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The Smugglers Bar and Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Mexican, Pub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Mexican, Pub, British
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed today via mobile

Excellent service and food. Never fails to impress, lovely staff, would recommend to all. Thank you for making my birthday meal memorable.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jostockhall
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Never fails to impress! Sunday dinner amazing, good sized portions, roast beef first class and very tasty! Lindsay and Peter were the usual friendly and hospitable hosts. Well worth a try, best food around andj won’t disappoint!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank O7174TVpaulw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a family meal, food was great and the staff were helpful. Sunday roast was spectacular considering there were 20 of us.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Thank you to The Smugglers for making my birthday meal special. The food was wonderful as always. Look forward to returning.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dealites
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

We visited as a group of 12. Another group was there too, usually a recipe for mediocre service & lukewarm food. However, I was impressed with the attentive but discreet host, prompt arrival of food, and above all hot. From the Christmas fayre menu, I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dan D
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

My business partner booked the smugglers at st Margaret’s bay for works Christmas dinner did not know the pub but was very impressed food was lovely good night nice pub thank you cc Dover

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lyndonjonm
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Went for Sunday evening meal . The menu is one of the most extensive I've seen the food was excellent as was the service and staff . We had a really nice meal and the evening was made better by the atmosphere being so friendly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Trevor B
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

First visit here Made very welcome by the staff Excellent range of Beers and Wine 4 adults and a child Excellent food We had a variety of mains all excellent with accompanying vegetables The pizza was huge Highly recommended will visit again

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rookery54
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We regularly visit the Smugglers Inn with different sets of friends. We couldn’t recommend it highly enough, friendly atmosphere nothing is too much trouble and great service along with a superb menu. We’ve seen on our visit tonight that the Christmas menu is available and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vacation59041223330
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We had a weekend getaway booked as we were in urgent need of R&R. We looked at various reviews for places to eat in the area and on first glance you would almost walk past the pub, as it is unobtrusive and tucked away in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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2 January 2019|
Response from Jamie M |
Dogs are allowed in the garden at any time, however there is an issue nowadays with people and allergies . So if you book a table within The Smugglers and let us know you are bringing a dog no problem because we can then... More
22 May 2017|
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Response from Jonathon W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a beer garden/outside eating area. Not sure about dogs though, best to contact them direct to check. Also in St Margaret's right down in the bay is The Coastguard pub with a beer garden and dogs are welcome... More
Yvonne C
29 October 2016|
Response from Peter K | Property representative |
Hi Yvonne all our menus are available on our website
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