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The Minnis Bay Bar & Brasserie

The Parade | Minnis Bay, Birchington CT7 9QP, England
+44 1843 841844
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Parade | Minnis Bay, Birchington CT7 9QP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the minnis with a group of friends and was served by a lovely young lady called fran. Nothing was any trouble and her service was exceptional!

Thank Scarlett P
Reviewed 4 days ago

spent a lovely 3 hours in the Minnis have a meal with friends. The waitress could not have been more attentive. Nothing was to much trouble, the food was wonderful, we had crab pate, as a starter which was full of flavour. There was a...More

Thank blueboytwo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve launched here a lot but the quality of food is slipping - margarita pizza for the children came covered in sliced tomatoes so they hardly ate any, the calamari was dripping in grease and done to death with battered scraps. As usual the crab...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had another fantastic meal here. One of our favourite places. Food always wonderful, and service great.

Thank Sharon J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Minnis after a day on the beach with our grandchildren. The service was appallling, the waitress wasn't really interested in serving us. My husand's battered cod was burnt with hardly any fish in the batter. When our food came we had to...More

Thank I4154PEchristine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped at the Minnis during a casual Sunday bike ride and thought about having brunch. Turns out breakfast is served 9am to 11am and no food again until 12pm. The main menu lacks any sort of brunch options and is fish...More

Thank Lucas D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here on several occasions. Always good meal. Roast on Sunday is fantastic Staff are great and friendly well trained and polite. Get a table by the window and you can watch the waves and watch the world go by

Thank Alistair T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As locals we used to eat at the 'old' Minnis before it's refurbishment last year. We went for an evening meal in the newly refurbished place . The menu is quite limited and the prices are highish. The service was poor, the food average to...More

Thank br0ce_35000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited several times as a couple & the food has always been excellent, this time we took our family including our grandson. There is a good selection of food for children & our grandson loved his dinner & ice cream. This restaurant is...More

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are regulars for their breakfast which is good value for money. Sadly our supper there yesterday with family (Monday 20th August 2018) was a big disappointment: we had gone especially for their mussels but they were off the menu. Settled on 4 cod and...More

Thank akhself
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Jennifer R
July 23, 2018|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, stacks of it in a public car park immediately behind - I can't remember if you have to pay?; I think there was a charge at certain times
Jennifer R
July 23, 2018|
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Response from stink57 | Reviewed this property |
Me again.,... it’s not a pub, it’s a restaurant with seating outside also
July 1, 2017|
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Response from ancientpoet | Reviewed this property |
unsure. However there is ample outside seating and it is a dog walkers paradise.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Parade | Minnis Bay, Birchington CT7 9QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Birchington
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 841844
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