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Oscar & Bentleys

10 Guildhall Street, Canterbury CT1 2JQ, England
+44 1227 454544
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (53 reviews)
“burger” (63 reviews)
“curry” (33 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Guildhall Street, Canterbury CT1 2JQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food here was nice. All the food is gluten free, which was a surprise to us but it didn't taste like the typical gluten free food. It is worth a visit, especially if you are Celiac!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank apritchy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really is the most amazing place to eat gluten free. I’m coeliac and i’ve been twice now. i’ve had fish and chips both occasions, and the food is simply perfect. in fact it’s the only place i enjoy gluten free battered fish. i also...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FoodieJX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst many restaurants now say they offer vegan & vegetarian dishes, most of them have a very poor and unimaginative choice which is not the case with Oscar & Bentley. There are several options, most of which are very creative and extremely flavoursome. The wine...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JSR232
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for wife's birthday and wasn't disappointed with overall experience. Sat downstairs and the menu , wine list was decent and reasonably priced. Staff friendly and nice surroundings in the room. Had the beef bourginon and it was amazing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Each time we come to Canterbury shopping we always book lunch here. The restaurant has a lovely feeling about it and the food has never let us down. The prices are reasonable. Two of us had penne al pollo which was delicious! Friend had king...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank margaretsJ2680KD
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Delicious meal and excellent friendly service in this restaurant because of the gluten free options on the menu.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tonylZ4959GW
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We have just enjoyed a delicious meal at Oscar & Bentleys. Having heard about this bistro through gluten free social media I was excited to visit and was not disappointed. It is really nice to be able to enjoy anything from a menu, without any...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LouiseCronkrite
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

What a thrill being able to choose ANYTHING from the menu! I had fish and chips. The fish was a bit mushy but the batter (much missed since diagnosis) was divine. Chips were good too. My companion had the chicken burger and chips and said...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jemimalollipop8
Reviewed October 13, 2018

I came here with my friend because it was so lovely to find a restaurant where everything is gluten-free so she didn't have to pick and choose on the menu but could choose anything she wanted. In the end, we both ended up choosing the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Starsea82
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere a little different to celebrate my Mums Birthday. We came across Oscar and Bently by accident but a real pleasant surprise. Excellent food, varied menu and attentive staff. Despite the restaurant being very busy we were well looked after and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Paula M
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Questions & Answers
January 30, 2018|
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Response from gastronomicrebel | Property representative |
Hi Oscar & Bentleys is very dog friendly, although it is not a pub but a Bistro
Tanya B
November 21, 2017|
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Response from Sarah O | Property representative |
Hello yes we are. We have high chairs, a big baby change table in the downstairs bathroom & a dedicated kids menu as they get older! You are welcome anytime. We do get busy so it might be worth booking if coming at busy... More
Amanda H
May 21, 2017|
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Response from Sahara32 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's only a pre order and or deposit for larger parties. It's pretty much the same as anywhere in Canterbury for a main - burger £8 ish depending on what's added, to steak at £20 odd. There are light bites too and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Guildhall Street, Canterbury CT1 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 454544
  • E-mail
Oscar & Bentleys is an intimate bistro set in one of Canterbury's beautiful, historic buildings, with a modern art deco interior. We serve classic & inspired seasonal dishes. Quality is at the heart of everything we do - from our carefully selected suppliers to the finishing detail of our dishes. Everything is beautifully presented to give you, the diner, a wonderful experience. We have an interesting selection of vegetarian, gluten & dairy free options available at all times.
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