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“Great family beach.”
Review of Westbrook Bay

Westbrook Bay
Ranked #16 of 53 things to do in Margate
Certificate of Excellence
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Level 6 Contributor
210 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Great family beach.”
Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

This is a great beach for families. You always have sand if the tides in or out. So your children can dig and build all day. It's great because you don't have to worry about moving from the tide too. It also has a cafe. A great beach for families with young children.

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English first
2 reviews
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“Stunning family beach”
Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

A genuine lovely sandy beach, lifeguards patrol in the summer season. Great sunsets and still a good amount of beach at high tide.
Beach huts on the prom and the sand, toilets and cafe, though the latter is closed a lot which is not good!

Visited August 2013
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Kent
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Westbrook is one of the best beaches I've ever seen”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

and one of the main things that makes it so is that you have everything you could want on hand - old seaside loos yes but they are usually very clean - and the best part is the cafe. We generally arrive for late breakfast early lunch then sit outside the whole day - obviously if you prefer to bring all your own supplies then you can't do that, you have to spend something in the cafe they are trying to run a business after all.

We went there once and it was raining they even offered to let us sit inside with the dog! And they rent out the windbreaks and parasols etc. We'll be there again this bank holiday.

Visited August 2013
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Corsham, England, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Run down facilities”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

Loos, cafe, water supply, all poor, and no seating other than the few chairs outside the sad cafe. No deckchairs or windbreaks any more, the only thing that was an improvement was the new beach huts. A stunning beach, needs a big investment to get the visitors back.

Visited July 2013
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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Nice beach not so good cafe and toilets..”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

I have a beach hut at this beach and I'm highly fond of this beach myself. Being a child, I know it is a great place for children you can sit there until late in the sun and its lovely place for a beach hut. The cafe however was not quite good:L from the outside it is unappealing it needs a desparate makeover. Being a vegetarian I do not buy food from this cafe as the variety I found very poor. However I did buy some chips and I'm sad to say I was very disappointed theч were greasy and very oily. They, to be honest tasted vile just greasy and probably cheap. I was very dissapointed about the quality off food. The inside is dull and also unappealing as well it needs a paint and some new things. They're is no healthy food. Only greasy fish burgers bacon chips and egg. Whatever happened to salad, jacket potato, vegtables, healthy sandwiches such as egg and cress cheese. The food needs to be much better quality and highly more various to people who do not eat meat a few members off staff seemed blunt, uncaring and bored. The toilets are also need a makeover they are old smelly run down and horrible. Apart from this, the beach itself is lovely.

Visited July 2013
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