Eating and Drinking
Award winning restaurants, bars, cafes and ice cream parlours
This great-for-gourmets corner of Kent is brim-full of fine produce, local markets and award-winning places to eat.
Find a tempting range of independent eateries, alongside nation chain restaurants. Seafront chippys to waterside dining harbour restaurants to rural gastro pubs, vintage ice cream parlours to continental cafes.
In Margate, The Ambrette, delights taste buds with its contemporary twist on Indian cuisine. GB Pizza serves delicious wood-fired pizza with views out across Margate's golden sands. Morrelli’s and Chiappinis in Broadstairs are 1950s ice cream parlours overflowing with retro flavour. The Corner House, Minster offers a frequently changing menu
Top local produce is everywhere. Quex Park Estates uses locally grown-potatoes and Quex Oils to create Kent Crisps. Gadds' The Ramsgate Brewery specialises in creating award-winning, fresh cask and bottle beers. That is not all; we have the highest concentration of Micro Pubs
Enjoy Thanet flavours at Quex Barn - a butcher, deli and wet fish stalls. Cliftonville Farmers Market combines local food stuffs with cracking cliff-top views.
Visit in autumn for Broadstairs Food Festival; a three day celebration of Thanet's finest meats, cheeses and breads, all washed down with Kent wines, ciders and ales. The Easter Thanet Beer Festival comes to Margate, showcasing the transformation of fine Kentish hops into an irresistible array of perries, bitters and ales.
The Produced in Kent website champions a must-sample selection of local products and outlets.