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The Mad Hatter

9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
+44 1843 232626
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sausage rolls” (6 reviews)
“scones” (11 reviews)
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Lombard Street, Margate CT9 1EJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For some reason I’d been put off in the past by the outside signage but I think they have changed something as this time I peered in and saw teacups lines along the windowsills and thought “this is for me”! I wasn’t disappointed! It’s run...More

1  Thank Suzanneandsam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience! We felt we had gone back in time to the 1920s.I half expected to see my grandparents there in their younger days and tell them how well we had turned out. Fabulous atmosphere and lovely food aswell. Definitely our favourite place...More

1  Thank Simon N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I go to the Mad Hatter regularly and are always thrilled with whatever we have. We usually get the Victorian tea but today we had breakfast and cake (although unorthodox the cake was too good to resist) and it was amazing! Absolutely...More

1  Thank Lauren F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with family total of 8, couldn't fault service and food, been a bakery for 27 yrs, scones are some of the best I've had ever, owners even made us gypsy tart which we can't get in East Sussex lovely, catered for my nephew...More

Thank ghammond1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a one off and definitely worth a visit. It's simply charming and like going back in time with family pictures on the walls and wonderful traditional white table cloths.The food is home made, fresh served by friendly staff who have carried on the...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

My daughter told us of this restaurant, as she is gluten intolerant, we found the owners and staff very pleasant with a good understanding of food allergies, (although not a problem with all of our party) they can deal with most. The food was served...More

Thank Gordon D
Heidi C, Owner at The Mad Hatter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Gordon D 😀

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming, lovely couple! Delicious homemade scones. Definitely will revisit when back in the area.

Thank Teresa R
Heidi C, Owner at The Mad Hatter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Teresa R, we look forward to seeing you again 😀

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

An amazing afternoon tea. A most warm welcome and the family owners could not have been more hospitable. Highly recommend. Home made scones delightful

Thank Voyager551015
Heidi C, Owner at The Mad Hatter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Voyager551015, it was our pleasure 😀

Reviewed October 13, 2018

I feel this comment says more about capej2017 than about The Mad Hatter, perhaps the half hour journey had been stressful and they were, by the time they reached Margate already in a state of raised anxiety. I will take the points made in order...More

1  Thank servicewithasmile1
Heidi C, Owner at The Mad Hatter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review servicewithasmile1, the review in question has since been removed by Trip adviser.

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Visited the mad hatter today with a friend for afternoon cream tea, 5star I must say all handmade, very clean and the staff are so friendly and welcoming and ask you if very is ok and take time out to talk to you, will definitely...More

Thank Lottiej123
Heidi C, Owner at The Mad Hatter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Lottiej123, it was our pleasure 😀

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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 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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