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Things to do in Broadstairs and St. Peters

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“Great place for the shopaholic. Only 3 miles from Ramsgate retreat and is serviced by the local bus loop route ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Hair Care
“Need a coffee, record store or yum breakfast - this is the place. Upstairs has a small play area so the kids are occupied. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Kat and Yann have done a great job with the menu and decor here. I love its location right by the beach too. This is a special place I love to take visiting friends and family to.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Simply the best, world famous ice-cream and its home is here in Broadstairs! Take a step back in time!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Cracking little place on the corner. The smallest theatre in Europe with a varied programme. Even if you don't see a show or live music, the bar is cute & you can stumble home this in about 3 mins.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Glorious sandy beach - dog friendly all year (restrictions on times May - Sep). RNLI Lifeguards on duty from May - Sep). Good for rock pooling at low tide and body boarding at high tide. Very picturesque.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Beach
“Wonderful open beach. Go to the Botany Bay Hotel for early dinner. Lovely doable cycle ride from here to there as well. Actually you could walk it as well but check distances on google maps to make sure your comfortable with it. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“This family run authentic Italian is another that has to be experienced to believe, another favourite amongst locals and visitors alike!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Further along Northdown Road and near Cliff's is this fab bio and organic veggie focussed deli and cafe. Great to pick up some fresh organic vegetables and unusual ingredients. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Beach
“Lovely Beach half way towards Broadstairs. Great for swimming, amazing views from nearby pub The Captain Digby! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Lodging
“Wonderfully kitsch and quirky hotel, beloved of Traci Emin. Does a great afternoon tea.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Place to eat
“So close to where you are staying! They do amazing wine and beer take out but also amazing food by pop ups at the weekends so if you don’t want to be too far from the kids just in case - this is ideal. There is a small deli in there too. Normally artwork on the walls as well for purchase. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Beach
“Lively beach close to town centre. Punch and Judy shows and other amusements. Small boating pool and rock pools. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pub
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“The Tarter Frigate as a lovely seafood restaurant also does a lovely Sunday roast. Also down stairs it as a old style pub which is great on a Friday night lovely staff ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Micro brewery with an amazing atmosphere and delicious craft beers. 10 minute walk”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cinema
“This place is super cute and the smallest cinema you will ever visit. It plays up to date movies and is a great place to spend your time if the weather turns and you have to come off the beach. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Hair Care
“Need a coffee, record store or yum breakfast - this is the place. Upstairs has a small play area so the kids are occupied. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Kat and Yann have done a great job with the menu and decor here. I love its location right by the beach too. This is a special place I love to take visiting friends and family to.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“This family run authentic Italian is another that has to be experienced to believe, another favourite amongst locals and visitors alike!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pub
“The Tarter Frigate as a lovely seafood restaurant also does a lovely Sunday roast. Also down stairs it as a old style pub which is great on a Friday night lovely staff ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A fabulous family run restaurant that serves up delicious English cuisine. Call ahead to book.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cheap & cheerful little Thai restaurant very near to the flat. Feels a bit like walking back in time but it’s bring your own booze & the food is great!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Good decent pub food & nice to sit outside in the summer & people watch. 5-6 Victoria Parade, Broadstairs CT10 1QS”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the best views in Broadstairs fitted with a beautiful restaurant and bar!”
  • 11 locals recommend

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