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Burgate Coffee House

43 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HW, England
+44 1227 464060
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
43 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after visiting the Canterbury Cathredral. We got a friendly and warm welcome. I had an amazing cup of hot chocolate and my friend had a traditional pot of hot tea. The service was both friendly and efficient. The hot chocolate was one of...More

Thank Kathleen G
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Really great selection of cakes and coffees - with a surprisingly relaxing atmosphere just off one of Canterbury's busiest thoroughfares.

Thank Canterburyresident
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We were desperate for a good coffee and a local suggested this place. Located near the entrance to the cathedral (which was packed with students of all ages on excursions), we nestled into a table and ordered our long awaited our coffee. Looking at the...More

Thank UrbanDrifter
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Quaint little cafe in a listed building; there's a small upstairs area. Seemed a bit short-staffed when we bought lunch - at 1pm the soup wasn't available and had 15 min wait for samdwich- but it was very tasty (mackerel), though at £5.95 probably dear...More

Thank starbox120862
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We popped in for lunch during a visit to Canterbury as we wanted to go somewhere with 'decent sandwiches'...! We were mightily impressed with our Salt Beef sandwiches - absolutely delicious! We'd had similar flavours at a now closed down place not too far away...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This place is an average coffee shop/cafe, with the exception that they always have quite a few vegan options. Trying to be hipster but not quite there. Nothing bad to say though other than the fact it is quite noisy (popular), with additional music, and...More

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Really nice play to go and watch the world go by right next to the cathedral. Excellent coffee and cakes.

Thank cassiusjora
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food (amazing sandwiches), good coffee. It's a bit small café, at rush hours it's difficult to get a seat but it's still my favourite coffe house!

Thank BerryJJ
Reviewed 7 January 2018

First stop on daytrip to Canterbury. Needed a good cup of coffee and got tempted by the delicious looking scones. Was not disappointed! Very tiny eating area, be prepared to be cramped.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly little place. Good coffee and tea. Right near cathedral. Great to rest your feet. No pressure to move on.

Thank sarahandmarkb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 464060
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