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The Minnis Bay Bar & Brasserie

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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The Parade | Minnis Bay, Birchington CT7 9QP, England
+44 1843 841844
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here in March for a family birthday.was unimpressed by the portion sizes. Came for lunch with a friend and thought I'd have a chicken burger approx £10.. It was a breast of chicken, halfway through I noticed it wasn't cooked through !!! Pink in the middle !! How can a chef not be able to cook that properly ???... More 

Thank jan h
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have visited this Brasserie twice in a couple of weeks when vistiing the area. I ate alone the first time and found the food to be very good if not a little bit expensive. On the second occassion I was with friends and attending a private function in their upstairs function room. On both occassions I have found the... More 

Thank Django987
London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, service, views and value for money! What else do you need!? My boyfriend and I stopped here for a late lunch and we were not disappointed! Food was very good and service was too! The walk on the beach afterwards was much needed to help our food go down! Highly recommended! It does get very busy as it's... More 

Thank Taryn J
Faversham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have visited a few times now since the Minnis reopened. Went there today for a quick lunch and initially sat outside. The table was dirty as were 2 of the chairs. We decided to go inside to the bar area as it was turning colder outside and even inside all the free tables there had old dirty crockery/glasses and drink... More 

1 Thank dawn1500
Margate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

had booked a table for 7pm for a family meal - eventually got our main couse at about 8.30pm - service was appalling, 3 of us had the Cod Loin Chorizo, green beans, sweet potato mash and a curried tomato sauce - this was completely bland and tasteless , which we informed the waitress about. we didnt get offered any... More 

1 Thank 100AMC
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a family breakfast here on Easter Monday. This is the first time we have visited since the refurbishment and new ownership. The decor inside was lovely and looked really smart, as did the outside terrace. Also, great to see that dogs are still welcome inside. We had made a reservation, but despite the place being empty, the waitress... More 

4 Thank Amy H
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast with the family on Easter Sunday. Loved the quality of the refurbished building and of course the view. The breakfast menu looks good but I'm afraid that the hollandaise sauce is from a jar and not freshly made so that the eggs benedict and eggs florentine were pretty bland. The pancakes with bacon and banana were good and of... More 

Thank Robert M
Birchington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit after renovation ,to be honest not impressed !stopped going over two Yeats ago as it became more of a builders cafe.Ignored the reviews and had lunch there yesterday (sat).should have taken notice of the reviews .Cold tasteless food ,small menu,Wouldn't drink s/n beer if it were free ! over all poor ,and parking is £2 for 30 min.... More 

2 Thank andrewtaylor03
Manston, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a table for four on line which was very straight forward on their web site, I even received a reminder the day before. As one of us was celebrating a birthday I requested a window seat which was also done. Although very busy (Good Friday) the service was very good and we all enjoyed our lunch which was... More 

Thank MrsMinder
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a lovely hot sunny Sunday, after a long walk, three of us went for a refreshing drink at The Minnis Bay.one of us wanted a sweet rose wine, I was told they have 2 and was given the one which was sweet. the person took a small sip and wasn't impressed and said it wasn't sweet but very acidic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Parade | Minnis Bay, Birchington CT7 9QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Birchington
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 841844

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?