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Great cocktails

Lovely scenic views of the sea and cocktails were very good. The hotel was well decorated... Very... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
via mobile
Not impressed

Not at all happy with the meal and the staff weren’t very interested. Food cold and mostly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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30 Nov 2018
“Great cocktails”
3 days ago
“So disappointed ”
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16 Marine Drive | Sands Hotel, Margate CT9 1DH, England
+44 1843 228228
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a meal here 3-years ago which was nice so booked this up to celebrate my parent’s 50th wedding anniversary. Was so disappointed how downhill this restaurant has gone. The started turned up at different times and some of us had finished by the time...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not at all happy with the meal and the staff weren’t very interested. Food cold and mostly tasteless. Really limited menu. Won’t be going again. Great location though. They did do a nice desert dish as we were celebrating a 60th birthday.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Q3395XCjillc
Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

We went here for drinks with friends on a Saturday night. The bar is beautiful the view from the terrace is stunning. We went on a Saturday night and although there were a few groups it was not very busy. We walked in and found...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Y544FOrebeccaw
Reviewed 22 January 2019

Our visit to Margate was definetly off season and many businesses were closed. Thankfully the Sands was not one of them. We entered off High Street but sat overlooking the entire beach and harbour. The food was carefully prepared and served. There was a good...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

First visit to the Sands and really impressed by the service and afternoon tea. Attentive staff and they made us feel very welcome

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joyce Brian F
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

It’s been a while since we visited The Sands. Well we were back Opening opus was the scallops and they were very nice Fellow diners were happy with openers Next up was the mains Went for a steak and it was one of the best...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely scenic views of the sea and cocktails were very good. The hotel was well decorated... Very pleasant visit. Will come again

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank james987123
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This was our fourth visit to the Sands and this was great as usual. It was my birthday and we had the Sunday special, B&B, dinner and afternoon tea. We opted for afternoon tea on the Monday lunchtime. The staff are all friendly and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lorraine P
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We noticed this bar when we were on the beach, so decided to have a drink there. We were amazed by the prices as they were comparable with pub prices. The staff were lovely and friendly and most welcoming. We had a wonderful view of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Yas52
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

When we visit Margate we usually go to The Sands for a cocktail before dinner in a local restaurant. Tonight at about 6.40pm we went into The Sands and there was a group of four girls having cocktails and a family at the bar. There...More

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