Lunch - Wednesday to Sunday 12.00pm-2.30pm
Dinner - Wednesday to Saturday 6.00pm-9.30pm
It is always best to book as we do sometimes let the restaurant out for private events. Also our opening and closing times may change over any national holidays.
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
- Well Behaved Children Welcome
- Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
- Private Dining
- Gluten Free Available
- Dietary Needs Catered For
- Children's Menu available
- Business Lunch
- Dogs Welcome
About The Empire Room
Part of the fabulous Royal Harbour Hotel, the 40 cover Empire Room restaurant serves local seasonal food and drink in a club setting 5 days a week. We source direct from Ramsgate's fishing boats as well as local suppliers of meat, vegetables, fruit and drinks. We are proud to be a member of 'Produced in Kent'.
With set priced menus for lunch and mid week dining plus our main a la carte dinner menu, we have options to meet all our guests requirements.
Regularly referred to as a "hidden gem" our menus are influenced by local seasonal ingredients but can have the flavours of India, Africa and Europe.
We serve lunch & dinner in our lower ground floor restaurant, courtyard garden (in warmer weather, and by pre-reservation only) or in our smaller sea view ground floor hotel dining room where we can cater for those with mobility issues, as we do not have a lift to the lower ground floor.
Only in advance do we consider corkage if you wish to bring your own wine. Charges start from £12.00 per bottle for wine and £15.00 per bottle for champagne. Similarly if you wish to bring a celebration cake and eat it at the table we would need notice in advance. Charges are from £1.50 per person depending on numbers involved.
A very unique restaurant with fantastic food. You have to try it!
Superb as always! We will be back, again and again and again :-)
Another excellent lunch, great food, great service, what more could you want. Putting the poached eggs on crumpets with pancetta back on would be great but your ad hoc replacement specially for me was great too, thanks, will be back soon.
Lovely meal great service very different restaurant only minus was the irritating background music
Lovely meal, not busy for a Saturday lunchtime, can’t wait to have another meal there again soon.
Lovely food, really tasty, well presented and fabulous service. A good selection of vegan dishes. Unique decor which is not to everyone's taste I imagine! But definitely a different sort of place and the food is amazing so that's what matters!
We loved the food, and the service from Rosalie - just right.
We booked this restaurant online as we were going to Ramsgate. When we arrived we were a little surprised by the entrance down steep steps, but once inside the restaurant, the service and especially the food were excellent, we would certainly return. As it was Wednesday lunch time, the restaurant we very quiet, only 6 covers, but we would certainly return for the food.
Delicious food and great service in a lovely setting.
Wonderful food and excellent value for money. The waitress (Lucy) was very attentive. However we felt there was little atmosphere. Not sure how they could improve that. Felt old. Despite that I would definitely go again.
We had an amazing evening, the food was fantastic, service perfect. Haven’t stopped raving about the meal all day, an amazing little place. Every time we eat there it is fantastic 🤩
Service and food were excellent. Made to feel welcome. The food was superbly cooked and presented. This is definitely a hidden gem in Ramsgate
If you are looking for a smart dinner out. The Empire room is the place to go to. The food is excellent and pitched at the right price.
The food and service, as always, was first class
Our first visit and well worth every penny and minute. The food and service was excellent, as was the ambiance. A warm and comfortable experience. Will hopefully not be long before our next visit.
We have been to the Empire twice now and each time has been lovely and friendly. The food is very nice.We will be back one day.
Loved every minute. Food was delicious and service was friendly and competent. Will definitely visit again.
fabulous food and ambiance
Lovely lunch, service, food and surroundings were all excellent.
Brilliant meal! Trust me, I am no foodie but this meal was excellent in all aspects. The variety of menu, the presentation, the wine list and the service, all A1. Deffo recommendation to anyone that wants a 1st class meal in Ramsgate. This was my 3rd visit and as Arnie says, 'I will be back" !!! Go on, book now and enjoy.
If you’re in Ramsgate have dinner here....that is all 😃
This was our second visit and we are overwhelmed by this restaurant. 0n both occasions, we have been served by Izzy and she has been a credit to the establishment. We will definitely be booking again in the future.
Fabulous lunch with friends, meals were delicious and well presented, staff were lovely and nothong was too much trouble, will definately return
Lovely food and the waitress was lovely - very helpful and friendly.