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The Minnis Bay Bar & Brasserie

) #12 of 24 Restaurants in Birchington $$ - $$$ , British,
The Parade | Minnis Bay, Birchington CT7 9QP, England
+44 1843 841844
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
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“scallops” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Parade | Minnis Bay, Birchington CT7 9QP, England
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Reviewed today

booked a table for 4 last night. Arrived early and enjoyed a drink at the bar before being shown to our seats by Adam who was very nice and helpful. All ordered starters which arrived in good time and were all very nice. Mains also...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed yesterday

We were down at Minnis Bay for the day, and fortunately we had booked our table. It was my 1st time at The Minnis Bay Bar & Brasserie, and was very pleased. There is a Very Good Menu & Wine List. The Staff were all...More

Thank Roger97544
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I LOVE THIS PLACE. Staff are great, really friendly and very happy accommodate requests. Good selection of wine and ales, had nothing but good food there. I often visit for a coffee to enjoy the fantastic view or a bite to eat and a drink...More

1  Thank Suzi B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here for our anniversary. Great food, great service. Our waiter Harrison was a top man very polite and attentive would highly recommend we will certainly return

1  Thank djr83
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have given this place two chances now, staff really need extensive training. what was a good quality eatery, albeit a bit run down, has taken a nose dive since refurbishment earlier this year. Interesting to read other reviews, its not just me.

1  Thank geoff glynis w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a shame the building and the view are both beautiful however the food and service was terrible. The poor kitchen staff need someone to run the pass as the food reaches this point quite fast but the waiters don't collect it our starters sat...More

3  Thank Marc H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off for coffee and cake, what a beautiful setting sitting out on the deck watching the world go by and families playing on the beach. The coffee was perfect and service was fast. Next time we are having lunch.

1  Thank kevo1889
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd heard some poor tales about the minnis but I am an untrusting soul and have always liked the Shepard names places so as we cycle from Broadstairs and needed some sustenance we decided to give it a go... Suffice to say it is not...More

2  Thank Allplayandnowork73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waitress was rude and unaccommodating, had no knowledge of the menu. We decided not to even order and ate elsewhere.

2  Thank LionKing1995
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sea view and the outdoor space are very nice. Also the interior design and quality of the decoration of the restaurant are top. The staff seems a bit overwhelmed though. They took our order wrong (refunded us though), brought the food late, and still...More

1  Thank Chris0979
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Questions & Answers
1 July 2017|
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Response from ancientpoet | Reviewed this property |
unsure. However there is ample outside seating and it is a dog walkers paradise.
1 May 2016|
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Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's the cloud I think
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Parade | Minnis Bay, Birchington CT7 9QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Birchington
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 841844
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