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Ballards Restaurant & Bar at the Royal Albion Hotel

6-12 Albion Street, Broadstairs CT10 1AN, England
+44 1843 868071
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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Opens in 4 min
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Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6-12 Albion Street, Broadstairs CT10 1AN, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The setting and atmosphere is very good, it is probably the best outdoor eating and drinking place on the front with good views across the bay. It is very popular and can get very busy with long queues to order and get served. They do...More

Thank elwick11
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fantastic to be back in Broadstairs again after a year as everything time we go back it gets better and better and it is like the first time. The restaurant has lovely views of Viking bay and the English Channel from its conservatory....More

Thank Pierce A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a beer with friends here as the moon was rising over the bay. It's a Shepherd Neame pub so the beer is good. The view though over the sea is fantastic. Pleasant surroundings on a warm night. Hard to beat...

Thank Keith N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You find a table and order at the bar . There was 4 bar staff and it was chaos. Maybe they were new !!It took along time to order We were staying at the hotel so ate there twice . First night we had Ham.egg...More

Thank janieCrawleyUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to stop for a drink and snacks for lunch. We sat outside which was great with superb views across the bay. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Sally_Steve_W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately the food and service didn't live up to the expectations given its location. We were one of two tables in the restaurant, yet service was extremely slow, i can't imagine what it would be like when the restaurant is full. Glassware wasn't clean on...More

Thank Keeley24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very satisfying breakfast here. My daughter had the full English and I had the full Vegetarian. Very filling and cooked beautifully. No grease and good value. Lovely views of the sea.

Thank EssexYorkie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

they let me in with my master Rogan. We walk there from home and stop in for a breakfast or meal Lovely to have in the winter when it is cold and wet outside and we can warm up before heading home.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I come to the Albion quite a lot as the garden is great. However it probably has the most expensive drinks and on the few occasions I have eaten there I have been disappointing and after last time I had to put a review. I...More

Thank vicki1966
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Wonderful visit after a day at the sea. We enjoyed a great seafood platter, juicy Sunday roast and finally a real Freddo Cappuccino! The staff was very friendly and helpful, reasonably priced and amazing view! Will be returning, to enjoy the roast and certainly ask...More

Thank katerina p
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Response from Alison G | Reviewed this property |
sorry no idea. best bet is to phone them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
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07:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 21:30
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12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-12 Albion Street, Broadstairs CT10 1AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 868071
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