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The Ambrette Margate

44 King Street, Margate CT9 1QE, England
+44 1843 231504
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (73 reviews)
“tasting menu” (29 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 King Street, Margate CT9 1QE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We were anxious about our reservation here, as a recent diner had reported that it was very cold; however, the temperature was fine on a very cold Sunday evening, and there were enough other diners to provide a decent atmosphere. The food is a sort...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed yesterday

We were told this restaurant was Indian cuisine with a 'twist.' My wife and I were well fed but we were not greatly impressed by the food. The free 'taster' and starter were slightly overcooked and the crab cake was made with the brown meat...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely delicious food, an exciting approach to high quality Indian inspired dishes The service was impeccable even to the point of mending a broken zip on my husbands jacket. Great value and we will definitely return. Best meal out for a long time

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived on a Monday evening to a completely empty converted back street pub. Very cold with a fan heater running. One waitress and I believe one chef. No atmosphere whatsoever Food was ok nothing special and expensive for what it was. Strange individual starters eg...More

Thank M2Man
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just treated ourselves to the 6 course tasting menu and jazz night. An exceptional evening. Superb food, accompanied by excellent soft jazz trio. What a treat to enjoy an adventurous menu accompanied by fabulous background music that actually allows you to have a conversation and...More

Thank fireflyKent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here for Christmas lunch as we had eaten here on numerous occassions and had enjoyed each visit. Our table was booked for 2.30pm and we arrived at 2.25pm, we aere asked to wait in the seated area and remained there until 2.50pm when we...More

Thank Karone P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Ambrette on Christmas Eve as we hadn’t been there for some time. We were not disappointed. It is what I would call a fine dining experience. The food is good and nicely presented and the service is equally as good, not the...More

Thank Beryl R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is special. The food is innovative, exciting, well presented and most of all delicious. We've been a few times and have been surprised and delighted every time. Try anything and you won't be disappointed. Excellent service too and all at a good price...More

Thank busychapuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The waiter was not very welcoming. He said there was a delay on food because they were so busy this lunchtime. Two other tables had diners, not that busy. When asked about the nuts in the dishes I was told “mixed nuts”. The waiter refused...More

Thank paulgotch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted somewhere neat Theatre Royal offering something different at a reasonable price We certainly found all this at Ambrettes. Excellent vegetarian choices and fish good as well. Great flavours across a range of dishes with Indian influences creatively presented. Desserts to die for as...More

Thank drcee6
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Questions & Answers
29 April 2017|
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Response from ThanetFoody | Reviewed this property |
Indian food but of the highest standard not like any other Indian you will try truly amazing
Sue L
15 July 2016|
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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have a limited range of cocktails.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 King Street, Margate CT9 1QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 231504
  • E-mail
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