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The Northern Belle

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such a friendly welcoming pub

without question one of the most welcoming friendliest pubs your ever likely to visit. Whenever i... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Great pub

Very quiet when I dropped in on a Wednesday afternoon, but got a warm welcome from the landlady... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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Northern Belle 4 Mansion Street, Margate CT9 1HE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

without question one of the most welcoming friendliest pubs your ever likely to visit. Whenever i have the pleasure of visiting this great pub i always leave with a smile. i will be attending again soon.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Very quiet when I dropped in on a Wednesday afternoon, but got a warm welcome from the landlady, and the three locals sitting at the bar. Excellent pint of Whitstable IPA. If you're looking for a friendly, characterful, traditional pub in Margate, this is the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 602-Squadron
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic weekend I Margate for the festival.. The Northern Belle was just unbelievable for the music and atmosphere.. if you come to Margate.. come to this pub .. absolutely wonderful

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MeerSteveKat
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub! Oldest pub in Margate! Very friendly staff! Never afraid to smile or join in the fun! Not for everyone but for those who wish to go out and enjoy in good company if visiting alone or with others! Old fashioned English pub hospitality!...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank johnklockyer
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Old and unspoilt . Good beer and a welcoming landlord. What more could you ask for. It is rewarding to find this simple but enjoyable place. Not everyones cup of tea, but if you like old pubs and find them attractive then pop in for...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank AGF909
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Having been here before,the Northern Belle is a great little pub. Very friendly staff,happy regulars,and a very welcoming atmosphere. Bar staff are very happy,and smiling. Highly recommend this place.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Goz9t
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Have been here before a few years back. It has had a total revamp and is a fantastic little pub with local ales on offer. The landlady was very friendly & chatty and made you feel welcome. They have entertainment weekends and I will definitely...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank colin l
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The best pub in margate by far great welcome good beer good music and with he history of the pub and the friendly atmosphere its a must

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Established 1680. I was prepared tolike this pub, lots of wood and original features. The barlady was welcoming, fair selection of beer. I decided to try the Spitfire as I'd not had it before and am fond of Shepherd Neame as a brewery. Bishop's Finger...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank MistressWeatherwax
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

What a brilliant night we had here. MI soul DJ had us dancing till we dropped. Great atmosphere, reasonable prices, great service.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Karen F
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