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The Coastguard Restaurant

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in St Margaret's Bay €€ - €€€ , British,
St Margaret's Bay, Dover CT15 6DY, England
+44 1304 853051
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
St Margaret's Bay, Dover CT15 6DY, England
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1 - 10 of 208 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent customer service provided and the food was fantastic and well worth the money, I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant for this fantastic service and the views of the bay was brilliant I would definitely come again and again. the only hiccup was the drive...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While we were staying in a self catering annex near by we went to "THE COASTGUARD on the beach" for our first evening meal. I had Vege Lasagne which came with a green mixed salad & Coleslaw on a huge plate. My other half had...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

having received 2 really flat pints of 2 different beers and being told by a young girl behind the bar that ' that is how beer should be' I ordered a glass of wine. As a real ale drinker of many years I despair sometimes...More

1  Thank kateashford
Reviewed 20 June 2017

After years of not going to this pub for good reasons we decided to give it another go...mistake! We arrived to a coolish reception but eventually it got a bit better. We ordered our food and after 45mins no sign of the food. The waitress...More

2  Thank Eric P
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Really good food well priced and served with a smile. Delightful view Will be back for sure Home made pie and great veg

Thank StirlingJoy
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Came here for a quick dinner. Very decent food. Nice staff. Ok prices and a relaxed decor. All in all a good experience. Menu is not big but good. Selection of beers and vines are fair.

1  Thank mrbmann01
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Visited on a quite weeknight but the wait for food was very long. My dish arrived with the coleslaw semi cooked because it had been left under the hot plate for so long. Looking at the menu the prices seemed very high at £11 a...More

Thank Critical123
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I used to know the old Landlord and his wife. The food hasn't suffered at all, although it depends on which night you go. The menu changes daily. I really like the food and can highly recommend it. It hasn't got that lovely pub feeling...More

1  Thank Caroleanne R
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We have eaten here a couple of times and have enjoyed the food and the ambience but the service has always been slow. We booked a table and took friends here yesterday. We were seated quickly and drinks and food were ordered immediately. However we...More

Thank CWilma
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I read about this pub by the beach in "The Times" so booked a table as we were nearby. The table was very small and right next to the ladies loo. There was loud music thumping out the whole time. We would have sat outside...More

Thank s_howiebrown
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27 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from BikerDon_56 | Reviewed this property |
As with all restaurants these days, the soup of the day is ALWAYS vegetarian, sigh!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Margaret's Bay, Dover CT15 6DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover  >  St Margaret's Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 853051
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