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West Bay Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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All reviews lasagna cake ice cream salad sandwiches sea front beach hut tables and chairs sit outside rain or shine minute walk open days love this place lovely beach sunny day many occasions lovely place
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe is what I expect of a relaxed "beachy" kind of place. The staff are friendly , food is reasonably priced and there are interesting bits of local information like a star gazing course which caught my attention. I hope it will not change...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Happiness488780
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a shame this beautifully situated cafe overlooking West Bay doesn't serve better food. Absolutely no justification for doing so these days. They're presently building an upper floor extension so let's hope this will also include culinary improvements !!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ObjectiveObservers
Reviewed 11 February 2019

This Cafe not only serves delicious food but it's bang on the sea front overlooking Westgate Bay. With a brand new restaurant under construction on the level above , will have a patio terrace plus enclosed restaurant, you'll be able to dine upstairs , enclosed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Neil V
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Food is generally ok for a cafe, atmosphere and view nice... but not massively impressed by customer service. ... youngish waitress takes an order for a vegan breakfast fine, then when a vegan sausage sandwich is ordered goes to query chef over whether any vegan...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BWfam
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Always a pleasure to meet & eat here. Staff are helpful & friendly. They went out of their way to help 8 of us sit together today. Really quick service, food always hot & excellent value for money. Great tea & carrot cake too. There's...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank H L
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Great location...could be fantastic but currently such low standards. Obviously no pride or vision...the ‘chef’ came outside to serve food to tables. His blue check chef trousers were disgustingly dirty...really off putting. He obviously wipes his hands on back of trousers.... sooo greasy. Such potential.....what...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Thaliauntie2015
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We have taken the grandchildren here for the past three years in the school summer holidays. After spending the day on the lovely beach, where there is also a kiosk where you can get a lovely cuppa! We eat at West Bay Cafe a varied...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

A fantastic cafe with a huge range of food, drinks and snack options including cake and ice cream. They now have a new vegan and vegetarian menu which is fantastic. Situated right on the promenade of Westgate offering beautiful views of the bay and lots...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank eurotanline
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We have been going to Westgate Bay for years and have seen this cafe really turn into so much more than just a place for cake/coffee/sandwiches etc... They are very reasonably priced. Parking is free on the Promenade. Its great that dogs are welcome too....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Claire S
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to get some decent vegan food. I had the vegan breakfast, which was lovely. I would have liked to be able to add mushrooms but appreciated the honesty when told they might be cooked with meat products. I’d definitely recommend this place for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Safari566972
6 January 2019|
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Response from katew511 | Property representative |
We are open! Sorry for the late reply, your question took a long time to come through!
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Janet A
20 November 2016|
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Response from soomagoo06 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Janet. I'm not sure. We're going for Christmas to Margate so will ask Alan (The owner of Westgate Cafe) and will let you know his answer. Kind regards Sue
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4 September 2016|
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Yes they cater for all parties nice venu
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