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Folkestone Creative Quarter

The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
+44 1303 842195
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Interesting shops

A bit off the beaten track but an interesting collection of arty type shops and a couple of cafes... read more

Reviewed today
Mrsmoley2016
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France
Weekend break

Great place to visit with a sandy beach. Lovely atmosphere and good for families. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nk4funnydays
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Barnet
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The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
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Reviewed today

A bit off the beaten track but an interesting collection of arty type shops and a couple of cafes. Not our thing and beware of steep hill that these shops are on!

Thank Mrsmoley2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit with a sandy beach. Lovely atmosphere and good for families. Plenty of restaurants serving fresh seafood and loads of pubs with outdoor seating

Thank Nk4funnydays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

interesting street but up very steep hill so if you have motability problems is give it a miss however plenty of retro shops and art gallerys

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

over the years the creative quarter is getting more and more interesting , there is every type of shop , from music to mosaic and coffee shops by the dozen, all with a different theme , you will find it a fantastic experience just walking...More

2  Thank slumberjumper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent around an hour walking through this area. Lots to see in shop windows. Some really nice paintings up for sale. There is a few shops haveing an up grade done . So it's going to get even better.

1  Thank Tim H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Private investment has regenerated an ordinary bit of another rundown seaside town into a small flourishing hub of outlets for quirky creativity and micro eateries. Nice change from dreary malls and failing high streets but, in a way, it's a ghetto that doesn't radiate its...More

Thank anna-MArya
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is where the town is regenerating. It is a hub for galeries, cafes, arts of all kinds, music, record shops etc. It is still a work in progress but already a lovely place

1  Thank Cambsmusiclover
Reviewed 21 June 2017

At the time of our visit the Old High Street was actually a tip, with scaffolding abounding, and graffiti. Tontine Street and the harbour area generally look like work in progress, very slow progress. The old railway line to the harbour arm was being concreted...More

Thank BruceNB
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We visited this part of Folkestone whilst on holiday nearby and it was nice to see the labour of love that has created this special area of the town. Lots of cafes, galleries and quaint shops to visit make this an interesting place to explore.

2  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 28 May 2017

If you are near the Harbor Arm, you should head up the hill on Old High Street and check out the Creative Quarter. Its a quirky combination of narrow streets, shops, restaurants, pubs and ...well, you name it!

1  Thank CFEIII
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