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“What a treat!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Ambrette Restaurant

The Ambrette Restaurant
44 King Street, Margate CT9 1QE, England
+44 1843 231504
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Ranked #6 of 126 Restaurants in Margate
Price range: $23 - $30
Cuisines: Contemporary, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Arundel, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“What a treat!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

My 92 year old mother and I took advantage of the Senior Citizens Priviledge Card and had lunch at the Ambrette today. What a treat! Beautifully presented plates of food (and each course described as it was served) with little extra touches such as a welcome glass of prosecco, an amuse bouche and an expresso cup of lentil soup between courses. Don't expect a great dollop of meat in bright red sauce on a pile of rice! This is small portions but perfectly formed with delicious delicate combinations of flavours and unusual ingredients. The pheasant was beautifully tender as was the pork loin. As a Margate girl born and bred I am delighted that this sort of quality restaurant is now in Margate at an affordable price (even without the Priviledge card) and a restaurant that offers Senior citizens the opportunity to enjoy fine dining at a price they can afford. Well done Ambrette - we thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Excellent meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Ate here for the first time on Tuesday evening .The food was superb !
Looking forwaed to a second visit ,

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Milnerton, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Consistently good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I've been consistently impressed at the quality and ingenuity of the food at this small restaurant in central Margate. Dev's array of English-food-with-an-Indian-twist/Indian-food-with-an-English-twist is always mouthwatering and reasonably priced. Looking forward to finding an excuse to visit again!

Visited November 2012
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Margate Kent England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Ken”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

Had a wonderful Sunday lunch with our friends for a birthday celebration.Food and service excellent! Anil cooked everything brilliantly Thank you!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“stunning food with amazing presentation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

This is my second review. My one criticism the previous time was that the veggie options were a bit thin on the ground and were not as well presented as the meat options.Great improvement, and everything,including a wonderful paneer amuse bouche at the start,was so tasty.I can only visit when visiting a relative locally-please open one in Bath,there's a lot more competition here but I think you would do very well indeed!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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