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Roost Restaurant & Cafe

19 Cliff Terrace | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 1RU, England
+44 1843 229708
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Cliff Terrace | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 1RU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and attentive staff, lovely atmosphere. Food was delicious, especially the burgers! Reasonably priced and well located for the sea front and the Margate Winter Gardens. Well worth a visit. Our party of eight had a lovely time.

Thank Linusface
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really nice time at Roost, very relaxed café atmosphere. Good food and wine and local beers. Good for families and couples.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us enjoyed lunch here today and we were not disappointed! Starters were generous and between us we ordered the Mad Cow and Tempura Crab burger, Chilli Dog and 1/2 chicken with Mac & Cheese on the side for mains. All 4 of us...More

Thank MissP1990
Reviewed 12 February 2018

This was recommended by CTR ALT DEL - one of the escape rooms in Margate. We came here while waiting to get into the room. The "family" feeling hits you from the door. It seems a DIY setup restaurant, which made us feel very comfortable....More

Thank Andreea I
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Visited today Saturday 10th Feb Sat in the window seats using the binoculars to look at the ships while eating lunch with my wife , the food was very nice indeed and the service was very good also especially the young lady with the tattoos...More

Thank JasGFC
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Had been to Roost a couple of times and was looking forward to meeting friends there. Unfortunately the standards have obviously slipped. The food was okay but unusually nothing special and it was all a bit rushed. Perhaps the recent decision to move on has...More

Thank busychapuk
Minicorrect, Manager at Roost Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Hi busychapuk We're really disappointed to hear that you weren't happy with your recent visit to Roost, especially as you enjoyed your first visit so much. We can assure you that despite our decision to sell, we have not changed anything about our food, and...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

My sister and I got blown into here on a cold March morning and what a treat. Warm and inviting atmosphere table water readily available, and a breakfast that was simply delicious. Try it you will not be disappointed.

Thank Chezie22
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Booked in to Roost for a family Sunday Lunch. The best and coolest thing we did in Margate. Cocktails were well received and was tasty drinks. We ordered lots of dishes off the menu and tried a good selection. Tempura soft shell crab with Asian...More

2  Thank john w
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We had such a great evening, food and ambience was perfect. The chicken was a nice portion and the slaw delicious. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Littlebeelady
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Great food in interesting surroundings - nothing fancy, just simply good dining. The staff were excellent, and were wonderful with the children - the basement games room was a hit with them.

Thank Andrew O
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Lucie R
11 February 2018|
Response from Mrs P | Reviewed this property |
Yes , you can make reservations .
Anna Chiara B
7 February 2018|
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Response from Habanera156 | Reviewed this property |
If you click on the restaurant name or go to their website which is just the name roostrestaurant with the UK site name you can see pictures and you can also email them any questions you may have. The restaurant does not... More
Jane B
3 October 2017|
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Response from LoveEatingOut6 | Reviewed this property |
Yes for diner definitely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$42
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 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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