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Turner Contemporary's Cafe

Cafe opening times: 

Tuesday - Sunday

10am - 4.30pm

With stunning views across Margate Sands and an outdoor terrace, you can enjoy our cafe's modern seasonal cuisine whatever the weather.

Every season we create a new menu, and can cater for dietary requirements including vegan and gluten free. We aim to prepare our food with ingredients sourced from local independent suppliers, and are a member of Produced in Kent. Free wifi available.

If you have any questions, contact us on 01843 233 022 or

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Our menu for 

April Menu


Smashed butterbeans and spring peas on toasted sourdough, lemon and thyme roasted tomatoes (Vegan) £7.25
Add a poached egg, £1.25

Turner hash: local pork sausage, smoked back bacon, chorizo, new potatoes, cherry tomatoes, a dash of Worcester sauce and a free-range fried egg, £8.75

Seaside hash: smoked haddock, spring onion, new potatoes, wilted spinach leaves, pinch of cumin and a free-range fried egg, £8.95

Moroccan eggs; spicy tomato and harissa sauce, wilted spinach, free-range poached eggs, warm pitta bread (V), £8.50

Warm smoked back bacon sandwich, Windmill Allotment leaves £6.25

LUNCH 12pm-3.30pm

Roasted Kentish spring carrots and shallots, tenderstem broccoli, citrus and herb cous cous, pomegranate seeds (Vegan), £8.95

Smoked trout salad, cucumber relish, shaved fennel, watercress and spinach, sourdough croutons, £10.95

Spring vegetable and rice noodle broth, pak choi, toasted sesame seeds, seaweed cracker (Vegan), £8.95

Halloumi burger; grilled halloumi, mushroom, chipotle mayo, and spinach, house slaw and Windmill Allotment salad (V), £11.95

Chicken and coconut curry, butternut squash, toasted flaked almonds, coriander cress, warm naan bread, £11.95

Pickled mussels, rye bread, dill butter, Windmill Allotment Salad, £9.75

Soup of the day, homemade savoury scone, English butter, £5.95

Sides £2.95
Crushed new potatoes with chives and shallots
Modern Provider sourdough bread and English butter
Tenderstem broccoli and toasted almonds

Lunch Special

Smoked trout salad, with a glass of Kent’s Chapel Down Bacchus wine, £16.95
Available 12-3.30pm Tuesday to Sunday

Children's Menu (under 12s)

Mini Turner Hash, £4.95

Mini Seaside Hash, £4.95

Kids Lunch box: choice of sandwich, Pom Bears, fruit, raisins and juice carton, £5.50


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Please note that every purchase in the cafe helps to sustain and grow Turner Contemporary's programme of exhibitions, learning activities and events.

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Did you know our cafe is free to hire?

Enjoy modern seasonal cuisine, an outdoor terrace and breathtaking views over Margate Sands.
Wow your guests by holding your next party, celebration or reception in one of the South East's most spectacular buildings.
To book, contact us on 01843 220 253 or



Turner Contemporary's cafe is now using Vegware packaging and straws, which is packaging made from plants sustainably sourced. We are working with all our departments to continue to make our work environmentally sustainable.



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