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Sands Hotel Bar

16 Marine Drive | Sands Hotel, Margate CT9 1DH, England
+44 1843 228228
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Two disappoining visits

I am hoping to get a reply to my two ignored emails of 1st October and then re sent again!!.still... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Lynda B
coffee in the bar.

Popped in for a coffee in the week, sat in the bar, sofas comfy but showing a bit of wear, pleasant... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Susan M
Margate, United Kingdom
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“bar area” (4 reviews)
“margate beach” (2 reviews)
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16 Marine Drive | Sands Hotel, Margate CT9 1DH, England
+44 1843 228228
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

I am hoping to get a reply to my two ignored emails of 1st October and then re sent again!!.still with no reply. I had preciously visited with my husband for a coffee, after we were seated and the coffee made, we were asked to...More

1  Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Popped in for a coffee in the week, sat in the bar, sofas comfy but showing a bit of wear, pleasant and friendly staff, couldn't do enough for you, made a booking for dinner in the window for December so will review that later. Coffee...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Great hotel. Overlooks the beach with wonderful views. We only popped in for a drink but the service was great from the staff and this has a nice ambience about it. I would probably stay here at some point but overlooked it as only here...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Visit and admire our room at the hotel, put the clothes away, straight to the bar for a gin and tonic. The barman was excellent, even suggesting a good tonic to go with the gin. Take the drinks onto the balcony, enjoy the sunshine and...More

Thank Mavis M
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Husband was happy to see they serve Leffe - his favourite been, and it the proper glass as well! I also enjoyed the good range of cocktails and gins they serve. Daughters pleased with the range of soft drinks - the cranberry juice was particularly...More

Thank VerbenaGirl
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I popped in on the off chance for a couple of drinks only on a Saturday afternoon as we had already eaten. We had a bottle of Pinot Grigio in the bar area and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was an excellent wine...More

Thank stella59
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Brought in laws for 59th wedding afternoon cream tea with family. You pay a bit more then most places for Cream tea but worth it for the views across Margate beach and pier on a sunny afternoon. Wide selection of teas . I tried Kentish...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Rude and unwelcoming. Average drinks some of were not available. Charged for nuts. Were told several times that food would later be available, later and later until we gave up. Beautiful view.

1  Thank G C
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I went as part of a group of 6 ladies with high expectations and looking forward to a day with drinks and lunch for a friend's birthday. Quite honestly the hotel restaurant and bar area is nothing short of stunning and the cocktails we had...More

2  Thank KellyandDaveJ
Reviewed 7 October 2015

My husband asked for a wine that was not on the menu but the barman went and found a bottle for him. That is a level of service you don't get very often now.

2  Thank Elaina F
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