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Ballards Bar at the Royal Albion Hotel

6-12 Albion Street, Broadstairs CT10 1AN, England
+44 1843 868071
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our main source of dinner

Staying locally in a b and b for a week, we naturally ate out and this was the place we kept... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
rodburris
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
Drinks before our meal

We popped in here for a quick drink before dinner elsewhere. We were able to sit up at the bar in... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
PipVickery
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Kent, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
24 Apr 2018
“our main source of dinner”
31 Oct 2017
“Drinks before our meal”
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6-12 Albion Street, Broadstairs CT10 1AN, England
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Staying locally in a b and b for a week, we naturally ate out and this was the place we kept returning to. The menu offers a wide choice of dish to suit most palates, although I was disappointed and indeed , surprised there was...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We popped in here for a quick drink before dinner elsewhere. We were able to sit up at the bar in the corner which was nice. The drinks here are your average for a pub nothing special. Lovely venue for sitting outside catching the afternoon...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on a lovely sunny day so place was packed. Menu is extensive and food is ok. We went for traditional fish & chips which my husband enjoyed and I went for macaroni cheese with crayfish and crab. Tasty enough but not...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

It's a shame just recently twice in two weeks, we have been served wine in a lip stained wine glass. Staff didn't even refresh the drink on either occasion, they just tipped it into a cleaner glass! it has gone up in price too, so...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

The situation of this bar/hotel is second to none with a spectacular view over Viking Bay and the sands.It can be gloriously sunny out on the terrace so great for sun worshippers. The food is good standard fare but lacks anything spectacular and the service...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We thought we would come to the albion as they welcomed dogs. Wish we hadnt. Waiting time between courses was at least half an hour. No one asked how the food was. Steak dinner the peas were freezing, a chicken roast, the gravy was like...More

Thank Paul T
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We visited after being told Broadstairs was a nice area and wandered into here as it looked busy. The food menu in the bar was decent and the prices weren't too bad either. The portions are decent and overall we had a nice lunch by...More

Thank Kurt M
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

With Josh to greet you and Gill to cater for you at breakfast you want for nothing! At lunch the young waiting on staff amazed me with their caring attitudes to the customers in their golden years, and not a patronising attitude in sight, just...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

After convincing everyone that the roasts at The Albion came highly recommend, I was left apologising to the rest of the family for the rest of the day. One person didn't get what they ordered and what they did get was awful. The meat, turkey,...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

After a most disappointing experience at Bleak House, good sandwiches and drinks and a really good and speedy service.

Thank Christopher D S
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