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Cafe de China

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8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
01843 224428
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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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kent uk
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

All I can say is the food isn't as good anymore. Dirty tables not cleared so customers couldn't sit down. Our booked table hadn't been cleared. Miserable waiting staff tutted every time we ordered as it was a mixture of starters and mains. She grunted as not all of us wanted crispy duck. My son ordered rice twice and still... More 

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Thank nikkikent
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here with around about 11 of us and when they say us down they tried to squeeze us all on one table and we said we wanted two and they moaned terribly and then when we were ordering food it's a 'all you can eat' so we was eating what we wanted as you do as we were... More 

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Thank Riley A
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always had lovely meals here. Great place for a Chinese. Very reasonably priced, lovely staff and tasty food. Love the soup!

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1 Thank Kristy P
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to cafe de China for my 17th birthday meal with friends. The table was pre-booked. The waitress was quite rude because a couple of my guests where running 20 mins late. She was awkward and not very considerate considering we are spending money in her place of work. However once the meal got going I love the style... More 

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Thank Demi J
Broadstairs
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

This was a party of 3 couples returning for the third time in five months to celebrate a belated birthday.As on the two previous occasions we found the food to be lovely and as we all have different tastes the menu to be large and varied.As usual for a Friday evening the restaurant was very busy but we weren't left... More 

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Shrewsbury, UK
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

A group of 12 of us visited this really good restaurant. It works on a set price basis and then you can eat what you like. The service was excellent, really attentive and friendly. The food was good, I've had better, but nothing to complain about and overall a great evening was had by all.

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1 Thank shrewsfan
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant a few times and it seemed to go a little downhill for a while. However, visited recently with family and it was back to its usual great standard. The food was great , the service was friendly and we all had a lovely evening.

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1 Thank Meandthekid
Margate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We are frequent visitors to Chinese restaurants and we can tell very easily between what is a quality Chinese and some of lesser quality restaurants and take aways around and this one is just wonderful but always busy and sometimes very noisy.

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1 Thank mebrijames
Margate, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

As you can see by the title I did enjoy the food very much. The service though is a little strained. They are almost watching you to see when your finished and wont give you another course if you have not finished enough from the first. I understand this in a way but made me feel like I was 12.... More 

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Thank Melissa C
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice food cooked well lots to choose from and all you can eat what more can you want. Only downside is they can be a little pushy to get you to eat up and out the door

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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
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?