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Some Fascinating Buildings And Connections

Walking to the new Turner Contemporary Art Gallery took us through the Old Town with its variety of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bsandrs
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Nice

Although there is still a lot to see and do..seems to have got a little run down since our last... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bigbarryEssex
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The old town was charming with lots of old buildings, cafes, restaurants, pubs and small shops. We couldn't have found a nicer day in september to stroll around among the buildings. Look for more reviews by MulleEllum.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Cool quirky and a little bit like a cross betweeen Brighton and Camden. Lots of fun shops bars and restaurants

Thank guyartall
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always thought the old town was a pub until we wandered in one day... but it's not, it's an attractive market hall full of quirky little stores and food outlets

Thank DaveWa126
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife quiet fancied visiting Margate having heard some good reports about the town and seeing some of the area on the television, and so, we decided on a short break to have a look around. I’d have to say that, if you’re interested in...More

Thank jbdrina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking to the new Turner Contemporary Art Gallery took us through the Old Town with its variety of architecture and connections. We particularly like the plaque to the Gaiety Girl. Well worth strolling through and finding Old Town features. There are some excellent information boards

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wandered round the old town this morning and was really surprised very buzzy lots of niche little shops, cafes and bars, lots of people all in all a good way to spend a Sunday morning.

Thank Allisoncsuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area has been spoilt by all the shop signs, should have been left as it originally was. Everywhere of interest now has loud shop signs above them which in this case takes away the Regency era.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of history, nice buildings and shops to visit not forgetting the many restaurants / cafes looking arty with the Turner centre just around the corner.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although there is still a lot to see and do..seems to have got a little run down since our last visit..still lots of places to eat and drink..worth a visit..has many quaint shops.

Thank bigbarryEssex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing brioche and cinnamon buns from the bakery Nice to sit with a coffee at the top of the bus cafe and listen to the musicians and people watch, shame It didn’t stock the beers it had advertised The tiny pub more than made up...More

Thank Julie J
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Response from lisa p | Reviewed this property |
Hello there. We didn't actually look for vegetarian eating places, however we did notice that inside the Old Kent Market they were serving veggie lunches, what they were I'm afraid I can't tell you, also the double decker... More
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Response from Lou Lou D | Reviewed this property |
I think you should be removed from Tripadvisor for your offensive remarks to me as I said nothing offensive about Margate
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