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as always! One of my favourite places to eat. Staff always so helpful and friendly

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Noticed no track and trace

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Martyn
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very nice great roast loads of meat! Very clean and enjoyable

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Kentloon
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were a party of 5 there for Sunday lunch. Despite the place being full the service was excellent and the food plentiful and piping hot. We would definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
6 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The food was just adequate but the ambiance was lovely

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SadieP
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Couldn’t fault it made us very welcome service was brilliant

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TracyT
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We always enjoy our experience at the Digby service and food very good

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Julia174
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing and really good portions, couldn’t fit in a dessert. Would recommend and we will be going back soon!

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ColinW
London
2 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, wide selection on main menu, good value. Friendly, efficient staff.

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ShelaghA
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Always consistent , really covid safe, can definitely recommend.

JM
JonathanM
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I didn’t have any expectations however the food was very nice and plentiful.

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RobL
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ellie was great as per usual... great service, nice pleasant people!
Food was great too!

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HayleyP
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was quick and the food was deliciously hot

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Geoff
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Waitresses were clearly busy but somehow maintained a friendly, helpful disposition as my Mum and I um'd and ah'd. Enjoyed our generously plated meals. Good varies menu and nice setting.

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jeffreyb
London
10 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Place is perfect service is always very good
friendly staff very helpful food always hot short wait times
we love it will be recommending to friends and will be going back

FAQs

The Captain Digby is rated 4.6 stars by 1009 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.