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The Curious Cupcake Cafe

4/5 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
+44 1843 231598
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cupcakes” (113 reviews)
“sandwiches” (30 reviews)
“granary bread” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4/5 Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Dropped in for breakfast and sat at one of the outside tables and enjoyed the sunny morning. Located in the square of the Old Town, it is ideally located to capture the passing tourists on the lookout for a quick and easy meal. The food...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Curious Cupcake Cafe is a tiny cupcake shop that sells delicious fresh cupcakes, not only that they do a lovely lunch.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely cake in this place loved the builders tea and Victoria sponge, great decor and a nice seating area outside will definitely come back here.

Thank Onkar S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little place to eat and the food, the large breakfast @£7 was great with large doorstep toast. Though it only come with one sausage and two small bits of streaky bacon. Few changes here and there and some staff training I’m sure I would...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice cafe clean. And inviting. Comfortable seating. And in the heart of the square. All our food was good quality. Very good selection and friendly staff. A nice place to visit.

Thank Distaste
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I visited for tea, coffee and cake. We were not disappointed. The loose Earl Grey tea was truly lovely. Good choice of food available although the cakes are something else! The prices are reasonable and the quality second to none. Lovely setting...More

Thank Jayne E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We turned up just at closing time. The lady was about to ask us to leave but she softened, very kindly, and said we could have tea and cakes. We were very grateful as it was raining. Once we got our cakes we were even...More

Thank Ellie H
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Mine was so good my partner wanted one as well as his coffee! Seating inside and out. Cake better tasting and better value than cupcakes. Didn't have a sandwich but the ones coming out were freshly made with thick slices of bread.

Thank ShariWestSussex
Reviewed July 4, 2018

When i frequently visit this lovely establishment i am always greeted with a lovely warm welcome. All the staff here are most welcoming even sparing the time to chat. Thier food is of an excellent standard and their chunky bread really is chunky, you do...More

Thank pearlsmith45
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Stop in - they make great milkshakes , great cupcakes and a decent pot of tea , Service very good , prices reasonable

Thank adamschris
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Sophie A
August 27, 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 :)
March 28, 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
October 10, 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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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