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The Mad Hatter - CLOSED

9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
+44 1843 232626
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (25 reviews)
“coffee cake” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We managed to squeeze into one of the last Saturdays that the Mad Hatter opened - for those who don't know, he only ever opened on a Saturday. Pots of tea, great home-made cakes and interior decor that was beyond belief! Can't wait to read...More

Thank Dr_Paul_UK
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I was lucky enough to be in Margate on February 4th to attend the last day ever of this amazing cafe. What a tragedy a truly eccentric British unique tea room , from the minuet one entered never a smile left your face fabulous people...More

Thank Val R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Quaky, a little eccentric! But a lovely visit. Massive scone ( home made) very nice. Lovely china and service with a smile and a story. Plenty to look at from all the lovely photos on the wall.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Looking for somewhere to have a cup of tea, we popped in here without previously knowing anything about it. Quite an experience! The decor is truly singular, with tinsel, Christmas decorations, Royal Family paraphernalia, and odd bits-and-pieces covering just about every surface. It is not...More

Thank 916Andrew
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

If you happened upon the Mad Hatter by chance, you would wonder what in Hell was happening....a Fawlty Towers experience! Michael, the owner, your Host, is quite a character and bakes all the most scrumalicious cakes himself and they are to die for......but you might...More

Thank TiggerSeaford
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This tea shop is different you love it or hate it! £12 for tea and cake, which took over half an hour to come. The people sitting around us were regulars and loved it! I just felt a little squashed in. The downstairs could do...More

Thank Girlsawaydays
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I went into the Mad Hatter with my mum spur of the moment for lunch. What an experience! The mad hatter is a lovely man encouraging us to look around the whole building and really friendly. The decor is whacky, so many things to look...More

Thank SouthEastTraveller11
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We went here with freinds , it was a fun and magical place , the mad hatter could not have been more mad , but in a good way , lots to choose from , and the cakes where lovely , and good value for...More

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We had coffee and Victoria sponge and a surreal experience we will not forget in a very long time!!The service was warm and friendly.

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

If you like vintage or different places to be, you need to visit this place. Really lovely snacks! And off course you need to try the homemade cakes

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 8 - USD 16
Open Hours
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 232626
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