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  1. November 2018: Deal dubbed "the town most engaged with Breast Cancer Now fundraising" reports KentOnline
  2. November 2018: The 'Rose' named one of the 10 best coastal hotels in the UK" by The Observer
  3. November 2018: "Why Deal should be your next staycation" Rhiannon Curry, The Independent
  4. October 2018: "Let's move to Deal … these streets have tales to tell" Tom Dyckhoff, The Guardian
  5. October 2018: "Deal wins silver gilt in RHS 'Britain in Bloom' 2018 campaign"
  6. September 2018: "In Britain: Deal, Kent" article by Jane Dunford and Helen Cathcart of Condé Nast Traveller
  7. August 2018: Deal Pier café included in Dover Arts Development's CHALKUP21 project "9 Structures"
  8. August 2018: Deal finalist in RHS "Britain in Bloom" 2018 campaign
  9. August 2018: Walmer's 'Goose on the Green' a double finalist nominee in Kent Life 2018 food & drink awards
  10. August 2018: ITV returns to Kingsdown to film 'Missing' spin-off 'Baptiste' reports Kent Online
  11. July 2018: Deal recommended as "one 9 Seaside towns in Kent to visit from London" by The Londonist
  12. July 2018: "The Rose" reviewed by Jane Dunford for The Guardian
  13. June 2018: "Deal: a fresh guide for 2018" published in Weekendr - a getaway guide for Londoners
  14. May 2018: Deal first of "seven of the best seaside day trips from London" chosen by The Daily Telegraph
  15. April 2018: Deal's "most breathtaking beer gardens" revealed by KentLive
  16. March 2018: "Nine reasons Deal really is the best place to live in the UK" according to KentLive
  17. March 2018: Deal named as "one of the best places to live in the UK" by The Sunday Times
  18. December 2017: Jasin's café to close on 1 January 2018 reports East Kent Mercury
  19. November 2017: Deal: Kent's Hidden Gem by Savitri Wilder
  20. November 2017: ITV confirms return to Deal in January 2019 to film 'Liar' prequel reports Kent Online
  21. October 2017: Finalist Deal wins silver gilt award in RHS "Britain in Bloom" 2017 campaign
  22. September 2017: ITV starts filming seven part drama 'Vanity Fair' in Deal reports Kent Online
  23. September 2017: Starring role for Deal in ITV thriller 'Liar' reports Kent Online
  24. August 2017: Deal voted 8th best UK seaside resort in McCarthy & Stone poll
  25. July 2017: "A weekend away - notes from Deal" article posted in Denys & Fielding blog
  26. July 2017: Deal finalist in RHS "Britain in Bloom" 2017 campaign
  27. July 2017: "Why Deal is England's best kept beach secret" according to Natalie Rigg of Condé Nast Traveller
  28. June 2017: "Big Deal" chosen one of "the best of the UK seaside" by Jane Dunford, Guardian Travel editor
  29. May 2017: Filming of Sky popular drama 'The Tunnel' resumes in Deal
  30. March 2017: Deal ranked top in "20 best places to live by the sea in Britain" by Liz Rowlinson of The Times
  31. March 2017: Caroline Read's "A Town Guide to Deal" for DFLs published in Kent Life
  32. February 2017: Deal tagged "Britain's most beautiful seaside town" by Jeremy Swift in The Daily Telegraph
  33. February 2017: Filming of ITV romantic thriller 'Liar' resumes in Deal at Hope & Lane
  34. February 2017: Filming of ITV romantic thriller 'Liar' resumes in Deal at The Marina and Wellington Parade
  35. January 2017: Gregory Holyoake reveals Deal's smuggling legacy in "Britain's most wanted town"
  36. November 2016: "Making the move to a new life in Deal" feature article in Coast Magazine
  37. November 2016: Bathing water quality at Deal assessed 'excellent' by the Environment Agency
  38. November 2016: Deal and its Pier scouted as location for filming of ITV romantic thriller 'Liar'
  39. October 2016: Finalist Deal wins silver gilt award in RHS "Britain in Bloom" 2016 campaign
  40. June 2016: "Deal: a fresh guide for 2017" published in Weekendr - a getaway guide for Londoners
  41. May 2016: "Going places: Deal" review by Tim Palmer for The Sunday Times
  42. March 2016: Deal dubbed "The charming seaside town" by Kent Life
  43. September 2015: Deal featured in "10 best autumn breaks by the sea" in Coast Magazine
  44. August 2015: Deal listed as "One of 20 unspoilt seaside gems you must visit" by The Daily Mail
  45. July 2015: Deal named "Best hipster holiday destination for Londoners" by The London Evening Standard
  46. June 2015: Deal featured in "How the East Kent coast became the new Shoreditch" by The Daily Telegraph
  47. March 2015: Deal nominated "One of top 30 places to live by the sea" by The Times
  48. January 2015: "Weekend in Deal" feature article published in Coast Magazine
  49. November 2014: Deal voted "Britain's best coastal town" in poll commissioned by The Daily Telegraph
  50. October 2014: Deal's 'Seastar' dubbed "One of 8 best mobility-friendly holiday properties by the sea" in Coast Magazine
  51. March 2014: Deal named "One of top 30 weekend retreats" by The Times
  52. March 2014: "Ideal Deal" feature article in Coast Magazine
  53. February 2014: Deal featured in "Spotlight on Deal" by Kent Life
  54. January 2014: Deal wins The Daily Telegraph's inaugural "High street of the year" award
  55. March 2011: Deal featured in The Times' "Where to cycle by the sea" guide
  56. October 2010: Time Out article "Très près de France" published in The Daily Mirror
  57. June 2010: Tom Dyckhoff's article "Let's move to Deal, Kent" published in The Guardian
  58. May 2009: Deal Pier café wins RIBA and Wood (Structure) Awards
  59. May 2008: Deal wins "10 top spots to lay your beach towel" nomination by The Daily Telegraph
  60. April 2008: Deal Pier voted "Pier of the Year" by National Piers Society after finishing runners-up in 2000 and 2001
  61. 1980s: Paul Hogan, Fosters and Deal Pier

