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Cafe de China

8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
+44 1843 224428
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (14 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
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Reviewed 1 week 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

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

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.

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

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

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
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The restaurant is an £ 18 per head all you can eat The mixed starters came but just didn't taste fresh pre cooked & microwaved ? The duck was delivered at the same time as the starters so it wasn't at it's best when we...More

2  Thank lamptechonthenet
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Horrible looking decor and ambience is terrible. Food must be the worst we have had. Not value for money. You feel worked all the time in case you'll be charged if you leave anything. I wouldn't eat there again ever. I wouldn't recommend this place...More

2  Thank douglasdieguno
Reviewed 21 June 2017 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

3  Thank henryb1234
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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