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The Cupcake Cafe

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4 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
01843 231300
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this very charming cafe during bank holiday weekend. The menu is extensive with some comfort foods such as crumpets and cheese on toast. The fish finger sandwich was delicious and reasonably priced. Alcohol is also served. We didn't have room for desserts but they looked great. Only complaint would be that we had to clear the table ourselves... More 

Thank midlandsgnome
Isle Of Wight
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second visit here. We first came across it 3 years ago while on holiday and on this return visit to Margate we had to come again. It is still as lovely as before. A real tranquil oasis of peace to sit outside in the square here with tea in vintage china cups after the hustle and bustle... More 

Thank Islander049
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place for breakfast and afternoon cake very well decored with very pleasant staff happy to serve customers big range of drinks and cakes as well as sandwiches very central location

Thank sylvia_rippl
Rome, Italy
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovley place. I usually enjoy eating cap cake end drinkin coffee in the afternoon. If you visit Margate you should try it. Is a tipical british coffe. Posto carino. Di solito prendo un cap cake e un caffė nel pomeriggio. Se capiti a Margate dovresti provarlo. Ė un tipico british caffė.

Thank Silviia2015
London, England, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Taking a break from painting, lunch here was a tasty treat. I couldn't resist the cheese & marmite toastie and wasn't disappointed. Their latte was so good I had two, and finished off with a raspberry & white chocolate flapjack - indulgent but hey ho! They had a variety of outdoor seating, ideally placed for people watching, and very pleasant... More 

Thank Sarah C
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in whilst visiting the area Lovely cafe fantastic cup of tea served in China cup and saucer Wow! Friendly staff Ladies Toilette really pretty

Thank Sharon K
Westbrook, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat outside on a sunny morning,got great service,tables cleaned as soon as free.Good coffee excellent cakes. Toilets are downstairs and spotless. Pop in while wandering round when in the old town you won't be disappointed.

Thank terry c
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this café. The cakes were to die for! This was a treat for me after taking family on holiday. The little touches were brilliant - a blanket left over a chair on each table so that if you were cold you could use it. My husband had cheese on toast, so I thought I would treat him to... More 

Thank helenruss2016
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited today with my husband for quick snack and cup of tea in the sunshine. It was busy but the staff were working hard to keep up with the demand and were very friendly. The chunky cheese on toast is served with a red onion chutney that is delicious. I also like the fact that tea is served in... More 

Thank Shirley M
North Cyprus
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207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of friends went here just for a tea and cake. It's a quaint little cafe, one end having easy chairs, also tables and chairs inside and outside. There is a good variety of cakes and quite a selection from the full menu and everything I considered to be reasonably priced and also very nice staff. There aren't many... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?