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Cafe de China

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8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
+44 1843 224428
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I have used this restaurant for the last 10 years and have had to mention something to management a handfull of times. Everything is quickly rectified i have read reviews about this establishment and find them very fickle, the staff are mostly Malaysian and sometimes come across as abrupt when busy and as for children running around perhaps the parents... More 

Thank Hedgehog3964
Margate, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

For what you get amazing value for money, all you can eat quick service by friendly staff. It's always busy so book if you can.

Thank Penny374
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in on a rainy Sunday for lunch. They have a set lunch menu for £8.50 per head and you get to choose 4 dishes for that. There were three of us, so 12 dishes and drinks came to just over £30. We wondered if the portions would be small, but not at all and the service and warmth of... More 

2 Thank Mullarkey2014
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Have been going on and off for many years Last two visits food not as good as previous years and visits Drinks expensive service all ways good and polite Decor needs updating looking shabby

Thank John P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

like with all these all you can eat the food will never win awards but its flavoursome and well worth the visit to put a few pounds on!

2 Thank StevieG0007
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

I went there for a meal with some mates and the meals was not hot and not great so it was a big let down and a huge show up and the portions was very small and cold.

1 Thank John C
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Went for a family meal the service was terrrible we had to keep getting up and giving them the dirty dishes also the manager / staff was very rude and adrupt pushing past children and being extremely rude to fellow customers I would not even recommend this for anyone was extremely disappointed in the whole thing .

Thank Jordon W
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant as a family of 15 to celebrate a birthday , we found the main lady who I guessed owned or run the place who helped us rude and abrupt, my child aged 7 does not eat Chinese so was not eating so she had to keep checking that he wasn't eating , the food was... More 

Thank Archie709
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

We are regular users of this restaurant and this has been disappointing usually friendly staff but today the manager has been rude and made a fuss about a bit of toast left and way to much batter on a dish expecting us to pay wen they have given us what looks like the bottom of the fryer usually a good... More 

Thank Ryan G
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

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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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
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: +44 1843 224428

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