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Leonora’s Kitchen

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15 Palace Street, Canterbury CT1 2DZ, England
+44 1227 472401
09:00 - 16:00
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place, although the service can be a little slow.....great breakfast and fantastic tea....overall a good independent place and worth a visit.

Thank David U
Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found Leonora's by accident when walking past! I'm so glad we did though! Stopped for a coffee and a scone each. Really impressed. Two areas of seating, either at the front near the window or at the back beside the kitchen. We sat at the back watching all the goings on - I watched the next batch of fresh scones... More 

Thank Tina B
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a simple place! on a quiet road in lovely Canterbury. I got an English breakfast and everything tasted so good. The waitress was very nice and I simply had a lovely relaxing brekkie. *little message to the waitress that dropped the bill plate: not your fault! that lady (customer) should have not put it in front of you as... More 

Thank LucaDofus
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We often stop by this cafe for coffee/lunch. The staff are always friendly and helpful and the food delicious. This time we had to be seated in the rear of the cafe where you can see the fresh food being prepared. However sitting here we were a little disappointed as the care for surroundings is less enjoyable than the front... More 

Thank Ermentrude27
Dover, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

A set lunch of two courses - so of course we shared a starter and dessert! (Just as well - good size portions). An open kitchen allows you sight of your meals preparation - all fresh and homemade. Nice ambience and if you can get a front table - great for people watching in Palace Street. Home made flat bread... More 

Thank Mike S
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious local food, with lots of vegetarian choices. I had the cooked breakfast and my daughter had a veggie burger. Will definitely return! 😀

Thank Pen12345678
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Leonora's catered for our office Christmas lunch for 20 held at Conquest House 2 doors down. A very good value 3 course lunch including a welcome glass of prosecco when we arrived. Very tasty and well presented food, helpful and friendly service. Overall a great atmosphere

Thank Adrian A
Wickford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We had a coach trip to Canterbury and didn't want to eat in the usual place for lunch and decided to find somewhere of the beaten track. it was fairly full as this café only has limited seating, the waitress seated us at the front of the cafe as this was the only table available, we studied the menu and... More 

Thank graham m
Upland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Ran in here to get out of the rain and was greatly surprised by the quality of the food and wonderful flavors of the food. Everything is cooked to order and we will return.

Thank Ronald C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

2nd time we have been here whilst in the city. Great service, great freshly prepared food and the best tea ever. Its just so nice and relaxing here. No hassle of bigger chains and a lot more personal.

Thank rich360i

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Mediterranean, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Palace Street, Canterbury CT1 2DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 472401
Bistro offering a selection of freshly prepared Mediterranean dishes and a great wine list.Serving Brunch, Lunch & High Tea.Home made cakes & pastries. Take away options.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?