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MSC-certified "catch of the day" seafood, seasonal vegetable dishes, a wine list comprised largely from English vineyards and eco-friendly credentials make Angela's a place that makes you feel good in a multitude of ways.

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Summary

£56
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Stunning seafood within walking distance of the Turner Contemporary gallery and Margate seafront” has won fame for Lee Coad’s “tiny” sibling venue to Dory, that he opened in 2017 with his wife Charlotte Forsdike and chef Rob Cooper. “Gorgeous fresh fish is served in a very relaxed dining space”: “a café-like setting that’s enjoyable if not special”. “Service is fabulous too”, helping to account for why this is nowadays the most commented-on venue in town in our annual diners’ poll and “booking is essential” (“having finally landed a table, the memory of the roasted turbot skin will remain with me for a very long time!”)

Summary

£52
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5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Margate’s tiny but mighty gem”. “I have never tasted seafood quite like this”, say admirers of Lee Coad & Charlotte Forsdike’s “charming café-like” spot, where “local fish and seafood are the keynotes, beautifully cooked, often with an unusual aspect, plus modern-style wines and local beers”. It “prides itself on being sustainable and using local suppliers where possible”, and is “well worth the trip if you don’t live nearby” or are visiting the nearby Turner Contemporary.

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£49
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Very dinky” it may be, but Lee Coad & Charlotte Forsdike’s relatively new café-style restaurant is “just brilliant” in all other aspects; “the food is fantastic, delicious and characterful” (focusing on the “freshest fish ever”), and the location makes it “handy if visiting Turner Contemporary”… in fact, the “only complaint is it's so popular it’s hard to get a table!”.

Summary

£50
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Lee Coad and Charlotte Forsdike’s “homely” three-year-old is proving “a great addition to the local food scene”: “a tiny (so slightly cramped), bright, café-style resto” (26 covers, plus open kitchen) “near the front in the chic part of hipster Margate”. The focus is on fish and “sustainability is at the heart of everything they do”; the end result is food that’s “unussy” but “sublime” alongside service that’s “warm and friendly” (if “at the limits of what’s possible in the space”). “Hard to get into but definitely worth persevering!”

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21 The Parade, Margate, CT9 1EX

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Angela's Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Angela's Restaurant in CT9, Margate by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Angela's restaurant.
Mike W
A wonderful restaurant. Every town should ...
Reviewed 8 months, 11 days ago

"A wonderful restaurant. Every town should have a place like this. A restaurant that is local, using local produce and with excellent cooking. I had a great mussels starter and a lovey skate dish. Puddings are irrelevant so I would skip them. The only downside is that inevitably they are very tight on the two hour slot that you are allocated."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£7.50 £21.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
21 The Parade, Margate, CT9 1EX
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
SundayCLOSED

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