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Cafe de China

8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
01843 224428
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Ranked #42 of 119 restaurants in Margate
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 14, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Even though it was a 'Eat as much as you like' place, all the food was cooked to order. You could order as much as you wanted, as long as you didn't waste it! Lovely food, would definately go again as the price was very reasonable, even for the wine!

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Margate, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

great value for money! superb staff! lovely food, all you can eat, no limits, the spare ribs are heaven, as are the seaweed and spring rolls and........ as you can guess there wasn't much we didnt eat!! my only sadness is that the deserts are not included in the all you can eat price and they could do with being... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Another visit, another great meal. The outside of the restaurant doesn't really encourage people who do not know the restaurant to enter; don't be put off by the externals, the food is REALLY good. We eat many of the splendid starters and then go on to the crispy duck, after these, we never have enough room for the mains!! Go... More

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westgate
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7 reviews 7 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A large party of twelve celebrating my son's 22nd birthday. Could not fault this restaurant. The food was absolutely great, all freshly cooked and piping hot when delivered to your table. The service was second to none, nothing was too much for them, our waiter was happy, jokey and extremely pleasant. You could order all you wanted and we waited... More

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Margate, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We decided early on Friday to have our evening meal at this venue. We were pleased we booked in advance, when we arrived it was very busy with some having to wait for a table. As usual the food was excellent and the service quick and friendly. There is a large choice form the menu, which would suit most diners.... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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
27 helpful votes 27 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
120 reviews 120 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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