Docker bar sign in Sandgate

Docker Bar

Dockers is a rustic bar that sells a selection of their own unfiltered lagers, and American Pale Ales brewed in at the Docker Brewery, West Hythe.

Draught Lagers on sale are; Life in 3D, a session IPA, DFL, an American Pale Ale, and Hythe Bay, a Kentish Session IPA.

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The outside of Green Spice Indian restaurant situated on Sandgate high street

Green Spice

Indian Restaurant

Indian restaurant located in the village of Sandgate.  Serving  classical dishes  Indian, Balti and Bangladeshi alongside more contemporary creations. Dishes  are prepared authentically and freshly as they would in Indian homes with great attention to food presentation.

We cater for Vegetarians, and also have Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options. 

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The outside of the Nepalese and North Indian restaurant, The Gurkha Palace in the Golden Valley

Gurkha Palace


Gurka Palace has been serving traditional  Nepalese and North Indian Cuisine in the Golden Valley since  in  the year 2000 when we established our restaurant. Nepal is a tiny, beautiful country between India and China, with a culinary culture of its own. At the Gurkha Palace we serve and share with you the traditional Nepalese and North Indian Cuisine in our restaurant.

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The outside of John Dory Wine on Sandgate high street.

John Dory Wine

John Dory is a wine shop and tasting room on Sandgate High Street with a seating area out the front. Now serving food on Sundays: a French bistro-style 3 course menu for £25 (with supplementary specials available). Every Wednesday: Pasta Night, serving starter, pasta course and dessert for £20. Email them to book.

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The outside of Lo-Lo Chinese Takeaway in the Golden Valley.

Lo-Lo Chinese


Chinese Takeaway located in the Golden Valley, Sandgate.  We Specialises in Chinese take away only.

However, we serve a wide range of dishes from  Thai green and red curry, sweet and sour dishes, and Peking dishes.

Free prawn crackers for orders over £23.

Opening hours:

Mondays closed

Tuesdays to Sundays from 5pm  until 9.30 pm

Delivery is available from 5.45 pm

Phone: 01303 223399

Address: 129 Enbrook Valley,

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Loaf is a welcoming café in the heart of Sandgate village. Open for breakfast, lunch, coffee, and homemade cakes. It is a dog-friendly cafe with rustic tables and comfy sofas.

Lunches include bagels, toasties, salads, and homemade soups. There are lots of vegetarian and vegan options to choose from.

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Mr Whippets Cafe on Sandagte high street, with table and chairs outside

Mr Whippet’s Cafe


Mr Whippet’s Café is a coffee place on the Sandgate High Street. Serving award winning speciality coffee, fine teas, hot chocolates and a tasty selection of handmade bites.

Our food menu consists of sourdough toasties made inhouse using locally baked bread. Artisan handmade locally sourced sausage rolls and award-winning quiches.

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Natalina's Deli on Sandgate high Street

Natalina’s Deli

Natalina’s Deli is an Italian delicatessen & Cicchetti bar. Selling artisanal pasta and sauces to take away and serving negronis and piccoli morsi (small snacks) to sit in.  

Natalina’s Deli has artisanal freshly made pasta, sauces, a fully stocked deli counter, freshly baked authentic pasticcini (pastries), fresh salsiccia,

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The outside of Orchard Lane Coffee House which is along Sandgate high street

Orchard Lane Coffee House


Orchard Lane is a coffee house in Sandgate that Serves the finest seasonal coffee and speciality teas.  We also specialise in fresh vegan and vegetarian food, such as homemade vegan sausage rolls.

Our seasonal menu is made fresh each day by the team using the best ingredients from local suppliers as much as possible.

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The outside of Roka Pizza takeaway in Sandgate. The door is open and there are signs outside.

Roka Pizzeria


Roka pizza is a family-run artisan pizzeria delivery and takeaway based in Sandgate.  The pizzas are authentic, handmade and stone-baked in our large wood-fired oven.

To be truly authentic, the  pizzas are made using the traditional method of baking and using only high-quality ingredients. Therefore, we only use the finest and freshest ingredients,

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A picture of a sign with sourdough bread on made by The Sandgate Cove Bakery

Sandgate Cove Bakehouse

Fresh Sourdough bread available to order and collect on Saturdays only.

The Sandgate Cove Bakehouse comes to the Sandgate Farmer’s market and sells a variety of bake items such as rustic white sourdough, wholemeal, focaccia and delicious cinnamon buns!

Phone or email to make an order.

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Sandgate Deli

Sandgate Deli

The Sandgate deli is a small shop in Sandgate, that sells a great selection of local and continental cheeses. You can find varieties such as cheddar, brie, stilton, camembert, Kentish Blue and many more. They also stock provisions such as crackers, chutneys, local eggs and fresh sourdough bread. You can make your own cheese board or order a ready-made one for a special occasion.

