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Palm Bay Cafe

Palm Bay Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 3DH, England
+44 1843 298995
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Palm Bay Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 3DH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

sorry i have to stand up for this establishment from the last few reviews..and i have nothing to to with this business to say its a grotty cafe by div laurence f..cant you give your full name? had the full breakfast here today..friday..and a cup...More

Thank kevin k
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Another great cafe to visit all year round .Staff very friendly and always have a smile on their face .Good quality food and beverages.Mini golf and tennis also available.

Thank ghearsey
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Been here before and it was nothing special, still the same. Average food for slightly high prices. Service was ok but they did struggle a bit with our large group. Sausages were deep fried/reheated Bread was dry. Friendly enough but there's better cafes nearby.

Thank Gchef71
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Grotty old typical park building but nice warm welcoming café. Nice tables. Good varied menu. I had a bacon and sausage sandwich which is the third one I've had on the last 8 days as its my favourite lunch snack. Bacon excellent. Sausage bog standard...More

1  Thank Laurence F
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped off unplanned for a bite to eat. Sat outside as had our dog. Water provided for dogs. Decent choice on menu. Food came out pretty quick considering how busy it was. Piping hot, tasty, and good value. Will use again.

Thank Luke W
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Hi come into your cafe this morning I was the fat bloke with the two young ladies had the long table closest to the counter, anyway my partner ordered £3.50 breakfast no tomatoes but instead hash brown extra 80p charge for her sister then ordered...More

3  Thank Bigrobxxxandxnatx
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I attended the first Pilgrims Hospice Colour Run with my sister this Sunday and we decided to stop for a cuppa after finishing the run (a face full of powder paint gives you quite a thirst). The cafe was packed with multicoloured runners ordering breakfasts...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Popped in here late afternoon and ordered a sandwich to take away. When i got outside, the meat filling hadn't even made it between the poorly buttered slices of bread! It literally looked like the contents had been thrown into the container. Disappointed as i...More

2  Thank baldcoot73
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast in a great location. Plenty of room outside so the dogs could sit with us. Great view out over the sea. For £5 you get a full English breakfast, drinks extra. Terrific value. Staff were friendly and service was quick. They weren't particularly...More

Thank CarlD1970
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

You must visit this wonderful cafe You always get a warm greeting. We have been coming here for brekkie for 2 yrs now and cannot fault the food quality or the service.

Thank Christopher E
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MrsPMP34
Sorry! I searched palm bay beach cafe and it gave me yours to review. I have requested it be deleted. Apologies!
27 May 2016|
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Thank you. Dean
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Not sure you have the correct place? There are no ladies toilets, but the unisex toilet always has soap and is very clean. There is no signage reference customer toilets, no shelves and therefore no drinks on shelves, there is a massive ice cream freezer with a vast selection of ice creams, yet no feasts or festivals. It is not located on a beach and is an open kitchen which has visible signs of food on the preparation island all through the day and is hardly ever empty.
25 May 2016|
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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palm Bay Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 298995
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Description
Located next to the tennis courts in Palm Bay Avenue, overlooking the sea. It's a beautiful location, but more importantly the food is wonderful and the prices affordable. The staff are friendly. I've been going there quite some time and would have put it on here a long time ago if I had realised about your site. I cannot recommend them enough, my husband and I love it there and its not only a great place to eat but a nice afternoon out as well.