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Roost Restaurant & Cafe

19 Cliff Terrace | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 1RU, England
+44 1843 229708
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (9 reviews)
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British, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
19 Cliff Terrace | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 1RU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first visit this evening. A very friendly place. The food was first class. We had the ribs, tacos and nachos for starters, which were all delicious. The kids had a burger and hot-dog main courses, these were eaten with gusto. The “grownups”...More

Thank Crafty_Lush
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best place in Kent Chicken is amazing. So friendly and helpful. I would eat here every week if I could!!

Thank Journey188294
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and although they had a lot of reservations they fit us in. Fantastic views of the sea, good food and really lovely service.

Thank v_h007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never tasted the most best cooked chicken & ribs ever. We asked the friendly waitress the secret. She advised us that it is cooked in bone broth. So tasty and moist. The ribs were melt in the mouth. It has a good view...More

Thank ladyeireEssex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress was fantastic, so friendly and attentive. The food was really good particularly the crayfish taco.

Thank littlel0nd0ner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with a great burger with chips and alioli. The views on sea front add a nice touch to the lunch.

Thank alexito4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had a really fantastic meal at Roost this evening. The interior was stunning and the staff friendly and welcoming. The food was delicious and fresh and atmosphere perfect. Our favourite restaurant in Margate by far. The pool and table tennis and...More

Thank mike w
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I had mac n cheese for a starter and then 1/4 wings with 1/4 chicken for my main and both were really good. My colleague also enjoyed his meal of Tempura and then a steak burger. I would make this a regular eatery if I...More

Thank LeedstoLondonandmore
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We ate here on Sunday lunch looking out towards the sea. We had the Crab Burger, Roost Dog & a Banana Milkshake. The staff were so friendly, helpful & genuinely cared which is really refreshing to see. We added extra crayfish to our burger as...More

Thank AlisonHughes
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Tough to know what to say without being completely unoriginal. The selection on the menu always causes a lard lad such as myself difficulty in choosing what to go for. I went for the classic chicken as they do it and do it well, however...More

Thank Rob P
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Questions & Answers
11 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Minicorrect | Property representative |
We take online bookings via our website front page. And we like to think we're child friendly! We won the Family Friendly business award last year and have a games room in our basement with free pool and ping pong, kids... More
LindseyAnne B
31 March 2018|
Response from Minicorrect | Property representative |
We have both but are fully booked tomorrow. So sorry.
Lucie R
11 February 2018|
Response from Mrs P | Reviewed this property |
Yes , you can make reservations .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Cliff Terrace | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 1RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 229708
  • E-mail
Street Food on Sea. Modern, fresh, locally-sourced food lovingly prepared by Head Chef Melanie Mountfield and her team.
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