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The Mad Hatter

9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
+44 1843 232626
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (34 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went with friends, there is a lovely outside space to sit in if you wish, and inside is perfect for a tearoom, cosy and quaint . Staff were friendly and polite, We were a little disappointed by the choices on offer having looked on...More

Thank Pinkdimond
Heidi C, Owner at The Mad Hatter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, sorry to hear you were disappointed by the choice of cakes on offer. However, our cakes are freshly homemade each day and do vary. There were 7 choices in the cake fridge, aswell as traybakes, cookies and scones. I do fear that perhaps...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the first time I’ve been to these tea rooms and I will go back when I’m back in the country I highly recommend the savoury scone afternoon tea. Flavours were lovely and staff very accommodating when asked to swap some of the flavours....More

Thank Nats C
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was initially apprehensive about going back to the Mad Hatters having heard that it had changed ownership as I didn't think anyone could make a cake like the previous owners however I was very very pleasantly surprised. I fancied something more savoury so had...More

Thank millymolly38
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very relaxed lunch here on a recent visit to Margate. Possibly not the cheapest, but then you do get a traditional tearoom with proper china, cutlery and tablecloths. Even the toilets are ornate. Service was good and food freshly prepared.

1  Thank yellowmoon999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tea room is just fabulous. I think it takes a lot to make an eating establishment so special. This is definitely our regular place for tea, cake, food etc it all just so wonderful light and delicious! The owners are so friendly and accommodating....More

Thank Nicola J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot fault The Mad Hatter Margate. Such a wonderful place to be, amazing food, drinks and cakes. Wonderful hospitality, very relaxing environment, very accommodating, very friendly. Genuine lovely owners. Will recommend this tea room to everyone. It is very much appreciated on our front to...More

Thank darbyfrench1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mad Hatter is rapidly becoming our ‘go to’ place in Margate. Lovely, unusual setting, amazing home baked fare, and Heidi and Jamie are wonderful hosts. They make you feel as if you’ve gone to visit them in their home. Nothing is too much trouble....More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a group of 12 we visited The Mad Hatter today,we had pre booked.Due to the fine weather we asked if we could sit in the garden instead of upstairs. In the garden there were 4 plastic tables not being used so we decided to...More

Thank Kwppinkie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are so many great places to eat, drink and chill in Margate's old town and to be fair locals and visitors alike are getting truly spoilt for choice now! Alas, it was great to revisit the Mad Hatter this afternoon after so many years....More

Thank Luke B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see this place open again under new ownership. A proper English tea room with good food and cake at very reasonable prices. Owner really went out of his way today to make sure we enjoyed our visit. THANK YOU

Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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
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