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The Chambers

Radnor Chambers, Cheriton Place, Folkestone CT20 2BB, England
01303 223333
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Ranked #8 of 149 Restaurants in Folkestone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $16
Hours:
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, British, Café, Gastropub
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Chambers is at first glance a street level Coffee Shop & roasters but by far the biggest surprise lies underground where The Chambers bar takes over! Either take in the great vista of watching Folkestone town life go on around you as you enjoy your freshly roasted & brewed coffee, or venture through the coffee shop downstairs to the vast area that is our bar. Featuring TWO bars and lots of seating in large group areas or intimate nooks just for two, we offer lots for you to do & try.Our standard menu runs Mon to Sat & offers freshly made Mexican cuisine, whilst our weekly Specials board runs from Tues lunch through to Sat night & presents the best in local & seasonal dishes. We stock only Kentish Ales & Ciders & have featured in every CAMRA good Pub Guide since 2004, being regional pub of the year for 2008! Continental keg beers are very well represented too with Bitburger having a permanent place on the bar alongside German black lager & weiss beer on draught. Music is a BIG part of Chambers life & we have UK & international artistes EVERY Thurs night. Playing mostly blues, folk & acoustic originals, you'll NEVER be disappointed with the artistes playing at Chambers. Thurs night is a fine entertainment bet!! Check out our Facebook for details of up & coming players. Booking for meals advisable though not always essential.
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English first
Folkestone, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

After completing our christmas shopping my wife and I went into The Chambers for a coffee, cake followed by a nice pint. The staff were welcoming and the seating was comfortable, fresh coffee within minutes hot and tasty what more could we want. Prices are very reasonable look forward to returning soon.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We where staying in nearby Hythe and fancied Mexican having read the reviews for Hythes local Mexican we thought it best to travel a bit further than our doorstep. Worth the short trip into Folkestone to visit this restaurant what stood out most was the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff, food was good as well, not much meat on... More 

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Sheffield
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

In Folkestone overnight we picked this from the Camra good beer guide and the tripadvisor reviews confirmed this was the place for us to head to. After a 5 hour journey from Sheffield we arrived a little disheveled, hungry and thirsty and were made to feel very welcome. The Mexican food (fajitas and enchiladas) was good quality, tasty and just... More 

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Limoges, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We ate the The Chambers on a Friday night when the place was packed. The noise was a little uncomfortable at times, especially for my autistic daughter, however the food and the staff more than made up for it. Excellent value food and amazingly accommodating staff who pulled out all the stops for my daughter's food fads. Will be going... More 

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Chamber-Meister, Owner at The Chambers, responded to this review

Hi SlinkyKitten (great name !!) & thank you for your review of The Chambers! I see that you ate here on a Friday night which is very unusual as that's definitely not a normal food night for us here at The Chambers. I seem to recall that we had a group booking in on both a Friday a Saturday from... More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We popped in for lunch and had really good, well presented food. The atmosphere is good and the staff are friendly. Excellent value.

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Chamber-Meister, Owner at The Chambers, responded to this review

Dear Richard R, Huge thanks for making the time to write us a review. Always appreciated when folk take the time out to do so :-) So glad that you liked the coffee shop & bar too as so often new visitors tend to use one or the other, so it's cool that you got to see both. We roast... More 

Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Stayed in Folkestone overnight and picked Chambers from the reviews on here. I was not disappointed, great welcome, superb service throughout, wonderful food and extremely good value for money. Big selection of ales and ciders which are needed to wash down the chillies!! Fab menu with varying degrees of "hotness" available. Loved the "ghost" ribs and wings, really got a... More 

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Chamber-Meister, Owner at The Chambers, responded to this review

Dear Phil A, Thanks so very much for a clean sweep review!! Five on everything :-) ALWAYS a brilliant thing to see...many thanks! Glad you like what we do here & it's very gratifying to know it made your visit stand out. You mat be interested to know that we've recently made a new chilli sauce for heating all our... More 

Folkestone, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Delicious food, great coffee lovely cider. My first night in folkestone was here, made all the better by Chris and team! A folkestone good coin to you sir!

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Chamber-Meister, Owner at The Chambers, responded to this review

Dear 297The_folly, Thanks for such a great review & my apologies for taking this long to reply to it! It's been some crazy times over the last two months with music events & party themes too. All good fun :-) but all takes time! We're really pleased that we were the folk able to welcome you into our town &... More 

Kent
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A great place to sit and watch the world go by on a sunny day it is on a busy corner so you get to see everything passing by.

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Chamber-Meister, Owner at The Chambers, responded to this review

Hi MrsGorgeous & thanks for your review of The Chambers You're quite right though in saying that the Chambers Coffee Shop & Roastery being situated on the corner as it is, DOES make a fantastic vantage point for some amazing people watching! You can lose chunks of your day before you even realise whats happened! I'd recommend it to anyone... More 

Greenhithe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went to the Chambers , Saturday eve 16 Aug, found the staff very nice and helpful, I liked the setup, downstairs, in what was probably the cellar. The food was good, try it one day, I think you'll be pleasantly surprised. David and Vikki from Greenhithe

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Chamber-Meister, Owner at The Chambers, responded to this review

Hi David T & thanks for taking the time to review The Chambers & so positively. So often reviews are from folk who're resident in the town that the venue is in - which is just great - but it's really refreshing to get a review from somebody who's a visitor to the town too! Reading what you've written it... More 

Olney, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We recently stayed in Folkestone for a couple of nights and visited this bar on both nights. Although midweek and the bar was quiet there was a friendly welcoming atmosphere. We ate here on the 2nd night and wished we'd had eaten here on both nights. The food was good and great value. We would visit again if we were... More 

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Chamber-Meister, Owner at The Chambers, responded to this review

Hi Minnie886 & thank you very much for a really great review & scores!! I hope you enjoyed your stay in Folkestone & am just glad that we were able to be part of your good memories! Thanks for commenting on our food especially as thats such a big thing for us & we're now in our 16th year of... More 

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Additional Information about The Chambers

Address: Radnor Chambers, Cheriton Place, Folkestone CT20 2BB, England
Phone Number: 01303 223333
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 16
Cuisine: Mexican, British, Café, Gastropub

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