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The Curious Cupcake Cafe

4/5 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
+44 1843 231598
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (134 reviews)
“sandwiches” (29 reviews)
“granary bread” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4/5 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food, lots of cakes to choose from and more! Coffee and builders tea are on offer too. Quirky interior and cosy and warm in the winter months. Service is always with a smile and regulars chat to each other happily adding to the welcoming...More

Thank Ninja0070
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice cafe. Right in the heart of the square. This coffee shop sells good quality drinks and food. Inside is a good atmosphere and the seating is comfortable. Well worth a visit.

Thank Distaste
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped into Margate last week and was hunting for a cafe for a morning bite and a coffee. We happened upon the Curious Cupcake. Two coffees, scrambled eggs and salmon, and crumpets and jam. Superb! A lovely small, old style, cafe. Great service and good...More

1  Thank John_Murray01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place! In the old town of Margate with seating inside and out. Really worth a visit nice lunch lovely cake even the queen has visited! The staff are lovely and could no do enough to make our visit a good one. They were so...More

Thank Penny374
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic little cafe. Lovely staff, brilliant food and all by the sea. Would recommend to anyone to come to this place. AWESOME!

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely Cafe set in the lovely old town in Margate. Would highly recommend to anyone passing by. The staff are lovely very welcoming. Their toasted sandwiches were very lovely.

Thank Gem H
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Whenever in Margate, we stop by this place. Nice atmosphere, delicious food. Very popular with families.

1  Thank Olena N
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I used to visit this little gem a lot and was always satisfied with both food and customer service. However, recent visits, (following a change of ownership I understand), it is sadly not as good as it was, as in my last review. In the...More

11  Thank Timandra F
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely toasted bread With a large amount of tasty scrambled eggs, really tasty herby sausage served with a good portion of beans. Little disappointed with the bacon tasty but very small. Staff are great service is good.

Thank jimaharding
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

No flimsy, thin sandwiches with a tiny bit of filling in the middle here. Thick cut, delicious, soft granary bread overflowing with filling that you need a stepladder to get to the top of. Yum.

Thank Bobalobalobalob
Linzee_1987, Manager at The Curious Cupcake Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks so much for the great review. We really appreciate it! Hope to see you soon, Team Cupcake :)

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Sophie A
27 August 2017|
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Response from Linzee_1987 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Unfortunately we do not offer an 'Afternoon Tea' I'm afraid. However, we do have lots of lovely tea and gorgeous cakes on offer all day every day. Hope to see you soon, Team Cupcake :)
29 March 2016|
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Response from Daniel R | Property representative |
Hello. We have gluten-free bread that can be used as an alternative. We have soups and salads that are gluten free. And we have a selection of freshly-made and bought-in gluten free sweet treats and cakes. If you have any... More
11 October 2015|
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Response from Daniel R | Property representative |
We don't have any acts at The Cupcake Cafe, but if you are interested in booking seats for a meal then you are more than welcome to phone us at 01843 231300 where can discuss our availability with you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4/5 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 231598
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