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Walpole Bay Hotel Restaurant

Fifth Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2JJ, England
+44 1843 221703
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (27 reviews)
“roast beef” (3 reviews)
“plaice” (2 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly
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Fifth Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2JJ, England
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

This was a great place to go for a Sunday lunch if you want traditional Sunday cooking though next time I go I'll skip the cheese cake dessert and go for something else instead. I enjoyed my vegi meal and my wife thought the roast...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank killmumford
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The other reviews tell you all about the place. It's wonderful, quirky and friendly and homely all in one. That's three reasons to visit just there. The dining room is lovely and all the china just right for the occasion. This was our first time...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Old007
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Good lunch with friends, but felt quite pricey for a canteen style production. Better cooked and cheaper Sunday lunches in loads of places in Kent. Wouldn’t choose to go back!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Great surroundings, nice food, well presented and not rushed. Very pleasant way to spend a Sunday with good friends. Great value for money. Thank You.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 8 May 2018

My family visited the Walpole Bay today, to celebrate my sister's 60th birthday. We were booked in for an Afternoon Tea. The place has a very traditional feel to it, and is very quirky with very nice matching china. The sandwiches were ok, but were...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank lovetorquay
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the Walpole Bay Hotel to have coffee plus a light lunch, and to look at all the Artifax in there museum, it has to be seen to believed, it takes you back to bygone years. Wonderful service from staff, very friendly,nothing was too...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank glenisbryant
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Four of us visited last week for a birthday tea. All was perfect, beautiful cream scones, lovely crockery and cutlery, comfortable chairs and sofas just the right side of shabby chic. Such a memorable experience we are going back with week to celebrate my daughter's...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank Sweetthursday
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We had the cod and chips, Plaice and Sea Bass. All were very good with my chunky Sea Bass the best I've had in the UK. Chunky chips were (apparently) good too. Don't expect a late sitting though - we were last orders at 8pm...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank jeremy g
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Very disappointed with our afternoon tea last week. Personally a round of sandwiches cut into four triangles with crusts on doesn't represent what I regard as afternoon tea sandwiches. I see them as crustless finger sandwiches, far more finesse !! The scones however were very...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Dot J
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Glorious food and atmosphere. I an vegan and they were very flexible with the set menu. Service was top notch.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fifth Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2JJ, England (Formerly Walpole Bay Hotel)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 221703
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  • This restaurant is at Walpole Bay Hotel
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