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The Forge


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, Seafood, Fast food, British
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews doughnuts ice cream oysters cod oyster stout fish n chips salad fisherman's huts sea wall worrall thompson local beer half a dozen wooden tables worth the wait great little place great coffee sunny day
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great guys serving up fantastic oysters. Enjoyed three large whitstable pearls and they were unlike anything I have had before. Would recommend anyone to check out these guys. Their donuts are amazing too!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ashdown123
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

After a walk along the cold seafront we were delighted to discover a small hut selling the best hot donuts and coffee/hot Chocolate. Friendly and welcoming staff. Everyone should come here!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jane g
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

It was a grey morning with the odd shower, so us sitting outside, I suppose, was an odd choice. However the call of having a hot breakfast by the see was irresistible. It was good, but not as good as it could have been. If...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davidh136
Reviewed 28 October 2018

A hut on the sea front that specialise in oysters but also do a wide range of others snacks and drinks. The staff were helpful and explained the differences between the oysters and the best way to eat them. We went for the native oysters...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 24colin2016
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We sat outside and had a nice cuppa. They serve from a hut but it is surprising that they have a good selection of food to offer -we saw people eating fish and chips and it looked good. Also a good selection of ice creams...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CheekyLondon
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Living in Hythe, Kent, I'm used to acquiring fish & chips from either Torbay of Hythe or maybe the Park Road Fish Bar, but The Forge is off the scale. The quality & flavour of the fish was beautiful. The batter, which I've never been...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gary F
Reviewed 1 October 2018

A quick pit stop for breakfast which was good in its simplicity. Friendly service and great location. Went back the following day but they'd run out of bread which was disappointing! Gave them the benefit of he doubt with e 'Very Good' mark from the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Peter T
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Although this place looked promising and also given the fact that it had very good reviews I was not too impressed! First of all there was quite a bit of a queue plus there seem to be only one person at the frying station. More...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Francesco C
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Went here purely by chance as it was perfectly located as I had rented one of the nearby fisherman's huts. We had the lobster & chips with salad & thought the lobster was great & the chips fantastic even the salad was good & not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank X721VSgarym
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Freshly cooked fish and lobster, fresh and local oysters, doughnuts and coffee with a fantastic view. What else could you want?

Date of visit: September 2018
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Fiona G
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Response from kentcritique | Reviewed this property |
this certainly does not resonate with my experience in any way at all !!
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Response from margaretena | Reviewed this property |
Yes a short walkaway there is a large public car park you do have to pay but it is very reasonable. On one day Thursday I think part of the car park is used for a market. Very interesting but uses parking places.
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