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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%
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“amuse bouche” (73 reviews)
“tasting menu” (29 reviews)
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Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 King Street, Margate CT9 1QE, England
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Reviewed yesterday 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 2 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 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 3 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No trip to Margate is complete without a visit to Ambrette. Lunches are an incredible bargain.. This is gourmet food indeed , usually from local ingredients , and using many exotic herbs and spices to bring you something completely differnt .

Thank annjwelch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food interesting, too many mixed flavours, not balanced at all. Slightly disappointed, not at all what we expected

Thank erindoors123
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

not our first visit to Ambrette which is far superior to the one in Canterbury where I live but would rather make the trip to Margate. two first class meals and an excellent caraf of house white served by friendly, knowledgeable staff.

Thank Tracy H
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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
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