RestaurantsKentMargateCT9

Harden's says

A family-run restaurant and cocktail bar overlooking the beach, with lovely sea views; chef Simon Morriss specialises in fish and seafood, much of it caught the same day, and traditional roasts on Sunday (with a vegan option).

survey result

Summary

£62
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Excellent and quite adventurous seafood” (including, on one visit, “sea urchins that the chef had picked up from the market that morning ‘just to try’”) ensure the continuing success of this family-run bistro, buoyed by “young and enthusiastic staff”. “If you’re lucky enough to get a seat in the window, you can expect glorious views over Margate sands and the harbour arm”.

Summary

£63
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Lifting the area of Margate!” – this family-run bistro boasts large windows with sweeping views over the sands and an outside terrace for sunny days. All reports are of “fantastic” food from the menu which majors in fish and seafood.

Summary

£63
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Lifting the area of Margate!” – this family-run bistro boasts large windows with sweeping views over the sands and an outside terrace for sunny days. All reports are of “fantastic” food from the menu which majors in fish and seafood.

Summary

£53
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A lovely new addition to Margate”, “this light and airy bistro tucked off the High Street has wonderful views out over the Sands and out to sea (and a great balcony terrace for fine-weather dining)”. It’s family-run by the “passionate owners”, who use “high-quality ingredients”“go for the deceptively simple-sounding fish dishes”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu
Yes
No dress code
52

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.50 £22.00 £4.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.00
Filter Coffee £2.95
Extras  
Service 12.50%
44 High Street, Margate, CT9 1DS
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm

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