Town Motto for Deal, Kent:
“ADJUVATE ADVENAS” Befriend the Stranger
Official Deal Tourist information number: 01304 369576
Whether young or old, going out with your friends or family, there is something for everyone in Deal, Kent.
Deal has an excellent range of independent shops, 2 weekly markets, 2 castles, wonderful architecture, a pier and 3 small museums all within walking distance.
With so much on offer to explore and to visit, why not stay awhile? There are many hotels, B&Bs and holiday cottages available.
Support Local Businesses
Deal has a thriving range of local businesses. You can support the independent shops by joining the Deal Loyalty Card scheme and get the benefit of discounts in return.
Deal also takes part in the Fiver Fest 3 times each year to support local businesses. Check the events section of the Deal & Walmer Chamber of Trade for the latest offers.
You can also support many local businesses without leaving your home. Take a look at the many local traders that are adapting to cope with COVID by offering a delivery service.
Award Winning Town
Deal is a winner of the Daily Telegraph’s High Street of the Year award. Another article described Deal as ‘Britain’s most beautiful seaside town’.
There’s plenty to do for visitors of all ages. The town centre is pedestrianised and most of the town is on the flat making it ideal for disabled visitors. To assist with social distancing, Deal High Street will be closed to traffic between Stanhope Road and Union Road between 10am and 2pm, on Saturdays. The Saturday market is also taking additional measures. Click here for more information on Deal markets.
Deal has a quarter mile long pier that gives great views along the historic beachfront. The pier head restaurant, Deal Pier Kitchen, is now open focused on fresh, organic, local ingredients. It has a timber and glass construction with fantastic views.
Deal in Kent came first in the Telegraph’s ’10 top spots to lay your beach towel’. Deal was praised for being ‘the genuine Georgian article, with blustery promenade and winding streets.’
Deal was also recommended in The Times ‘Where to Cycle by the Sea’ feature. The 7 mile route from Deal to Ringwould was described as ‘short and sweet’ with ‘a bit of everything’.
Other accolades include making it into The Sunday Times’ Best Places to Live, The Times’ ‘top 30 places to live by the sea’ and being named as a top ‘hipster holiday’ destination for Londoners’ by the London Evening Standard. The Solar Centre named Deal the greatest seaside town in the UK.
If you fancy a meal there are many pubs to suit all tastes from traditional to modern as well as restaurants offering English, French, Thai, Chinese and Indian cuisine. There is also a wide range of cafes and bistros plus plenty of sandwich bars and fast food take aways in the Deal, Kent, CT14 area.
Deal also has a great range of speciality food shops including several great delicatessens, bakeries, an excellent fishmonger, a seafront shellfish stall and an Italian patisserie.
Take a look at the many hotels, B&Bs and holiday cottages available in Deal.