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17 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
+44 1227 470011
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (60 reviews)
“flatbread” (37 reviews)
“wraps” (33 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
17 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Me and my friend visited the Canteen on Saturday afternoon. It was the first time and we were really excited because we always wanted to go there. We walked in and my friend wanted to ask if we can have a table for two and...More

Thank Gabriela M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited canteen today, which in the past has been a regular morning stop due to their excellent mocha. Unfortunately I was unable to have my usual today as my girlfriend and I were totally ignored by the three young girls behind the counter.the girls in...More

Thank Damian S
AngelaC2688, Owner at Canteen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

As the Owner of Canteen I apologise for this and will take it up with my staff as a matter of urgency so that it does not happen again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Helpfull and friendly staff, value for money, tastfull food. Much better as the many fastfood shops.

Thank KarlyM90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely service, and yummy food. I loved the cool vibe of decor and the art for sale - great idea.

Thank Coastal25703872056
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff who were happy to open late for a group of us to enjoy their great food. Canteen has lots of tables and lovely art and vibes.

Thank Steven F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a fantastic meal at Canteen, great choices, superb flavours and friendly, helpful service... and there were 19 of us!

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really helpful staff who went beyond the call of duty to make a group feel really welcome. Loved the Indian naked burrito

Thank janemunr0e
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

My first experience of Canteen was not a good one. This was my fault, a poor menu choice. I’ve been twice since and had a toasted sandwich (actually a wrap) both times. Both have been delicious. Service has always been speedy, polite and friendly. Personally...More

Thank Mrose74
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My Friend and I went in this Restaurant before going to theatre.We ordered Jacket Potatoes and pot of tea,The tea turned up ok but the cups were dirty.Then the potatoes came both of them were still cold so sent back the second potato arrived and...More

Thank DavidMavis
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Needing a new place to eat in Canterbury ,THE Review,s of The Canteen seem just what we wanted..But was very Disappointed on visiting..Ordered Jacket Potatoe.s with Cheese & Bean,s...it arrived & was Cold ..Plus there was a bit Chip onside of the plate,.Told The Girl...More

Thank jeanne z
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29 January 2018|
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Response from palmerp | Reviewed this property |
Hi I’m not sure , did not have any dogs in there when we where there , there isn’t a lot of room either as tables are on top of each other not much room to swing a cat !!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 470011
  • E-mail
Just three doors to the left of Canterbury Cathedral Gate Canteen serves freshly made flatbreads,salads, baguettes, toasties, jacket potatos and daily hot dish / soup. Everything is made to order from freshly prepared ingredients using local suppliers wherever possible. The building dates back to around 1600 and from the windows you can get glimpses of the Cathedral (particularly from the loo !). It is a rather rickety building so you need to be OK with stairs as our seating is over three floors. We provide eat in or take away food and a large variety of hot and cold drinks including smoothies and juice pressed on the premises. Due to popularity we also now serve delicious cream teas.
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