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The Curious Cupcake Cafe

4/5 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
+44 1843 231598
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cupcakes” (134 reviews)
“sandwiches” (30 reviews)
“granary bread” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
4/5 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
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1 - 10 of 410 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to visit this little gem a lot and was always satisfied with both food and customer service. However, recent visits, (following a change of ownership I understand), it is sadly not as good as it was, as in my last review. In the...More

Thank Timandra F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely toasted bread With a large amount of tasty scrambled eggs, really tasty herby sausage served with a good portion of beans. Little disappointed with the bacon tasty but very small. Staff are great service is good.

Thank jimaharding
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No flimsy, thin sandwiches with a tiny bit of filling in the middle here. Thick cut, delicious, soft granary bread overflowing with filling that you need a stepladder to get to the top of. Yum.

Thank Bobalobalobalob
Linzee_1987, Manager at The Curious Cupcake Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review. We really appreciate it! Hope to see you soon, Team Cupcake :)

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I had a spare half hour and thought I’d check out Jason Freedman (of Curiously Kentish fame) latest offering, and it didn’t disappoint! Fab range of quality teas and coffee; his tempting and delicious home-made cakes come with a contemporary twist: the courgette, lime &...More

Thank Flisspops
Linzee_1987, Manager at The Curious Cupcake Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thanks so much for the great review, we really appreciate it. See you soon indeed! Team Cupcake :)

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic cakes and real Doorstep sandwiches with a good choice of bread Prices are good as well Nice coffee and friendly staff

Thank jimaharding
Linzee_1987, Manager at The Curious Cupcake Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thanks for the lovely review! We really appreciate it. Thanks, Team Cupcake :)

Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were having a mooch round Margate Old Town (where we'd not been before) looking for a light lunch and stumbled upon the Cupcake. What a delightful place.We each had a pot of "Builders' Brew" tea and a delicious sandwich made with superb granary bread....More

Thank jeffthejudge
Linzee_1987, Manager at The Curious Cupcake Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thanks very much for the lovely review! Glad you enjoyed our Café. The Builders Brew is proving to be very popular indeed! Team Cupcake :)

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Although we just had a drink at the Cupcake Café because we'd had a rather big breakfast, we did mean to go back and enjoy the lovely looking cakes, brunch and sandwiches, we just ran out of time. The next time we're in Margate, we'll...More

Thank Mavis M
Linzee_1987, Manager at The Curious Cupcake Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thanks for the review! Hope to see you again soon. Team Cupcake :)

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Called in at 4pm today, during our first visit to Margate for years. Really surprised and delighted to find this little gem. Fresh and really delicious cakes, excellent whole-leaf tea, tables outside in the Market Square - and, oh yes, really friendly staff on top...More

Thank Tom W
Linzee_1987, Manager at The Curious Cupcake Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thanks so much for the great review, was our pleasure! Glad you had a good experience with us. Thanks again, Team Cupcake :)

Reviewed 31 August 2017

Quirky cafe. Great food. We had.the brunch. Cakes all looked delicious but we were too full after brunch to find room. We will leave that for another day.

Thank Sue P
Linzee_1987, Manager at The Curious Cupcake Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Thanks so much for the comments! Do pop back for cake on your next visit! Team Cupcake :)

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I love cake and baking, so when having a day in Margate I treated myself. The apple and berry cake tasted more like a carrot cake, I tasted no apple and the texture was dry, more scone like. The chocolate has the frills of cream...More

Thank Jo S
Linzee_1987, Manager at The Curious Cupcake Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

I'm sorry to hear you did not enjoy your recent visit to us at the Curious Cupcake Cafe. I would just like to apologise that the hot chocolate was not up to your tasting, however we only ever use Cadbury's hot chocolate. As for the...More

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Sophie A
27 August 2017|
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Response from Linzee_1987 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Unfortunately we do not offer an 'Afternoon Tea' I'm afraid. However, we do have lots of lovely tea and gorgeous cakes on offer all day every day. Hope to see you soon, Team Cupcake :)
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Flapjack222
28 March 2016|
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Response from Daniel R | Property representative |
Hello. We have gluten-free bread that can be used as an alternative. We have soups and salads that are gluten free. And we have a selection of freshly-made and bought-in gluten free sweet treats and cakes. If you have any... More
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CassieKent
10 October 2015|
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Response from Daniel R | Property representative |
We don't have any acts at The Cupcake Cafe, but if you are interested in booking seats for a meal then you are more than welcome to phone us at 01843 231300 where can discuss our availability with you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4/5 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 231598
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