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15 Rendezvous Street, Folkestone CT20 1EY, England
+44 1303 246188
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 526 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Quiet Sunday afternoon 28th with little Fella and choices according to him & trip advisor really Aspendos or Googies. First thing that struck me was (Owner/Manager) Keith very welcoming and friendly. Second thing a little organised chaos with some staff. We moved from outside to in due to threatening clouds with one gracious lady only to be quizzed once moved... More 

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Thank Greg C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Unexpected find. Something for everyone in our parry of 6. Wonderful, extensive menu. Wish I could have tried everything! Lovely, relaxed atmosphere and a fitting, modern style of decor. Chilli beef nachos are to die for. Fussiest restaurant critique ever calls it "fantastic"! A true gem, not to be missed out on.

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Thank Beth R
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Polite and friendly staff. Apologised for delay on food even though it only took 10 minutes. Food was very tasty and filling

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Thank James D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is with a heavy heart I write this review. Googies has lost it's charm. Has it changed management? On the plus side, the venue is lovely, and the bar extension is fab. It has a great selection of beers and cocktails. It's such a shame that the service was painfully slow (20min wait for our round of 4 drinks... More 

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Thank Baptiste1
Dorset, United Kingdom
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498 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Popped in for a burger and a few drinks which they failed to charge me for. Excellent quality but the chips were somewhat burnt. Nice ales. Slightly surprised by the numbers who turned up as they were short staffed

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Thank R N
London
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped by for a coffee. Quick service with nice seating outside to enjoy sunshine. Has changed a lot since 2013 my last visit its unique qwerky feel with old books, games and piano are gone which were charming. But still a very nice eatery and coffee bar. There is an extended bar next door.

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Thank msEIT
Kent
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't rate the service here, we were told 30minutes for food which was fine but were told order at bar if we sat outside which we wanted to do, as I was about to order inside at counter it started to rain so decided safer to eat in,the waiter then went off to clean a table off for us... More 

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Thank DickyKent
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly , polite and very helpful staff. Great decor and best of all the food is amazing. One word of advice pre book a table on Friday and Saturday evenings as its really popular.

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Thank Sharon T
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in and we're sat promptly, it wasn't busy it took the waiter an age to get to the table forgivable if it was busy but only a couple of tables in, order taken asked for a medium cooked burger, as stated on the menu medium or well done, the burger was so over cooked it was inedible, and took... More 

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Thank Tabitha M
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place gets better every time i visit - great food, great vibe and great drinks. Food menu is quite pricey, but you get what you pay for - hand made burgers in brioche buns. Will definitely visit again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $26
Cuisine
American, Diner, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Rendezvous Street, Folkestone CT20 1EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 246188
Description
Small Batch Coffee - Craft Beers - Cocktails - Gourmet Burgers

An upbeat fun casual restaurant, known for its ethical use of local produce and supporting local suppliers. Googies has exclusivity of the local DEXTER Beef from Sladden Farm less than 5 miles away. The Dexter Beef is 28 Day Hung, Free Range Grass Fed & Locally sourced.

Amazing Burgers and awarded The UK's best Hot Chocolate award 2014

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