Victuals & co

4.6
124 reviews
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Casual fine dining from Victuals & Co, Deal.

Using the the best of local fresh produce wherever possible, our menu reflects the seasons. It is small and changes frequently and our chefs strive to maintain a consistently high quality and diversity. We will always feature a vegetarian and fish option as well as meat.

We are proud of our wines and have an extensive list of the best Kent produces.

Our front of house team strives to deliver you the best experience, making your visit a relaxing and memorable one. If you love good food and wines, an interesting, eclectic dining environment and friendly knowledgeable staff please try us.
What 124 People Are Saying
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HT
Kent
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service. I almost felt like a member of the family. The duck was especially good.

DH
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Very nice restaurant, good local wine and lovely food.

CO
Kent
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What stood out for us was the highly efficient and friendly service. The staff knew about the menu to a great depth and were very helpful, particularly for a gluten free diet. The food was gorgeous, and having a set menu on a Sunday night made things easier to choose.

CS
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect dining experience. Food was delicious, service was lovely! would definitely recommend and return

JE
Kent
5 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had a lovely meal here with some friends. The food was delicious, the service was excellent. A thoroughly enjoyable evening

M
Kent
1 review
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall 3food 5service 4ambience 3

First visit for a celebratory meal. Warm welcome, food beautifully presented, all cooked to perfection and delicious. Main portions rather small. Plenty room for dessert! Had we not had dessert, the menfolk would have left hungry. We were sat upstairs with only one other table occupied; overall lacking ambience. Friendly service but apologetic for presenting us with wet glasses and bread plates ! I don’t understand why they were not dried before presenting to us ? Overall, a lovely evening, but my high expectations from ready reviews were not fully met. Expect to be awarding 4 or 5 stars for fine dining price tag, but unfortunately not on this occasion.

RN
Kent
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excelent food and very friendly and helpful staff.
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AC
London
7 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Ok, but expensive for what it is compared to other similar quality local restaurants.

KM
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really great service, scrumptious food and lovely environment. Will definitely visit again!!

IS
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The passion fruit souffle was amazing , being a chef it was nice to see such a technical dish execuited so well

KB
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lost count of the number of times we’ve eaten here. It always delivers and would highly recommend.

G
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The welcome was excellent and the service was just right, so friendly and efficient throughout the entire meal. The food was fabulous, I cannot praise it highly enough! This was not my first visit but I did bring along some friends after I had said how good it was. You are always a little nervous when recommending where to eat, even more so when they are sat with you; I should not have worried, they were 'blown away', their words not mine with the whole evening.
Just fantastic but don't tell too many people :-)

DG
Kent
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First visit to this lovely local restaurant won’t be my last! Food was amazing and service was brilliant

PS
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As good or even better than it's always been! Wouldn't hesitate to recommend Victuals & Co.

NG
London
9 reviews
Dined on 14 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a lovely place. Food & staff excellent. Sunday Roast was great! £22 for 2 courses.

CK
London
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Lovely restaurant with good food. The service was amazing and the seating upstairs was nice and quiet. However, we all felt it was over priced for what you got.

B
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Food fabulous. Scallop starter delicious, as was the lamb with minted potatoes, same goes for the passion fruit souffle. Everything beautifully presented and the decor was original and creative. The experience was slightly marred by a frosty reception. I had booked and reconfirmed a table for 1.00 pm. There were two members of staff behind the bar when we arrived but sadly no greeting or acknowledgement. Oh and was also told "you're late" as we were indeed 5 mins late. Gave an initial poor impression. Service after that was impeccable so will ignore grumpiness of staff on that occasion.

b
London
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

went for partners birthday restaurant tucked away down alley way but well worth looking for food outstanding as good as we have ever had in resturants good staff

MC
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

I found the side of salad wonderful and a real bargain but my Lamb entre was dry and tasteless. I had been here two years ago and always planned to come back, but I understand that the restaurant was sold and my food just ran the gamut from ordinary to inedible. The people I was with seemed fine with their orders but mine was awful. I guess I ordered the wrong thing. But then, why was it on the menu. If everything else was better, mine should not have been on the menu

EC
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely brilliant meal, staff where friendly and so attentive. Food was amazing! Would highly reccomended this restaurant.

IR
London
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very much enjoyed our first visit to Victuals and Co. Food was excellent, fabulous wine list, and the added benefit of having Steve Thomas taking your orders (as well as exhibiting his works).
Very much recommended for "that special occasion".

JC
Kent
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service and lovely place to eat a thoroughly enjoyable experience

VP
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had only one night to dine in Deal and we struck gold here. Food was absolutely amazing and atmosphere cosy and intimate. Topped off by reasonable prices and charming staff we couldn’t have asked for more.

FW
London
11 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were well looked after by staff. The food was good and our table was just right for us, away from the hurly burly of a busy Saturday night.

d
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very kindly altered the menu to suit us which they didn’t need to do

LT
Surrey
3 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food, service and restaurant itself absolutely outstanding. A fantastic find and we’ll definitely be back.

NK
London
1 review
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very impressed. Food was excellent as was the ambience. The service was amazing despite them being one person down and the place being full.

BJ
Kent
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderfull as usual keep up the good work will be back

A
London
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful food, generous portions, dedicated service and great restaurant design. Deal is full of surprises, Victuals & co is the icing on the cake. Thanks for a wonderful meal.

MB
London
30 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We visited Victuals & Co on a Sunday evening so we had the Raid the Larder menu. What a fabulous & unique concept! We loved it. As one would expect, it was a limited menu but something for everyone nonetheless. Great value at £22 for 2 courses. Highly recommended.

JM
Kent
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Been to Victuals many times in the past. Unfortunately this visit was so disappointing. Scallops small and cold, steak tough. Very poor value for money. Such a shame.

N
London
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and atmosphere, the food was amazing. We will defiantly be returning.

OT
Surrey
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Alles war ausgezeichnet, eine klare Empfehlung!

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SH
Kent
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service, staff lovely and really helpful. We'll definitely go back.

SE
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 23 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and service. The wine list has been put together with a lot of thought and there is something there for any taste.

PK
1 review
Dined on 16 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a delicious three course meal at victuals. From the moment we arrived the staff could not do enough for us. My husband and I enjoyed our pork and salmon starters and fillet steak mains cooked to perfection! Followed by a lovely white chocolate delight and cheese board. The place is hidden treasure in Deal! We will certainly be returning and Highly Recommend! YOU MUST GO!!

TS
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 4food 3service 2ambience 5

I had read other reviews on this restaurant before booking and they sounded fab. I had an asparagus starter - the asparagus was slightly tough but sauces great. The main was the mushroom gateaux - fab in itself but served with horrible hard beetroots. The waiting staff seemed to gloss over the complaint.
I think, as a vegetarian, this restaurant is style over substance. A great selection of wine though.

MJ
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful dining experience from start to finish. I can only comment on the lunchtime set menu, but all three courses were superb.

c
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a fabulous meal at Victuals last night. The atmosphere was perfect from the moment we were greeted at the door until we left. Our waitress was very efficient and helpful. The food was amazing and extremely good value for money. We will definitely be returning.

HW
London
7 reviews
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Lovely meal early evening. Good service and pleasant inside. Courses were very tasty and good wine selection. We will be back

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