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The Parlour

11-13 Minnis Road, Birchington CT7 9SD, England
+44 1843 841800
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (54 reviews)
“ice cream” (11 reviews)
“sundae” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11-13 Minnis Road, Birchington CT7 9SD, England
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Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

As usual we had an excellent Christmas lunch today. The Brogdale pork was superb as was the turkey so I was told. The vegetables are tasty & I wish I could do roast potatoes like Glen does. Service from Kelly & staff was attentive as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GrannyDeedee
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Fabuolus lunch. Home grown, home cooked, good wholesome food. Nothing processed here! The chef is the owner and puts in extra effort to make wonderful authentic food. Glen and Kelly run a fabuolus restaurant. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank W868KHrebeccad
Reviewed November 8, 2018

I have been there 3 or 4 times and every meal that we ordered was wonderful. There is a good selection of hot and cold foods and the food is piping hot, fresh vegetables, plenty of meat that is so tender. I ordered the crumble...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lulu2806
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I am not surprised this restaurant gets an overall excellent rating. We were ladies that lunch today and it was wonderful. Their scampi is not the norm, it is so tasty with home made tartar sauce, a delicious salad with naughty fat chips. Excellent. My...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank helenwadd
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Very lovely food well cooked traditional English food beautiful suet puddings and meat pies. Deserts are great too. Plenty of food on the plate.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 1956sally
Reviewed October 20, 2018

We couldn't book by phone (no answer - too busy) so we turned up, having discovered this restaurant in an online (Tripadvisor) search. LUNCH Savoury Course There is a varied menu, ranging from delicious-sounding sandwiches to hot lunches/dinners, all homemade, and with excellent ingredients. Think...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Gastronome20
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Excellent breakfast, coffee could possibly be better, but that's just my view. Everything else was perfect.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Chris C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Lovely place to eat. Food is fresh and tasty. Portions are generous. The staff are friendly and efficient. Lovely little patio area to sit outside if weather permits and they serve a decent cup of tea. I

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank everittlou
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We were just in time to order something from the kitchen! Our dogs could come inside with us. The food was great! Really lovely. Staff is also very nice!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Suusvdw
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Lovely home-cooked hearty food, served well, at a great price. Stopped by for lunch on a Friday and had beef pie (with all the trimmings), tomato and roasted pepper soup (with plenty of fresh bread), a glass of perfectly acceptable red wine and some sparkling...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Nicola W
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April 4, 2018|
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Response from rmiller11101952 | Reviewed this property |
They love children I would give them a call first about the food so they know. They will look after you the owner is the Chef and the head waitress is her husband
Derek B
September 5, 2016|
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Response from Jim G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Derek I'm nothing to do with the parlour, I think this Q, was worded by a computer 🙄via TRIP adviser, trip up over what ever you ask us. Anyway there are some tables out back and I've seen a man and his dog sitting... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Minnis Road, Birchington CT7 9SD, England (Formerly Birchington Ice Cream Parlour)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Birchington
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 841800
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