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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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Mexican, Pub, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Smugglers High Street, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6AU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous food here although not cheap. Great choice of dishes and good cosy atmosphere. Expect to spend around £60 for a three course dinner for two plus drinks but worth it!

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for dinner when we were staying overnight in the area ahead of a ferry to France the following morning. The menu choice was good with a decent amount of seafood. I had the old favourite fish and chips and would recommend it. Being...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal here after popping in for a drink. Then decided to eat there each day of our holiday as the atmosphere was so welcoming and the food delicious.

Thank Helena1882015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a warm friendly welcome, nice people and good food, and the beer is always in good condition (nice pint)

Thank davidenglish2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Smugglers for our anniversary meal.The menu has not altered very much over the years but always garunteed warm welcome and excellent food. We really enjoyed our visit as always.

1  Thank briggo47
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We hadn't booked and was a table for 8, but seated quickly and plenty of choice! Food was good and sangria went down well too! Thank you!

1  Thank Toni T
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Thank you to all the staff at The Smugglers for making my birthday surprise dinner extra special. Food was wonderful, venue perfect and the staff couldn’t have been more friendly or helpful. Thank you

1  Thank KarenJane2013
Reviewed May 18, 2018

We had not booked a table, but went in and were quickly guided to a good seat and given the menu. the menu was wide and varied. The food when it arrived was good, ample and well prepared, I had Chicken Chorizo and my wife...More

Thank alexingohr
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely conservatory restaurant on the back of a pub, though you can also eat in the bar. They do a good mix of English & Mexican cuisine, along with pizzas. All the food is very good, but the Mexican is outstanding. It's...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We visited the Smugglers for Sunday lunch. We had a table in the bar area which was very traditional in appearance.There is also a restaurant room overlooking the garden. We were served throughout our lunch by friendly smiling staff. The Sunday roast was served hot,...More

1  Thank Eastbourne101
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Questions & Answers
May 22, 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
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
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