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8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
01843 224428
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 48
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    Very good
  • 9
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy

I always find the food to be tasty, however sometimes can be long delays for food which I feel is to make you purchase more drinks. Sometimes the service is not great. All in all I would go back because the food is tasty

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Amber M
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Margate, United Kingdom
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Bromley, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I love Chinese food and have eaten in the best and the worst this is the best with no word of a lie it's an all you can eat but waiter service not buffet style I cannot fault anything it's £15. A head but the food is so good its wonderful value and the drinks are very... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I always find the food to be tasty, however sometimes can be long delays for food which I feel is to make you purchase more drinks. Sometimes the service is not great. All in all I would go back because the food is tasty

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Margate, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Lovely end to a great day enjoying excellent food. As always drinks push up the cost......but food was delicious and service very good 😆

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Margate, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The food is all freshly cooked and really delicious. I love that it's all you can eat for a set price. Especially when you're trying to feed three grown men! They didn't charge at all for our little boy and he really didn't eat much! The staff were attentive but not intrusive. The drinks were a little on the expensive... More 

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Buckley, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great service, good food, well worth a visit, if you like Chinese food you will love this place, Chicken fried rice was spot on Loverly

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London, United Kingdom
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 466 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is the first time I have visited Cafe de China since the new management took over. In essence not a lot has changed. The food is pretty good, not brilliant by a long chalk. I visited with a large group and I was astonished by the cost of the drinks. The staff are friendly enough but not as attentive... More 

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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Lovely meal, good portions nice atmosphere drinks pricey but that's probably how they make their money, but staff were very accommodating

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Margate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Loved the "all you can eat" style without buffet! freshly prepared you can just keep ordering! Good price for lovely food!

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Whitstable
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a great restaurant for large groups as you can order as much as you want and keep ordering so long as you eat it all. The food is freshly cooked and very nice.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I personally find Chinese food a tad greasy/gloopy for my liking but I know this is mainly to please the masses, so I was happy surprised with the offerings at this Margate eaterie. There is plenty of meat and seafood dishes and just enough veggie dishes to make a selection from. The crispy fried tofu starter is very good and... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe de China

Address: 8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
Phone Number: 01843 224428
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: 01843 224428

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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