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The Cupcake Cafe

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4 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
01843 231300
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 110
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  • 75
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Simple but very good

A great little cafe situated in the Old Town of Margate. Very much a step back in time abut very charming. Varied menu which is simple and extremely tasty. Great value, good service even on a damp day in Margate. Well worth the visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Markdubya
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Great service and good cakes but the rest of the menu is very average. The doorstep bread is too much of a doorstep and can leave you feeling like you have had half a loaf of bread and no filling.

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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and I visited this lovely cafe, service was good and i thought the decor of the cafe was lovely. We only ordered a chocolate milkshake and a curly wurly flapjack. I like to think of myself as a bit of a milkshake connoisseur and unfortunately this was the worst i've ever had, firstly it wasn't cold and secondly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A great little cafe situated in the Old Town of Margate. Very much a step back in time abut very charming. Varied menu which is simple and extremely tasty. Great value, good service even on a damp day in Margate. Well worth the visit.

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Good selection on menu and very nice food at a reasonable price. Also licensed which was very welcome.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

After finding this beautiful place by chance we decided to stop for a Latte and a piece of cake!! We were glad we did. What a lovely place, friendly staff and lovely surroundings. We had a piece of the Lime & Coconut cake & the Coffee & Walnut cake, wow! They were both lovely and fresh, and exceedingly delicious &... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Had breakfast , massive pot of tea and lovely bacon butty. Can't go wrong there. Very busy and didn't have to wait long. Nice sitting outside in the sun.

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Birchington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Traditional and unusual fare available at this easy going little cafe/restaurant that enjoys a pleasant spot on Market Square. A great place to get refreshed away from the seafront, tucked behind the harbour glare. Outdoor tables in the suntrap square are delightful. Excellent service and family-friendly.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I'm a local and use the Cupcake Cafe often, Its a great place to meet for lunch or a coffee . They have tables outside which are a great place to sit when the weather's good , Food and service standards are consistently high. Highly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Smashing little traditional cafe in a great location in the Old Town. Very reasonable prices for nice sarnies and home made cakes. Inside and outside seating opposite the museum. The only problem we had was that we would've liked sandwiches but there was a 40 minute wait, so we had cake and coffee (which was lovely, but not what we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Stopped here on recent trip to Margate after reading reviews on here .... We had lunch and must say everything was just fine ... Nice to sit outside in the sun staff were all very friendly and attentive .... The cheese on toast is very good nice thick fresh bread and quality cheese ... Eggs and bacon bagel too was... More 

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Additional Information about The Cupcake Cafe

Address: 4 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
Phone Number: 01843 231300
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: 01843 231300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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