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The Lighthouse Bar

$$ - $$$, British,
Margate Harbour Arm Stone Pier, Margate CT9 1AP, England
+44 1843 291153
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
25 Mar 2018
“Warm and friendly.”
21 May 2018
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Margate Harbour Arm Stone Pier, Margate CT9 1AP, England
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Reviewed 18 November 2014

We were looking for somewhere to eat in the afternoon, and, as usual, most places had shut after lunch. We found the Lighthouse and decided to take a chance. We were greeted with a big smile as we entered. There was sawdust on the floor...More

4  Thank chris d
Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

We've been coming here for years when we visit. I can sit here with a good coffee and a book and never be hurried to finish. I love it here.

1  Thank Shoefan1
Reviewed 27 October 2014

The Lighthouse bar is always a great place to go for a drink or ten in a relaxed atmosphere and the bar snacks are very good particularly the baked camembert with warm crusty bread. Recently they have started to serve Sunday roasts - wow!!! Fab...More

2  Thank Gill B
Reviewed 20 September 2014

The Lighthouse Bar has so many things going for it. The ambience, the range of wines and beers, good food and friendly staff. Then to top it all, the best location to appreciate the wonderful Margate sunsets. Whatever the day has thrown at you, this...More

4  Thank LordJ503912
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Initially we were disappointed that everything we ordered had run out. After a bit of discussion we decided to share a late night snack of baked brie and a basket of pitta bread with hummus. With the brie was fresh baked bread which made the...More

2  Thank MomDawn
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

This bar has been a refuge on the odd rainy afternoon on a visit to Margate. The bar staff are generally lovely & have allowed the kids to eat ice creams from the little place next door too. They have some delicious nibbles & the...More

3  Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 10 August 2014

A must visit if your in margate, popped in for a coffee after visiting the gallery and so glad we did. Friendly staff, great views and we will be back next time we visit.

2  Thank MrJason2014
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We visited the lighthouse bar for a family wedding reception. Would highly recommend, friendly staff, great atmosphere. Wonderful canapes !!! :)

4  Thank Iza W
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This bar is lovely, but I must admit I’ve been more likely to go into it in the winter when the rain is lashing against the windows (along with the sea) and they have a roaring fire, and you relax and enjoy your time a...More

4  Thank Singapore_Smiths
Reviewed 20 May 2014

I have visited this location on several occasions and we have always been greeted and treated outstandingly by the owner who I must admit really knows his stuff and it shows like a spotlight in a storm... Unbelievable location...outstanding atmosphere , extremely welcoming ....always very...More

2  Thank LondonArtlover
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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, 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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