the shack is open

Due to updated government guidance we remain in Lockdown until 17th May. As soon as we have more information on re-opening we will make an announcement.

Until then…

Our takeaway shack is open serving hot food Monday – Sunday every week along with our shack snacks, coffee and delicious pastries. Come down and enjoy a Lobster roll, Fish Finger sarnie or Beef Brisket Bap with a view!

Opening Hours

Monday: 10-4

Tuesday: 10-4

Wednesday: 10-4

Thursday: 10-4

Friday: 9-4

Saturday: 9-4

Sunday: 9-4

the deal pier kitchen story

Since opening in January 2019, Deal Pier Kitchen has cultivated a reputation for great breakfast, brunch and lunch delicacies, showcasing local produce as well as a wide variety of Gluten Free, Vegan and Vegetarian dishes.

Whether you want to indulge in our hot food, cakes and pastries, or just to sit and enjoy a hot drink by the sea, we aspire to be somewhere everybody can call home. We also welcome well behaved dogs!

In July 2020 we are thrilled to have been feature in The Times’ top 30 best beach cafés and restaurants, as well as an incredible feature in The Telegraph by Kathryn Flett.
You can read both of these articles below!

our inspiration

Our well-travelled team are the driving inspiration to the Deal Pier Kitchen you see before you, from our lust for great food and coffee to our attention to detail, these places have inspired us to make Deal Pier Kitchen what it is today. Ranging from Australia and Thailand, to Austria, The British Virgin Islands, Brighton and Nottingham, and even places just around the corner in Whitstable and Canterbury.

All of these places showcase values we hold dear, whether it be dog friendly, local organic produce, staggering views or just phenomenal food. Here we show you the places that inspired us, The Refectory Kitchen & The Independent Pedlar in Canterbury , Farm & Harper in Whitstable, The Social – Koh Samui, Nipa Thai & Steak and Lobster in London, Kaffee Nanni in Austria, Blairgowrie in Melbourne, Moksha, The Flour Pot Bakery & Red Roaster café in Brighton and Pudding Pantry in Nottingham.

View the full blog below



We aspire to appeal to everyone, offering a variety of Vegan & Vegetarian options as well as boasting the ability to adapt almost every dish to being Gluten Free. For any questions regarding allergens or intolerances don’t hesitate to contact us or ask one of our lovely team when you visit!

Steak & Lobster

 Friday & Saturday

On Friday & Saturday evenings, we transform our unique location into a specialist eatery , championing locally caught Lobster in season, Atlantic Lobster out of season and prime steaks from Chandler and Dunn. Our ethos of catering for all dietary requirements and providing interesting vegan and vegetarian options still shines through despite the focus on Steak and Lobster. 

Booking only, click below to view and book upcoming dates.
2021 menu released soon, in the meantime take a look at our 2020 Steak & Lobster menu.

Bottomless Brunch

 Friday's & Saturday's 3:30 - 5pm

Launching 21st June 2021

Bottomless Brunch is available every Friday and Saturday serving unlimited prosecco, bellini’s or bloody marys alongside a snack, any item from our menu followed by dessert all for only £35.

Bottomless Brunch lasts 1.5 hours and is available for Booking Only.

Menu and Booking COMING SOON

DPK At Home

We are stopping our Steak at home boxes as we edge closer to our May 17th Reopening.

Thank you to everyone who supported us by purchasing a box throughout lockdown.

Mother's Day with DPK

Show your mum how much you love her this Mother’s Day with one of our finish at home boxes.

Treat your mum to either our 3 course roast box accompanied with a choice of wine or fizz, or one of our brunch boxes so it’s almost as if you’re at DPK having brunch again!

Pre-order yours now for FREE Delivery on Saturday 13th March! Collection also available from DPK.

Last orders Wednesday 10th March – Order yours NOW below!
(We respond to all order via email with a payment link within 24 hours)


FREE delivery to Deal and surrounding towns.
Collection available between 3pm – 5pm on Saturday 13th. Delivery slots will be given closer to specified delivery date.


Mother's Day Roast Box

Caters for 2 and includes:

Wild garlic & leek soup, served with Wingham bakery bread

Herb crusted lamb ballotine with carrots, minted peas and crushed new potatoes. Served with pancetta braised white cabbage and a minted lamb jus

Triple chocolate pot, brownie, dark chocolate ganache and chocolate mousse, served with macerated raspberries 

Accompanied by your choice of wine or fizz


Mother's Day Brunch Box

Caters for 2 and includes:

Free range DPK eggs
DPK Bacon
DPK Sausages
Homemade granola  
Smashed avocado 
Beetroot cured salmon 
Maple infused yoghurt
Wingham bakery bread 
Frobishers orange juice 
Frobishers apple juice
Prosecco (200ml)



We are a non-booking venue for our Brunch & Lunch service. Come down at your convenience and we can accomodate you upon your arrival.
The calendar below is for our Steak & Lobster evenings. You can view the menu here
We release our Steak & Lobster dates a month at a time, so sign up to our mailing list to receive updates on new dates.

Stay in touch

Pier, Beach St, Deal CT14 6HY

01304 368 228

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Contact us

For any Bookings please use the booking calendar on the right.

For any further information you’re unable to find on our website, please don’t hesitate to fill in the Contact Us form below or call 01304 368 228


Looking forward to visiting us again?

You can now purchase vouchers available for use when we re-open. These can be purchased below, redeemable within 12 months and can be used for any of our services(Brunch, Bottomless Brunch or Steak & Lobster).

Copyright Deal Pier Kitchen 2019