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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 good25%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“tartare” (2 reviews)
“roast dinner” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
49-54 Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5JG, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have always visited this place from when I was a child. I have now taken my own family there and always have a strawberry milkshake. It is like a pilgrimage. But just visited this weekend and while the milkshake was very good the ambience...More

Thank Akirasan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THis place is amazing for ice creams and crepes. I totally loved it. it is not pricey and you can enjoy a good range of ice creams flavours. if you are around drop by :)

Thank rmcc83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in out of the rain for a cuppa and a bun. Whilst we were there the only food we saw served was drinks cakes and ice cream. They do advertise a full cooked menu. They do have a quite inviting ice cream section....More

Thank elwick11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were polite and the food was cooked fresh. For a family of four (all older diners) with drinks came to under £20 which is about right for a seaside restaurant. Restaurant clean and tidy

Thank Chubsterkeith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic cooked English breakfast and a beautifully presented cheese salad. Very nice friendly staff and a bonus that they allow dogs in too

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Took family here to have lunch after ordering 2 children's meals 1 rasher and 1 tasteless sausage, 1 baguette (tasteless sausage),1 egg chips and tasteless sausage, 1 rasher chips and beans. PRICE £31.62P, Would not recommend eating there its tasteless very dear and food was...More

Thank 69john123
Reviewed 13 May 2017

A visit to Herne Bay is never complete without a visit to Makcaris for ice cream. But which flavour? Too many delicious choices!!! And Cone or Sundae? Or how about a hot chocolate with marsh mellows and lashings of cream? Treat yourself to both, like...More

Thank Floridge
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I had a breakfast here this week with a large tea - i really enjoyed it. Very pleased that they now serve the milk in a little jug rather than pour it in the mug with the hot water and teabag which always resulted in...More

Thank DLWKent
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We came here after looking around the market. It had a comfy atmosphere and good layout. There was a wide choice of dishes, from roasts to paninis, and were well worth the price. The service was efficient and the waiters were friendly. The hot chocolate...More

Thank Teide_Orca
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Visited at midday, totally packed with customer s queuing inside . Very helpful waitress trying to seat everyone. Rather noisy with waiting staff trying to find owners of orders, Wooden spoons labelled with order nos. not always visible. Food OK , I had a massive...More

Thank Phil G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 9
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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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