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The Boating Pool Cafeteria

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Royal Esplanade, Ramsgate CT11 0HE, England
+44 1843 581999
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after a gap of some months and have to say the internal decor has improved tremendously. Ordered 3 all day breakfasts (for 3 of us not just for me) and they arrived in a timely fashion and our waitress couldn't have been more polite and accommodating. The breakfast was well cooked and a decent size for the money.... More 

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Thank JDMC74
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

they seem to use the same coffee for all drinks, ie, capachino latte and ordinary , but it has a nasty bitter taste to it, and leaves a worse after taste, i would not recommend it

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1 Thank Iain D
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We have had take away sandwiches from here loads of times. Bacon and sausage sarnies are both great value and quality made with proper bread not pre-sliced. Great to sit outside and watch the kids in the play area and people on the boating pool. Wheelchair access is good from the Royal Esplanade but not from the promenade on top... More 

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Thank Graham B
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered some curry sauce and chips the chips came and then the curry sauce turned up 15 mins after the chips! We had eaten the chips by then. My son has allergies and the curry sauce tasted extremely nutty so my husband politely asked what was in the sauce to which the lady replied we can't tell you!! However... More 

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2 Thank Joanna D
London
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We love this place, food simple and good, Staff are really friendly and helpful. Stunning views, great place to eat, drink and chill

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Thank Tootsbridge
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Been looking for a local place to get a really good cooked breakfast for a while now. Thankfully I stumbled across the boating pool by chance last week. Service was good, price was good and the cooked breakfast were excellent. Highly recommend. Chose this over any other in Kent!!!

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Thank Ben Scott B
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Food is always freshly prepared, pleasant staff, nice views over the sea, added bonus of a few amusements and a boating pool on site, also clean toilets.

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Thank Karenhigg
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Frequently call here when walking the dog which is also welcome... Good food... Slightly more expensive than other cafes but still good value... Friendly staff and owners and a good play area including bouncy castle for the kids... Boat rides available if you have the energy to paddle ! Well worth a visit

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Thank Simple07
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Great positionon. Shame about the state it's kept in. Just some basic things would make it look much better. Weeding might help around pool area outside. Paint rusting railings on building. Inside fairly nice. Real ice cream wasn't available as freezer had broken. But a sign would be nice and maybe clearing out spoilt ice cream too ! Otherwise what... More 

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2 Thank Anthony B
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Had two meals this week one at a well known store JL at Blue water very poor the next at the Boating Pool used on a reguler basis Very Good Always consistantly Good & freindly wood highly reccomend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Esplanade, Ramsgate CT11 0HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Ramsgate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 581999

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