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Makcari's Coffee Lounge & Restaurant

49-54 Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JG, England
+44 1227 374977
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good23%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“cake” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
49-54 Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JG, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Can't fault the friendly, efficient service (for which I received an apology for it being slow!). I rated the cappuccino as pretty good and the dog received an "Aww!"

Thank Antonhu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Macaris has an enviable location with amazing views. It's outside Seating is not great though just on the pavement. For a coffee lounge the coffee does not seem to be consistent in strength ,froth or flavour which is disappointing for the price. It is fine...More

Thank lesley c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go here for lunch when we are visiting Herne Bay. It gets very busy so we tend to go early, it does have outside seating. It has quite an extensive menu and average prices. I had the gammon and my father had the chicken...More

Thank Allisoncsuk
Reviewed 22 March 2018

This used to be first class fish and chip shop now sadly not the place it was poor quality fish, would not visit again.

Thank leswarwicker
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Buy one get one free thought we'd try a breakfast Cheap breakfast and deals seem to be cheap bake beans Tin tomatoes tin mushrooms e.c.t.... Not today this breakfast was nicely presented with Grilled bacon Grilled tomatoes Mushrooms(not sloppy ones ) Egg sausage and hash...More

Thank Happyeater51
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

My partner, my 2.5year old and myself popped in here on Christmas Eve for coffee and cake. It was busy but the coffee and cake was delicious. My son made an absolute mess with his cake but the staff loved him they all wanted photos...More

Thank Daisy2198
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and myself wanted a quick bite to eat so we went to Mackaris. We both had a Cheese and Tomato Panninis plus a plate of chips. The Panninis were great,very large ones,came with a ,Small Salad and crisps,they were brilliant,also had a plate...More

Thank nitsab
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I went in to this seafront cafe with my family to escape the chill and rain for lunch so I ordered 2 basic cooked breakfasts (1x sausage 1x bacon, 1x egg, beans, mushrooms, a whole tomato cut in half and warmed up and a slice...More

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I am astonished at finding the bad reviews for this place. We found ourselves in Herne Bay on a cold December afternoon, so parked-up and looked for a place for a hot drink. This was the first we spotted. We had a latte and a...More

Thank BrummyExile
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Myself & my Husband popped in on a cold November afternoon to warm up with a coffee, latte & a caramel slice. All 3 staff, 2 younger and an older balding man looked utterly miserable! I watched the older man just stand in the corner...More

Thank Beckstaaa808
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 9
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49-54 Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JG, England (Formerly Macaris)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 374977
Established at this very location in 1931 this business has become a landmark in Herne Bay. Still today making the ice cream on the premises using the same 1931 recipe out ice cream has earned national recognition! Serving of our fine roasted coffee and fine teas with a lengthy menu spanning breakfast, lunch and dinner this is the location of choice for hundreds of visitors each week.We take great pride in the quality of our food a majority of which is home made and in particular our great fish and chips which was only set up 3 years previous. We cater for customers looking to eat in or our and following our recent refurbishment you will always feel comfortable where ever you choose to enjoy your food or beverage.We look forward to welcoming you and your dog (yes we are allowed dogs inside).
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