the shack is open!!

Due to updated government guidance placing us in Tier 3, our restaurant will be closed until further notice.

Our takeaway shack is open 7 days a week serving hot food and delicious pastries. Come down and enjoy a Lobster roll, Fish Finger sarnie or Beef Brisket Bap with a view!

If you had a Steak & Lobster booking with us in December, we have sent out an e-mail to you.


Opening Hours




Thursday: 10-4




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, and check our menu below!

Bottomless Brunch

 Thursday - Saturday 3-5pm

Bottomless Brunch is currently on hold, we hope to restart shortly, keep an eye on here and our social media for updates and more info!

New Years Eve

Join us on this unique New Years Eve at 6.45pm for fizz on arrival, for our fabulous five course tasting menu.
Our chefs will be showcasing the best that local produce has to offer, paired alongside fine wines.

Five courses – £70        Wine Flight (optional) – £40

Please click below to view the menu and book. 
Please ensure that you’ve read our terms and conditions before booking.

This will be the only menu available, dietary menus only available on pre-order – Contact us for more info


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