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The Ambrette Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Indian, Contemporary, Fusion
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44 King Street, Margate CT9 1QE, England
+44 1843 231504
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 465
    Excellent
  • 111
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Unusual Oriental!

Most refined food of this genre that we have ever experienced. Very friendly welcome, attentive (but not overly!) service, with good advice about the menu (good: offers choice, but not too lengthy) and the fairly-priced wine list. pleasant little 'entremets' e.g. mulligatawny soup, sorbets etc.

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4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Glasgow Scotland
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Glasgow Scotland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Most refined food of this genre that we have ever experienced. Very friendly welcome, attentive (but not overly!) service, with good advice about the menu (good: offers choice, but not too lengthy) and the fairly-priced wine list. pleasant little 'entremets' e.g. mulligatawny soup, sorbets etc.

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Husband and I took mother-in-law for lunch a few days after Mother's Day as it was less busy. A lovely welcome when you walk in and staff are always very attentive and helpful - every dish is described as to the ingredients and the food, as per usual was delicious, I have yet to be disappointed. The complimentary glass of... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Our favourite local restaurant. Friendly staff, great food, delicious flavours and beautifully presented. Always fantastic value for lunch .

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

There is always a tasty, varied, imaginative menu, spicy but never too hot and using local produce. The food is lovely and the staff and friendly and helpful. My favourite restaurant.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I always look forward to going to The Ambrette and am never disappointed. This time I took a group of friends who were equally impressed by the excellent food - great flavours, delicate spicing and original twist on traditional Indian food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Went out for a romantic meal having heard so much about the Ambrette. Food was very good as was the service. Don't go if you fancy a chicken vindaloo because there isn't a curry on the menu. The food is tasty and spiced in a subtle way to enhance the dishes which are all made with products which are locally... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Lovely meal as usual - local fare cooked in an indian manner. Very busy with lovely atmosphere and service good too.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Me and my brother took my Mum here for her birthday one Saturday. I've previously been to the Canterbury and Margate restaurants but personally prefer the Margate one. Restaurant was nice and busy being a Saturday night and had a great atmosphere! Food was exceptional as always! I've had the venison on my previous two visit but had the mutton... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

two visits for lunch in one week food and wine very good and staff very nice the new season seafood had a very good choice and the lunch menu so much choice

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Dining alone can be rather boring but not with the tasting menu. There are at least seven course with no distractions it is good to be able to enjoy the subtle flavours of each of the dishes. The desserts are to die for. As I have a privilege card the tasting menu is half price. Although I would not pay... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 44 King Street, Margate CT9 1QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 231504

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian, Contemporary, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?