The Bus Cafe, Margate
The Bus Cafe, Margate

Know Before You Go Food and Drink


From offering take-away to delivery, our food and drink venues have diversified their customer offering, during these difficult times, but now they are starting to return with indoor hospitality limited to table service. Please be aware of the restrictions and rules now in place

*From Friday 18th September, businesses are required to keep a record of all their customers for 21 days to support the NHS Test and Trace and display NHS QR code posters for customers to check-in at venues. This works with the NHS COVID-19 App launched in England on Thursday 24th September.

From Thursday 24th September, all pubs, bars and restaurants will operate a table service only (except for takeaways) and all hospitality businesses must close at 10pm. Customers at indoor hospitality venues with the exception of when seated at a table to eat or drink are required to wear a face covering*

Eat Out Offers

A number of Restaurants, bars and cafes across Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate have extended their offering of the Eat Out to Help Out into September. To view a full list of businesses registered, please click here 

We're Good To Go logo

Look for those venues that have the VisitEngland ‘We’re Good to Go’ mark, details of which can be found on the VisitBritain website here 

The mark has been awarded by VisitEngland to recognise the business has confirmed that they have followed Government and Industry Covid-19 Guidelines. If you have any questions in regard to Covid-security, please contact the business direct.


  • The Bay Restaurant at Sands Hotel
  • Buoy and Oyster - online reservations only (We’re Good to Go)
  • Little Swift Micro Pub
  • The Bus Cafe (summer hours Thursday - Sunday 9am-3pm)
  • The Glass Jar (take-away only)
  • Cafe G
  • Woody's
  • Dalby Cafe (We're Good to Go)
  • Kentish Pantry
  • GB Pizza (We're Good to Go)
  • The Greedy Cow 
  • SLAB (Steak, Lobster and Burger) 
  • Seaside Kitchen & Cake Parlour
  • The Curious Cupcake Cafe
  • Roost 
  • Beet Bar
  • Proper Coffee House
  • Mullins Brasserie


  • Aqua 43 (We're Good to Go)
  • Captain Digby Restaurant
  • Albarino Tapas Bar and Restaurant 
  • Samworth and Mee
  • Raindell's American Grill
  • Wyatt and Jones- re-opening in September
  • The Counting House Bar
  • Beaches Cafe Bar
  • Restaurant 54
  • Posillipo
  • Sardinia Restaurant 
  • Artfuls Bar
  • Morelli's Ice Cream Parlour
  • Bessie's Tea Parlour (We're Good to Go)


  • Royal Harbour Brasserie
  • The Home Front Tea Room
  • The Tea Room at Italianate Glasshouse
  • Enoteca Cafe Bar
  • Corby's Tea Rooms
  • Arya
  • La Magnolia
  • Flavours by Kumar
  • Zest Cafe and Bar
  • Alexandra Ristorante
  • The Belle Vue Tavern
  • Il Tricolore
  • Shipshape Cafe (We're Good to Go)
  • Marc-Pierre's Kitchen (We're Good to Go)


  • Felicity's Cafe at Quex, Birchington
  • Minnis Bay Fish and Chips, Birchington 
  • Blend Coffee Lounge, Birchington 
  • The Minnis Bay Bar and Brasserie, Birchington (We're Good to Go)
  • Zara's Cafe, Birchington, re-opening in August
  • The Swan, Westgate-on-Sea
  • Finbars Restaurant, Westgate-on-Sea 
  • Paul's Bar and Bistro, Westgate-on-Sea
  • Frederick's Tea Room, Westgate-on-Sea
  • The Corner House, Minster
  • The New Inn, Minster
  • Minster Tandoori
  • The Bell Inn, St Nicholas-at-Wade