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Turner Contemporary Cafe

The Rendezvous, Margate CT9 1HG, England
+44 1843 233000
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (28 reviews)
“cheese scone” (3 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Rendezvous, Margate CT9 1HG, England
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Weak, not very hot and not at all like the flat white I expected. Very disappointing - but at least the art was excellent!

Thank erindoors123
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Sat in cafe at lunchtime watching the tide roll in and then returned later to watch the sun set. Good choice of food on menu with friendly staff. Recommended.

Thank Toadsfeet
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This Cafe is different to most others I have visited. They make a lovely selection of cakes every day. Their menu is made up from locally produced food. The quality and service is second to none. Highly recommended if you are visiting Margate.

Thank Bazza224
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with my family was pleasantly surprised by how good the food was as it looks like a canteen but the food is of restaurant standard, they must have good chefs. There was a lovely young lady working with green hair she was so friendly...More

1  Thank Emma P
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Loved the varied, interesting menu - nice to see some thought put into the food on offer. Also a beautiful selection of cakes. The views across the seafront were superb. Would definitely visit again (much better than the actual gallery!).

Thank Caldie
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Food was over priced and tasted terrible. I will never be eating there again. I don't quite understand why people would ever eat there.

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is a lovely Cafe, serving everything from Bacon Rolls to Homemade Cakes, with a stunning inside and outside view of Margate Harbour though the large windows , but it is pretty expensive, so bear this in mind when visiting. Staff are attentive but they...More

Thank MargateMinx
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Cosidered a good ending to the Turner visit would be a nice cup of tea and a "sticky bun" Did not expect to be charged £17.50 for three pots of tea and three strawberry tarts!.Despite requesting a pot of tea for three, system demands single...More

1  Thank Robert K
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The coffee and scones and excellent in this cafe, and the views are nice over the harbour. It is also open for dinner on Fridays and Saturdays.

Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I noticed this restaurant has very limited reviews on its dinner services. I have previously visited the turner centre for dinner for an anniversary meal with my fiancé and was very pleasantly surprised by the quality and service provided, I am puzzled why this venue...More

Thank lrlp16
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 28
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Rendezvous, Margate CT9 1HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 233000
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Our creative catering team work with honest seasonal food. We are committed to supporting local businesses, with at least 80% of ingredients sourced from independent Kent suppliers and only use fresh ingredients.
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