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Please note: Summer Weekend Late Openings at Turner Contemporary have now finished for the season

On Friday 15 June at 6.30pm, Turner Contemporary’s café is launching their new season of Summer Weekend Late Openings: Fish Supper Fridays and Saturday Summer Sessions. These late opening events will take place throughout June, July and August. Come and enjoy a summer evening out, with dinner, drinks, live music, and the perfect view over Margate Sands as the sun sets!

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Fish Supper Fridays

Every Friday evening you can join us for Fish Supper Fridays, when the fresh catch of the day will be served. Come and taste the freshest fish from local waters. Food service will be from 6.30-9.30pm.

Saturday Summer Sessions

On Saturdays, come and enjoy BBQ and live music on our terrace. The café will be serving their signature Turner Burger, award winning sausages from J & H butchers, lamb burgers, and vegan burgers, as well as pulled pork rolls with apple or BBQ sauce. Food served from 6pm-9pm.

There will also be live music from an array of talented local artists:

Friday 15 June, Thommy Donuts 

Sunday 23 June, Thomas Ashby

Saturday 7 July, Swing Noir

Saturday 14 July, Dulcie May Moreno/Stephen Bridgeland

Saturday 28 July, Jonny Hepbir

Saturday 4 August, (soul weekend) Project F

Sunday 5 August 5, (soul weekend Sunday afternoon) Trio manor Manouche

Saturday 11 August, Hotsy Totsy

Saturday 25 August, Jonny Hepbir

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Chapel Down bar

On both Friday and Saturday evenings our outdoor Chapel Down bar will be serving their new range of bespoke gin and vodka cocktails, cider, beers, bubbles and wine. There will be bar snacks including our Cheese Wedge - a wedge of Kentish cheese, sourdough from local bakery Modern Provider, and chutney - to nibble on alongside a glass of Chapel Down’s finest.

Vegan and vegetarian options will be available on both evenings, and if you have any dietary requirements do ask staff, or get in touch on 01843 220 253 /

The café will be open at the following times over the summer:

Tuesday:         10am – 5.30pm

Wednesday:    10am – 5.30pm

Thursday:        10am – 5.30pm

Friday:             10am – 9.30pm

Saturday:        10am – 9pm

Sunday:           10am – 5.30pm

Find out more about our cafe here.

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The best view in Margate - from the deckchairs on our terrace

Posted by: Turner Contemporary on Wed 13 Jun 2018