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Breakfast in Thanet: 9 of the best cafés

PUBLISHED: 12:56 20 March 2017

A full English at Verreys, Broadstairs

A full English at Verreys, Broadstairs

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Although not actually an island anymore, the Isle of Thanet has its own identity as Kent’s newfound fashionable place to be. These 9 cafés in Thanet will have you reaching for your phone to take Instagram snaps of your breakfast

Fort’s Café, Margate

For a trendy place to have some breakfast, head to Fort’s Café on Margate’s Cliff Terrace. The menu is packed with breakfast treats including porridge with honey; smoked mackerel fillet with bubble and squeak, cherry tomatoes and a poached egg; or a Fort’s Full English consisting of Glamorgan sausage, bubble and squeak, grilled cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, baked beans, fried egg and toast.

The details: open for breakfast from 9am until 4pm Saturday and Sunday

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Roost, Margate

Just up the street from Fort’s is Roost, serving tempting creations made with locally sourced ingredients such as scrambled eggs and chorizo on sourdough (perfect for the day after the night before); blueberry and maple syrup or nutella pancakes (with added bacon for £1); or a vegetarian feast consisting of two eggs, avocado, veggie sausage, plum vine tomato, flat mushroom, baked beans and toast – phew!

The details: breakfast menu served until midday and check the website for local suppliers used

The Greedy Cow, Margate

High quality coffees will perk you up as you tuck into breakfasts of avocado and tomato on sourdough sprinkled with chilli flakes; or Turkish eggs with mint, sage, yoghurt and flatbread.

The details: opens from 10am for breakfast. Keep up to date on the café’s Facebook page

Proper Coffee House, Margate

For a quick breakfast, head to Proper Coffee House on Margate’s high street, serving artisanal coffees with pastries and cakes that are perfect to grab on your way to work.

The details: open 9am until 4.30pm from Monday until Friday, then 10am until 4pm on Saturday, and closed on Sunday

The Bus Café, Margate

Bringing “fresh, healthy and delicious food for the people of Margate”, is The Bus Café on Royal Crescent Promenade. This café is actually inside a reclaimed double decker bus, making for a quirky environment to enjoy a hearty breakfast. With big “hashed” breakfasts on offer to suit your morning needs whether it’s The Hangover; consisting of potato and red onion rostie, refried baked beans, eggs, peppered mushrooms, crisped bacon, chunky sausage pieces with a homemade tomato ketchup; or The Vegan; with hash beetroot, potato and red onion rostie, wild rocket, crushed avocado with lemon, homemade hummus, falafel balls, charred cherry tomatoes and homemade salsa verde on top.

The details: The Bus Café is open Saturdays and Sundays with breakfast served from 9am until 12.30pm

Verreys, Broadstairs

Locally sourced sausages and bacon go into English breakfasts at Verreys on Broadstairs’ high street, that are customisable with extras such as fried onions, mushrooms, bubble and squeak, black pudding, avocado, and much more! The brunch menu is also packed with treats including American style pancakes with toppings such as bacon and egg; halloumi and roasted vegetables for a savoury bite; or bacon with maple syrup. Sourdough scattered with various tantalising toppings are popular too, with creations including homemade pesto and roasted vegetables or smoked salmon and eggs.

The details: wheelchair accessible, kid friendly with dedicated children’s menu

Beaches Café, Broadstairs

Laid back cool is found at Beaches Café on Albion Street in Broadstairs, just a stone’s throw from the seafront. Enjoy an array of breakfasts in this colourful café such as the “huge full English”, as one customer called them, complete with sausage, bacon, granary bread, mushrooms, beans and tomatoes; or eggs Benedict topped with hollandaise sauce. Your Instagram followers will love your foodie photos.

The details: takeaway option available if you don’t have time to hang about

Rosebud Café, Ramsgate

Situated in the centre of Ramsgate, Rosebud Café and Wine Bar is a hub for friends to gather for a catch up over breakfast. Enjoy the full English with two pork and sage sausages, eggs, bacon, baked beans, roasted tomato and toast; you can also customise your breakfast with added extras including halloumi, smoked salmon, avocado, black pudding, mushrooms and more. Eggs Benedict is another popular choice consisting of a toasted muffin with spinach leaves, two poached eggs, two rashers of bacon and drizzled with hollandaise sauce – yum!

The details: open daily at 8.30am for breakfast

The Falstaff, Ramsgate

Reopened in 2015 after three years of restoration, The Falstaff Hotel & Restaurant, has quickly become a local favourite for visitors and Ramsgate residents alike. Check in to see what’s on for breakfast because you might encounter fluffy pancakes with blueberry preserve and whipped cream or Eggs Royal with smoked salmon and poached egg covered in hollandaise sauce. The elegant yet understated interior at The Falstaff is the perfect setting for an elevated breakfast with friends or family. If you’re in a hurry, head to the deli for pastries and hot coffee.

The details: breakfast is served from 8.30am every day

Finished with breakfast? Head to one of these dining pubs for a delicious fine dining experience

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