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Proper Coffee House

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37 High Street, Margate CT9 1DX, England
+44 1843 223138
09:00 - 16:30
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Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I always like to find new coffee shops, and one day I thought that this should be my next stop. A very small and cosy place with lovely coffee and friendly staff. I had a really nice time there. Will definitely go again when I am in the area.

Thank Iulia M
Wilton, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

People are always searching for a little gem of a coffee shop, somewhere to relax and enjoy proper coffee and a snack. The search is over! Nestled in the high street lies this little gem. The staff, the atmosphere and the quality of the servings equal perfection. Indulge in the home made Victoria sponge and you will always want more!

Thank margatekid
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Since Jo bought Proper coffee last year she has worked tirelessly to improve the shop and facilities. New decor and counter design have much improved customer service. Despite coffee suppliers price increases the coffee is still the best in town with a massive, regular, local customer base. A new kitchen at the rear of the premises has brought the shop... More 

Thank margatepainter
Kent, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is just down the road from work so we often pop in for a good cup of coffee. Lovely cakes to tempt you too. A great board as you go in explaining all the different coffees and their meanings. Lovely friendly staff and little hidden away seats. Go to the back of the café as there is seating all... More 

Thank PipVickery
Hertford, United Kingdom
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330 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Came in this friendly cafe for a quick cappuccino upon arriving in town. The staff were welcoming and efficient and the cappuccino top notch! Definitely recommended.... plus dogs are welcomed... what's not to like?!?

Thank Bellylou
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

A little bit of peace just up the road from Margate old town. Jo always friendly, coffee excellent and a comfortable place to chat, read or just ponder

Thank John D
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Usual story; lot's of cafes, lots of nice looking coffee machines. Alas, not a barista in site. Fortunately, Proper Coffee has bucked this trend and seem to be really honing their coffee making skills. My advice would be, if you are in Margate and gagging for a good coffee, then look no further!

Thank MrTimpleton
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely coffee shop in margate high street. Food selection was vast and tasted amazing. Staff couldn't do enough for us. Well worth a visit

Thank Neil R
Oxford, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely coffee and really friendly service. The perfect antidote to the usual Costa or Starbucks a wonderful find

Thank Bigtangle
Margate, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Visited this when it first opened. Coffee was nice but the owners were not that friendly or warm. Now it has changed hands the staff are better but the coffee is not great. There is a notice to say that the prices have gone up because the coffee provider put their prices up too! Hilarious. Americano wasn't that good. If... More 

Thank Andrea K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 High Street, Margate CT9 1DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 223138

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?