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Best things to do in Broadstairs

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“I Love it here as it has over 50 high street stores, cafes and restaurants. Our anchor stores include M&S, Primark, Debenhams and Next. We also have a Vue Cinema, Casino and Bingo venue on site. Parking is ample and free - all day, every day. They are open until 7.30Pm every weekday. Westwood Cross strives to maintain a clean, friendly and safe shopping environment. There are designated disabled and parent and child parking spaces located around the whole of the car park as well as 5 electric car charging points. The car park is under CCTV surveillance and is patrolled by both Euro Car Parks and our own security team. ”
28 locals recommend
Hair Care
“A local cafe that sells vinyl and has a hairdresser’s on the 1st floor, and Yoga classes”
33 locals recommend
“Great food and stunning views of the bay. If eating breakfast or lunch, request a window seat! ”
28 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
“Simply the best, world famous ice-cream and its home is here in Broadstairs! Take a step back in time!”
24 locals recommend
“Lovely hidden beach. In the summer, a resident near the carpark on the cliff top opens their garden up for afternoon tea with delicious homemade cakes.”
14 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“This hidden gem offers stunning views of white cliffs and beautiful chalk stacks.”
17 locals recommend
“The UK's smallest theatre - it puts on a wonderful selection of fringe theatre year-round.”
15 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Cafe and health food shop . Speciality store cupboard ingredients and organic produce sold loose by the weight. cafe Open 10-5 closed Sunday’s . ”
20 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“This family run authentic Italian is another that has to be experienced to believe, another favourite amongst locals and visitors alike!”
23 locals recommend
“This beach is Kent’s own Surfers Paradise! A popular surf spot all year round! This Bay boasts features such as a kiddies corner, cafe, large sandy space and surf lessons!”
8 locals recommend
“An incredibly charming place. Full of antiques and curiosities. Has a really arty vibe, wonderful afternoon teas, gin and tonic drunk from a teapot anyone? Perfect for a walk on the beach afterwards...”
13 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Amazing wine stockists though quite pricey . Often with seasonal pop up kitchen collaborations . ”
12 locals recommend
“Beautiful beach with vintage rides and Punch and Judy in the summer months. About a 25 minute easy walk from the cottage. Lots of great restaurants in the vicinity. ”
13 locals recommend
“This pub restaurant sits beautifully aside of the harbour, behind the beach - which is another amazing feature, second to some of the best food in Broadstairs!”
13 locals recommend
“Micro brewery with an amazing atmosphere and delicious craft beers. 10 minute walk”
9 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“111-seat, family-run seafront cinema with a digital projector and a programme of new releases.”
13 locals recommend