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“Quirky shops”

The Old Kent Market
Ranked #17 of 58 things to do in Margate
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a really quirky market by the sea front. It has loads of really interesting little shops. A lot of them weren’t open at the time we visited. The food smelt amazing! If it ever rains, just pop in here for a little bit.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

From the outside, it is difficult to know what to expect inside. But what a surprise!!! Amazing atmosphere. So much food to choose from. Lots of little street food shops and bars/coffee shop! Something for everyone

Thank Ew119
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

So many great eating experiences here.
The new Pizza place is fabulous.
The atmosphere is very 'Margate".
Please eat here and share the passion.

Thank Cheryl B
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

9 months since our last visit and looking forward to the range of eclectic shops, antiques and curio's among the cafes and food stalls. Disappointed to find that it now consists mostly of a mishmash of eating places and a disappointing range of shops.
I guess that there are trends and shops have to cater for the majority to survive but this collective has fast become a 'much the same as anywhere else' kind of place.
Fortunately there are a lovely selection of what we were looking forward to just a few streets away. We visited on a damp spring morning lunchtime when things are a bit quieter but the whole place lacked atmosphere.

3  Thank Colin F
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Lovely art space/market. There are a few stalls selling from vintage to Dr. Marteens to bakery, pizza places, restaurant and even a tattoo shop. There are two pianoforte free to play and poetry reading too. I bought rocky bread and sweets from a stall there, very delicious! It is a place where you can get a coffee, relax and enjoy some nice time in company of artists.

1  Thank Jenika I
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