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Royal Albion Hotel

(also known as Ballard's, formerly Bradstowe Bar)

Albion Street
CT10 1LU

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Opening Times


Monday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday8.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday8.00 am - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

Mon - Thu 9am - 11am, noon - 3pm, 5pm - 9pm
Fri - Sun 9am - 11am, noon - 9pm

About the Pub

The Royal Albion Hotel began life in 1760 as the Phoenix Inn, and has been expanded with the growth of Broadstairs popularity, becoming the Albion in 1816 after a rebuild. Part of a cottage used by Charles Dickens around 1839 to write the Old Curiosity Shop and Nichloas Nickleby has also been incorporated into the hotel. The hotel was sold to Shepherd Neame in October 2006. They have refurbished and refitted the hotel where needed and extended the garden's decking.

Regular ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Shepherd Neame Whitstable Bay Pale Ale

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Also breakfast 9am to 11am.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation
  • WiFi Wifi

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Royal Albion Hotel

Albion Street
CT10 1LU

Sat Nav Reference

51.35851, 1.442323


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (20m)

Stagecoach: 37 (just outside the hotel), Loop (Stop - Broadstairs Baptist Church), 9 (Stop - Broadstairs Baptist Church), 69 (Seasonal open top bus)

Nearby Station (650m)


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Royal Albion Hotel - Broadstairs

Royal Albion Hotel

Albion Street
CT10 1LU

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Accommodation
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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