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“Lovely”

Sir Stanley Gray Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #30 of 203 Restaurants in Ramsgate
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed March 24, 2013

Lovely cosy pub with delicious home cooked food and a great atmosphere. Staff were very friendly and the service was excellent. It also overlooks Pegwell Bay. Lovely to have spent two cosy winter evenings in front of an open fire.

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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We thought we'd try sunday lunch at The Pegwell Bay Hotel, as it had good recommendations and is very local to home. The hotel is a large imposing presence at the end of a quiet road, with ample parking facilities and a welcoming countenance. Unfortunately, a large group of 40 had just settled in for lunch, so the helpful recceptionist suggested we would be better off across the road in the 'Stanley'. Over we went, and entered a cosy country pub, complete with open fire and welcoming landlord. We were given a table by a window, and ordered our lunch straight away. Roast Beef for both, with a Minestrone soup for myself and a bruschetta for my companion. we settled down to wait...and wait. Finally the couple next to us were served their main coures (pork instead of beef for one!). We were intrigued, we'd been there some time before them, and not been served. Eventually, after 25 minutes, my companion gave up and went to enquire what was going on. A couple of minutes letter, the landlord came over and offered us a cock eyed tale about how the order had got messed up, and our starters overlooked. I told him that even if the starters had been overlooked, we had not been offered a main course either. So far, so unimpressed. Then the starters arrived. My soup was accompanied with some bread that was as old as Bruce Forsyth's gags, and as dry as Jack Dee's. Not funny, I thought. Our genial host came back when we had finished our starters, and was informed. I think he may have worked out that I was not overawed. Main course arrived promptly, but by heck it was rubbish. Thin grey slivers of meat, stringy roast potatoes and a tedious medley of school dinner vegetables, topped off with thin but greasy gravy. The only reason that this review warrants two stars, rather than one, is thw fact that we were not charged for the starters. Bitterly disappointing, and we won't be going back.

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Thank crackney
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

We were in a group of 9 walking along the coastal path when we came across this pub/restaurant which is part of the Pegwell Bay Hotel. Being a Sunday it was obviously popular for its Sunday Roast at £8.95. We had a selection of well-filled sandwiches at £4.50 - £6.25, including prawn, smoked salmon and fish fingers, served to us by helpful staff on the sunny terrace, which we virtually had to ourselves at this time of year. I imagine it could be very busy at the height of the season. They serve a selection of local real ales.

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Thank kmw37a
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

the welcome we received after a long rainy journey was warm and friendly, the choice of food was good but not extensive, i had a steak with peppercorn sauce, it was cooked to my liking but quite dry, the sauce was very runny with lots and lost of whole peppercorns in it, not the best in the world! prices were, i think quite expensive. but as i said earlier the warm meal was welcome adter our long rainy journey.

Thank ginnyStaffordshire
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

Food was reasonable. But it has such old fashioned décor and had a rather grubby feel to it. But if you can get a window seat then it is worth a visit.Amazing views across the bay whilst you eat .Just need to shut your eyes to all the old fashioned patterns everywhere. Very popular and busy.

Thank 47penny15
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