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Closing times may vary by restaurant. Please speak to a member of our team at your local restaurant for the most up to date timings. In general, our last food orders are at 9pm and last drinks orders are at 10pm (On Sunday it is 9pm). Please reserve your table online to avoid disappointment.

Beefeater The Long Reach


Whitstable restaurant details

Thanet Way




Opening times

Mon-Sat 11.30am - 11pm

Sun 12pm - 10.30pm



Outdoor dining

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Breakfast serving times

Mon-Fri 6:30am - 10:30am

Sat-Sun 7am - 11am

The menus



Come down to your local Beefeater for some serious lunchtime savings and choose from 8 mains under £8 each! We’ve got Beer-battered Fish & Chips, Smothered Chicken Melt, Steak, Egg & Chips, and our Classic Plant Burger. You can even add on a starter or dessert from as little as £3.29. With fresh grill flavours, there's something for everyone at Beefeater.

Get a taste of feel-good food, feel-good prices and supersized savings at Beefeater. Available Monday - Friday 12-5pm.



From eggs cooked just the way you like them, to premium sausages and back bacon rashers, hash browns and black pudding, you can build your breakfast to your taste. Not forgetting our delicious continental options, and Kids eat free breakfast too!




Get together and get fired up at Beefeater! Our screens are perfect for sports lovers who want to kick back and watch the match, we've got live sport showing all season. 

Catch all the action on TNT Sports with live Premier League matches, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Europa Conference League games.

Whether you're backing England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France, or Italy, catch the thrill of every Six Nations Rugby match at your nearby Beefeater. We'll be broadcasting all the live action, so you won't miss a moment of the excitement.

We’re serving up delicious quality food and drinks plus good times! So join us before or after the game for some grill greats. We’ve got live sports sorted!

Long Reach Beefeater grill restaurant in Whitstable

We serve happiness in every delicious bite from our Beefeater menu. Give in to traditional pub plates that warm the heart, or try our succulent steaks cooked to perfection – straight from the grill, just how you like them! Or maybe you’ll fancy stopping by for some light bites with a few refreshing drinks? We’re here to make breakfast, lunch and dinner a meal out to remember.

Our team 

From our junior members to staff with over 30 years’ experience, we pride ourselves on diversity within our team. What we share is the same determined goal to provide you with amazing dining experiences where memories are made, whether it’s on a special occasion like a birthday, a milestone anniversary or a catch-up with friends. 

Caring for our community has always been very important to us. We work closely with schools to provide work experience, including fundraising to support patients and families for our local care home and hospice.   

Our location 

Originally a lively stagecoach house, the story of our location runs deep within local history and can be traced back over 200 years. At one stage it even housed highway bandits awaiting sentencing! Today, it serves delicious steaks and pub classics, loved by both visitors and locals alike. 

Our restaurant in Whitstable pairs relaxed, informal dining with an inviting, contemporary setting. You can also dine outside if you like and our car park is free! Finding us is easy. We’re just off the A299 – an ideal restaurant to visit throughout any kind of short breaks in Kent.

Make sure you take a look at our offers page for all our latest deals and promotions.

Why we love Whitstable 

A five-minute drive from our restaurant, Whitstable is a bohemian haven and a popular destination for coastal staycations in Kent. From its working harbour and unspoilt beaches to fun activities on the water, Whitstable has something for everyone whether you’re looking to unplug and rewind or fill your boots with adventure.

After a delicious meal at the Long Reach Beefeater, we recommend heading into town to discover the local charm. Water sports are always a great option at Whitstable’s West Beach. From paddleboarding and sailing to taking a dip, you won’t be short on fun seaside activities. Enjoy quintessential England with a stroll around Whitstable Castle’s manicured gardens and lawns – around five minutes by car from our location. And if you have time for even more history and stunning architecture, Canterbury is only a 10-minute drive away and a must-visit if you’re in the region.


Frequently asked questions

Our steaks are always popular! Our 10oz ribeye steaks are one of our tastiest cuts and, like all our steaks, they’re aged for a minimum of 30 days, grilled to perfection, packed with flavour and served with chunky triple-cooked chips, crispy flat mushrooms, juicy grilled tomatoes and peppercorn sauce. 

You can’t beat our Sunday lunches here at the Long Reach Beefeater. With our Sunday roasts you can choose from our specialty roast sirloin of beef, rump of lamb, half-roast chicken or butternut squash and ale pie, served with all the trimmings and our signature red wine gravy. You also get unlimited roast potatoes and other delicious extras. 

It’s got to be our Premier Inn Breakfast, which we serve at the Long Reach Beefeater – featuring a diverse selection of options that truly showcases the best of an English breakfast. That’s bacon, eggs cooked just how you like them, hash browns, black pudding, tea and coffee, toast and more.  

We’re totally family friendly and we can make your next meal out hassle-free. Our kids’ menu is full of dishes your children will love and our team are great with kids. Best of all, up to two kids can eat breakfast for free when an adult orders a Premier Inn Breakfast!  

From mid-week meals to special occasions, we welcome all kinds of group bookings at the Long Reach Beefeater. You can book tables for up to 16 people online through our website, or call us on 01227 931297 to find out more about Beefeater group bookings in Whitstable. If you’re booking for a group larger than 16, just give us a call or select ‘other’ as the number of guests you want to book for on our booking page to let us know.  

If we have space, we’ll always try and find a table for you. But we recommend booking ahead, especially at the weekend when we’re at our busiest.  

Yes, we have a pub garden and outdoor dining, ideal for al fresco meals or simply a cool, refreshing drink in the sunshine!

Explore our Beefeater allergy and dietary information to find out everything about our menus before your visit.

If you’ve ever wondered what makes our food so delicious and where it comes from, go behind-the-scenes to learn all about our chefs and carefully selected producers. We’re passionate about our food at Beefeater, which is why we ensure only the best ingredients and care go into each and every recipe.  

Most of our Beefeater restaurants are accessible. As layouts and facilities can vary between restaurants, please contact our site directly if you have any specific questions about visiting this location – we’ll be happy to help.

Yes, we offer convenient parking facilities for our customers at the Long Reach Beefeater. Subject to location, pricing and parking durations may vary – so please check with us before arrival.

Wi-Fi is easy to access at most of our Beefeater restaurants. Connection speeds can vary, dependent on your chosen location.   

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