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1 King Street, Margate CT9 1DD, England
+44 1843 293316
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over inflated prices ! grubby and off putting

couldnt believe the prices ! wont be going back again. was sticky and grubby which was very... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016

Overpriced, full of local drunks wallowing in the sun. Beer and wine more expensive than london... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Westbrook, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
14 Aug 2016
“over inflated prices ! grubby and off putting”
11 Aug 2016
“HOW MUCH?!!!!”
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1 King Street, Margate CT9 1DD, England
+44 1843 293316
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

couldnt believe the prices ! wont be going back again. was sticky and grubby which was very off putting. I cannot understand why this pub charges so much for drinks.

Thank walkingandtalking
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Overpriced, full of local drunks wallowing in the sun. Beer and wine more expensive than london prices. Great location but thats about it. Grubby tired decor.

Thank Gchef71
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Visited and had drinks with friends over bank holiday. Live music was playing outside with drinking and dancing out in the street. Some may question the success of this but surprisingly the ambience was good all enjoying themselves. Good friendly fun atmosphere!

Thank 94cassiem
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Dropped in to sample local pubs and beer. Quite a nice friendly pub with three real ales. Courage Directors was my favourite.

Thank ijmark
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I have been to Barnacles a couple of times since moving to Margate. I have been in around midday to get a pint and packet of crisps simply to have a relaxing hour sitting on the seafront. The manager is the pub's best treasure. Both...More

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Perfect, excellent selection of beers good company and very friendly landlord, highly recommended and well worth a visit.

Thank Leigh2013
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Great for drinks . Sadly does not sell food but can order from other venues and eat outside. Great atmosphere for the World Cup. Except manager made customers feel uncomfortable when cheering for either team. The patrons got on fine in fact moved on to...More

Thank Jrusseddie
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Popped in one night whilst staying in the area. We ordered drinks and sat in the front window. I was sat next to one of those sweetie machines which I happened to notice was full of sweets AND ANTS!!! It really put me off. We...More

Thank linda H
Reviewed 12 August 2015

The beer in Barnacles was of good quality. I had Courage Directors. I really liked the interior of the pub.

Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

Superb bar for chilling watching Sat footy! Definitely recommend it. We where here on a Beano this weekend and had a top time

Thank Gareth P
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