The Chefs at The Sandgate Hotel are proud to feature locally grown vegetables and locally sourced fish and meats. They also make all food on the premises.

Menus change frequently according to the season. We also have menus for special occasions and each Sunday we have a Sunday Roast menu that changes each week.

View the latest menus here:

Sandgate Fish

Sandgate Fish

Fish Menu for 26-27 October and 2-3 NovemberSandgate Fish restaurant overlooking the English Channel

Sandgate Fish is now on holiday until August. Watch this space…

Overlooking the English Channel, Sandgate Fish restaurant in Folkestone @ The Sandgate Hotel focuses on the finest-quality seafood and the freshest catches from local suppliers, offering guests a wide variety seafood selections.

Every Friday and Saturday, exceptional seafood, picked and prepared to the highest standard by Head Chef Simon Cavill and his brigade.

The Sandgate Fish menu runs alongside our regular menu to delight the fish lovers without leaving out those who just cannot do without meat or vegetarian dishes. This week’s Sandgate Fish menu is…


Prawn cocktail with avocado & crispy bacon 4.95

Tempura squid served with lime & garlic mayonnaise 5.95

Smoked mackerel pâté with melba toast 4.95


Shellfish bouillabaisse with crusty bread 11.95

Pan seared sea bass with ratatouille & cress 11.45

Trout, samphire, new potatoes & hollandaise 10.95


Banoffee pie with ice-cream 4.95

Sticky toffee pudding & custard 4.95

Pecan pie with ice-cream 4.25

Download copy of the current menu

Earlier menus

Our menus change frequently. Below some of our previous menus. You may have missed them but they give you a flavour of what you can expect to find at Sandgate Fish every Friday and Saturday.

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The Sandgate Hotel
8-9 Wellington Terrace
The Esplanade
Kent CT20 3DY

(on the coastal road between Folkestone and Hythe)

01303 220444

Menu > for children

Children’s menu

For children aged 10 and younger

Soup of the day served with a bread roll 3.95
Tomato & herb gnocchi 3.95
Fish & chips 5.95
Sausage & mashed potato 4.95
Ice cream vanilla, strawberry or chocolate 3.95
Fruit salad 2.95
Strawberry rice pudding 2.95
Menu > light bites

Menu > light bites

Classic and favouirite dishesSalads, sandwiches & side orders

Light dishes perfect for alfresco dining overlooking the sea on the terrace at The Sandgate Hotel restaurant and lounge between Folkestone and Hythe in Kent.

Little plates

Tapas style petit plat dishes to tuck into selfishly or share with friends… ideal as a main meal or a starter

☼ 3.95 each ☼
☼ Try four for 13.95 ☼

Calamari with lemon

Whitebait with lemon

Parma ham & chorizo

Warm bread & olives with oils

Mozzarella & sundried tomato

Mediterranean vegetables in garlic oil


Served with salad garnish & crisps. Swap crisps for chips for 1.00

Smoked salmon, cracked pepper & dill mayonnaise 6.95

Ham, brie & rocket with cranberry sauce 6.95

Bacon, lettuce & tomato (BLT) 6.95

Warm sausage with wholegrain mustard 6.95

Roast chicken & bacon club 6.95

Mediterranean vegetable with rocket & cajun mayonnaise (v) 6.95


Chicken Caesar salad 7.95

Garlic king prawn and chorizo salad 8.95

Side orders

Side salad 2.95

Chips 2.95

Garlic bread 2.50

Add cheese 0.50

Bread basket 2.95

Menu > breakfast

StEnjoy a classic breakfast by the seaart the day with a breakfast in Folkestone at The Sandgate Hotel.

Breakfast menu served weekends 7am-11am


Egg, Bacon, Sausage, Mushroom, Tomato and Black Pudding accompanied with Toast or Fried Bread £7.95


Freshly baked Croissants, Cereal, Ham & Cheese selections, accompanied with Preserves & Fresh Fruit £5.95

Scrambled or Poached Eggs on Toast

Scrambled or poached eggs on a bed of toasted bread £3.95

Smoked Salmon & Scrambled Egg Bagel

Thinly sliced smoked salmon with a bagel & scrambled eggs £4.95


Smoked Kippers with Poached egg £5.95

Bubble & Squeak

Potatoes, vegetables and a fried egg £5.95


2 rounds of Freshly Toasted Bread £2.50

Breakfast drinks

Espresso Coffee, Americano Coffee £2.00
Latte, Cappuccino, Hot Chocolate £2.50
Pot of tea £2.00
Juice (Cranberry, Orange or Apple) £1.50

The Sandgate Hotel, 8-9 Wellington Terrace,
The Esplanade, Folkestne, Kent CT20 3DY

(on the coast road between Folkestone and Hythe)

01303 220444

Menu > Main Menu

Menu > Main Menu

Pan fried squid, prawn & chorizo in a herb cream sauce, served on garlic toast Starter

Soup of the day served with a bread roll 4.95

King scallops and pan fried chorizo with a red pepper & tomato puree 7.95

Peperonata bruschetta (v) 5.95


Pan fried salmon and Dauphinoise potato, served with green beans & parsley garlic butter 14.95

Slow roasted belly of pork with a sweet potato purée , Dauphinoise potato, green beans and a red wine jus 16.95

Char grilled 8oz rib eye steak served with parmesan and rocket salad, buttered mushrooms & triple cooked chips, with a choice of peppercorn or blue cheese sauce 18.95

Prime steak & Guinness pie, herb mash, seasonal vegetables and gravy 11.95

Chicken, leek and Suffolk cider pie served with herb mash, seasonal vegetables & a creamy mushroom sauce 11.95

Fish & chips – local cod in batter served with our triple cooked chips & tartare sauce and salad garnish 10.95

Scampi & triple cooked chips with tartare sauce and salad 9.95

Steak mince burger & triple cooked chips served with relish and a choice of cheddar, brie or stilton 10.95

Roasted flat mushroom stuffed with blue cheese and sage breadcrumbs served with seasonal vegetables, potato stack & a cream & garlic sauce (v) 11.95

Pan fried bacon, chorizo and mushroom linguine in a rich creamy sauce, served with garlic ciabatta 10.95

Sautéed mushroom, spinach and sundried tomato linguine in a cream & herb sauce, served with garlic ciabatta (v) 9.95

Chicken, chorizo and Mediterranean vegetable penne pasta in a creamy sauce served with garlic ciabatta 10.95


White chocolate mousse served with almond biscotti 4.95

Apple & cinnamon crumble served with ice-cream or custard  4.95

Warm rich chocolate brownie with vanilla ice-cream 4.95

Local cheeseboard and red onion chutney 7.95