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Top bar recommendations from locals

Bar
“Great food and drink located with stunning views over Folkestone Harbour and Harbour Arm with the Channel looking across to France”
  • 34 locals recommend
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“whether its bar food or a 3-course​ meal in the restaurant​ we have never been disappointed with the food here, also a gorgeous little traditional Pub”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Best proper pub in town. Fireplaces, mismatched furniture, good food, great drinks selection, friendly service, always a good atmosphere and of course Kent classic - hops hanging from the ceiling! Great garden in the summer to. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Very friendly nearby neighbourhood bar. Run by Cath and Andi and Joseph, some of the nicest people you could ever meet. Live music and spoken word. V welcoming”
  • 6 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“As if you need another reason to go to the old high street. El Cortador has a good selection of tapas served both inside and outside on a terrace. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“warm and friendly with great food, courtyard and pizza nights at the weekends”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Third friday of the month hosts an open mic night in the upstairs coffee shops, fun to watch (or participate!). Downstairs the bar has a good selection of drinks at fair prices.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Small independent Mirco Pub that serves of a huge variety of Gins, worth a visit for the cocktail or two, looks like a 1930s living room”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Lovely period hotel right on the Leas with outstanding views out to sea, quite easy to see France on bright clear days. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Oldest pub in Folkestone + indisputably good pub food and apparently best fish n chips in town!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Good locally sourced food in the restaurant and bar, great for drinks on the fine stepped terrace overlooking the beach”
  • 4 locals recommend
Champagne Bar
“Cosy bar at the end of the Arm. Inside and outside sitting great place for couples and friends to chill out. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Don't pay attention to the Pub's bar area and go up the stairs (to the right) for a welcoming atmosphere, good food at an excellent value. Nice views on the harbour. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Health & Beauty Service
“Makes good cocktails lovely lady who owns it. Say that Jack Recommended you as we are trying to get a discount for all guests. will update what places offer this soon. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Good food and beer comfortable surroundings the staff are great. the location is fantastic with outside area in the summer months. ”
  • 5 locals recommend