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Margate Old Town

Market Place, Margate CT9 1EN, England
+44 1843 296808
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You might find the odd bargain

If you like retro, or vintage stuff it's worth a visit. There's also an odd food stall. When I'm in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
andrewR5962XT
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London, United Kingdom
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Quirky shops

There are a few quirky little shops here but so many are empty or closed. A few good restaurants... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Claire B
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“retro shops” (44 reviews)
“lovely shops” (7 reviews)
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Market Place, Margate CT9 1EN, England
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+44 1843 296808
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"retro shops"
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"individual shops"
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"lovely shops"
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"shops selling"
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"vintage clothes"
in 12 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 6 reviews
"turner gallery"
in 27 reviews
"high street"
in 17 reviews
"cupcake cafe"
in 6 reviews
"cupcakes"
in 11 reviews
"indoor market"
in 6 reviews
"art galleries"
in 10 reviews
"wander around"
in 6 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 20 reviews
"few hours"
in 10 reviews
"sunny day"
in 7 reviews
"fish and chips"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like retro, or vintage stuff it's worth a visit. There's also an odd food stall. When I'm in Margate I usually call in. Good place to find the odd bargain and check out the vintage styles if you just like to know the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a few quirky little shops here but so many are empty or closed. A few good restaurants and some hidden gems.

Thank Claire B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking forward to visting Margate. What we found was graffiti everywhere litter and closed shops.Wouldn't recommend for a day out out or a holiday!.

Thank matthecat1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of small suppliers of quirky products. Great artisan baker. Much to look at and enjoy. A step back 8nto the past but with a modern twist.

Thank hilsh98
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to wonder around the back streets of old Margate. There are some nice pubs and restaurants and nice shops selling antiques and retro clothing

Thank Teresa S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The advertising for the Old Town tends to focus on its shops. And, yes, they are there! But go and walk round the area on a warm evening after closing time, have a pint at one of the local hostelries and get some sense of...More

Thank solobackpack
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Margate old town is a vibrant place to visit. Lots of places to eat and easily accessible for the Turner Contemporary. The beach is lovely

Thank Molondon2016
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I love the little shops and restaurants in the old Kent market, it’s a fun idea and place, worth visiting and having lunch there!

Thank Amelia R
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

I found that since my last visit to Margate the heart and soul has died (note that was a very very long time). The week before we visited it was 29 degrees compared to the mere 9 degrees. It was a Ghost Town on Sunday...More

3  Thank CrystalPower
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

There is a rather telling poster just by the stairs to the upper galleries in Turner Contemporary inviting visitors to spend £5 on a ticket to enter a lottery to win a modern print with all proceeds going to a Margate trust describing Margate as...More

2  Thank futtock21
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M1n1G
31 July 2017|
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Response from lisa p | Reviewed this property |
Hello there. We didn't actually look for vegetarian eating places, however we did notice that inside the Old Kent Market they were serving veggie lunches, what they were I'm afraid I can't tell you, also the double decker... More
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Gill B
6 April 2015|
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Response from Sandersing | Reviewed this property |
what question.????? I have never reviewed Margate. I love the old town and am at the Gallery every week. I love the odd mix of shops, everyone is friendly and I often stop fpr coffee or lunch. Who ever wrote that awful... More
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