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The Knot

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Bar, British, Pub
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20 Beach Road, Westgate-on-Sea CT8 8AD, England
+44 1843 833907
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

After a lovely day out in Margate my partner and I booked a last minute room here to extend our trip. However after booking online had zero contact from the hotel to confirm. We were out for dinner & drinks so wanted to check we'd be able to check in late. We called 4 times and left voicemails with no... More 

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1 Thank Dan L
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This such a strange 'pub' and a shame because the area needs a good pub. It was a great, normal pub when it was the Nottingham Castle. It could have done with a bit of smartening up and the rooms (B&B) were very tired. Then the rooms were greatly improved but the bar was reduced and moved to the side.... More 

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1 Thank Smeesue
Kent, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We booked our friends in to stay over night. I had heard and read on here it wasn't the best place but our friends had booked it independently as they didn't want to be a bother to us. At 5 pm I went with them to book in, the staff were just sitting around, the remains of the carvery was... More 

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Thank Marsy50Portishead
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Went in for a quick bite to eat as kids was hungry. Unfortunately they was all out of food but very kindly knocked up a hot dog for the kids.

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Thank mrstoe11
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Knot very good food would not eat there again landlord was nice man an friendly it's getting a bit run down I think he wants to redevelop it

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Thank Ian A
Margate, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Went with a local friend for the first time who wanted to show me an old original Westgate On Sea Pub / Restaurant which had recently been taken over / bought with new owner / management! Right let's keep this brief with bullet points only required and no further comment /s required! Point 1/ No Atmosphere and only a few... More 

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2 Thank coneygree16
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We visited this pub not knowing the area at all. We should have known there was something wrong when we entered and there were only 2 customers on a Saturday night, but we thought maybe this was just a sleepy town and not many people were out! The decor was odd, with display cases perched on tables, and odd decor.... More 

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Thank Anna_MariaN3
Birchington, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Dreary lunchtime spent here. Shame that such a well-situated pub should lack atmosphere and even warmth. Uninspiring.

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1 Thank Goomsu
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Booked table in week for Saturday evening,very few people in restaurant,no atmosphere,lots of un laid empty tables .No starters on menu,one mail course was not available as chef had drop food on floor and had no extra to replace it with.Wife and sister in law had smothered chicken but had to send it back as Bacon was raw .Barman /waiter... More 

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2 Thank frank601947
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Very rude landlord who was more interested in his dogs, who sat there begging while we was eating dinner, when asked to have them moved was told and made to feel very uncomfortable! Never again avoid at all costs!

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Beach Road, Westgate-on-Sea CT8 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Westgate-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 833907

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