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The Mad Hatter

9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
+44 1843 232626
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (27 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“tea and cake” (13 reviews)
Closed Now
British, Cafe
$$ - $$$
9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is hidden away in the old town , plenty of homemade goodies to try . Quaint and lovely selection of loose tea to try too.

Thank bettina151
Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderfully quirkyou restaurant serves amazing home made food that tastes delicious. The owners go out of their way to make your visit the best experience. Wonderful home made cakes, an amazing array of teas and I had wonderful scrammbled eggs with smoked salmon. The...More

Thank Julieaylward
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our recent visit to Margate I was disappointed thinking this place had closed (which it had) and very happy to see it had reopened. The new owners were friendly and welcoming and put on a lovely spread. If you had visited under the old...More

Thank londonmjc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out with friends in Margate and decided a cup of tea was in order. Walked by Mad Hatters and was surprised to see it has reopened and had to give it a try. Very pleased we did. Pot of tea and a large warm fruit...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to the tearoom since being taken over by new owners. The original with lots of memorabilia and loads of clocks was a wonder to see and a real sense of a step back in time; the new cleaned back and simple look is...More

Thank Gerard O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for afternoon tea. The new owners, Heidi & Jamie, are very warm and welcoming, the service is brilliant, ambiance quirky and fascinating and the cakes are truly amazing. Also loved their extraordinary and imaginative selection of teas, even one with hops in 'for...More

Thank Su J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very lovely place to visit. Yummy cakes. Well done to the new owners. See you next time we are in the area.

Thank sandybaydec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cakes are mouth watering. The savouries are stupendous. Selection of teas fabulous. If you have not tried the tastes and service at Mad Hatter Tea Rooms. Get along there today. Congratulations to Jamie and Heidi for having a memorable and exciting Tea Rooms.

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We decided to try this newly re opened and under new ownership quaint tearoom in the heart of the Old Town in Margate . First , we noticed what a warm welcome that we received and how charming the decor is being both heavily Victorian...More

Thank thevillanchris
Reviewed 5 February 2018

As there was a change of owner I was a little apprehensive what to expect. But what a wonderful experience! The new owners have kept the original feeling and character, whilst tastefully updating and putting their own stamp on this unique tearoom. The atmosphere was...More

Thank Brenda V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 232626
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