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Peens Gastro Bar

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8 Victoria Parade, Broadstairs CT10 1QS, England
+44 1843 861289
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been to Peens before it changed hands and the food always being of good standard, we stopped by while in broadstairs at the weekend, and ordered tomato soup £5 each and some whitebait and drinks. When the soup arrived and I tasted it, it was clearly Heinz tinned cream of tomato, which is unmistakable in flavour and appearance. We... More 

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Thank Neil M
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to use Peens a lot - countless weekends spent as relaxed family / couple with excellent brunches or lunches, chilled music and lovely food, great to spend an hour or two here and always brought visiting friends and family - then you had to book to guarantee a table. All that has sadly been completely lost - replaced... More 

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Thank seasideliving
London
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peens has new owners, and sadly I will not be returning to what used to be my favourite restaurant and bar in Broadstairs. I don't know if the new owners ever went to Peens before, but it was a great restaurant for fabulous breakfasts/brunches, lunches and dinners, as well as being a great bar in the evening. I used to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Went there on Saturday evening, it was quite busy but not overcrowded. The service was good and the bar manager was very friendly. The main problem was the food, it was bland, fatty and unappetising. I know that it has been recently taken over so I really hope it improves. The location is excellent, the interior could do with sorting... More 

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Thank joaddyjo
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Went there yesterday (Sunday) for the first time and had the best full English we've tasted in Broadstairs. Will be back again for definite. Thank you for a good start to the day.

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Thank Andrew M
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner for the first time and the food was bloody lovely. The staff were bloody lovely. We will be back again.

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Thank carlnchris285
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We hadn't planned on coming here but as we passed the menu caught our eye and the place seemed tidy and busy but not too busy. The food was lovely and the service was friendly and prompt. Would definitely return. Thanks to all.

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Thank probbins2000
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Came here with my friend for a quick lunch that turned into a 3 hour long lunch. Don't come here regularly but it's always a safe bet for good food and nice atmosphere. It was quiet and the service was great. Cocktails were fab and the paella for the two of us was massive and we couldn't finish it all.... More 

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Thank Sara R
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Never been before so had no idea what to expect , we didn't even look it up we just walked in after seeing the people's plates sat outside. Anyway glad we called in as it's a very nice chilled bar & restaurant with friendly staff. Our meals were very large and tasted good. And I think they represent the prices... More 

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Thank Michelle K
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We originally came in for the halloumi salad that we saw someone eating the day before, but instead we ended up ordering the vegetable burger. The wait for the food seemed very long, but it probably took about 20 minutes in all. It was honestly alright, a nice meal. The menu could do with being a bit more descriptive, honestly.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, International, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Victoria Parade, Broadstairs CT10 1QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 861289

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?