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Cafe des Amis

95 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
+44 1227 464390
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (182 reviews)
“lamb stew” (26 reviews)
“churros” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
95 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
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Reviewed today

Having eaten Mexican style food in both Mexico and Texas, in general I have been left unimpressed - all melted cheese and chili. So Cafe des Amis came as a revelation - it was seriously good! Knowing little about the food I left it to...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

4 of us eat hear best food was the tacos, we had large as a starter it was enough for 3. I also enjoyed the omelet. Food is not cheap but this is understandable considering the location.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a last minute visit to this restaurant. Great location, atmosphere and service. Food very tasty and served promptly. Highly recommended.

Thank BigGeoff_13
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've been coming here on and off for the last few years and we've always enjoyed it. We can rely on it for good food and great atmosphere whether with friends, or family. Great cocktails too!

Thank drcrab12
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch the other day for lunch with friends. Service was great. Fajitas were amazing although portion size was little small (especially as they advise to share between two) however the waitress did advise if we required any more tortillas or condiments to...More

Thank Clive H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Dez is Canterbury's best restaurant for great food and a lively buzzing atmosphere. The service is always brilliant, the staff are always really friendly and they work tirelessly to ensure the customers have an experience to remember. If you're visiting Canterbury you have to...More

Thank Alisdair R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't been here for years and I wasn't disappointed. The service was good and the food was delicious.

Thank JordansKent
Reviewed 1 week ago

Iv not been here for years the food and cocktails were all excellent the staff are happy and helpful all in all my partner and I had a great night out here definitely would recommend it

Thank 863Daz
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming here since it first opened & I still love it.The atmosphere is great - lively & happy.The fajitas are superb & the trio of ceviches starter I had was really good, fresh & zingy.The only disappointment was the torta de chocolate. I...More

Thank ChristopherBear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like authentic Mexican food this is for you........ forget the restaurant chains and pay a bit more and have some really fantastic food. We have eaten in Mexico and this is as good as it gets! It also has great service a nice...More

Thank par14
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18 December 2016|
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Response from chef29 | Property representative |
Dear Mr Shah, thank you for your enquiry. We do indeed have a range of vegetarian dishes available. If you go to our website you can see the full menu and will also be able to purchase gift vouchers for whatever amount you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 464390
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