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Address: Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JN, England
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We were down at Herne Bay for the day and were walking through the Central Bandstand. There was no Band playing, but there is a lovely Cafeteria there with plenty of seating... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
Roger97544
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only had a cuppa in here during my last two visits but both times they got a mug, put a teabag into it, then the hot water and then topped it up with cold milk, The result was very weak tea. I pointed out that you shouldn't put the milk in until the teabag had had a chance to... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were down at Herne Bay for the day and were walking through the Central Bandstand. There was no Band playing, but there is a lovely Cafeteria there with plenty of seating inside and out. If the Sun is shining, treat yourself to a lovely Ice Cream.

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Thank Roger97544
essex
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954 reviews
273 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6,634 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

When you walk along the seafront..this is a nice place to stop have a drink..and enjoy the sun..we were lucky it was roasting hot the day we were there.

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Thank bigbarryEssex
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Loved the Bandstand had a little car boot type thing when we where there. Had some cheap things i.e Jewellery , DVD's etc.

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Thank pixienorris
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Herne Bays bandstand is a real suntrap and feels quite continental. A great place for a coffee and to soak up some rays. Watch the prices in the coffee shop, they certainly know how to charge.

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Thank lesley c
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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344 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

What a really nice spot to spend an hour or so just taking in the fresh air and people watching - a bit cold and blustery in the winter but lovely from spring to autumn and victuals are reasonably priced

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Thank penfolds_bin_95
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I love going to this band stand. They have different shows, sing-alongs and all sorts for children at the weekends. While you sit and enjoy the entertainment there you can from a cup of coffee/ tea to delicious sandwiches, filled rolls, different cakes to a meal from Mackaris. Also on the other side of the bandstand, you could have a... More 

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Thank Ladyship2011
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

As a family on a beach holiday, we love an ice cream or too. Makcari's has to be the best in Herne bay by far. So many flavours to choose from and very happy for the kids to try a couple of flavours before making up their minds. For someone who doesn't have dairy, being able to choose between 3... More 

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Thank Frances B
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This seems a very good price to go to if you are walking along the promenade. Has shops and facilities here. You even get a small little band hear or some kind of show

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Thank James B
LONDON
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328 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

It's an OK place to just sit and depending on who else is around possibly relax. Not at all impressed with the food and drinks from the café, but their Ice Cream was good. Nothing on whist we were there, but I can imagine the place is transformed with the right music. Lots of people around on a sunny day.

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