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Christies Wine Bar & Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
British, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
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1-3 Station Approach, Birchington CT7 9RD, England
+44 1843 847847
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited twice in less than a week. The first time in the evening just for a drink and found a friendly welcoming atmosphere. A good choice of drinks at good prices. The second time we had lunch. The varied menu had some warming hearty meals. I had a pork and paprika stew with suet dumplings and cleaned the... More 

3 Thank David D
Birchington, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a Christmas meal here with a group of friends and the staff and service were wonderful but the main courses, especially the traditional turkey roast, were a bit underwhelming with catering pack yorkshires, similarly standardised round cuts of meat, hard roast potatoes and generally underdone piggies-in-blankets. The starters varied in quality and amount with the cranberry and pecan being... More 

Thank Goomsu
Margate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

16 of us got together for a belated Xmas lunch. Food voted by all as excellent staff brilliant (attentive and caring) special mention for Poppy, Bex and Sue. They all go the extra mile and it was very much appreciated - thankyou.

3 Thank Tony A
Birchington, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious lunch at Christie's today, 23rd December. Booked last minute for a friend's birthday. The Beef Bourgignon was absolutely delicious, washed down with a lovely bottle of Merlot. Sue and the other staff are lovely in there. They gave us a complimentary dessert as it was my companion's birthday - wonderful black forest cheesecake, YUM! I can highly recommend Christie's... More 

3 Thank unaosullivan151
Isle of Thanet, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Truly superb lunch was enjoyed by approx. 40 of us. Excellent hot food and great service. All the different choices that people had chosen were equally good and they were no dissatisfied customers amongst our group.

3 Thank b0ffin1950
Kent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Had a sit down dinner party at Christies last night and was so impressed with the service and food. 42 of us being served promptly and all food came out hot and delicious. Service attentive and impressed with how hard the girls worked to make sure our evening was a success. The attention to detail was impressive and they went... More 

2 Thank Arnie2310
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

On behalf of the golf group from Sunday: Thank you for a wonderful afternoon! The set Christmas menu was full of variety. The food is fresh and portion sizes are very generous. There are a range of tasty vegetarian options (despite what other reviews may claim) and the chefs are always willing to adapt dishes to suit dietary needs if... More 

3 Thank Megan J
Margate, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Have just had a most enjoyable Christmas works do here. The food was incredible and beautifully presented. At £25.00 per head it was amazing value for three courses followed by coffee of your choice mince pies and chocolates. Would highly recommend.Thank you Christies you did yourselves proud. The Post Office Girls.

4 Thank Kim B
Banwell, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We booked in to this establishment for the first time on Friday because a band was playing which we really wanted to see. When we arrived they had reserved a comfortable booth for the two of us with a clear view of where the band were to perform. All the staff were friendly and cheerful and the menu was varied... More 

5 Thank Hutson110
Kent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Went with my mum on a Friday lunchtime. Don't be put off by the wine bar name, it's a lovely place to have a relaxed lunch or even just a cuppa. We had a sandwich and the stew of the day plus a desert, all lovely. Good choice of meals and reasonably priced

5 Thank kavagle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
British, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Station Approach, Birchington CT7 9RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Birchington
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 847847
Lunch served 7 days a week from 12pm to 3pm. Light bites including sandwiches, baguettes & nacho's. Traditional Sunday Roast with a selection of meats 12-3:30pm. Evening restaurant open Monday to Saturday 5pm-8pm. Vegetarian options are also available on all of our Menu's. Fully furnished function room available to hire, buffets catered for. Live music most weekends from 9pm.

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