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The Lighthouse Bar

Margate Harbour Arm Stone Pier, Margate CT9 1AP, England
+44 1843 291153
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halloumi” (3 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
“few beers” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Spanish, British, Pub
Margate Harbour Arm Stone Pier, Margate CT9 1AP, England
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a very nice scenic bar on the end of the pier near the lighthouse, very nice food and drinks all on the pier.

Thank John P
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The bar needs to check for iD before serving kids and think about hiring security for parties and private functions as when there was a fight there was no one to break it up.

1  Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmospheric bar with fab views over the beach. Cosy sofa area at the end with huge glass windows. Wood burning stove that must be lovely in winter. Great place to spend and hour reading and drinking coffee.

Thank Leanne_Walters
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in the lighthouse bar to get out the wind. We took the big table in the middle. We enjoyed a large plate of nachos. They are amazing.

Thank Liam B
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Situated at the far end of the harbour wall, the appropriately named "Lighthouse Bar" takes on many guises from being a music venue throbbing with the beat of contemporary music to sipping a quiet afternoon drink beside an ebbing tide exposing more sand and seaweed...More

Thank gramedman
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went to the Lighthouse Bar in Margate with our daughter and granddaughter on a Saturday. The atmosphere was great thanks to the brilliant staff and fantastic sound system. We had our dinner there, beef burger, chicken burger and the halloumi and beetroot burger, served...More

1  Thank TereseSolomon
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had few beers & snacks here and really enjoyed our time. Nice relaxed ambiance. Great staff, very cheerful. Good view of the beach. We heard they prepared good cocktails but were out of supply. Bad luck for us but next time. Good bar.

Thank Mayur S
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Nice bar with outstanding views across to Margate seafront friendly staff and great decor the best coffee we had all week well worth the long walk only downside is the toilets are the public ones on the pier disgusting

Thank gary c
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Stopped for a quick drink and a bite of lunch. Shared some spicy cheesy nachos. Huge portion and very spicy. Lovely.

Thank cookiebiscuit_10
Reviewed 1 June 2016

So many beer and ciders available from the cask/box. Sawdust on the floor and local characters added to the charm of this restaurant. No real menu, but I was drawn in by the sidewalk chalkboard offering pie and mash...what could be better? The vegetarian pie...More

Thank Fiona C
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18 September 2016|
Response from Simon C | Property representative |
Sorry, we haven't served roasts for well over a year. S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Spanish, British, Pub
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Margate Harbour Arm Stone Pier, Margate CT9 1AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 291153
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