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Cafe de China

8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
01843 224428
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Ranked #46 of 118 restaurants in Margate
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jun 29, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Ashford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Went there couple of weeks again. The lunch time menu is very good, you have choice of five things off the menu under £10 each. I had ribs, salt and pepper prawns and prawn toast. Plus Singapore noodles and prawns done schwehan style. The restaurant was empty which is a shame as you couldn't fault the great food and wonderful... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Went here for my birthday the food was good but the staff were so rude and very pushy especially the female staff member who I think is the manager

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Been to Café De China many times. Food is always very good. But somewhere in the middle of your dinner we felt like the staff is trying to rush us out. Suddenly, they do not attend you table much, and you need to ask them to come and take the order. But food is definitely very good. So, if you... More

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

As mentioned this is an all you can eat restaurant opposite the beach for £14.50 per person which is excellent value and the house wine is not too bad at £13.95. The starters are really good and a decent size but the main courses are miniscule so expect many have filled up on the starters but they are quite happy... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Like others have said, the food is good but be aware that the waiters DON'T receive any tips you might leave. It goes to the management. Not good!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Café de China is an all you can eat restaurant that really doesn't want you to eat much!! The staff are very rude and love to rush you out of the door. They are not very forward in taking your orders for more food and the portion sizes are ridiculously small. This used to be a very good restaurant but... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

As my first appearance of this restaruant I expected a high level of customer service. However it seemed that we as a group of 8 had we would of been treated with a bit of respect. The staff was litterally that rude because we had two members who wished not to eat all you can eat abd they got warned... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I have been visiting here for years and have always been impressed with the food. This time was no different. At first I was concerned that the fact the restaurant was packed service might be lacking, but I was proved wrong. The service was good, the food was delicious and served promptly and piping hot, the one and only time... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We have a family get together here every few months and for birthdays, we always make a night of it and it's always enjoyable .Choose from a large menu of all you can eat, cooked as you order for a reasonable price although drinks can be expensive. Food quality is good for the price ,duck is my favourite and you... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We go there quite often, last night the service was terrible, we wanted glasses of water to drink and the waiter just stuck his nose up as if to say is that all, secondly we hadnt even ordered starters,and we had other peoples food coming to our table, this happened all night. Literaly every 10 minutes. The staff were shouting... More

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