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Cafe de China

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8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
01843 224428
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

had a lovely lunch time meal, a great choice of food, very good value and best of all the view over margate beach was stunning

1 Thank happydiner37
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There a lovely ambient atmosphere, delicious food and staff who simply can't do enough to help, but more importantly, they don't bother you mid meal, if you order wine or sake they will refill your glass when they collect empty dishes, it really is a nice quiet place, for the whole family x

1 Thank laurahL34ME
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97 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We had a table for seven tonight and they stuck us by the back door it was draughty and the cigarette smoke kept joining us! The squid starter was a disappointment very over cooked! But all the other seafood dishes where very tasty

1 Thank jimaharding
Margate, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and great value for money, but prefer the buffet style eat as much as you like, rather than order from a menu.

Thank CoachyKent
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Been a few times now, with family & friends. Been in a large group (13), a small group (3) & family meal (9)....EVERY time the food has been excellent, served promptly & with grace & smiles! The staff know all the ingredients (had a nut allergy sufferer), & advise accordingly. Soft drinks are very reasonably priced (2 cans of soda... More 

1 Thank Lisa J
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Went here with visiting family. We take visitors there as the food is good value most of it is good. But the last few times I have found the very busy lady (who seems to be in charge) has been non smiling, irritable and even a bit sarcastic! I appreciate the strain of having a full restaurant to serve but... More 

Thank Smeesue
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Myself and my daughter ate here, but I found the full adult price for a 9 year old a complete rip off. The food was nice but not the best, I didn't find this good value for money, and we didn't really enjoy our whole experience here. I wouldn't return.

Thank mumtorosie
Margate, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We went last night, a Saturday evening. We didn't book any table still we could manage to sit. Friendly staff, prompt serving and wide range of choices made our evenig a special one. We will be happy to go back again.

Thank Ismot
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Took the wife out for an all you can eat. Basically a lot of Chinese duck then. Nice little place on the sea front by clock tower. Like many of the other views on TA miserable staff, we even tried to be over polite and big smiles to get a reaction but nothing. They don't want to be here. Plus... More 

Thank redv180
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Went here for meal after a couple of drinks at the Harbour Arms during Soul Weekend for hubbies birthday. Good service, excellent food. Recommended

2 Thank Bhunaqueen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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

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