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3 Military Road | Ramsgate, Ramsgate CT11 9LG, England
07:00 - 17:00
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in late Bank Holiday Monday for cup coffee in the sunshine - this is the last place to get the sun on the harbour as the wall leaves all the other cafes and bars in the shade. Coffees were ok, nothing special but bread pudding looked astonishing, as did the other cakes. Too many Easter eggs this weekend so... More 

Thank 4plusadogandcat
West Malling, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I popped into 'Ship Shape a couple of weeks ago to meet an old friend for a spot of lunch on a sunny afternoon. The place was busy so getting served took a little while, but it was well worth the wait. The food was good, the staff pleasant and helpful, and whether you sit inside or out you are... More 

Thank Martin H
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ship Shape is the place to go if you need sustenance if you've just berthed your vessel in Ramsgate Harbour or if you just need a coffee break having done the shopping in town. If you are really hungry try a Mega breakfast.... it will certainly satisfy your hunger. All staff are more than friendly and go the extra mile... More 

Thank ArkRoyalist
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast here this morning in the blazing, Ramsgate sunshine! We arrived at around 11am..along with quite a few other people and waited an hour for our breakfasts. I was warned on ordering that I would be in for a wait but not quite banking on that long! Having said that the food was great and the staff all lovely.... More 

Thank 102rachelh
Deal, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate our breakfast here today, looked on TripAdvisor to find a good place to eat and this place was No 2, we enjoyed our breakfasts very much, we had one mega breakfast and one veggie breakfast the fried bread and the hash browns we're both crispy they were gorgeous the rest was very well cooked also, we had tea... More 

Thank John B
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Went down to harbour, started hailing, so, after getting soaked, popped in here. The staff were really welcoming and friendly, food was well cooked and very reasonably priced. Something for the kids as well as adults. If you want bargain food that's well cooked and delicious, I can recommend this place! Will def. be returning!!

Thank AuntDi61
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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531 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a great little cafe built into the brick arches on the Marina front at Ramsgate. We visited Sunday morning for breakfast. Once inside it is cosy with a functional maritime feel. The staff are friendly. Order at the counter and your food is swiftly prepared and brought to you. We had a fantastic breakfast with a nice mug... More 

Thank LeeStJohn
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very friendly, cafe. Everything you need for a great hangover cure breakfast. Couldn't believe the size of the cakes especially the bread pudding which was all of 4" deep and one cooking fresh in the oven. Only downside would be no gluten free bread but they were able to do some bacon and scrambled eggs. Will return... More 

Thank Verity S
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Had breakfast at ship shape was nice and good value for money polite staff it's always busy that is always a good sign

Thank Chris D
Thanet, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

They serve a good hearty breakfast at a reasonable price. It certainly needs a lick of paint but perhaps its quirky decor is part of its appeal. There is a lot of seafaring clutter and treasure in there so its a bit like marmite you will either like or dislike it. Some bits look like they need a bit of... More 

Thank Mary S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Military Road | Ramsgate, Ramsgate CT11 9LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Ramsgate
  • Phone Number: 44184357000
We are a little family run cafe on Ramsgate's Royal harbour. We offer a breakfast and lunch menu.We are pet and child friendly and enjoy to meet all kinds of people. We are open from 7am till 5pm all year around (except at Christmas were we have Christmas eve, Christmas day and boxing day off). But otherwise, come down for a chat and a cuppa :). We aim to have a friendly relax environment for everyone. Weather you are a work person needing a break or just going for an afternoon walk and want a cuppa. We are here for all :) We look forward to meeting you!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?