Our Venues

Spread across three spaces, The Dug Out, Music Room, The Soul Cafe and each with their own unique styling, fully kitted with state of the art sound equipment. Olby’s is able to cater for multiple events, running individually or combined to make one big night out. Bookings are taken for Parties and Private Events throughout the week subject to availability.


Our Saturday night club and weekday night private function space, is available to cater for parties throughout the week for 50 to 100 people. Overlooking the Harbour, adaptable to suit any sound, lighting an catering requirements, situated just a stones throw away from the Turner Contemporary Gallery, The Dug Out is the perfect location for your event. Running every Saturday night with its very own mix up of vintage 60’s Soul, Motown, Rhythm & Blues, Ska, Reggae, New Wave & Indie.


Is available to hire for any event, occasion or function and able to host anything from a 50 person private function, 160 seated jazz or comedy event to a 340 standing concert. Offering full digital sound production, a strong hospitality team & catering facilities makes us the number one choice for your small to medium sized events, parties, art shows and productions. We offer competitive rates and a welcoming, knowledgeable team, happy to accommodate your entire needs.


Our signature bar and cafe represents what we are as Margate Soul Festival, the towns biggest summer music festival. Offering soul star service in a unique environment for your dining experience. Enjoy our cool Tex Mex & Carib Fusion Menu, locally sourced ingredients oozing with flavour. Coupled with an eclectic mix of Afro Cuban, Latin American, Brazilian & Caribbean music in addition to new modern soul classics, Olby’s Soul Cafe creates a memorable experience for every guest.