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4-5 Fishmarket, Folkestone CT19 6AA, England
+44 (0)1303 212 070
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely restaurant, great staff but........

I chose Rocksalt to recommend for my good friends 40th birthday as I've been a few times and always had a fantastic eve. It's somewhere out of the ordinary in Kent and on a summer evening it's prime location sitting looking out to sea. The food and service are both very good, cocktails to die... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
Vicky B
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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Kent
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

I tried the 3 course set lunch menu and loved all 3 courses (mackerel starter, grey mullet & mussels for main and chocolate fondant for dessert). The service was excellent, very attentive and only 10-15 mins in between each course. Starter came out almost instantly! It's also the best setting in Kent imo, with views across the harbour so all... More 

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Stoke- on- Trent
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wow a must if your in the area the food is excellent fish is a definite must!!! My birthday meal was lovely thank you and thanks for the lovely happy birthday dessert such a nice touch :-) Please also thank the Staff for very good friendly customer service excellent. The views are fantastic and we visited the night after for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

Having read very mixed reviews I was a bit dubious about booking Rocksalt for my birthday. Well I am glad I did because we had a wonderful evening. We started with cocktails at the bar, priced at £7.50 (very reasonable) and we got served promptly. Waitress who seated us mentioned the birthday which was nice. The service was excellent without... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I was really looking forward to going to this restaurant., what a big dissapointment the experience was.My partner managed to get us a table for 9.30pm, bit late for us to eat but as we were going somewhere special I didn, t mind. We arrived at 8.30pm so that we could have a couple of drinks in the bar.Big mistake,... More 

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London, England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We live less than 10 miles from Folkestone and have taken 2 years to get round to trying it out. Opted for a Saturday evening and Rocksalt, you didn't disappoint. We arrived at 6:30 and caught the tail end of the team briefing and from this it was apparent this was quite a place and sure enough that was indicative... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Rocksalt is a consistently great place to eat either in the bar upstairs or the restaurant. You must have cocktails in the upstairs bar and the bunch in this bar is amazing, especially with a bloody mary! I can honestly say it was the best Bloody Mary I have ever had. The bar guys really know their cocktails and do... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

I chose Rocksalt to recommend for my good friends 40th birthday as I've been a few times and always had a fantastic eve. It's somewhere out of the ordinary in Kent and on a summer evening it's prime location sitting looking out to sea. The food and service are both very good, cocktails to die for. My only huge disappointment... More 

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We had lunch at Rocksalt. Food was excellent and the service was very good with a very friendly staff. Everything was ok fine but I would like to stress that the prices are rather high!

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Dover, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We have dined here before and it can be hit and miss, but we booked for a birthday lunch so we hoped it would all come together. We were not disappointed and Rocksalt lived up to its reputation. We ate from the lunch menu and it was outstanding washed down with some English Sparkling Wine!! At the end of lunch... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We sat in the upstairs bar where they also serve a brunch style menu and I had muscles in white wine with glazed bacon lardons that came with paprika skinny fries and my friend had tradionsl fish x chips that was also very nice, superb location over looking Folkestone harbour, reasonable prices and great service and the cocktails are to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4-5 Fishmarket, Folkestone CT19 6AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1303 212 070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, British, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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