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The Old Curiosity Shop

9 Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1ET, England
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (21 reviews)
“toasties” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
9 Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1ET, England
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11 - 20 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 28 February 2017

I visited here with my Dad and our 3 dogs (bulldog, pug and a staffie!) a few weeks ago, we'd walked along the beach, the tide was in very high, it was so cold my fingers could've been amputated without pain relief. We popped in...More

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We visited Broadstairs for the first time, and wanted to grab some lunch, we were a party of four, 3 adults and a teenager. We had a look around and liked the look of the old curiosity shop. When we went in we found a...More

Thank Dale C
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We seem to get to these premises once a year...once again not disappointed. Good coffee and great cake. Make sure you visit.

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Popped in here to get warm and have lunch. (Did have to go to a cash point first as they don`t take card). Friendly staff and good food. My Grandson was ecstatic about the Hotdog as it was in a `proper baguette`! Prices are very...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were on a weeks break in Broadstairs, it was a wet November day and we had been out with the dog for a walk. It was getting near lunchtime and we came across the Old Curiosity Shop on our way back to where we...More

Thank ian t
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stopped here for a quick hot drink on a very blustery day. The place is warm and welcoming with a great range of drinks and snack, well worth a visit.

Thank katzhaus17
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here during a quick afternoon trip to Broadstairs. Very good cream tea. Chocolate cake also lovely. Yum yum.

Thank jameswameek
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Charming place, welcoming friendly staff. Great food. We had tomato soup (with a substantial piece of crusty French stick), and a sausage sandwich - we didn't realise that we'd get a nice chunk of bread with the soup. All very tasty and satistfying.

Thank Sandrobear
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We went to this cafe for a lunchtime snack.the young staff were very friendly and although did not take cards they prepared our food whilst I went for cash.I had a tuna panini very tasty but could do with a small garnish or crisps on...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

We only found this blinding little place today 21st Sept. Wanting a light lunch asked a local guy he pointed us towards The Old Curiosity Shop . Brill grub he told us. And right he was Jacket spud with chicken curry and a monster bacon...More

Thank davidparker546
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
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