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The Tartar Frigate Restaurant

Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1EU, England
+44 1843 862013
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tartare” (51 reviews)
“seafood” (57 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1EU, England
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1 - 10 of 737 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

The service was good. The food was good and hot. We did not feel rushed at all and staff were very pleasant

1  Thank Rhoda x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were touring around Kent and arrived at the restaurant without booking. We were warmly greeted by the Manager and her staff and were treated to a fantastic meal. All members of our party of four chose different dishes from a superb menu that was...More

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had dinner here this weekend. The waiting staff were, without a doubt, the friendliest and most cheerful we've ever encountered. They seemed to be genuinely interested in our choices and made helpful suggestions. The food was well presented and well cooked, although fairly plain...More

Thank Natalie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Struggle to understand how this pub is so high in the TA rankings! We had lunch there yesterday and found the food average at best and the prices higher that those for a basic pub like this. The food didn’t look fresh (frozen) and I’d...More

1  Thank Nicholas B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub downstairs with great selection of cask ales. Followed by a fantastic meal in the reseraunt. Superb Irish coffee to finish the evening. Totally fantastic, very friendly service from the staff. Would love to come back.

Thank JR2024
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here whilst staying in broadstairs. The food was really well presented and a good quality. Staff were very attentive our waitress Mia was so friendly and had good banter about football. The owner gave us some good advice on other places to visit...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

An extremely disappointing dinner. The red onion and tomato tart was partially cooked, raw pastry. There are a lot of ladies who would struggle with the portions they are huge. Quality not quantity should be the message. The Manager had a very condescending manner when...More

Thank Bjb31
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I have been hete a couple of times now and each time i have had a really good meal with good service. Its a small restaurant above a pub with a fantastic view out to sea. The food is not complicated but is very tasty...More

Thank alan r
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Very busy Sunday Lunch. Well run by staff, efficient and polite. Two sittings: 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Food very good. Only fault was yorkshires were rather hard and potatoes not really roasted enough. 4 courses for £21, but you can have half portions for £10.50. Lovely...More

1  Thank Su F
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Picked The Tartar based on reviews and local recommendation - Your not sure what to expect as you climb the back stairs but what you find is a restaurant layout that has almost stood still in time - The Food was truly excellent as was...More

Thank Tony M
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Caroline M
31 July 2017|
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Response from Onyx1973 | Reviewed this property |
Try the Albion in York street. Or Beaches Cafe same street.
28 February 2017|
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Response from Karin E | Reviewed this property |
You should do it soon. They have only limited places
Kailash C
5 August 2016|
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Response from Jan M | Reviewed this property |
Very strange that George E says Broadstairs is 400 miles from London! Scotland is 400 miles from Broadstairs! I grew up in Broadstairs - it is about 70 miles from London & the Tartar Frigate is right opposite the beach at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 862013
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