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Cafe de China

8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
+44 1843 224428
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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“crispy duck” (14 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
“all you can eat” (42 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one those restaurants I'd always avoided because of previous bad stories but having visited twice now I am quite impressed. Thanet doesn't have many eat in Chinese restaurants so finding this one is good is a big plus. Great location in Margate right...More

Thank Jack V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expensive for lunch Only choice £19.00 all you can eat. Quick cooked chilli squid - was cooked in batter like from your local chippy, greasy squid so tough you couldn’t bite through it. Chicken satay tough on outside felt like it had been deep fried....More

Thank beverlyevans
Ilovemay2015, Manager at Cafe de China, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, we have not lunch choice for £19, our price for all you can eat is £16.50 for Sunday to Thursday and £18 for Friday and Saturday. We do special lunch for £8.50. Please do not comment before you figures it out. Thanks.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been many times before and will go many times again!! Superb food every time and very good value. Mussels and the starters are a real favourite

1  Thank Gary A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Last ate here nearly 10 years ago and therefore had to revisit last night with my grandad and family. The food is still as good as ever, fantastic range, availability and speed of service. Reasonably priced for the amount you can eat as well. Only...More

1  Thank AlexToursAlot
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I have only eaten here for birthday parties. They are very friendly and the service is quick as well. I would always recommend having the big sharing starter if you are going with a group, the food is really good. I am a bit fussy...More

1  Thank Dannithegirll
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We went to the cafe de China, terrible service from the Manager, she was rude and swore as another waitress had done our food wrong, never again, they used to have a 1 Star I’m sure it should be 0 stars.

1  Thank lawrence47_12
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Food was incredibly tasty and service was more than adequate. Warm and cosy seating, good effort with Christmas decorations as well.

1  Thank Alex B
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Good fast service Food was teriffic hot and freshly cooked Crispy duck was done perfectly And the king prawns with ginger main course was really tasty well wort another visit

1  Thank jimaharding
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped going here for a while but I am really glad I went back! Food was excellent, service quick and staff extremely courteous. Nothing was too much trouble, brilliant value for money as well

1  Thank Lizzy M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Due to our extrely poor experienced there I recommend.d this restusrsnt.is avoided until their standards improve

4  Thank Nigel P
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2 December 2017|
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Response from jimaharding | Reviewed this property |
Even they do a special four items for 8.50 spell checker checker changed what I wrote
3 August 2017|
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Response from Ilovemay2015 | Property representative |
Yes, please book more than 4 peoples. Thanks.
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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