Welcome to The Empire Room, Ramsgate

Part of the fabulous Royal Harbour Hotel, the 30 cover Empire Room restaurant serves great food in a charming club-like setting, featuring the wonderful food of Chef Craig Mather.

We have updated our booking terms & conditions, at the bottom of the page.

We are proud to announce that The Empire Room has been nominated for the ‘Kent Restaurant of the Year’ award at the Taste of Kent Awards. We would very much appreciate your support in voting for us by clicking here or on this logo:

logoproduced-in-kentWe are open in the evenings from Monday to Saturday and Bank Holiday Sundays from 18:30 and for lunch on Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00. You can check our exact timings on the Opening Hours page. We also serve Afternoon Tea with 24 hours prior notice.
Please contact us over public trip-advisor-2016-erholidays for updates as our opening and closing times may differ.

You can view our menus and book online by clicking here or by calling the restaurant directly on 01843 582511 or the Royal Harbour Hotel on 01843 591514. You can also visit us on Facebook and Twitter, and see a one-minute video introducing the restaurant below.

DC online 2016 horizontalThe restaurant gives diners an opportunity to sample some of Ramsgate’s best food, while admiring the fireplace, books and artwork lining the walls. Our menu is updated daily to ensure that you get the best and most fresh dishes possible.

As you can see, this year we have won both a Certificate of Excellence on Trip Advisor and a DC-Widget-2015-r1bDiners’ Choice award on Open Table. By clicking the images on the right, you can access our reviews on Trip Advisor and book a table on Open Table.

On our website, you can find our menus for all occasions, including seasonal menus at certain times of year, as well as our opening hours, a gallery of photos of the restaurant and our contact information.

You can also find information about the Royal Harbour Hotel by clicking on the link above or on the menu to the left.


  • All menu and text deals valid for up to 2 persons unless arranged or preauthorised.
  • Any pre-booked groups of 10+ must confirm their minimum number of guaranteed diners by 10am on the day before the sitting. Any failure to arrive or notice after this period will result in the full charge for the minimum number of guests.
  • Last orders are taken at 9.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.30pm Friday & Saturday.