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Rocksalt

Seafood, British, Contemporary
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4-5 Fishmarket, Folkestone CT19 6AA, England
+44 (0)1303 212 070
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 421
    Very good
  • 235
    Average
  • 116
    Poor
  • 76
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A really pleasant experience

Monday night, foul weather and we expected the place to be empty, but there were forty people in, which says something. I had chosen Rocksalt from the Good Food Guide as it was my wife's birthday and we were staying in the area. It proved a good choice and we were both very happy with our dining... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Richard M
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Somerton, United Kingdom
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Somerton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Monday night, foul weather and we expected the place to be empty, but there were forty people in, which says something. I had chosen Rocksalt from the Good Food Guide as it was my wife's birthday and we were staying in the area. It proved a good choice and we were both very happy with our dining experience. The food... More 

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Thank Richard M
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a superb meal in 2014 and even better in 2013 but after our last visit we were left disappointed. The first of all I would like to say that the service was exceptional, we've never felt so welcomed even in top notch London restaurants, Staff were friendly, professional and took their time to explain what different dishes were all... More 

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Thank James H
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to Rocksalt with family party of 7 booked for 18.30 only time avalible as they needed the table for 21.00 ok we did book on the day Arived and was given the impression we were in the way as if they had something else they needed to be doing. The place was empty two cuples only, so was surprised... More 

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Thank Chris H
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Situated on the harbour wall in Folkestone, Rocksalt is set behind a huge glass wall overlooking the sea. In summer they pull the glass doors back and bring the sea into the restaurant. You couldn't imagine a better location. The food matches. I had a wonderful mackerel tartare with pickled cucumber and then a beautifully tender pork loin with apples... More 

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1 Thank Quinlet3
Rochester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went here just after Xmas with some friends who were over from New York and what a fantastic experience it was . We were seated on a semi circular booth facing the harbour.It was dark and the tide was out but l should imagine the view in the day is lovely. There is a separate bar upstairs l think.... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were a group of nine who meet regularly for Sunday lunch. It was a particularly grey day and the cobbles of the approach to the fish market seemed more slippery and uneven than ever. Some chose the set lunch, others went a la carte and some went for the specials. The first course of snails and black pudding was... More 

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1 Thank Paul N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!! Pre drinks upstairs in the bar followed by dinner in the restaurant....the menu was great with a good variation of food but not too much. The staff were so friendly and helpful especially Liam who waited us. Nice bread and spreads were brought to us whilst we chose our meal along with our drinks,the main meal was amazing... More 

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1 Thank Kenton B
Palafrugell, Catalonia, Spain
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited Rocksalt again in September. We so enjoy the menu and service that we had three dinners there over five days. The location offers beautiful views of the rapidly improving harbour. The restaurant architecture is unique and cool, the interior spacious with a wall of glass overlooking the harbour. There is outside dinning but we choose to dine in...so to... More 

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2 Thank Williams R
Margate, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant as guests of a friend. The restaurant was busy but the staff attentive. Being a lover of fish I just went for the 80.00 shellfish shared platter. Would have probably been sufficent for three people but only two when I am involved! The food being served to other tables looked excellent and out pudding were... More 

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2 Thank Fazmam
Folkestone
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bit pretentious and felt looked down upon....more by staff than customers! Drinks / cocktails fab, food average

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4-5 Fishmarket, Folkestone CT19 6AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1303 212 070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, British, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?