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Posillipo Ristorante Italiano

16 The Borough, Canterbury CT1 2DR, England
+44 1227 761471
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (84 reviews)
“fresh pasta” (6 reviews)
“linguine” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
16 The Borough, Canterbury CT1 2DR, England
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge pizzas, freshly made to perfection. Good seafood with everything you could want. Set us up nicely for going to the theatre

Thank EmmaHB-field
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure if I just ordered the wrong thing but both me and one of my friends ended up with one of the blandest meals I've ever had. I wouldn't go back. I don't eat sea food and had sausage pasta while she had...More

4  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This restaurant is amazing with wonderful service and the best food. We had the Antipasto followed by Calzone and a Strascinati Salsicci with a recommend bottle of Montepulciano a perfect meal. We left promising to return

1  Thank geraldlee2016
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Booked here after searching for a nice restaurant in Canterbury that I haven't already eaten at. Service was great, they couldn't have been more helpful. The food was fantastic, ate here with 5 of my family and they all enjoyed their food. Would like a...More

Thank Ew119
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We visit posillipo regularly, almost once every couple of months. There are three, Canterbury, Faversham and Broadstairs. Yet to visit Broadstairs but have been told it is just as great as the others. Great choices on menu for veggies, pescatarians and carnivores (we're veggies)

Thank Suzie W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had two pasta dishes. The pastas and sauces were freshly cooked just like good Italian restaurants in Italy. The service was good. You can sit indoors and out near the walls of the cathedral and crooked house. Romantic atmosphere like near the high street...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had two pasta dishes, the pasta and sauces were all made from scratch just like in the best restaurants in Italy. The service was good. It is near the crooked house and overlooks the cathedral walls. Tables are available indoors and outdoors. It is...More

1  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I was quite happy to see there was an Italian restaurant in Canterbury that makes a real pizza ( it seems from Trip Advisor pictures) so me and my husband were looking forward to go there even if it was 40 minutes away from where...More

3  Thank Silvia0509
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Extremely unfriendly service and mediocre food. We arrived in 4 and a rude romanian staff member was kind of disturbed by us asking for a table outside. Very unfriendly staff, looked not clean, extremely greasy hair. We ordered wine, soft drinks, starters, mains, dessert and...More

3  Thank Kim S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Quality very good, fresh meals, handmade fresh pasta, nice and fast service. Great Italian espresso. Would come again when in Canterbury next time!

Thank Peter S
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Ludders05
3 March 2015|
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Yes, there is also one in Broadstairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 The Borough, Canterbury CT1 2DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 761471
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Description
Childhood friends Enzo Espedito welcome you to a little taste of Napoli with Osteria Posillipo Pizzaria ��� quite likely one of Canterbury���s friendliest restaurants. Decorated in relaxing woods, this light, airy space has the added bonus of being located near the Marlowe Theatre. An in-house wood-fired stone oven is visible from the open-plan kitchen on the ground floor, allowing hungry diners watch their pizzas bubble away the traditional way. Not in the mood for pizza? Traditional Italian favourites are the name of the game here, including fresh, homemade pasta like spaghetti a vongole.
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