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The Ambrette Margate

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, , Fusion
44 King Street, Margate CT9 1QE, England
+44 1843 231504
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (39 reviews)
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Asian, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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44 King Street, Margate CT9 1QE, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Ambrette Margate
1. Opposite Turner Art Gallery
"Took my mum for her birthday treat. Great value for fine dining."
Dan S
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2. Out of the ordinary
"the Ambrette is another great reason for visiting Margate"
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3. Sophistication by the sea
"beautifully presented and you are tempted by many fresh flavours "
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Six of us visited last night for an evening of incredible food, amazing tastes and good service - thank you.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank andrewwarrilow
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Just had the £9.95 special value 3 course lunch. Each course - plus a very tasty mis en bouche - was beautifully prepared with superb ingredients. We enjoyed a variety of dishes: crab cakes, poussin, chicken biryani (but not the usual take-away style) and beef...More

Date of visit: April 2018
4  Thank Ken B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've been to the Ambrette on many occasions and have had a consistently great dining experience and brilliant food every time. From lunch time to tasting menus we've had fantastic food and were very well looked after by Jani. If your looking for something a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 494leond
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have never had a bad experience at the Ambrette. On this occasion we were very disappointed. Seated in the middle of the restaurant with extremely loud Christmas parties surrounding us making it impossible to talk without shouting. Food as always excellent. Asked for a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank joy920
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Invited to my old firm’s Christmas do, so hubby and I arrived at Ambrette on a cold and wintry night looking forward to being warmed by the company and the spices food. We had all picked our food in advance as there were two tables...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 17debbies
Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere might have suffered because there was only one other table occupied beside ours on a cold, wet pre-Christmas season night but staff were delightful and food (7 course tasting menu) was wonderful

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jill S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here with friends last week. We had complex needs nut allergy, lactose intolerant and vegetarian) and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. They went out of their way to make sure we had a meal we could eat and enjoy. Food was carefully...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Margatelover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been before and was impressed enough to drive the 40 mile return trip to take my parents and try the sunday lunch menu. The food was delicious and was great value for money. I had saddle of lamb, my partner had a halloumi...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SteMar247
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, what a wonderful experience. A warm welcome from one of the waiters. I ordered the tasting menu but had a to alter some of the courses as I do not eat fish, this was accommodated without any fuss. Every course seemed to get better...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank OnAir36255903854
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited 30th November for a meal with friends. Aside from the nice location a stones throw from the Turner just by the harbour entrance, this resteraunt delivers a great resteraunt experience as well as good value. It's nice Indian cuisine with a twist to delight...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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29 April 2017|
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Response from ThanetFoody | Reviewed this property |
Indian food but of the highest standard not like any other Indian you will try truly amazing
Sue L
16 July 2016|
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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have a limited range of cocktails.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 King Street, Margate CT9 1QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 231504
  • E-mail
The Margate restaurant is nestled in the heart of the quirky old town surrounded by cafes, retro antique shops. Its a stones throw from the world famous Turner Art Gallery.
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