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The Parlour

11-13 Minnis Road, Birchington CT7 9SD, England
+44 1843 841800
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (50 reviews)
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11-13 Minnis Road, Birchington CT7 9SD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we have eaten there a number of times, and always the food in fresh and excellent quility, also full of flavour its. parking is quite easy by using the side roads.

Thank SallyBostridge
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for the second time with friends and was not disappointed. The meal was tasty, fresh and home-made, the portions were more than adequate. Staff were friendly and caring. Definitely will visit again when in the locality.

Thank Rubyann40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our last day of 3 in Margate over May half term we wanted a cooked brekkie / brunch after checking out of our Air BnB accommodation. We found the parlour via trip advisor and were nothing but impressed with the calm ambience of the...More

Thank JNC_72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading some previous reviews, my Husband & I went into The Parlour for lunch. The menu was unexpected. The place looks more like a tea room but the menu was restaurant quality. The starters were beautiful and the mains were great too. All fresh...More

Thank marshmallowmummy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent lunchtime eating experience, varied menu plus daily specials. Desserts good too. Pleasant attentive staff. Relaxed and cosy venue. Competeive prices.

Thank debbiemc2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Uplifting quality. After battering the Viking trail on the bikes, this was an oasis of good food, great friendly service with a little garden, perfect for chilling out and refreshing. Check out the real china cups!

Thank E7694GQdave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Older trendy! Not too loud musak (nice stuff!), tables not too close together, attentive staff with a smile and a wonderful granary bread.

1  Thank Rolfy1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been to the restaurant before and it is still as good as ever. We like going there when we are in England. All the food is excellent and well presented. Nothing too fancy but just right and perfect for us. The meat and...More

1  Thank atvp
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Called in on 16th may pm, we only have good things to say about this lovely cafe, ultra friendly staff lovely coffee and tea, the chocolate cake was scrummy, hoping to visit again for lunch, a credit to the town

1  Thank susG1881EC
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We called in for our breakfast on 11/5/18 and really enjoyed it. My husband and I had the traditional breakfast, but both of us wanted items different from the menu. This was no problem at all. It was also quite clear that several locals were...More

1  Thank FionaKnox1
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April 4, 2018|
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Response from rmiller11101952 | Reviewed this property |
They love children I would give them a call first about the food so they know. They will look after you the owner is the Chef and the head waitress is her husband
Derek B
September 5, 2016|
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Response from Jim G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Derek I'm nothing to do with the parlour, I think this Q, was worded by a computer 🙄via TRIP adviser, trip up over what ever you ask us. Anyway there are some tables out back and I've seen a man and his dog sitting... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Minnis Road, Birchington CT7 9SD, England (Formerly Birchington Ice Cream Parlour)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Birchington
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 841800
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