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Earls Restaurant Folkestone is one of Folkestone’s best kept secrets and leading places to eat. Under new ownership since 2020, Earls Restaurant Folkestone has undergone comprehensive refurbishment and currently has an excellent rating on TripAdvisor and is consistently in the top 3 restaurants in Folkestone. Nestled in the beautiful West End, Earls Restaurant Folkestone is renowned for its elegant decor, friendly team and above all, its delicious Gourmet British Cuisine. Offering an eclectic A La Carte Menu as well as Sunday Roast, Weekly Specials, Afternoon Tea and Children’s Menu, Earls Restaurant Folkestone caters for every taste and appetite. Our drinks menu includes some of the finest wines from all over the world, each specially selected by our team and behind the bar you will find a comprehensive choice of draught & bottled beers, spirits, liqueurs, mixers and soft drinks. Our recently refurbished Gatsby Suite can cater for up to 120 seated guests and provides the perfect setting for weddings, parties, special events and meetings.

Earls Restaurant strive to provide you, our customers, a first class service. For this, we add a discretionary 10% service charge to your bill. If you aren’t happy with the service you have received, then please let a member of our team know.

Our Specials




Earls Restaurant Folkestone Wards Hotel

Wards Hotel Folkestone is our elegant, comfortable boutique hotel. Under new ownership since September 2020 the hotel has gone through extensive refurbishment and is now proud to be rated number 1 hotel Folkestone on TripAdvisor. Family-run, Wards Hotel Folkestone offers a warm welcome, relaxed, friendly atmosphere and has a high reputation for great value for money, friendly efficient service and above all, for providing a memorable experience for our guests. Make sure you book direct with us on our website to get the guaranteed best available rate & complimentary breakfast.

Gatsby Suite


The Gatsby Suite @ Wards Hotel Folkestone is a versatile function facility that can cater for up to 65 guests seated or 120 guests for a buffet style event. Recently fully refurbished The Gatsby Suite offers a spacious, open plan environment which provides the perfect setting for weddings, parties, special events and meetings.

Various catering options are available from full 3 course menu to buffet & light refreshments and with its own private bar, The Gatsby Suite is the perfect setting to impress your guests. Contact us to discuss your requirements and we’ll be delighted to show you around.

Our Partners


Earls Restaurant Folkestone Stokes Coffee

It’s the delicious coffee and tea that keeps customers coming back for more! Stokes have been producing quality freshly roasted coffee and fine teas for more than 100 years. It is this vast experience and knowledge of coffee and tea which has ensured that stokes is a leading figure in the catering and retail industries.