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The Empire Room

10-12 Nelson Crescent, Ramsgate CT11 9JF, England
+44 1843 582511
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10-12 Nelson Crescent, Ramsgate CT11 9JF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lived in the area for years and never knew the restaurant existed! From the exterior it looks like a B&B among converted flats. Accessed via steps to a basement, so not great for people unsteady on their feet. Took my daughter for lunch. The decor...More

Thank TRGA
Reviewed 3 days ago

The atmosphere was relaxing and friendly . The food to die for. We asked the chef to come out and explain how he's made the pork belly melt in the mouth it was the most delicious meal ever.

Thank Pathfinder815819
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is got to be the best meal I've ever had!! We went out with friends and they had been before and said it was amazing, I the staff were excellent and the menu is not over big but the meals on there are first...More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st time we have visited the empire rooms. This was our wedding anniversary so was a special evening for us. Starters and mains were fantastic! Cooked to perfection and flavours were amazing ( we both had lamb and it was so tender) such lovely decor...More

Thank Yummymummy92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This dinner formed part of a surprise from my boyfriend. I was having a bit of a hard time and feeling a little down. My boyfriend went to work and booked a couple of days away just for the two of us. What a lovely...More

Thank Valerie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb quality, original flavours, good service, all freshly made in-house. Nicely decorated room in the basement of the hotel (visitors with limited mobility might find it difficult to get to the restaurant, but I believe they will serve you in the hotel upstairs). 2 course...More

Thank jjjcLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy, friendly characterful restaurant with gorgeous food, both savoury and sweet. The only downside is that the generous portions meant I didn’t have room fir a whole puffing! Will definitely visit again

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the set menu and it was lovely. Very good service and perfect food. Would certainly recommend going.

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Ramsgate many times but had no idea that the Empire Room existed. Fantastic position overlooking the harbour, tho the restaurant itself is in the basement of the hotel. Anyway, wide menu choices, friendly service and elegantly furnished dining room. Good value set...More

Thank clairenicholl2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although regular visitors to Ramsgate we have tended to eat nearer our hotel or jump on the loop to Broadstairs not giving the empire rooms a thought, until now. Decided we would have a change of venue to celebrate our Anniversary. We had a lovely...More

Thank focusrx
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Questions & Answers
Missy H
February 4, 2018|
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Response from JSMThomas | Property representative |
Hello...thank you for your question...our restaurant is situated in the basement with no disabled access...however we do serve the same menu on the ground floor dining room (with sea views!) which does have disabled access... More
March 4, 2017|
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Response from mash07 | Property representative |
Good morning We will start sunday opening hours as of 12th March from 12:30 until 14:30 kindest regards David Dray
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$26 - $43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-12 Nelson Crescent, Ramsgate CT11 9JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Ramsgate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 582511
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Part of the fabulous Royal Harbour Hotel, the 40 cover Empire Room restaurant serves great food using fresh local ingredients in a charming club like setting.
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