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The Empire Room

10-12 Nelson Crescent, Ramsgate CT11 9JF, England
+44 1843 582511
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana cake” (9 reviews)
“hake” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
10-12 Nelson Crescent, Ramsgate CT11 9JF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so happy to find this lovely restaurant as we are a different couple to feed. I am vegetarian and my husband is coeliac. This place has a quaint ambiance and they came up with a gluten free menu and a vegan one along...More

Thank davidhF4209YX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such an attractive, welcoming room – we always enjoying visiting this restaurant. The service is friendly and helpful and the food is a delight, without breaking the bank. It would be nice if the menu was changed more frequently, for the benefit of returning customers...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, the good points: eccentric, delightful environment; our dog was allowed into the main restaurant (very unusual); the only member of the front of house team was charming, incredibly professional and very hard working (the place had at least 20 covers). The not so good:...More

Thank rossaroundtheworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well...honest review ! Visited for dinner this evening and was pleasantly surprised to be offered a vegan menu, that's where the joy ended ! Starter...homemade deep fried crumpet with garlic mushroom...but what was the garlic? Ahh...garlic salt renders this dish Impossible to consume! Gross LOL........More

1  Thank Westhr33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the most gorgeous Sunday lunch , got to try this little hidden gem , everything perfect from the lovely staff ,the ambiance , and food 10/10 all round

Thank Shannon117belle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying nearby and were pleasantly surprised on entering the restaurant. The Empire theme was excellent and helped to create a lovely comfortable ambience. Our waitress was lovely and, when a problem with one of the meals was encountered, she could not have been...More

Thank Wiggies1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent great super as usual Complimentary glasses of wine and decorated dessert.. nice touches 👍🏻🍷 Scotch egg Chicken terrine Fried hake Lamb Warmed banana cake Honeycomb Ice cream All delicious 10/10

Thank Peewee123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Sunday lunch with friends. The only negative is that you have to descend a steep staircase from the street to the basement entrance to the restaurant. On a wet day, that could be tricky for the elderly or indeed for ladies wearing...More

Thank RAY O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lived in the area for years and never knew the restaurant existed! From the exterior it looks like a B&B among converted flats. Accessed via steps to a basement, so not great for people unsteady on their feet. Took my daughter for lunch. The decor...More

Thank TRGA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere was relaxing and friendly . The food to die for. We asked the chef to come out and explain how he's made the pork belly melt in the mouth it was the most delicious meal ever.

Thank Pathfinder815819
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Questions & Answers
Missy H
4 February 2018|
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Response from JSMThomas | Property representative |
Hello...thank you for your question...our restaurant is situated in the basement with no disabled access...however we do serve the same menu on the ground floor dining room (with sea views!) which does have disabled access... More
4 March 2017|
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Response from mash07 | Property representative |
Good morning We will start sunday opening hours as of 12th March from 12:30 until 14:30 kindest regards David Dray
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-12 Nelson Crescent, Ramsgate CT11 9JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Ramsgate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 582511
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Part of the fabulous Royal Harbour Hotel, the 40 cover Empire Room restaurant serves great food using fresh local ingredients in a charming club like setting.
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