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The Curious Cupcake Cafe

4/5 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
+44 1843 231598
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“cupcakes” (118 reviews)
“sandwiches” (32 reviews)
“granary bread” (9 reviews)
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 via mobile

A small but fun cafe with great coffee and a small but delicious selection of cakes. This cafe typifies the English tea shop of years ago. Well worth checking out.

Thank robroy18
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

A comfortable little place on the coast, I visit with friends and I am always delighted with the variety of cakes. Consistently good, The cheese on toast with chilli jam is to die for. Lots to looks at inside and friendly competent staff. I highly...More

Thank Hobo J
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We came in on saturday to be met by a lovely young man who was working his socks off and he was brilliant. We ordered 2 breakfasts and tea..and they came with some lovely bread.It was really good and the service was with a smile..so...More

Thank kevin k
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on The Curious Cupcake purely by chance today. It was a gloriously sunny day for October, we decided to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine while we ate. The door stop sandwiches we ordered were really good, and it made a pleasant change...More

Thank AndrewC6259
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The staff here were amazing. So friendly and welcoming. The food is great value for money. My husband had egg on toast for breakfast and was given huge doorstep slices. Lovely place, really nice atmosphere. Definitely recommend it.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely looking cafe with great seating outside. Sadly, when I went inside to order a cup of tea and cake with my 4year, I was met with a very unwelcoming senior waitress who upon ordering kept wincing as if in pain every time...More

Thank jacquelinemunro
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Great full english breakfast, delicious sausage, bacon and scrambled eggs for my two boys. Good, strong coffee (much needed) and cheese on toast for me GLUTEN FREE BREAD too! Thank you

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Nice cheese and onion toastie came with a good side salad. Sat outside in the sun and stayed to have some wine. A bit on the expensive side but it has a relaxed vibe that makes you want to stay a little longer.

Thank crystal9078
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Very delicious cheese toastie with filter coffee friendly staff cute cozy decor and friendly atmosphere

Thank mariedem06
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner visit very regularly as we are local to the area. if we ever walk into margate, we almost always end up at this place! yesterday we brought our family there who were visiting from North London. They absolutely loved it and...More

Thank Georgia K
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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 :)
28 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
10 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 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
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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