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City Fish Bar

30 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
+44 1227 760873
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 19:00All hours
Seafood, Fast food, British
30 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing fish and chip shop, the staff are lovely and always ask how we are. It’s always busy but worth the wait. Will be back again

Thank chloesteinmetz
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our fish and chips from very friendly staff. Managed to shelter in the warmth inside too. I love fish and chips and although this wasn’t the best I’ve ever had it’s certainly worthy of a four! The best we’ve had if you happen...More

Thank WaterwaysExplorer
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

The fish and chips here are seriously good. The staff are very friendly and the prices aren't outrageous. Will visit again

Thank David R
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This has to be the best fish and chip shop in Kent and I’ve been to a lot it’s not just the quality of the food it’s the whole experience, very swift service even though it is always busy, thoughtful outside seating wether you are...More

Thank Pinkdimond
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

We went here just for chips and to escape the noise around Canterbury. (it's not the best town to visit in November with all seating taken away and huts etc going up and then people wanting money everywhere you go, and the racket of bag...More

Thank wonderqirls
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We have visited twice, first time was a great take away and super friendly service. Though the second time we had really greasy fish and chips. It was a Monday night so possibly a post-weekend slump. The staff are always friendly and can spot a...More

Thank Wordsmart17
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

For authentic British fish & chips our English Bus tour director recommended this place. Greasy fish & the chips were flavorless. Having the same food at another place in London we see why they are so popular. You wouldn't get that from their food.

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 12 October 2017

On a day trip to Canterbury and Dover, we stopped here for lunch. After being very disappointed by the fish and chips in London, we were leary. The staff were very friendly and genuinely happy for our business and for our feedback. We had the...More

Thank foodieSarnia_Ontario
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Popped in for chips. Thought at £1:75 for a small portion they were going to be good. Had them to takeaway. They were over cooked. There were burnt chips and scraps in the portion. They were really rubbish. Threw them away. Not going there again....More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely late lunch here yesterday with my daughter. Excellent piping hot food, served quickly and by friendly, polite staff. Thank you. We will definitely be back and would highly recommend. Louise and Olivia

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 760873
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