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The Smugglers Bar and Restaurant

The Smugglers High Street, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6AU, England
+44 1304 853404
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (42 reviews)
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Mexican, Pub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Smugglers High Street, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6AU, England
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Reviewed today

We called into The Smugglers Inn on the off chance of getting a table, one evening when staying close by to the lovely village St Margaret's at Cliffe. We were greeted with a genuine warmth and a smile and though we had not booked in...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been back to The Smugglers time and time again. The hosts are very welcoming and attentive. The menu is comprehensive and very reasonably priced. Try and save room for a pudding. We always reserve a table in the conservatory part of the restaurant.

Thank A9775OXjon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this Lovely cosy Pub for Sunday Dinner while staying at St Margarets Holiday Park It was no trouble that we had a dog as we were seated in the bar area Very friendly staff nothing was too much trouble including getting water for...More

Thank Boop555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic lunch for five. Big portions - lots of meat and delicious puds. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Would definitely recommend.

Thank teresasandwich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at St Margarets Park Dean Resort fot the 2nd time and booked the Smugglers for my father's 75th birthday. We arrived early and our table was waiting for us. My partner had the winner spare ribs he's been dreaming about for the...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in here as staying nearby in caravan site before ferry crossing. Good menu for a pub restaurant with plenty of choice. Beware of large portions. We had the nachos as a starter and it was large. The spare ribs were very good and again...More

1  Thank Geoff S
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

First time of going here and what a great find, lovely pub lovely and friendly staff and absolutely fantastic roast dinners. Would highly recommend

Thank Lindalouise1994
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Traveled just north of Dover to quaint village of St. Margaret’s Bay. Took a beautiful stroll to the seaside and needed a warm dinner. The Smuggler is just in town. Lovely atmosphere - great bar and lovely wait staff. Solid meal - we had steak...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We have static van @st.margarets & often visit the smugglers.We have always been made to feel extremely welcome.The staff are fantastic & so is the food.Never had a complaint,have had most things on the menu,It has always been piping hot,well presented & delicious.we have also...More

1  Thank karen b
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Amazing steak here; especially the fillet. Good beer, local ale and a good atmosphere. Recommended if either local or needing a good meal before heading across the channel. Only 5 minutes from the docks, very convenient access. Very friendly staff, 5 stars.

Thank Aaron638
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Questions & Answers
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Jonathon W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a beer garden/outside eating area. Not sure about dogs though, best to contact them direct to check. Also in St Margaret's right down in the bay is The Coastguard pub with a beer garden and dogs are welcome... More
Yvonne C
October 29, 2016|
Response from Peter K | Property representative |
Hi Yvonne all our menus are available on our website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
5:45 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:45 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:45 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:45 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Smugglers High Street, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover  >  St Margaret's at Cliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 853404
  • E-mail
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