The Empire Room

10-12 Nelson Crescent, Ramsgate, United Kingdom, CT11 9JF
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Opening Information

Lunch - Wednesday to Sunday 12.00pm-2.30pm
Dinner - Wednesday to Saturday 6.00pm-9.30pm

It is always best to book as we do sometimes let the restaurant out for private events. Also our opening and closing times may change over any national holidays.

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Well Behaved Children Welcome
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Private Dining
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Dietary Needs Catered For
  • Children's Menu available
  • Business Lunch
  • Dogs Welcome

About The Empire Room

Part of the fabulous Royal Harbour Hotel, the 40 cover Empire Room restaurant serves local seasonal food and drink in a club setting 5 days a week. We source direct from Ramsgate's fishing boats as well as local suppliers of meat, vegetables, fruit and drinks. We are proud to be a member of 'Produced in Kent'.
With set priced menus for lunch and mid week dining plus our main a la carte dinner menu, we have options to meet all our guests requirements.

Regularly referred to as a "hidden gem" our menus are influenced by local seasonal ingredients but can have the flavours of India, Africa and Europe.

We serve lunch & dinner in our lower ground floor restaurant, courtyard garden (in warmer weather, and by pre-reservation only) or in our smaller sea view ground floor hotel dining room where we can cater for those with mobility issues, as we do not have a lift to the lower ground floor.

Only in advance do we consider corkage if you wish to bring your own wine. Charges start from £12.00 per bottle for wine and £15.00 per bottle for champagne. Similarly if you wish to bring a celebration cake and eat it at the table we would need notice in advance. Charges are from £1.50 per person depending on numbers involved.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Missed the poached eggs on muffins and pancetta starter

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

We have been to the Empire rooms four or five times before and always had a lovely meal. We had a 230 reservation on Father’s Day when we arrived It was very busy which I understand and we will take it upstairs to sit and order our drinks. After about 25 minutes we were taken downstairs to the restaurant which was now quite empty only a few tables Were occupied so we ordered our food the starters were lovely but when it came to the main meal we had quite a long wait the roast potatoes were very overcooked as we are Yorkshire puddings The service was very slow and we had quite a wait for two desserts that were ordered . After paying the bill we regret paying the service charge which was £28 a very disappointing visit this time

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Had a lovely meal with my family , the waiting staff were all very pleasant an nothing was to much trouble. Food was excellent

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

I was so impressed with the hotel and restaurant. It was recommended to be by someone who lives locally and I’m so pleased we came. I will happy be recommending to family and friend and looking forward to coming again soon.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Great food,great service

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Have been to the Empire Rooms twice this week On the Sunday was one group with a self opinionated person that was close to us who was annoying. On Wednesday it was fine. Appreciate that is difficult to deal with. Lady serving was was very efficient with a lovely attitude

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Visited On Sunday, 09 June 2019

Great

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Très bel établissement. Service de qualité.

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

Fantastic set lunch menu.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 June 2019

Excellent food and service always we love it here

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

3rd time at the empire rooms, as before food was great. Very tasty and all of our group enjoyed it. Will be going back...

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

Had an amazing meal for my birthday. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff will definitely be going back xx

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Always lovely food here - do a great Sunday roast. Attracts a mainly older crowd when I’ve been but thoroughly enjoyable and kid friendly.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Thank you for a delicious meal with brilliant friendly service. We really enjoyed celebrating our special day here. Many thanks

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Visited On Thursday, 30 May 2019

A lovely lunch time meal. Very comfortable surroundings and different to all the bland restaurants out there. Food was lovely. Service good. Would have liked it a bit busier as we were the only ones. Other than that a lovely spot.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Fantastic food, brilliant service

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Visited On Sunday, 26 May 2019

We have as a family been for Sunday Lunch several times and never had a bad meal. In fact we have had a fantastic meal. Especially the roast beef. It’s the best in town, as good as you could cook at home. And I love cooking. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

We had a super night out - a return visit for me, but first time for my friends, who loved it. Hopefully not long until my next visit. And I LOVE that you welcome dogs 😊

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Lovely evening, great service and food, highly recommend

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Visited On Wednesday, 22 May 2019

A very unique restaurant with fantastic food. You have to try it!

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

Superb as always! We will be back, again and again and again :-)

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Visited On Sunday, 19 May 2019

Another excellent lunch, great food, great service, what more could you want. Putting the poached eggs on crumpets with pancetta back on would be great but your ad hoc replacement specially for me was great too, thanks, will be back soon.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

Lovely meal great service very different restaurant only minus was the irritating background music

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

Lovely meal, not busy for a Saturday lunchtime, can’t wait to have another meal there again soon.

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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

Lovely food, really tasty, well presented and fabulous service. A good selection of vegan dishes. Unique decor which is not to everyone's taste I imagine! But definitely a different sort of place and the food is amazing so that's what matters!

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