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The Old Curiosity Shop

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9 Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1ET, England
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a weeks break in Broadstairs, it was a wet November day and we had been out with the dog for a walk. It was getting near lunchtime and we came across the Old Curiosity Shop on our way back to where we were staying and we saw a sign outside that said Dogs Welcome, so we went... More 

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Chelmsford
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stopped here for a quick hot drink on a very blustery day. The place is warm and welcoming with a great range of drinks and snack, well worth a visit.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here during a quick afternoon trip to Broadstairs. Very good cream tea. Chocolate cake also lovely. Yum yum.

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Thank jameswameek
East London
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161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Charming place, welcoming friendly staff. Great food. We had tomato soup (with a substantial piece of crusty French stick), and a sausage sandwich - we didn't realise that we'd get a nice chunk of bread with the soup. All very tasty and satistfying.

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Thank Sandrobear
kent
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We went to this cafe for a lunchtime snack.the young staff were very friendly and although did not take cards they prepared our food whilst I went for cash.I had a tuna panini very tasty but could do with a small garnish or crisps on the side,hot chocolate was lovely. Also we ordered 2 prawn sandwiches which were very tasty.... More 

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We only found this blinding little place today 21st Sept. Wanting a light lunch asked a local guy he pointed us towards The Old Curiosity Shop . Brill grub he told us. And right he was Jacket spud with chicken curry and a monster bacon sarnie best coffee in ages. wonderful northern lady very jolly taking orders with a big... More 

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Thank davidparker546
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I love the Old Curiosity shop as it is dog friendly. There are often regulars in there with their dogs . Staff are cheerfu, & friendly . The buildi g itself has lots of character. Great cakes .

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Thank Hugiewoogie2
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We popped in here for some sandwiches to take away for our lunch. They were enormous with a very generous filling. The owners were very welcoming and friendly. The children enjoyed looking down the old well - with a surprise at the bottom!

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Thank Elizabeth E
Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Sunny Broadstairs was packed with holidaymakers jostling with music fans enjoying folk-week. Standing room only at The Old Curiosity Shop cafe for the daily musical breakfasts ... yet the smiling welcome was genuinely friendly, the food and coffee excellent, and the service great. It's a good time to judge a place when the staff are run off their feet, and... More 

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Thank TimeF0rUs
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lovely, welcoming restaurant and dog friendly which was a huge bonus! Good food at reasonable prices. Clean facilities and a venue I highly recommend- especially the afternoon cream tea!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
Description
This is a tea room

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