Stylish new restaurant overlooking Folkestone Harbour, opened by Ramsay protégé Mark Sargeant. Modern decor and excellent food sourced locally - expect the fish to be still flapping on arrival to the kitchens. Book well in advance, pricey but delicious!

Summary: Fish, Seasonal Kent Food. Spoil Yourself.

Address: 4-5 Fishmarket, Folkestone. CT19 6AA

Bookings: 01303 212070

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Palm Court, The Grand

Steeped in history, The Grand is one of the oldest and most traditional establishments in Folkestone. In the Palm Court restaurant you can have everything from cream tea to a three course meal. There’s also a live pianist on the weekends.

Summary: Edwardian Decor, A Grand Evening Out

Address: The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone. CT20 2XL

Bookings: 01303 222222

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Mercure Hythe Imperial Hotel & Spa
The Burlington Hotel
The Southcliffe Hotel
The Portland Hotel
The Clifton Hotel

Keppels Bar, The Grand

With a roaring fire in the winter and a large beer garden for Folkestone’s long summers, Keppels Bar is definitely a great place for a traditional pub meal.  Sunday lunch and smaller snacks are also available.

Summary: Traditional Food, Good Portions, Great Value

Address: The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone. CT20 2XL

Tel: 01303 222222

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Summary: European Menu, Good, honest food.

Address: 2a Bouverie Road West, CT20 2RX

Bookings: 01303 259697

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Chambers Restaurant

Popular haunt for the locals, this restaurant has built a reputation in steaks, burgers, chilli and fun.  You can even take the Chilli Hall of Flame challenge and get your picture on the wall if you can handle the heat!  There’s something for veggies too - just ask!

Summary: Fun, Chilli Burgers, Steak & Laughter

Address: Radnor Chambers, Cheriton Place, CT20 2BB

Bookings: 01303 223333

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Ghurka Palace

An unexpected jewel hidden in Folkestone’s Enbrook Valley area.  Don’t be put off by the location - this restaurant’s reputation for authentic Nepalese food is well known amongst the locals. Excellent service and plenty for vegetarians. Try the Nepalese Beer.

Summary: Much better than an Indian, Great Service

Address: 97 Enbrook Valley, Folkestone. CT20 3NE

Bookings: 01303 257700

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Papas Fish & Chips

Papas specialise in locally caught fish and have a closely guarded secret recipe for their batter. They have a good choice of all the usual Fish and Chips classics which are generously portioned and priced reasonably.

Summary: Great British Fish’n’Chips

Address: 110 Sandgate Road, Folkestone. CT20 2BW

Tel: 01303 242578


The Brickfield

Traditional “Beefeater Style” Family Pub and Restaurant run by the popular chain Table Table Simple to find - just off the M20 J13 as you arrive in Folkestone. Don’t forget to download their latest offers before you go.

Summary: British Food, Beefeater Style, Families

Address: Cherry Garden Lane, Folkestone CT19 4AP

Bookings: 01303 273620

Folkestone Restaurants Near The Channel Tunnel

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The Sandgate Hotel Restaurant

Overlooking the English Channel, the restaurant has an ideal location, with service, food and decor to match.  The menu also features a host of English favourites and a fresh fish menu on Fridays and Saturdays.  Choose to eat in the restaurant or on the terrace with its views over the sea – the perfect place for a spot of alfresco dining. As you would expect from a restaurant recommended by The Gourmet Society, all the seafood is wonderfully fresh and meat is sourced locally.

Summary: Recommended by The Gourmet Society

Address: 8-9 Wellington Terrace, Sandgate. CT20 3DY

Bookings: 01303 220444

Paul’s Restaurant

Well established local restaurant run by a charming couple.  The A La Carte menu is wide and varied and the wine list is well chosen and honestly priced.  The Sunday Carvery is particularly popular. Book your table in advance to avoid disappointment.

The New Inn, Etchinghill                  

Closest pub restaurant to the Channel Tunnel. Cosy oak-beamed gastro-pub with a wide range from gormet, traditional pub grub to veggie, vegan and gluten free meals. Kids menu, beer garden and plenty of parking.  Only two miles from the Eurotunnel.

Summary: Traditional pub grub and more! Close by.

Address: Canterbury Road, Etchinghill, CT18 8DE

Bookings: 01303 862026