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The outside of the restaurant Sandgate Vaults. It is painted grey and there is a sign outside.

Sandgate Vaults

Bar and Restaurant

Sandgate Vaults is a contemporary restaurant and cellar bar located in Sandgate high street. It is a relaxed restaurant which has a great selection of English and European dishes, such as braised lamb shanks, steaks and a great selection of pies.

Wednesday nights are Pie and Pint night!

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Sandgate takeaway, Savoury Slice

Savoury Slice


The Savoury Slice is a takeaway located on Sandgate high street. Selling a wide range of sandwiches to order and drinks.

Primarily a takeaway but there are tables outside for customers use.

The Savoury Slice sells bacon butties and breakfasts and hot drinks such as tea and coffee.

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The outside of the Boat House in Sandgate. There are tables and chairs with people sitting outside on a sunny day. The tables have daffodils on them and people are chatting.

The Boat House


The Boat House is a seaside cafe located right on the promenade in Sandgate. The cafe offers a great selection of toasted sandwiches, breakfasts, cakes and ice-creams. There is even dog friendly ice creams on offer! The Boat House sells fresh vegan cinnamon buns, made by @wilder.buns. 

This seaside cafe has tables outside overlooking the beach,

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The outside of Dog House, craft cafe it is painted green and there are green and pink table and chairs outside with little flags in the window.

The Dog House

Crafts and Cafe

The Dog House is a breakfast cafe. All their food is freshly made and home produced by three generations of bakers and chefs. They serve all day breakfast from full English with vegetarian and vegan options to omelettes and pastries. The Dog House have regular Bistro Nights serving dishes like;

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The outside of the Clarendon pub. There are benches outside and a little porch area with a little roof. In the distance you can see the sea.

The Earl of Clarendon Inn


The Earl of Clarendon is a  pub in Sandgate. It is considered Sandgate’s  “hidden gem” as  it can be found  tucked up Brewer’s Hill which is along the Esplanade.

This is a historical  pub with an  original  interior layout. It originally provided refreshment to troops as it is on a path between Shorncliffe Camp and the sea.

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The Fat Raj

The Fat Raj

Super Tidy Curry in Sandgate! The Fat Raj is a new curry house in Sandgate that has a great new way of personalising your curry to suit your taste.

The Fat Raj serve a wide variety of delicious Indian dishes fresh to order. They make fresh homemade starters such as onion bajais,

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The outside of the Golden Arrow pub in Golden Valley. It isa painted green and the door is open.

The Golden Arrow


The Golden Arrow pub is a family and dog friendly pub nestled in the Golden Valley, Sandgate. There is a sports bar area with a pool table.
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The outside of Little Fish Shop, fish and chip takeaway and restaurant in Sandgate

The Little Fish Shop

Fish & Chips Takeaway / Restaurant

The Little Fish Shop is a fish and chips takeaway and restaurant located at the east end of Sandgate high street.

As a traditional fish and chips shop,  much of the produce is sourced locally and freshly cooked on site. There is also an option to dine in 

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The outside of the Providence Inn, pub in Sandgate. It is cream with blue shutters on the windows and blue doors. There are two benches outside on the pavement.

The Providence Inne

Pub / Restaurant

The Providence Inne is along the Sandgate high street. It is a country style pub in Sandgate, which has a real log fire in the colder months. The Providence serves real ales & a selection of wines.

The Providence Inne is serves great home-made dishes such as the classic burger which is served in a sour dough &

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The Royal Norfolk/ Gees Bar

The Royal Norfolk Hotel

Hotel / Restaurant / Bar

The Royal Norfolk Hotel is located close to the beach in Sandgate.  The Gees bar has a lovely sun terrace which overlooks Henry VIII’s 15th century castle.  The sun terrace is open daily, weather permitting. The Gees bar is dog friendly and serves a small selection of bar snacks.

The hotel is a 2 minute walk to the beach and has a selection of Superior and Standard Rooms. 

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Sandgate Ship Inn

The Ship Inn

Pub / Restaurant

The Ship Inn is now under new ownership.

It is a traditional pub in Sandgate with a cosy snug and a sea view restaurant. The Restaurant serves a varied menu, featuring homemade specials from local produce, and great bar snacks. Drinks can be enjoyed in the bar or on the first-floor sun terrace that has spectacular Channel views.

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Yap's Cycle cafe in Sandgate

Yaps Cycle Cafe

Yaps Cycle Cafe is a bike service/ repair shop that serves coffee, freshly made cakes, savoury goods and smoothies. They also sell a range of cycle parts and provide bike services. Walk-ins are available but it is preferred to call and book in.

Bike prices are; Break cable replacement starts from £18.00,

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