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The Refectory Kitchen

16 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AF, England
+44 1227 638766
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (41 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the selection on the menu. We opted for sandwiches with a side of triple cooked chips and were not disappointed. Chai Latte and Flat White as expected too. Not huge inside but we had space for...More

Thank hanspans83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just opposite our Airbnb so we had to try it! Several times for drinks and games (selection to choose) and once for lunch. Sausages and mash and fish and chips. Great traditional food in lovely Canterbury town but off the beaten track.

Thank TravellersRobem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great looking food but pricey and the portions small. Super friendly staff just expected a bit more. 30 plus pounds for a kids breakfast and two small but nice healthy well presented breakfasts was 10 pounds to much.

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for brunch. It was absolutely jam packed but the staff were so friendly and helpful. The food was delicious!

1  Thank Sukriti S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast twice with the vouchers from the Arthouse B&B. Full English breakfast was very tasty as well as the french toasts, both good size portions and made with fresh ingredients. Really appreciated the baked beans with fresh home made tomato sauce. Staff was...More

Thank Pola P
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Seven of us which included three children and a dog needed a well earned refreshment break having walked from Chartham, turned up outside. The friendly man ? proprietor came out sorted extra chairs and promptly took our orders. We had homemade cakes, chips, coffee and...More

1  Thank Tara586
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

First impression upon entering The Refectory Kitchen was its very quaint and homely interior, with a fireplace right in the middle of the restaurant. A very welcoming sight indeed. I had the French Toast with bacon and maple syrup and I highly recommend it. Their...More

Thank sidneyslim
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Regular stop and always so accomodating, friendly, and food is superb. Went today with puppy (and no kids) and couldn't have had a more relaxing breakfast. Dog even got a drink!

1  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

The staff welcomed us in and found us a table even though we had a dog, buggy, baby and child in tow. They were really friendly and lovely. The space is so welcoming and cosy with a woodburner and gorgeous cakes on the counter. Such...More

1  Thank Rosie P
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We had breakfast with a group of eleven. Decent Eggs benedict, good coffee. You can't go wrong with this place!

Thank PeerJochems
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joannah V
25 November 2017|
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Response from colum51 | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry I didn’t see this before . It’s a tight squeeze inside but they have both inside and outside tables( not great in winter I admit. It might be better to give them a call before you go. The staff are lovely and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 638766
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