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Folkestone Creative Quarter

The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
+44 1303 842195
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Nice Art shops

This area is great for shops with unusual things to buy. Little shops with creative art pictures... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Suzanne C
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Kent
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Good

This section of Folkestone improves the overall town. Nice narrow streets leading down to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ludwik D
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The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
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+44 1303 842195

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This area is great for shops with unusual things to buy. Little shops with creative art pictures, homemade chocolates, cake making and various other small shops selling items that you dont normally see on the high street.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This section of Folkestone improves the overall town. Nice narrow streets leading down to the harbour. Full of small independent shops. The actual town centre is bland and boring. These few streets give the town a traditional seaside feel. That is common in many other...More

1  Thank Ludwik D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many cafes of all kinds and quirky shops but not for the ordinary man on the street all seem overpriced and cater for the young professional not for the Local People

Thank H7632GQmichaelw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to explore with a good mixture of shops. Narrow cobbled streets add to the charm of the place.

Thank suemarb
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Love coming here lots of little indies and further arts shops Nice place with good restaurants too Very Bohemian Lots of residence artistes ! Have purchased some lovely paintings here in the past

Thank Gabriella J
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

A trip to the creative quarter takes you past several art installations, particularly from previous Triennials. You will find plenty of cafes and coffee shops in which to sit, and you can even play in Payers Park - even adults can go down the enormous...More

1  Thank EllieofFolkestone
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

There’s a handful of unique stores. T-shirt prints, vinyl shop and a few hand craft goods. Would like to see more stores though, did spend a bit of money at the the great British store, loved that the products are made in Uk. We came...More

Thank LiChilli
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Folkestone gets such a bad press.. full of Chavs is the usual stereotype...well it certainly isnt..so many delightful places to eat, drink shop and wander here...well worth a visit..

Thank LondonFet
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

All I can say its worth a visit and you need to see it for your self is best way I can explain it. old cobble streets up hill try and visit all the shops there staff are very friendly

1  Thank dnb1980
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We were in Folkestone the night the Christmas lights were switched on so the atmosphere was lovely. Live bands, music and very busy. The old cobbled streets and cafes quaint shops and restaurants. What a quaint part of town.

1  Thank sandrac58
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