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Palm Bay Cafe

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Palm Bay Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 3DH, England
+44 1843 298995
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West Malling
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Grotty old typical park building but nice warm welcoming café. Nice tables. Good varied menu. I had a bacon and sausage sandwich which is the third one I've had on the last 8 days as its my favourite lunch snack. Bacon excellent. Sausage bog standard low quality fare. Overall kids et al enjoyed lunch. Chips looked good. Access and parking... More 

Thank Laurence F
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped off unplanned for a bite to eat. Sat outside as had our dog. Water provided for dogs. Decent choice on menu. Food came out pretty quick considering how busy it was. Piping hot, tasty, and good value. Will use again.

Thank Luke W
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Hi come into your cafe this morning I was the fat bloke with the two young ladies had the long table closest to the counter, anyway my partner ordered £3.50 breakfast no tomatoes but instead hash brown extra 80p charge for her sister then ordered her breakfast again no tomato but instead hash brown extra 80p, she then put my... More 

Thank Bigrobxxxandxnatx
Dover, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I attended the first Pilgrims Hospice Colour Run with my sister this Sunday and we decided to stop for a cuppa after finishing the run (a face full of powder paint gives you quite a thirst). The cafe was packed with multicoloured runners ordering breakfasts and drinks, so we decided to go with a bacon sandwich too. There was a... More 

Thank Gary P
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Popped in here late afternoon and ordered a sandwich to take away. When i got outside, the meat filling hadn't even made it between the poorly buttered slices of bread! It literally looked like the contents had been thrown into the container. Disappointed as i have heard good things about this cafe.

1 Thank baldcoot73
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast in a great location. Plenty of room outside so the dogs could sit with us. Great view out over the sea. For £5 you get a full English breakfast, drinks extra. Terrific value. Staff were friendly and service was quick. They weren't particularly busy when we were there so can't comment about busy times. Would highly recommend a... More 

Thank CarlD1970
Ashford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

You must visit this wonderful cafe You always get a warm greeting. We have been coming here for brekkie for 2 yrs now and cannot fault the food quality or the service.

Thank Christopher E
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

...of fluffy jacket potato, salad and cole slaw plus tuna. Too much for me to eat, but it was prettily present, quickly brought out, the sun shone and my tastebuds went 'zing!', as did the strings of my heart. Well done Palm Bay Cafe. :)

Thank Kimbrini
Margate, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Food from breakfast to main roast excellent, good prices and quick service at the very popular cafe.

Thank Mick T
United Kingdom
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Good parking and excellent view. It is cheap but you get what you pay for and the coffee was not a good experience. The building is looking tired and needs a little TLC.

Thank Elsie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palm Bay Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 298995
Located next to the tennis courts in Palm Bay Avenue, overlooking the sea. It's a beautiful location, but more importantly the food is wonderful and the prices affordable. The staff are friendly. I've been going there quite some time and would have put it on here a long time ago if I had realised about your site. I cannot recommend them enough, my husband and I love it there and its not only a great place to eat but a nice afternoon out as well.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?