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Cafe de China

8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
01843 224428
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Ranked #43 of 116 restaurants in Margate
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Mar 29, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
1 review
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Margate
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I may have reviewed this restaurant before and if so I would have given it 5 starts. However, this time the service was appalling, the attitude of the staff was dismissive and the food was, well where was it? It is each as much as you like and so we ordered some starters, which never arrived. We gave up on... More

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Margate, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Certainly on of the best Chinese restaurant that we have eaten in. Very good value lunch time. A choice of 4 dishes for £9 each. So as a couple you can mix and match your meal. £14-£15 each in the evenings slight more weekends but eat as much as you can. My recent visit was with a friend who had... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Went along as a party of 8 for a 30th birthday celebration. Generally a very good evening and the food was tasty and the place very clean. Service was a little slow and erratic at times, it seems as if there was a general lack of organisation and communication amongst the staff and at one point the next door table... More

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Cookie081
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We were looking forward to revisiting the Café de China after an excellent meal in 2009, this time we were really disappointed, the portions had been vastly reduced and some of the orders didn't come out of the kitchen at all! We were a party of seven and were given a table at the back of the restaurant by an... More

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We were a party of seven celebrating a birthday, we had a very good meal, quality was very good and plenty of it, service was very good considering how busy the restaurant was, only one problem, when it came to the desserts, three arrived in a reasonable time, three 20 minutes later and the last one, not at all, it... More

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Plymouth
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as a party of 7! You pay a set cost which was around £14.50 for as much as you can eat which is served to you in various dishes of your choice. The menu is vast with many different dishes available. Watch out for the duck in lemon and honey sauce. It is awesome! I would... More

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