Top 6 places to eat in Canterbury


Top 6 places to eat in Canterbury

30 September 2019

Find your new favourite place to eat in Canterbury


Canterbury is a great place. Not only is it a beautiful part of Kent with an enormous Cathedral, but there’s tonnes of history, lots of culture and great places to eat and drink. As local experts, we know a thing or two about Canterbury’s buzzing food scene, which is why we sponsor events like the Canterbury Food & Drink Festival

If you know Canterbury is for you, get in touch for more information about selling your home or buying a new one. Meanwhile, these are our top 6 places to eat and drink in Canterbury…  


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1. The Corner House 

Canterbury’s no.1 restaurant according to TripAdvisor, The Corner House ticks all the boxes when it comes to eating out. Not only does the restaurant boast an award-winning menu, but The Corner House has another venue in nearby Minster and its own cookbook so you can enjoy hearty grub from the kitchen of your new home. 


2. The Ambrette

From one award-winning restaurant to another, The Ambrette specialises in Anglo-Indian cuisine. There are restaurants in Canterbury and Margate and patrons include British food writer and food critic, Tom Parker Bowles who claims The Ambrette is an Indian marvel.


3. The Spitfire Ground

The Spitfire Ground has been home of Kent County Cricket Club since 2013. You’re here for the atmosphere – whether you’re watching the finals or busting a move at a gig, The Spitfire Ground has lots on offer in terms of food and drink. With the Spitfire Bar serving real ale and take-away food, you’re never too far from the action.


4. The Foundry Brew Pub

The Foundry Brew Pub is a unique craft brewery, distillery, restaurant and bar located in an old Victorian iron foundry. Home to the Canterbury Brewers, The Foundry specialises in Kentish ales like Gold, Foundry Torpedo and Canterbury Brewers Wheat. The venue also boasts a gin menu and wine menu that promise something for everyone. Oh, and when it comes to food, expect good-old-fashioned pub grub with some international favourites.


5. The Marlowe Theatre

What better way to spend the night with your beloved or gaggle of pals than dinner and a show.  The Marlowe Theatre is one of the country’s leading regional theatres and has its own restaurant, serving up smashing dishes from The Green Room


6. Cité Crêpes

Fancy some street food with continental flair and a side of epic view? Cité Crêpes is a burger-van-type establishment that dots itself up and down the thriving Canterbury High Street. Expect coffee-on-the-go, baguettes and, of course, sweet and savoury crêpes to munch on while you park up and admire the ancient Cathedral or explore all Canterbury has to offer.


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