Welcome to The Royal Norfolk Hotel in Sandgate, Folkestone
Reputedly visited by Queen Victoria, and situated a stone’s throw from the beach, the Royal Norfolk Hotel offers comfortable and well appointed accommodation.
Our facilities include room service, al fresco dining and private off-road parking. Along with a warm welcome and family friendly atmosphere, the hotel also overlooks Henry VIII’s 15th century Castle, beach and sea.
Ragtimes, our American style diner serves a wide range of high quality dishes from Wednesday to Sunday.
Gee's well stocked bar hosts an eclectic mix of popular live music most weekends and serves great value food daily. For more information, please explore our website, or to book, call us on 01303 248262
Surrounding Areas - Sandgate, Folkestone, Dover
Surrounded by the Cinque Ports, which are steeped in naval history, the area extends along 2kms of the Kent coastline with Folkestone and Hythe on either side. The beach in front of the hotel is also highly regarded for its competition angling, with sea fishing trips available from the old harbour.
Local amenities include a choice of well regarded golf courses, National Trust heritage sites and five Michelin starred restaurants. The area is well known for a wide range of water sports, including kite boarding and jet skiing. Brochures are available on request.
For those wanting to take in the fresh sea air, Sandgate offers a range leisurely walks past the shops and along the sea wall through to the lush coastal park, with awe inspiring views across the Channel to France. Bike hire is also available locally.
A stroll along Marine Parade to Sandgate’s neighbouring town Folkestone, will find you looking at the Leas Lift, one of the oldest funicular cliff lifts in England, giving access to the historic Leas Promenade.
Other local attractions include the miniature Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch steam railway, Royal Military Canal, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Dover and Leeds Castles and Canterbury Cathedral. The Channel Tunnel and Eurostar open up your gateway to Europe, with Dover, the busiest port in Britain, offering a wide range of cross channel ferries. In addition, the high speed rail link takes you straight into the heart of London, all of which are within easy reach of the Royal Norfolk Hotel.
*Well behaved pets are also welcome (extra charge).
Bar food daily from 12:00 until 20:00hrs
RagTimes opening hours:
Friday 12:00 – 01:00
Saturday 12:00 – 00:00
Sunday 12:00 – 22:30
Wednesday-Saturday 19:00 – 22:00
Sunday 12:30 – 15:30