New Stuff

Temporary closure of Pier toilets …

Why Deal should be your next staycation …

D&WAA Xmas Competition Sunday 16th December 2018

Updated (final rankings) D&WAA competition leader-board …

'Embracing the Sea' 20th anniversary …

Jasin's to reopen as Deal Pier Kitchen …

"In Britain: Deal, Kent" article in Condé Nast Traveller …


… click Archive to view old stuff …



Summer Pier Opening Hours: 1st April 2018 to 30th November 2018
Sunday to Thursday 8am to 10pm
Friday 8am to midnight
Saturday 8am to midnight
Saturday midnight to Sunday 8am 4 November 2018
Pier Telephone 01304 363815

Summer Fishing Charges: 1st April 2018 to 30th November 2018
  Adults Concessions [1]
8am to 5pm £6.00 per rod £3.00 per rod
5pm to 10pm (midnight Friday) £4.50 per rod £2.30 per rod
10pm to 6am (Saturday) £8.50 per rod £5.00 per rod
Combined day/night ticket £11.00 per rod £7.00 per rod
Club hire of Pier per night Sunday to Thursday (10pm to 6am) £200.00 Book Online
Drop nets & handlines £1.50  
[1] Concessions include juniors under 16, unemployed, senior citizens, disabled and students

Deal Pier Christmas & New Year Opening Times 2018/2019
Saturday, 22nd December 8am to midnight
Sunday 23rd December 8am to 6pm
Monday, 24th December (Christmas Eve) 8am to 6pm
Tuesday, 25th December (Christmas Day) Closed
Wednesday, 26th December (Boxing Day) 10am to 4pm
Thursday, 27th December 8am to 6pm
Friday, 28th December 8am to 6pm
Saturday, 29th December 8am to 6pm
Sunday, 30th December 8am to midnight
Monday, 31st December (New Year's Eve) 8am to 6pm
Tuesday, 1st January (New Year's Day) 10am to 4pm
Tuesday, 2nd January 8am to 6pm
The winter Pier opening times (see below) resume on Wednesday, 2nd January 2018
Note: the café will remain closed until its anticipated grand re-opening following refurbishment in the new year.

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Deal Pier Website Pages

Archive

Links to articles published on this website from 2013 to date can be located on, and viewed from, the Archive page. Be patient while the archived pages load in your browser as each page contains a large amount of data and numerous images.

Fish of the Month Competition

Unfortunately, as from 2018 no monthly cash prize is available to the angler landing the biggest Pier-caught fish as decided by the Pier Superintendant. However, details of current and past winners will continue to be published on the FOTM page.

Photographs & Postcards

If you would like to see your photographs of (or from) Deal Pier on this website please email them to david@dealpier.uk and they will be published on the Photos page. Images from 2012 to 2016 can be found on the Photo Archive page. Old postcards of Deal Pier can be found on the Postcards page.

News

If you have news concerning Deal Pier which you would like to see published on this website please email details to david@dealpier.uk. News reports from 2012 to 2017 can be found on the following archived pages:

Fishing

Reviews of recent and historical sources relating to pier fishing in general - and Deal Pier fishing in particular - are published on the Fishing page.

Fishing LIDAR Maps

LIDAR maps of the seabed either side of Deal Pier are published on the Fishing LIDAR Maps page.

History

An excellent history of Deal Pier authored by local historian Gregory Holyoake in 1981 is reproduced on the History page which now includes links to numerous articles on local history, Julius Cæsar, the 'Patria', J.M.W. Turner, smuggling, Deal Pier café, the 'Rooswijk', local sea angling and newspaper articles (1838-1962).

DWAA

Results of all Deal & Walmer Angling Association competitions reported by David Chamberlain are published on the DWAA page.

DWAA Competitions

Deal & Walmer Angling Association competition statistics and leader-board are published on this page.

Solunar Predictions for 2018

Deal Pier solunar prediction tables for the current month are published on the Solunar page.

Links & Resources

Links to relevant external websites and useful resources (EFSA, SAMF & NFSA competition rules, NFSA size limits and the Deal Pier Byelaws 1976) are published on the Links page.

Deal Location & Parking

Parking and location details for Deal Pier are published on the Parking page.