Folkestone Eating Guide

Folkestone Eating Guide

From quaint teahouses to authentic Spanish delis, here's our guide to Folkestone eateries.


Folkestone is a gastronomic hub of quaint cafes, delicious restaurants and cosy pubs. What Fokestone excels at are eateries with great atmosphere and wholesome food. What are you waiting for?



Steep Street Coffee House 

This coffee house is a firm favourite with locals. It boasts delicious slabs of freshly made cakes, beautifully roasted coffee, and did we mention the unmissable espresso martinis? It’s an inviting spot to meet friends or simply watch the world go by. Sit amongst the stunning book lined walls.

Address: 18-24 The Old High Street, Folkestone, CT20 1RL.

Telephone: 01303 247819


Beano’s Vegetarian 

Beano’s produces scrumptious homemade vegan and vegetarian food, which is full of flavour. Portions are generous and reasonably priced. Come here if you’re looking for great atmosphere, unforgettable food and friendly service.

Address: 43 Tontine Street, Folkestone, CT20 1JT.

Telephone: 01303 211817



If you’re in Folkestone, then don’t miss out on a visit to Anna’s. You’re sure to be greeted with a warm welcome from the legendary staff. Plus, you can enjoy firm favourites, such as wholesome sandwiches, jacket potatoes, tarts and more. Don’t miss the delicious homemade cakes served on beautiful vintage crockery.

Address: 23 Cheriton Place, Folkestone, CT20 2AY.

Telephone: 01303 210741



This local favourite offers simple and delicious homemade food, from salads and sandwiches to irresistible sweet treats. They are the masters of flavour with such delicacies as smoked venison, brie and apricot chutney, halloumi, avocado and pomegranate, and chorizo, prawn, avocado and pesto. Make sure you get here early to enjoy these specialities.

Address: 61 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, CT20 3AH.

Telephone: 01303 211235


The Lavender Tea House 

The Lavender Tea House can be found up an unsuspecting side street. It’s a quaint café with original wooden floorboards and mismatched vintage crockery. We’d recommend ordering the cream tea. A stacked scone with lashings of jam and clotted cream, what more could you ask for?

Address: 5 Church Street, Folkestone, CT20 1SE.

Telephone: 01303 254215


Django’s Café & Petit Bistro 

Situated on the fantastically named, Rendezvous Street, this Folkestone eatery specialises in hard-hitting flavours. It’s also renowned in the area as being one of the best breakfast spots.

Address: 17 Rendezvous Street, Folkestone, CT20 1EY.

Telephone: 01303 256556



The stylish and modern café is a great local find. It offers everything you want from a café. Boasting friendly service, great WiFi, local art exhibitions and a buzzing atmosphere. Plus, the food isn’t bad either. We recommend sampling the oreo ice-cream milkshake. Delicious.

Address: 83 Cheriton Road, Folkestone, CT20 1DG.

Telephone: 07728 961252


Comemos Deli Cafe 

As the name suggests, this new café sells Spanish favourites, such as homemade tortillas, delicious sharing platters and more. It’s a great addition to the Sandgate High Street. If you’re looking for hearty deli food at affordable prices, then this is the place for you.

Address: 104 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, CT20 3BY

Telephone: 0208 533 6083


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