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Ballards Restaurant & Bar at the Royal Albion Hotel

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6-12 Albion Street, Broadstairs CT10 1AN, England
+44 1843 868071
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12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 11:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 11:00
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well what can I say... really surprised as we have been here on several occasions and all was fine apart from this time and unfortunately this is the last time. Really badly presented food looking awful... basically dumped on the plate and without a doubt microwaved 😯😯😯 such a shame

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Thank Nancy K
Norwich, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The diverse selection on the menu outside and the light, spacious dining area brought us into this place. The food was good quality and reasonably priced (although the portions on the £10 meals were a little small). It's a place where you order at the bar. The arrival of the food took a little longer than most places. Overall, it... More 

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Kent.
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I don't understand how people are raving over this restaurant as in our opinion at best its just average. The menu is very limited ................no sign of any salads(only as a side dish) and the the rest of the menu is very ordinary...............no 'specials ' board on the day we went. Dislike queuing up at the bar to order and... More 

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Thank dobbie50
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A welcoming coffee bar, where staff are friendly, greeting familiar customers readily and with respect. The coffee is good, served in an italian sized cup for cappuccino or a regular. Once Bellos coffee bar closed, this is the place to go for a decent coffee and ambiance

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Thank Dave Y
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141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Spending time with family is always enjoyable and this birthday treat was made even better by the attention we received at Ballards. Being a Friday we weren't sure about our chances of finding a table but we were greeted by very attentive staff, lovely clean decor and beautiful food. My sea bass was cooked incredibly well, as was mums liver... More 

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Thank SWAdventures
London, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Best in town, could even see France when I visited ...the food..steak and champagne what a night ..very entertaining and worth every penny

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Thank Andy J
West Horsham, null, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The place to go if you love sipping your wine in a comfortable environment overlooking the pretty Vikings Bay at Broadstairs. The coffe from the attached cafe is really good too.

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Thank Sugarsmith2102
Chatham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick drink in the beer garden to see the sunset. Served quickly at the bar inside. Very clean beer garden.

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Thank mootflake
Kent, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Looked around the whole of broadstairs for two evenings Both times we ened up here . We had great food both times and good service.

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Thank Tkdreje
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We celebrated my birthday here last week. From start to finish the evening was perfect. We requested a sea view table and the request was met, albeit a miserable day (weather wise), it was still lovely to sit and eat looking out to sea. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The food was excellent, we all had completely different... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-12 Albion Street, Broadstairs CT10 1AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 868071

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