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Address: The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
Phone Number: 01303 842195
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nice to walk up and down The Old High Street. Interesting arty shops. Don't seem to be open all that long though. Looked to be some good eateries.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Northampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

nice to walk up and down The Old High Street. Interesting arty shops. Don't seem to be open all that long though. Looked to be some good eateries.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The Creative Quarter should be applauded. A great organisation is striving hard to regenerate a historic area of Folkestone by encouraging creative businesses to establish themselves in the area. I really enjoyed walking down to the harbour through the streets and popping into the shops (including eating one of the best ice creams I've had!). A couple of the restaurants... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A very quirky collection of shops on a lovely but fairly hilly cobbled street. Great place to mooch around and find an unusual gift, we loved it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Pretty, interesting and worth another visit when the shops are open and we are in the area. Funky shops but lots of overlap in what they sell. Good art event in July.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

sometimes the creative quater has art on show where i like to go to see how others feel and express themselves.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

There are some truly marvelous stores here to explore, and we did. Given that my husband and I both have back and mobility problems, it's important to note that we had to take several rest breaks while going up this relatively steep, vintage street. By all means, go and window-shop (and actually shop - places like this need our support... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is fast becoming a mecca for all manner of artistic enterprises, with the Old High Street the main conduit. The window displays are wonderful

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worthing
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Two roads with old buildings most of which were shut or boarded up, there was a display of how it would be when developed, but not worth a special visit

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Not far from the hotel Grand Burstin and the harbour area is the start of the 'Creative Quarter'. With narrow streets and lots of colour, you could be in a foreign country like France. I don't know, but maybe that is what influences this area which leads up to the main town centre.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

There are lovely sites to see in Folkestone and the Creative Quarter was one of our favourites, it should not be overlooked. I loved the Creative Quarter for its original independent shops and galleries. It is also a place where you can get a very good coffee at Googies, to a Kiwi this is important. Easily the best shop in... More 

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Address: The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
Phone Number: 01303 842195
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone

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