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Proper Coffee House

37 High Street, Margate CT9 1DX, England
+44 1843 223138
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
“panini” (10 reviews)
“smoothie” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
37 High Street, Margate CT9 1DX, England
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Delicious coffee and banana bread. Cosy and lovely place. Always busy and nice. And great service by a smiley young lady. Thank you!

Thank Matty M
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is the only place I can get coconut milk! When I’m in the States I can always find alternatives to cow’s or soya milk but not here. Hoorah!! And the cakes are wonderful. So if you want delicious coffee served by lovely people in...More

Thank PitawayirpurseJean
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is a local cafe with a lovely atmosphere. It even has a selection of books and magazines to read!

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is quite a way up the high street from the Promenade. A good selection of snacks. We had the Panini which are served with a small salad. There is a good selection of fillings. The bacon was very good. Mozzarella served with pesto was...More

1  Thank Swain100
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This place is independently run and the service remains impeccable, with affordable prices and delicious home made food! I really love grabbing a coffee here rather than Costa, it tastes so so good!!

1  Thank RobertaPeach
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The moment we walked into the place we were greeted with smiles and a friendly service and not put under too much pressure to decide on what we wanted. We sat in for our food and chose a Tuna Melt Panini, a piece of cake...More

1  Thank RossJ83
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Daughter and I loved this place and very cosy too. My doggies are allowed in and they even have bowl of water to drink. Love my chai latte and daughter's hot choco with loads of mallows!

1  Thank Bella B
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I was tired after a long weekend exploring Margate and wanted a coffee before heading on the train back up north. I didn't want to get my coffee from a chain, and was looking for somewhere independent and that served none-dairy alternatives. Friendly service, good...More

Thank emmajane1975
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We called in for lunch on the off chance and what a great find! Plenty of choice of sandwiches, panini's and tasty home made cakes. Nothing too much trouble. Service with a smile. Food delicious! Very reasonably priced. Highly recommend this place !!

1  Thank Graham M
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Great service, coffee absolutely superb and food of a very high standard as well. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Jobboj
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12 December 2016|
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Response from margatepainter | Reviewed this property |
something we will look into 😁
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 High Street, Margate CT9 1DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 223138
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