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Cafe de China

8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
+44 1843 224428
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (15 reviews)
“all you can eat” (42 reviews)
“chinese food” (10 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

With such stiff competition for customers can't believe they have no clue that Scottish money is sterling and is accepted by all banks.'

2  Thank sylvia b
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Great food Tasty crispy duck done perfectly Lovely hot tasty squid starter Great atmosphere Really attentive pleasant stafff

2  Thank jimaharding
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Cafe De China is a short walk from Margate station. It's the place you just wished you walked by. It has around 25 tables in the restaurant and around 6 tables were full. I had the King Prawn with Ginger & Spring Onions (£6.50) and...More

3  Thank CrystalPower
Ilovemay2015, Owner at Cafe de China, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

The management and staff at cafe de China are disappointed that you feel you had a bad experience. All the prices are displayed in the menu. A member of staff explained the various dish come with different ingredients. The staff spoken in Chinese as they...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Do not use Cafe de China in Margate if you are veggie or Vegan! Let me share my experience with you. Some friends and I had just finished watching a film at the cinema and had decided to go somewhere to eat. Now, being a...More

1  Thank AlSmItH86
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Have not been here in a while over a year went here for my daughters birthday with family food was great as normal service excellent very enjoyable .

Thank dariandoreen
Reviewed 25 April 2018

had a family get together here, staff all really nice and attentive, food portions lovely and came piping hot. will definitely return

Thank loopymay123
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely evening... very busy... definitely book if at the weekend.... great service great food and reasonably priced.

1  Thank PipVickery
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I'm sorry, I don't like to say this but this was the worst food I have ever eaten. Will never go back. Nothing tasted fresh.

1  Thank Agata C
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Once inside it is spacious, clean and pleasantly decorated. Choose any 4 dishes for £8.50. Lovely selection and the food was delightful. I feel well fed but not over full which is a very good feeling. Fab for, fab value and a fab view... Highly...More

Thank Penny V
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This is one those restaurants I'd always avoided because of previous bad stories but having visited twice now I am quite impressed. Thanet doesn't have many eat in Chinese restaurants so finding this one is good is a big plus. Great location in Margate right...More

Thank Jack V
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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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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