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Cafe de China

8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
+44 1843 224428
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First of all we walked in and weren't greeted in a good manner just sit here is what we got, secondly I ordered spicy chicken wings and as I'm a big chicken eater I went straight for them took a big bite and what do...More

Thank henryb1234
Reviewed 5 days ago

we had only left a couple of ribs and a spring roll ask for a doggy bag so as not waste and was told I had to pay £4.50 for the pleasure after paying £18 for the main meal, then I find out that I...More

Thank Catlady2006
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went into the restaurant for their lunch deal. We are vegan but love Chinese style food with oyster sauce removed (tofu). When asked if we could talk about it the "manager" rolled his eyes and marched off. So we walked out before ordering. Can't comment...More

Thank Nathanael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent value! Staff are friendly and helpful, food is served promptly, freshly cooked and nice and hot. Very tasty. I had seen reviews that said the staff were abrupt, I've been twice now and can only say that I've found them very pleasant and helpful....More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You pick what you like them this is freshly cooked Good variety of Menu. Fish dishes, duck good. Spare rib not So good. You can order a dish you like again. Tables round and not too close to next person.

Thank billlin2017
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Food tonight was spot on The restaurant was a little quieter then usual so food was hot and really tasty, Great squid in batter starter hot and sour soup hit the spot. Crispy duck went down a treat and all the mains enjoyed by everyone.

Thank jimaharding
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Four of us were visiting Margate from London, and decided to come here because of the 'all you can eat' menu. I mainly had seafood and fried chilli beef - it all seemed freshly cooked, and of a decent standard. It was lunchtime on a...More

Thank Royston_Price_
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Rudest staff ever, chips like bullets, waiter threw my duck at me and the black sauce went all over my white jeans. Very disappointing visit

1  Thank SarM1986
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We left just one rib on a plate and the staff member (maybe the female owner as not in uniform) expected us to either eat it or pay for a dish. We explained we had eaten everything else. Also had had drinks from there bar...More

2  Thank marissatull
Ilovemay2015, Owner at Cafe de China, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

The two diners had selected to have 'eat as much as you like' menu. This menu clearly states that each dish ordered must be eaten or a full charge for that dish will be made. A rib was left uneaten and it was explained that...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Bad food. Feeling sick 2 days. Every dish with the same taste. For couple 50£. Dorogie putesetvenniki, ne sovetuju portit sebe otpusk, viberite drugoe mesto, daze esli budite otsen golodni.

1  Thank Katja K
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Can I book a table for about 15 pers on Tue 4 Oct 16. Time will be about 2000- 2030hrs. Gary
1 October 2016|
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Response from Thain | Reviewed this property |
Yes that shouldn't present a problem. Just call them during opening hours
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
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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