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Willows Secret Kitchen

42 Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2PH, England
+44 1227 788777
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grilled cheese” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (30 reviews)
“breakfast bap” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 16:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
42 Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2PH, England
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1 - 10 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Hidden gem in the back streets of Canterbury, offering amazing coffee and and array of fine food for lunching! This is a must go to guys! Staff are amazing! Food is amazing! Coffee is amazing! It’s really small but don’t let that put you off

Thank awnzy
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Very tasty sandwiches, good coffee and yummy cake. Friendly service. It has been a pleasure. Thanks!

Thank sonntagmorgen
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

If you fancy a grilled cheese sandwich, it's well worth heading down to Willows. It's a hidden gem. I can't believe I missed it for years.

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Good takeaway with some seating inside. Friendly staff and always willing to help with your needs. Recommended.

Thank Vipergra
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

First time visit today based on reviews and was not dissapointed. Good staff and great sandwiches with even better cappuccinos made by people who know how to make it not like some of these multi national companies who wouldn't know a good cup of coffee...More

Thank Nick J
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Myself and a friend visited a while back and had a lovely experience, the staff were friendly and as we were the only ones in it was very peaceful. The food was really nice but we were told when we walked in that there were...More

1  Thank FiestyFire
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Visited on the 28th with my partner and we both had a breakfast bap and a coffee! Breakfast bap was huge! Made fresh right in front of us and was really nice! The coffee was also really good, my partner said it's the best coffee...More

Thank Amber S
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Smashing!! 3 sausages, bacon, fried egg, beans, tomato’s, toast, fresh orange juice and lovely coffee. All for £6:00!! Unbeatable value in quaint surroundings.

Thank BrynCBatten
willowssecretkitchen, Owner at Willows Secret Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

We at Willows are so happy that you enjoyed your visit. On your next visit why dont you try one of our amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches. The Willows Team

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

My son suggested this place as a venue for lunch. Proved to be a good idea. Ok so we had to wait a little while for sandwiches to be prepared,and for my poached eggs on brown toast - lovely. Worth the wait. Nice coffee too!...More

Thank mikec244
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

While visiting Canterbury on a really cold weekend, we were feeling pekish, so I used TripAdvisor to find a dog friendly place to eat that wasn't a pub. Not got anything against pubs but we didn't want to eat in a pub every time we...More

1  Thank greenday_keli
willowssecretkitchen, Owner at Willows Secret Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

So glad you enjoyed your visit. Dogs are always welcome.

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6 October 2017|
Response from willowssecretkitchen | Property representative |
Hi Yes we have free WiFi available to our customers so they can catch up while enjoying some great coffee.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 788777
  • E-mail
Hi fellow Tripadvisor people, we thought we would give you a little info about us. We are a casual very small Sandwich & Coffee Bar, serving you great coffee in the hidden back streets of Canterbury. We are not easy to find, but hope you will try. Feel free to call ahead and ask if we have space as we are tiny but very welcoming, we have just launched our Grilled Cheese sandwiches and all are Iron Grilled to order just for you. We hope to see you soon Love Willows
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