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Christies Wine Bar & Bistro

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British, French, Wine Bar
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1-3 Station Approach, Birchington CT7 9RD, England
01843 847847
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Description: Lunch served 7 days a week from 12pm to 3pm. Light bites including...
Lunch served 7 days a week from 12pm to 3pm. Light bites including sandwiches, baguettes & nacho's. Traditional Sunday Roast with a selection of meats 12-3:30pm. Vegetarian options are also available on all of our menu's. Light bites & snacks available every Friday & Saturday 4pm-8pm. A La Carte Menu available every Friday & Saturday 6pm to 9pm. Fully furnished function room available to hire, buffets catered for. Live music most weekends from 9pm.
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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sunday lunch

Having eaten at the venue on three previous occasions albeit some time ago when we're not impressed, the Sunday lunch came as a very pleasant surprise, the staff were attentive polite and efficient. The food was hot ,fresh and very tasty, overall a very good meal and not overpriced.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Paul N
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Birchington, United Kingdom
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Birchington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having eaten at the venue on three previous occasions albeit some time ago when we're not impressed, the Sunday lunch came as a very pleasant surprise, the staff were attentive polite and efficient. The food was hot ,fresh and very tasty, overall a very good meal and not overpriced.

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1 Thank Paul N
Birchington, null, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A few weeks ago we went to Christies to try out their a la carte menu one friday evening. We ate upstairs in which is a lovely room and there was a group enjoying a late Xmas meal, looking splendid in cracker hats. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and wine and as usual our visit was made more special with... More 

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1 Thank Debbie B
Longfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went to a theme night at Christies on the 29th January, it was our first visit to the restaurant, the food was amazing and the service was very good as well, they couldn't do enough for you, great night and will back again soon.

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2 Thank Andy S
london
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

went to christies for lunch on sunday food was excellent as it always is. service was very good with very friendly staff .and a nice relaxed vibe .a nice place to go for food or drinks

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1 Thank Graham W
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent party venue upstairs. Great size for 50-60 guests not to busy and not rattling around an empty room. Bar staff very attentive and polite and the food was excellent!! All the guests commented how nice the food was. The owners very accommodating and would defiantly deal with them again!! Great venue thank you Christies!!!!

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1 Thank B5PAY
Birchington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

24 Ladies have been to Christie's for dinner today, the food was excellent, the staff were very friendly & obliging. We try to go to a different restaurant every month but will definitely be coming back here again. Was a bit cold as a heater had broken.

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1 Thank Jean C
Margate, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Booked here for my dads birthday meal. All the staff were happy to accommodate our every need to make it special for Dad. Great food with huge portions and all for a great price. Would recommend it to anyone.

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5 Thank Fern S
Birchington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

What a fantastic meal we were a party of seven . We all came away very much satisfied excellent service Friendly staff very enjoyable experience Thank you Christies wine bar

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5 Thank peteflo
birchington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Came here last night after reading the reviews, was very impressed. I initially phoned to enquire if they can cater for someone on a gluten free diet, they said yes they can. Good choice of starters with gf bread. My main meal was turkey with gf gravy, it was really good. Desserts were a bit limited but i could have... More 

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kent
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Five of us had our previous Xmas get together here we all had beautiful meals can not speak any higher, nothing is too much trouble for the staff, the restaurant upstairs is wonderfully decorated with Xmas decorations making the place feel christmassy we will be back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1-3 Station Approach, Birchington CT7 9RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Birchington
  • Phone Number: 01843 847847

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
  • Cuisine: British, French, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children

Description

Lunch served 7 days a week from 12pm to 3pm. Light bites including sandwiches, baguettes & nacho's. Traditional Sunday Roast with a selection of meats 12-3:30pm. Vegetarian options are also available on all of our menu's. Light bites & snacks available every Friday & Saturday 4pm-8pm. A La Carte Menu available every Friday & Saturday 6pm to 9pm. Fully furnished function room available to hire, buffets catered for. Live music most weekends from 9pm.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?