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The Boating Pool

Royal Esplanade, Ramsgate CT11 0HE, England
+44 1843 581999
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Outdated and dirty

We walked to this pool from the hotel we were staying at as it sounded entertaining to visit. We... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Caroline P
nice when its sunny

a lovely place to be when its warm and the drinks are very good ,the food is quite good but... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good19%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“paddle boats” (3 reviews)
“play area” (7 reviews)
Royal Esplanade, Ramsgate CT11 0HE, England
+44 1843 581999
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

We walked to this pool from the hotel we were staying at as it sounded entertaining to visit. We walked past it and didn't even realise it was there! The pool had all green algae sitting at the side and the water looked dirty. The...More

1  Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 25 May 2017

a lovely place to be when its warm and the drinks are very good ,the food is quite good but expensive and toilets look very old and tired and not always paper in there, but def worth a visit, nice to see the guys with...More

Thank leesedge
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely day enjoying the sunshine and ice cream , went on boats and kids played in park. Lovely roast and friendly staff.

1  Thank Sellingbits R
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Took my daughter and my friends here for a quick ice cream and ended up staying two hours. They loved the park and there was a bouncy castle which was free to customers. Lovely friendly service, clean inside and out. Absolutely perfect on a budget...More

Thank Amelia S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Popped in for a late breakfast today. Food was good and hot apart from the toast wasn't really toast. My coffee was good but my wife only drinks black decaf which was instant and very old and stale out of a jar of Nescafe. If...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Maybe I'm biased having grown up in Ramsgate but I am confused by some of the recent negative reviews on here. I actually think this is a hidden gem that isn't publicised well enough. We have visited both with our Grandchildren and on our own...More

Thank bellskent
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

A friend showed me where this place was and I then took the children for the afternoon. Lovely cafe, park, bouncy castle and picnic area plus sandy beach close by. Lots of free parking close by. £5 for half an hour for a boat for...More

Thank Carly L
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I go to this place quite a lot, it's nice to take my dog and brilliant for children. Although on many occasions the padlo boats are not being monitored. Me & my friends son stood there for 20 minutes before someone realised we was waiting...More

Thank smepps1989
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I was looking forward to visiting here and bringing my young boys to show them the boating pond I practically lived on in the 1980's. Sadly, it looks like no work has been carried out here since then! Everything was dirty aged and crumbling. We...More

1  Thank calvin h
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Broken tables, messy environment, tired equipment and overall a very odd experience. Duncan Bannatyne visited here a few years ago and apart from taking down the barbed wire and stpping charging kids £2.50 to use the play area it looks a mess. I think the...More

Thank Antony W
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