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Folkestone Creative Quarter

The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
+44 1303 842195
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Little gem

There’s a handful of unique stores. T-shirt prints, vinyl shop and a few hand craft goods. Would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
What a great area

Folkestone gets such a bad press.. full of Chavs is the usual stereotype...well it certainly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone, England
+44 1303 842195

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There’s a handful of unique stores. T-shirt prints, vinyl shop and a few hand craft goods. Would like to see more stores though, did spend a bit of money at the the great British store, loved that the products are made in Uk. We came...More

Thank LiChilli
Reviewed 1 week ago

Folkestone gets such a bad press.. full of Chavs is the usual stereotype...well it certainly isnt..so many delightful places to eat, drink shop and wander here...well worth a visit..

Thank LondonFet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All I can say its worth a visit and you need to see it for your self is best way I can explain it. old cobble streets up hill try and visit all the shops there staff are very friendly

1  Thank dnb1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Folkestone the night the Christmas lights were switched on so the atmosphere was lovely. Live bands, music and very busy. The old cobbled streets and cafes quaint shops and restaurants. What a quaint part of town.

1  Thank sandrac58
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a good reason to visit Folkestone. It's growing fast, and confirming the town's creative pedigree. This triangle offers many rewards for creative explorers.

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The Old High Street is lined with independent shops and artistic ventures. A bit steep and cobbly, but charming. Lots of coffee shops and restaurants to break the walk up or down. At the bottom you come out to the harbour. Currently there is an...More

1  Thank crystalcatLondon
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The Folkestone Triennial brings stunningly good art to the town and it's all FREE! All the support staff were knowledgeable and seemed to be thoroughly enjoying being part of it. The highlight for me was the walk through the arches to find the Anthony Gormley...More

2  Thank Terry L
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A must see in this town. A variety of arty shops, clothes shops, a bookshop, places to eat. Some exhibits from Folkestone art triennial in Tontine Street (for example gold coloured fishing boats on top of posts, also upstairs in the Quarterhouse). At the bottom...More

2  Thank FinchleyLass
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Sculpture, street art, galleries, head shops, vinyl records, clothing, books and bearded men, this area is with the harbour arm leading the resurgence of funky Folkestone, so much better than before, get involved this is happening now

2  Thank Jon A
Reviewed 14 September 2017

So many different shops, cafes and interesting art-related people and locations. Fascinating activities every day. And the Steep Street cafe is a gem...eating and drinking surrounded by books and interesting people. The only weakness is that many shops have limited opening times.

2  Thank jbpascoe
Nearby Restaurants
El Cortador Tapas Bar
445 reviews
.16 km away
Steep Street Coffee House
158 reviews
.13 km away
British Lion
281 reviews
.11 km away
Big Boys Fine Burger Co.
251 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
World War One Memorial Arch
60 reviews
.17 km away
Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe
51 reviews
.08 km away
Folkestone Museum
15 reviews
.05 km away
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