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3 Military Road | Ramsgate, Ramsgate CT11 9LG, England
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  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
3 Military Road | Ramsgate, Ramsgate CT11 9LG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent as ever. Very good choice on menu. Very reasonable price. Efficient friendly service. Definitely worth a visit if you have never tried it.

Thank Murphyandjazz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have used Ship Shape on and off for some time not every week but on a regular basis, after today I will never go there again. I sent my work colleague to get 2 bacon sandwiches as we where in a hurry and wanted...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 5 March 2018

What a lovely find! An old fashioned seaside cafe with an eclectic decor. Excellent value for money with old fashioned crinkly chips and the very best homemade cake I've eaten in a long while (and I eat a lot of cake!)

1  Thank 30Jeanette2015
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Two visits in two days! Was a favourite a few years ago until they started using 'herby sausages' instead of traditional types. Great position in Ramsgate Harbour,good seating with atmosphere inside,great views of the boats outside when weather conditions allow. Friendly staff,reasonable prices,will visit more...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Busy with local people, so that is a good endorsement, is busy so you may have a wait, nicely cooked to order.

Thank airwavecomms
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Breakfast was very good with good quality bacon, sausage, eggs, Cooked as you like it, staff very helpful, gets busy so may have to wait, but well worth it.

Thank mars10jon
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The locals always know where the best food and value is, and its here! On warmer days you can sit outside and watch the hustle and bustle of the Harbour or go inside and feast in the snug warm of the underground arch. The food...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We went for the mega breakfast and ordered a childs breakfast. Really good amount of food and very tasty and hot. Order came within approx 10-15mins. Would def go again

Thank Gillian A
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Waited for 40 minutes after ordering, for food to arrive, had to ask for bread and butter, 5 minutes later, new staff, without direction, happy chatting among themselves, rather than providing the meals for customers, spoke to two other couples, who were also very unhappy,...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The tables outside are the place to be overlooking the harbour in Ramsgate and the staff are friendly. Otherwise its unremarkable fare and certainly the cheese baguette i had was just that, industrially produced grated cheese in a pre-baked baguette.

Thank LargelyMonk
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Questions & Answers
bernard p
16 August 2017|
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Response from ShipShapeCafe-Rams | Property representative |
Hi Bernard, We do a Mega Breakfast- £5.80 2 Sausage, 2 bacon, 2eggs, 2 hash browns, fried slice, beans, tomatoes and 1 slice of bread and butter. This also comes with a tea or coffee. Kind Regards Ship Shape
Teresa D
22 July 2017|
Response from ShipShapeCafe-Rams | Property representative |
Hi, We have a very wide door at the front but this leads onto a slope that is quite steep as you enter the cafe. We have a lot of people who do come in with wheelchairs and electric wheelchairs and we are happy to assist... More
louise f
3 July 2015|
Response from ShipShapeCafe-Rams | Property representative |
Hi Louise, We stop serving hot food at 4.30pm We continue to serve cold food, cakes and drinks until we close at 5pm. We are open from 7am to 5pm everyday. Kind Regards Ship Shape
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Military Road | Ramsgate, Ramsgate CT11 9LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Ramsgate
  • Phone Number: 44184357000
We are a little family run cafe on Ramsgate's Royal harbour. We offer a breakfast and lunch menu.We are pet and child friendly and enjoy to meet all kinds of people. We are open from 7am till 5pm all year around (except at Christmas were we have Christmas eve, Christmas day and boxing day off). But otherwise, come down for a chat and a cuppa :). We aim to have a friendly relax environment for everyone. Weather you are a work person needing a break or just going for an afternoon walk and want a cuppa. We are here for all :) We look forward to meeting you!
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