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Turner Contemporary's Cafe

Cafe opening times: 

Monday - Sunday

10am - 5.30pm

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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July Menu


Warm back bacon sandwich, Windmill Allotment leaves - 6.25

Green eggs:  Kentish broccoli, wilted spinach, spring greens, green chilli, poached free-range eggs, Modern Provider sourdough toast (V) - 8.95

Turner hash: local pork sausage, smoked back bacon, chorizo, new potatoes, cherry tomatoes, a dash of Worcester sauce and a free-range fried egg - 9.50

Seaside hash: smoked haddock, spring onion, new potatoes, wilted spinach leaves, pinch of cumin and a free-range fried egg - 9.50


LUNCH 12pm-4pm

Cod and caper fishcakes, tartare sauce, Windmill Allotment salad - 12.95

Poached chicken salad, roast radish, watercress, giant cous cous, lemon and mint - 11.50

Cauliflower and coconut curry, toasted almonds, coriander (Vegan) - 8.75

Mixed bean and harissa burger, house slaw and Windmill Allotment salad (Vegan) - 8.95

Grilled Mackerel salad, jersey new potatoes, cucumber, dill crème fraiche - 10.95

Roasted aubergine and chickpea salad, feta, pomegranate seeds and yoghurt, warm pitta bread (V) - 10.25

Soup of the day, savoury scone, English butter - 6.50


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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