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The Lighthouse Bar

Margate Harbour Arm Stone Pier, Margate CT9 1AP, England
+44 1843 291153
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halloumi” (3 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Spanish, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Margate Harbour Arm Stone Pier, Margate CT9 1AP, England
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a very nice scenic bar on the end of the pier near the lighthouse, very nice food and drinks all on the pier.

Thank John P
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The bar needs to check for iD before serving kids and think about hiring security for parties and private functions as when there was a fight there was no one to break it up.

1  Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went to the Lighthouse Bar on Sunday it was very busy but still room for us, we sat outside facing the harbour and watched the world go by, a great spot for people watching. Then we had some really good live music from a guy...More

Thank Pinkdimond
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmospheric bar with fab views over the beach. Cosy sofa area at the end with huge glass windows. Wood burning stove that must be lovely in winter. Great place to spend and hour reading and drinking coffee.

Thank Leanne_Walters
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in the lighthouse bar to get out the wind. We took the big table in the middle. We enjoyed a large plate of nachos. They are amazing.

Thank Liam B
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Situated at the far end of the harbour wall, the appropriately named "Lighthouse Bar" takes on many guises from being a music venue throbbing with the beat of contemporary music to sipping a quiet afternoon drink beside an ebbing tide exposing more sand and seaweed...More

Thank gramedman
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went to the Lighthouse Bar in Margate with our daughter and granddaughter on a Saturday. The atmosphere was great thanks to the brilliant staff and fantastic sound system. We had our dinner there, beef burger, chicken burger and the halloumi and beetroot burger, served...More

1  Thank TereseSolomon
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had few beers & snacks here and really enjoyed our time. Nice relaxed ambiance. Great staff, very cheerful. Good view of the beach. We heard they prepared good cocktails but were out of supply. Bad luck for us but next time. Good bar.

Thank Mayur S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

popped in for a quick drink and its a quirky little place with fantastic views.While everyone over the other side are fighting for a terrace view being all squished together there is lots of room outside and endless views looking back over the beach and...More

Thank michKent
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Nice bar with outstanding views across to Margate seafront friendly staff and great decor the best coffee we had all week well worth the long walk only downside is the toilets are the public ones on the pier disgusting

Thank gary c
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19 September 2016|
Response from Simon C | Property representative |
Sorry, we haven't served roasts for well over a year. S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Spanish, British, Pub
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Margate Harbour Arm Stone Pier, Margate CT9 1AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 291153
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