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The Old Curiosity Shop

9 Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1ET, England
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“cake” (16 reviews)
“scones” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, British
9 Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1ET, England
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

One of the most dog friendly cafes in Broadstairs. Run by Sam Good food Great Atmosphere. Very friendly staff.

2  Thank Graham C
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for afternoon coffee and it was really good. They served food as well but we didn't want any food but what they served to other customers looked really delicious Staff were very friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was really good. A...More

2  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I had a scone with clotted cream and jam and my partner had carrot cake and both were superb. The scone was just the right amount of warmth and was very light in spite of it's generous proportions. The carrot cake had a lovely moist...More

3  Thank james k
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We popped in for lunch at The Old Curiosity Shop and were very pleased with the quality of the food and the service. We both had a baguette and coffee, which were both filling and very reasonably priced. The skeletons in the well were great...More

2  Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I go into The Old Curiosity Shop at every opportunity now. It started when I realised I could take my dog in and eat lunch or just have a snack or sit outside enjoying the sun. When Sam made me his special hot chocolate (whipped...More

2  Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

A really well located cafe. Very nice and friendly owner! Great cream tea's and coffee's! Try the scones!Fully recommend going here.

3  Thank Mysteryguest768
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We visited here last week with a friend who had never been to Broadstairs before. After a lovely walk around the town and on the beach with her dog we decided to stop for a drink in this lovely little tea shop which readily welcome...More

2  Thank Tara B
Reviewed 7 April 2015

The coffee here is superb and was the best we have had for a long long time! We chatted with the owner, who was very knowledgeable on how to serve the best of coffees.

3  Thank mccl60
Reviewed 6 April 2015

We popped in on Easter Monday afternoon for a cream tea. Not only was it good value but the scones themselves were some of the best we have ever had. The service was efficient and polite. The whole interior atmoshere was very olde worlde with...More

3  Thank Ade W
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Always come here for a bite to eat and coffee (or two), staff cannot be more helpful and always cater to my needs. Perfectly located close to the beach, idea pit stop for a winter walk or a summer stroll, thanks guys, see you soon!

2  Thank BTraylor11
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating
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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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