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Quite Contrary...

150 Tankerton Road | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2AW, England
+44 1227 634202
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“scones” (7 reviews)
“cake” (6 reviews)
“kids parties” (2 reviews)
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150 Tankerton Road | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2AW, England
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

My two teenage children and family friend happened upon the 'Quite Contrary' yesterday. We were warmly welcomed and the owner couldn't have been more pleasant. He even brought a fan over for us as we were a bit hot! We ate toasted cheese and ham...More

Thank gabesomes
suechiu128, Owner at Quite Contrary..., responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you very much for writing such a thoughtful and kind review. we are glad that you enjoyed your visit! Best Wishes Sue and Kim Chiu

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Took a friend's child after school for milkshake & cake. Yummy cakes for kids & adults too. One of the best coffees I have had locally so will definitely be going back for a return visit.More

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suechiu128, Owner at Quite Contrary..., responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you for your great review, we're so glad that you like our coffee too. Its locally roasted by Nick at The Micro Roastery in Canterbury, where he also has a coffee shop, well worth visiting if you are over that way! We look forward...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My first visit of the 'season'- it's becoming a bit of a tradition; return to Whitstable for the spring and celebrate the return to seaside living with a visit to Quite Contrary. Kim and Sue have got the perfect formula: small menu, home made, great...More

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suechiu128, Owner at Quite Contrary..., responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

It was lovely to see you again, Susie, we are so glad that you continue to visit us when you are in the area and still enjoy coming to our little shop! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We went to quite contrary today for our daughters 7th birthday party. We had a baking party and it was fab. From when we arrived to the moment we left the children were given a well organised and fun party. They made their own cakes...More

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suechiu128, Owner at Quite Contrary..., responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

We are so glad that you were all so pleased with our party, especially as you'd all come from quite a long way away.. Thank you for taking the time to wrote such a lovely review, it is really appreciated. Many Thanks Sue and Kim

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Had a cupcake making party for my twin 6 year old girls last week which totally exceeded all expectations. Beautifully set out in a dedicated party space, every detail of the party was lovingly taken care of. The children got to make 6 cup cakes...More

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suechiu128, Owner at Quite Contrary..., responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thank you, Michelle, for this lovely review. I'm really glad that your 2 gorgeous girls and their friends had a good time! Hope to see you all soon. Best Wishes Sue and Chiu

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely child friendly small family business, well worth a visit for gifts or good value refreshment. An asset to any local centre and the local community in Thankerton.

Thank Mark A
suechiu128, Owner at Quite Contrary..., responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thank you, Mark, for your kind words and positive comments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit! Many Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Sue and Kim

Reviewed 1 February 2017

Owners very obliging,have literally moved tables and chairs so that I can get inside with my mobility scooter. Food is prepared fresh to order, if nothing that quite suits on the menu will try to oblige nipping out to the shops if necessary. Extremely child...More

Thank Linda S
suechiu128, Owner at Quite Contrary..., responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to wrote such a lovely review of your visit with us. We are glad you felt welcome. We hope to see you again soon! Best Wishes Sue and Kim

Reviewed 29 January 2017

Today my daughter had a cupcake party here for her 6th birthday. She also had 7 friends with her (aged 5-11). They thoroughly enjoyed the 2 hours from start to finish. They made 6 cupcakes each, decorated cake boxes and enjoyed a lovely 'afternoon tea'...More

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suechiu128, Owner at Quite Contrary..., responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Thanks so much for your kind review, it its really appreciated. I'm glad your daughter and all her friends had a great time, they were a lively bunch. I hope they enjoyed eating them too! Best Wishes Sue

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped in here whilst I was on the Tankerton Road as I was attracted to the quirkiness I saw from the street. Lots of lovely little gifts and a very different selection. Whilst I was browsing I heard a customer mention that it was...More

Thank Carol E
suechiu128, Owner at Quite Contrary..., responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are so glad that you liked our shop and that you pop in again and try our coffee and cakes! Many Thanks Sue and Kim

Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were taken there by some friends who live in Tankerton and thoroughly enjoyed our coffee and scones with cream and jam. Off the sea front but well worth looking for if you are in the area.

Thank Tony S
suechiu128, Owner at Quite Contrary..., responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

We are glad you enjoyed coming to our shop. Thank you very much for your kind comments. Sue and Kim

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    Atmosphere
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Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Tankerton Road | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 634202
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Description
Family run Tea room and gift shop which is extremely child friendly. Dedicated Children's party room for cupcake baking, art and craft and bath bomb making parties.
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