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The Wine Bar

$$ - $$$British, ,
85 Mortimer Street | Basement Bar, Herne Bay CT6 5PR, England
+44 1227 368388
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
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10:00 - 23:00All hours
British, Grill, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 Mortimer Street | Basement Bar, Herne Bay CT6 5PR, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here for a meal on Saturday 16th. Really welcoming and friendly service by (I assume) the owner. Really hospitable. The menu is written on a blackboard, but she explained all the choices. Everything cooked to order, so lovely and fresh and you could change...More

Thank OxonLioness
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Saturday 16th. Was recommended this place and was not disappointed. From start to finish we felt very relaxed and the food was amazing! The menu is very vast and is excellent value and beautifully home cooked to order. Been past this place millions of...More

Thank beerdrinker6666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on the 26th Aug. It was firework night and was really busy. Even though we didn't book and was a full restaurant, they managed to do us a few starters as we were peckish. Great atmosphere and service. Very friendly hence why I've...More

2  Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place for a celebration meal or any other type. There was a good choice of food with set prices which helps with your budget. The food was hot and tasty. The owners were friendly and helpful. I would recommend you try...More

2  Thank 280vicki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good vibe. Ate here on Friday night with friends. Such a good varied menu it was hard to choose. Owners very attentive and were willing and eager to discuss our options. Good value too. Would definitely come again when in the area and will recommend...More

1  Thank Sandrak611
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Lisa and Tony hosted my husbands birthday party-well FAB U LOUS !!!! The buffet was excellent THANK YOU Tony. And the attention from all the staff that evening was great-THANKYOU GIRLS!! They really put themselves out to make the evening the great success it was.

Thank Daviddavid I
Reviewed 6 August 2017

In Herne Bay for the weekend staying with friends and booked a table for 7 people on the recommendation of a friend. The Wine Bar has a few tables outside and the main restaurant is down some stairs but do not let that put you...More

1  Thank Ruth42
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Had a lovely steak here, it is a small place but has a good atmosphere. people are friendly, Lovely puddings

Thank L9jko
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

12 of us had a gorgeous meal this weekend, everything was delicious. Beautiful fresh fish and prawns, steaks, burgers and huge bowls of pasta. Really friendly and warm service, and attention to detail with lovely little decorative touches and making a fuss of the guest...More

1  Thank iDLECHiLD
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Was down in Herne Bay for the weekend and came here on tripadvisor recommendations - could see why, it was amazing! The service was spot on, the food was great, the wine was lush. Couldn't recommend enough for anyone in the area.

Thank amycakesss
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Questions & Answers
Ruby R
25 January 2017|
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Response from lisa s | Property representative |
Hi, there is a black board menu, which changes every couple oif months. Normally 2 or 3 steaks choices. Chicken, fish, lamb & more. Couple of veggie dishes too.
Grant F
19 August 2016|
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Response from Tony R | Reviewed this property |
They will do smaller portions of anything on the menu, they are very adaptable
Joanna C
14 May 2016|
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Response from Daviddavid I | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joan u need to contact the Wine Bar -01227368388 directly as we are only customers. Lisa will be there Wed-Sun next week. We think the venue would be fabulous but please be aware there are steps down to the bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Mortimer Street | Basement Bar, Herne Bay CT6 5PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 368388
We are a cosy, friendly basement bar/restaurant. We serve a lunch time menu including a TAPA's menu too. May to October(11.30 to 3pm), and an evening menu (thurs, fri & sat, 7pm to 9pm.Sunday 12pm to 5pm)). We try and use fresh local produce wherever possible. Fresh fish, mature steak and lots more. We are also available for private functions, we can cater for up to 22 sit down, or up to 60 people with hot and cold buffet.
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