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Cafe de China

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8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
+44 1843 224428
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

1 Thank StevieG0007
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 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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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 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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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 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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106 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 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 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 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

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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?