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22 High Street, Herne Bay CT6 5LH, England
+44 1227 372876
12:30 - 14:00
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Sun 12:30 - 14:00
Mon - Wed 19:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 21:00
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Kent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Well firstly ignore any negative reviews about the staff this restaurant is run by the most welcoming couple you will ever meet, by the end of the evening I felt like I was eating in their front room which is a refreshing change nowadays! Their is a good choice of food even on the set menu, portion sizes were great... More 

Thank Carlilou
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for modern this won't be for you but decent food at a bargain price and a quaint old school atmosphere is a winner 😊 My friend and I were planning on going to another restaurant but after finding it closed we decided to give L'escargot a go after passing it. The outside didn't give much away... More 

Thank Jo C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal , old school Bistro food , home made pate , Armagnac and tarragon sauce and perfect temperature runny brie. Excellent service ,very correct but friendly and Welcoming.

1 Thank Pete S
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1,092 reviews
764 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7,225 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Finished of our day out here for Dinner..everything was first class..the service was excellent..warm..friendly..professional..the food was EXCELLENT..hope to be able to return again soon.

1 Thank bigbarryEssex
Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Very enjoyable meal served very expertly and a excellent value, the food was well cooked will be going again very soon and have recommended it to many friends and family.

2 Thank netty808
Level Contributor
65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

You know how sometimes you overlook the little gems that are on your doorstep. L'Escargot is one such gem that I had overlooked for some time. Although we have visited many times over the years, for the last couple we had not been there. We went again on a whim one week day evening and we have promised ourselves we... More 

4 Thank KentMaya
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic meal. Absolute delicious. Great hospitality. Will definitely be going back. Added bonus they were able to put a candle on my dad's pudding as it was his 70th birthday.

1 Thank Heapies
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service and fantastic food. Amazing service thank you for having us and making our evening so enjoyable!!!!

1 Thank HMW1981
herne bay
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54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

This really is a marmite restaurant as visitors tend to love it or hate it. The owners certainly have character but the food is excellent provided you like a lot of butter and cream and table d'hote menu is exceptional value. We have been visiting this restaurant for many years and have booked a number of family meals here as... More 

1 Thank HerneBayCharley
Herne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

What a lovely evening! My husband and I wanted some good food in a nice quiet restaurant and found it here. The food was lovely and service attentive. Steak perfectly done differently for both of us... Will definitely be going back soon.

1 Thank Catherine H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 High Street, Herne Bay CT6 5LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 372876

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?