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Christies Wine Bar & Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
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1-3 Station Approach, Birchington CT7 9RD, England
+44 1843 847847
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a friends birthday meal at christies there were six of us , we all had a three course meal and they really made us feel welcome. The food was delicious and well presented, would highly recommend christies to everyone. Thank-you to everyone who made it a lovely evening.

1 Thank jeankent
Margate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The service was excellent nothing was too much trouble lovely buzzing atmosphere would highly recommend it .

1 Thank polly358
Birchington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went with friends last night for meal and entertainment by Hotsy Totsy. Food was excellent so was the entertainment. Couldn't fault any of it, staff and service very good

1 Thank peterandsilke
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The best thing about this place is the staff! So helpful and friendly - nothing seems to be too much. The second best thing is the food. Freshly cooked huge portions reasonably priced! We've had a meal here now three times and every time the portions have beaten us - we've yet to have a pudding!! We are looking forward... More 

2 Thank Anne-Marie S
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I had lunch and was amazed at the quality of the food. All home cooked and very reasonably priced all in all a great meal and exceptional value.

2 Thank Paul W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Absolutely brilliant. Immediate attention from the very pleasant willing staff. Food arrived quickly and served very hot with a very very generous portion. Top marks to the chef as the food was exceedingly delicious and we'll presented. If you like your sweet after your main course then fast for 24 hours. Will return in the very near future. Mr Law.... More 

3 Thank peter l
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Christies is a lovely wine bar. The food is a little expensive but it tastes delicious and the portions are quite big. There is always a nice atmosphere in there and customer service is excellent. The decor is a little dated but that isn't really an issue. They have live bands play sometimes and can get very busy on those... More 

3 Thank tinkerbell171291
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have visited twice in less than a week. The first time in the evening just for a drink and found a friendly welcoming atmosphere. A good choice of drinks at good prices. The second time we had lunch. The varied menu had some warming hearty meals. I had a pork and paprika stew with suet dumplings and cleaned the... More 

4 Thank David D
Birchington, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Had a Christmas meal here with a group of friends and the staff and service were wonderful but the main courses, especially the traditional turkey roast, were a bit underwhelming with catering pack yorkshires, similarly standardised round cuts of meat, hard roast potatoes and generally underdone piggies-in-blankets. The starters varied in quality and amount with the cranberry and pecan being... More 

1 Thank Goomsu
Margate, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

16 of us got together for a belated Xmas lunch. Food voted by all as excellent staff brilliant (attentive and caring) special mention for Poppy, Bex and Sue. They all go the extra mile and it was very much appreciated - thankyou.

4 Thank Tony A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
British, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Station Approach, Birchington CT7 9RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Birchington
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 847847
Lunch served 7 days a week from 12pm to 3pm. Light bites including sandwiches, baguettes & nacho's. Traditional Sunday Roast with a selection of meats 12-3:30pm. Evening restaurant open Monday to Saturday 5pm-8pm. Vegetarian options are also available on all of our Menu's. Fully furnished function room available to hire, buffets catered for. Live music most weekends from 9pm.

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