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There's a huge range of cocktails and venues to try out across Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

From Pina Coladas, Margaritas and Cosmopolitans to the Purple Hazes and Cherry Collins - there's a huge range of cocktails and venues to try out across Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate. Make your choice, sit back and sip a refreshing cocktail in plush art deco surroundings, or alfresco with stunning sunset views...


  • Clockwork Cocktail Company: a Steampunk/Neo-Victorian styled cocktail bar in the heart of Margate
  • Mariachi Margate: Margate’s first tequila and mezcal cocktail bar
  • Daisy: neighbourhood cocktail bar and restaurant overlooking Cliftonville's seafront, serving substantial bar snacks, small dinners and delicious drinks
  • Margate Off Licence: great little bar opposite Lido, serving craft beers and cocktails on a Friday & Saturday night
  • The Glass Jar: an extensive cocktail list plus stunning views across Margate Main Sands
  • Little Swift: drinks worthy of a Margate sunset, with one of the best views of Margate's Main Sands
  • Wildes: cocktail bar in Margate's Old Town with range of coffee-based cocktails, and brunches
  • Big Shot Diner: sit back with a cocktail or two taking in the view of Margate’s Main Sands and harbour
  • Fort Road Hotel: a stone’s throw from Margate beach, old town and Turner Contemporary with a bar across two floors, what more can you ask for
  • The George and Heart: a cosy and intimate bar in a Grade II listed building
  • Imperial Lounge: seconds from the beach, the perfect place to watch the sunset with a drink in hand
  • Cinque Ports: what's not to like about a cocktail just minutes from the beach
  • The Shakespeare Pub: just minutes from the beach with traditional and new cocktails to choose from 
  • Streets Margate: an extension of your living room offering street food, drinks and events
  • No 42 GuestHouse: take a seat in the lounge bar or rooftop bar watching the setting sun as you enjoy a cocktail
  • Lilies: Margate’s only tapas bar where you can tuck in whilst enjoying a cocktail
  • Louis-On-Sea at Turner Contemporary: cafe during the day with coffee and pastries yet by night a restaurant with cocktails and seasonal locally sourced menu
  • The Mechanical Elephant (Wetherspoons): just a stone’s throw from Margate beach and town named after the popular attraction in the 1950s
  • Buoy and Oyster: family run, independent seafood heaven restaurant with views across Margate beach as you sip a cocktail
  • The Pickled Fox: a small bar and restaurant that serves delicious Neapolitan-style pizzas, freshly made on the premises


  • Harpers Bar: ​live music venue & cocktail bar
  • Reign Bar: art-deco surroundings in the centre of Broadstairs
  • The Counting House Bar: local bank branch transformed into a chic, modern and dramatic venue
  • The Funicular Coffee House: enjoy your cocktails in a bar located on Viking Bay beach
  • The Sea Lounge: offering a selection of delicious mouth watering cocktails
  • Ebenezer’s: 19th-century Georgian townhouse with an extensively stocked bar, cafe and accommodation
  • Delilah's Bar: boutique cocktail bar in central Broadstairs serving a range of signature cocktails, whiskeys and wines


  • Arch Bar: lounge bar overlooking Ramsgate’s harbour with views of the boats and yachts 
  • Coco Latino: vibrant Latino cafe and bar with views of Ramsgate harbour
  • Enoteca Bar: cool relaxed cafe bar on Ramsgate seafront
  • Royal Harbour Brasserie: located at the end of Ramsgate's Harbour Arm, with stunning views of the coast and town
  • Eats 'N' Beats Bar & Kitchen: cocktail & cafe/bar with weekly live music
  • Seabird: all-day cafe/vinyl bar serving coffees, snacks, wines & cocktails, located on Ramsgate's arty Addington Street
  • Ronnie’s: a relaxed nightlife venue with live music and cocktail lounge
  • Falstaff Hotel: Friday and Saturday nights are happy hour with cocktails available
  • Rokka: just a stone's throw from Ramsgate Royal Harbour dance the night away and enjoy a cocktail
  • Albion House Hotel: sit back in the Georgian rooms admiring the view sipping on a cocktail
  • The Royal Pavilion (Wetherspoons): this grade II listed building offers interrupted views of the harbour and beach from the rooftop seating
  • Coastal Bar: not just a bar and restaurant but great for cocktails


  • Ginger’s Bar (Westgate): chilled-out lounge bar 
  • The Garden Bar (Westgate): small independent bar in the centre of Westgate serving a large selection of drinks including cocktails
  • Press Westgate: not just a coffee shop but bar serving wine, beer, spirits and cocktails
  • The St Mildred’s Bay (Westgate): located inches from the beach the perfect place to people watch or the setting sun                                                                                                   
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