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The Smugglers Bar and Restaurant

The Smugglers High Street, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6AU, England
+44 1304 853404
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (33 reviews)
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“fajitas” (10 reviews)
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Mexican, Pub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Smugglers High Street, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6AU, England
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

This is a very pleasant bar and restraint. Food is consistently good with two vegetarians in our party quite well catered for. (I'm one of them) I'm told that the steaks and the duck are excellent but the monkfish was fairly tasteless, although cooked well....More

Thank ShaunKent
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Eaten here two or three times within the last year. If you are looking for a pub that produces honest, home cooked food, with a cosy atmosphere. This is definitely the place to go!

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Had a meal here for my dads birthday, lovely location, great food and brilliant atmosphere. We have been here many times and never been disappointed so will continue to go back.

Thank woodthorn
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This pub restaurant is not local to me. In fact its a 4 hour drive.BUT when travelling to see family in Holland it's a great place to go when stopping over at the Premier Inn next to the Brewers Fayre. Lovely warm welcome. great bottle...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Visited on the 18th of September. Nachos for 2 to start, massive portion for 2 people which is always good, then 2 fillet steaks cooked to absolute perfection. Great food, nice people attentive staff and the best steak in St Margaret's? Quite possibly! Bill came...More

Thank Maks S
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Back from holiday, lovely as always and great staff thanks, coming home from hot sunshine to rain, but our first evening at home was great. good wine and food.

Thank judithandcolin
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We were staying just down the road for one night before we got an early ferry the next morning. We popped in for a drink and got a lovely welcome. We hadn't been to a cash point but the young lady who served us was...More

Thank mrsg3107
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Excellent bar & restaurant. Consistently goods standard and service. Menu doesn't change, but is so extensive that there is always something to excite the palate and the dish of the day (usually fish) is always good. Good choice of beers and wine, at reasonable prices....More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

So we are back again. It feels like visiting old friends when we return. Such a welcoming atmosphere. They adjust recipes on the day to avoid poisoning me with wheat. The menu is vast, you can go multiple times and feel like you are in...More

Thank Morriorl
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Food was amazing steak perfectly cooked service was great and staff very friend and accommodating. Very nice little restaurant

Thank Carlyspurs89
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Do they have a beer garden, we are staying at St Margaret's for a week in September, was hoping to eat out most nights but we are bringing our dog with us.
22 May 2017|
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Response from Stokesy123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a beer garden.
Yvonne C
The menu but not the X as one
29 October 2016|
Response from Peter K | Property representative |
Hi Yvonne all our menus are available on our website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:45 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:45 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:45 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:45 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Smugglers High Street, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover  >  St Margaret's at Cliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 853404
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