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Cafe de China

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8 Marine Gardens, Margate CT9 1UN, England
+44 1843 224428
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a birthday meal and the staff were extremely rude. No warm greeting, just told to 'sit there'. We were not asked how the food was, and ordering more resulted in a sigh and seemed to be a hassle. The bill was ripped from our hand when we went to pay. It was very unsettling and I did not... More 

Thank lr3502017
Margate, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have always found this place to be very good used several times over the past few years and never had a bad meal in here offers good value for money would recommend good for trying different dishes

Thank dariandoreen
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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361 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Went with 4 friends who always make dinner enjoyable so maybe a little "rose tinted glasses" review The portions are really small so order plenty but would only really recommend the starters so a good idea to fill up on those first and then only order main meals if still hungry but forget the crispy duck as very poor

Thank penfolds_bin_95
Romford, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

My wife took me out after we found 4 other places were closed, it was busy but the food was tasteless and looked the same, everything they called spicy came with chillies on the side and not in the food itself, everything was also deep fried, it was disappointing as I was hungry and this was an all you can... More 

Thank John547
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I have used this restaurant for the last 10 years and have had to mention something to management a handfull of times. Everything is quickly rectified i have read reviews about this establishment and find them very fickle, the staff are mostly Malaysian and sometimes come across as abrupt when busy and as for children running around perhaps the parents... More 

1 Thank Hedgehog3964
Margate, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

For what you get amazing value for money, all you can eat quick service by friendly staff. It's always busy so book if you can.

1 Thank Penny374
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Called in on a rainy Sunday for lunch. They have a set lunch menu for £8.50 per head and you get to choose 4 dishes for that. There were three of us, so 12 dishes and drinks came to just over £30. We wondered if the portions would be small, but not at all and the service and warmth of... More 

2 Thank Mullarkey2014
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Have been going on and off for many years Last two visits food not as good as previous years and visits Drinks expensive service all ways good and polite Decor needs updating looking shabby

Thank John P
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

like with all these all you can eat the food will never win awards but its flavoursome and well worth the visit to put a few pounds on!

2 Thank StevieG0007
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I went there for a meal with some mates and the meals was not hot and not great so it was a big let down and a huge show up and the portions was very small and cold.

1 Thank John C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?