We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Mad Hatter

9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
+44 1843 232626
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (32 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (137)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped her for a bite to eat . Nice cosy tea room, pleasant staff but can get busy and runs out of items on menu ( i.e cheese scone) May have some resident ghosts!!! Staff are friendly and pleasant Not very wheelchair accessible, toilets are...More

Thank Akela1974
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here during the Margate soul weekend after seeing loads of good reviews and we were not disappointed! The staff were friendly, the food was sooo nice and probably the best gypsy tart I have ever tasted! Enjoyed it way too much. Definitely worth a...More

Thank amycable1999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I popped in with my toddler and husband to escape the rain and what a brilliant find! Lovely tea room with a great atmosphere, wonderful service and delicious cakes. Very family friendly and so accommodating to my little boy who particularly loved the chocolate orange...More

Thank emmagoldwin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The afternoon tea was amazing, and the owners were so friendly! The scones were still warm from the oven and the homemade cakes were lovely. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Georgia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely staff, sat outside for lunch, panini's were good and cake was amazing! We'll be back for sure.

Thank SC5000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful tea room. Home made sandwiches made with locally sourced products. Various items on toast. High teas. Fresh local tea. Home made cakes. Wonderful service. Fabulous decour with great photos.

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time here and we will definitely come back! The afternoon tea was delicious, the scones were super yummy and the cake selection equally yummy, catering for different dietary requirements. The garden was lovely and the cafe was decorated very nicely too, it’s like...More

Thank Sara G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished having a wonderful afternoon tea experience at the Mad Hatters Tea Room on Lombard Street. Extraordinarily great service from Deborah who attended to our every request with a lovely smile and a friendly comment. The afternoon tea itself is of exceptional value and...More

Thank m_offoh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A traditional tea room in the heart of Old Margate, the old style decor, along with the gorgeous freshly made cakes, scones and sausage rolls are all of a superb quality. They also offer sandwiches, jacket potatoes, soup and many other delicious tasty dishes. The...More

Thank pjbeck1208
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went for a birthday lunch. The service was friendly, polite and quick. The food was wonderful and home made. The couple who run the cafe are friendly and very welcoming, and even went out of their way to help us organise...More

Thank AmyR101
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 hotels in Margate
Sands Hotel
857 reviews
.19 km away
Crescent Victoria Hotel
430 reviews
.40 km away
Premier Inn Margate Hotel
978 reviews
.73 km away
Sherwood Hotel
94 reviews
.74 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Olivo Margate
104 reviews
.06 km away
Mullins Brasserie
661 reviews
.05 km away
The Greedy Cow
434 reviews
.06 km away
Hantverk & Found
138 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Margate Museum
162 reviews
.07 km away
Margate Old Town
585 reviews
.04 km away
Lombard Street Gallery
21 reviews
.02 km away
The Community Pharmacy Gallery
5 reviews
.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Mad Hatter staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing