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The Cupcake Cafe

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4 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
+44 1843 231300
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not heaps of choice in Margate for attractive tea shops, nevertheless The Cupcake stands out for a very nice selection of eats and drinks.

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Thank Simon A
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely little tea room. A good selection of home made cakes, all very fresh and a good cup of tea.

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Thank lazybreak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love coming here for a cuppa rosey and a cupcake, its so nice to chill outside in the summer with your friends, you also get the chance to look around the old town and sunbathe on the steps the views are amazing I love it!!

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Thank Chloe M
Epping, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good stuff first - warm, welcoming, dogs allowed, free newspapers, decent tea - enough in the pot for 2 cups each, quite twee in a chinzy way ege unmatched cups & saucers (but most what my mother used to call good china) Less good - not very comfortable, hard seat, table not cleared although staff not very busy. Biggest issue... More 

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Thank lowryepp
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like tea and cupcakes and slightly twee decor, you are home. Had Wi-Fi and good service, but not inexpensive for what it offers.

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Thank Thomas P
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided on lunch after an out of season wander round the old town. On a previous visit the prices seemed quite high but on this visit we were pleasantly surprised. Both our sandwiches were tasty and very well filled. The quirky building and the vintage style add to the enjoyment. All the staff were friendly and welcoming and we won't... More 

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Thank nanz42
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great cafe food very good as was the service. Have been here previously during warmer weather. My only criticism was we had to sit on a sofa by the window as it was busy, which was fine. However the sofa I think had seen better days a little uncomfortable and it was not quite nice having to sit on food... More 

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Thank Karen C
Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location, cute interior but everything else was fairly average - nice but nothing to wow! I'd go there again, yes, but perhaps an update to bring it from 1990's cafe feel would be better?

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Thank CJStudio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff . lovely coffee and amazing cupcakes . Lovely afternoon with friends enjoyed by all .

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Thank Adri G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in Margate Old Town this cafe is lovely with some good choices for brunch/breakfast. Had the salmon and scrambled eggs which were very creamy and tasty not like the dried up offerings you get in a lot of places. And for once when they say crispy bacon you get crispy bacon! Loved the bread too. Busy place obviously... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 231300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?