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The Old Curiosity Shop

9 Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1ET, England
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“cake” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
9 Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1ET, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only found this place last year and found it a lovely place if you want a toasted sandwich or light lunch, cake and coffee or tea etc. It's cosy and the staff are REALLY lovely and treat you like friends. Very reasonable cost and cakes...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always worth a visit whenever we are in Broadstairs. Always friendly and welcoming. All the food is good, but the bacon sandwiches are the just the best!

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Our go to coffee and cake stop when we walk the dog along the beach from Ramsgate. Just a few steps up from the beach. Friendly staff, great cake. Free dog treats

Thank DW_Man
Reviewed 4 April 2017

WE started going in for tea and coffee last year after moving down to the area. This is a little gem of a place. Sam makes you very welcome with a friendly touch. Plus the cake is excellent. Well worth a visit.

Thank Barry06
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely little tea room, very quaint. Great for snack or afternoon tea with cake. Very friendly staff and happy to help. Animal friendly.

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We popped in last December and the friendly staff were setting up for a kids Xmas party (you can hire it for parties). However, they still had time to chat, have a laugh and give a good service. If you're down the seafront and want...More

Thank mr97man
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff small cafe Cash only payment though. Good food variety of food and hot drinks. Dog friendly too. (Treats available)

Thank Tiggspoo
Reviewed 11 March 2017

First time here and we will return. Limited menu which we didn't mind as it contained what we were looking for including some flexibility on the order. Jolly and friendly lady serving.

Thank Seasonedtraveller142
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I visited here with my Dad and our 3 dogs (bulldog, pug and a staffie!) a few weeks ago, we'd walked along the beach, the tide was in very high, it was so cold my fingers could've been amputated without pain relief. We popped in...More

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We visited Broadstairs for the first time, and wanted to grab some lunch, we were a party of four, 3 adults and a teenager. We had a look around and liked the look of the old curiosity shop. When we went in we found a...More

Thank Dale C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
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