We are an independent, family run, restaurant & bar situated under the historic York Gate, with views of Viking Bay, Broadstairs.

Our menus change with the seasons and our produce is sourced locally. We have an extensive list of Kentish juices, beers, ciders and wines and only use local fishermen and butchers. When lobster is in season it’s caught half a mile away and delivered straight from the boat to our door. We bake our own breads, smoke our own fish and butcher our meats.

We work closely with Master of Wine Clive Barlow on our wine list to ensure our selection is from independent importers and producers. Our list is made up of wines from smaller, quality focussed growers and winemakers.  As well as wines from Kent and Sussex, there are plenty to choose from the Classic regions of Europe such as Burgundy and Bordeaux, Rioja and Piedmonte and you will come across great finds from Austria, Portugal, Spain and Germany.

We are proud to have been included again in both The Good Food Guide 2018 and The Michelin Guide 2018.

Our open kitchen offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and traditional roasts on Sunday.  We have a separate vegetarian and vegan menu.

We are child friendly, our children’s menu consists of a selection of smaller portions from our adult menu.

A selection of sample menus are available under the sample menu tab.

Autumn/Winter Opening Hours  


Christmas Opening

Christmas Eve        Breakfast 9-11  Lunch/Dinner  12-8.30pm

Christmas Day        Closed

Boxing Day             Closed

New Years Eve       Breakfast 9-11  Lunch/Dinner 12-9.30pm

New Years Day       Breakfast 9-11  Lunch 12-4


Restaurant & Bar

                                           Breakfast               Lunch                 Dinner   

Wednesday/Thursday      9 am – 11 am          12 – 3pm          6.30pm – 9pm

Friday                                 9 am – 11 am          12 – 3pm           6pm – 10pm

Saturday                            9 am – 11 am          12 noon  –  10pm

Sunday                              9am – 11 am           12 – 4pm