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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” (188 reviews)
“lamb stew” (29 reviews)
“taco” (13 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 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely family evening meal. Steak fajitas were excellent and service was great too. Highly recommended!!

Thank AdamD2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at this Mexican restaurant during our recent visit to Canterbury. My husband chose three different seafood tacos and I opted for the pulled pork enchiladas with a Mole sauce. The food was excellent though the enchiladas were not quite...More

Thank MyraPlum
Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved this restaurant. Pretty authentic Mexican food, fish cakes for my husband, OK maybe not spicy enough for him, but I had delicately fried calamari with a delicious carrot salad and spicy chutney. We both chose the duck mole, slightly pink, but beautifully cooked...More

Thank Travelwise207
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have yet to find a restaurant in Canterbury that I’ve liked as much as Cafe des Amis. Wonderful atmosphere, friendly staff and beautiful food. May make a second visit this month. We can’t wait to come back!

Thank TashaECole
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love a Mexican and I try to visit one whenever I am away.... well, by far, this is the best one I have ever had the pleasure of eating at. Lamb fajitas were superb, a highlight and not to be missed. The tequila flowed......More

Thank Mozza2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic front of house staff.. we had the 2 course set menu! Food rating 12 out 10! Quick service but also just the right amount of time between courses.. the two front of house staff were fully aware of when our drinks were running empty...More

Thank Claire N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place for lunch with my mother last month after having seen it recommended by Orlando Bloom in the local paper. We both fancied Mexican food, and had never been here before; so we thought "why not" and decided to give it a...More

Thank GandalfTheDrunk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful decorated Mexican restaurant in Canterbury with very tasty dishes. Great place with very friendly staff. You must try their version of cream caramel. On weekends you must prebook.

1  Thank Jorgen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this restaurant no wahaca but nearly as good. Friendly staff good service and cocktails. The sharing platters are a must.

Thank charlottewalker76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walk-ins tonight - staying just up the road and thought that as my husband was feeling under the weather and thought he wouldn't be able to taste his food that a bit of spice would be a good idea. And a beer. A...More

1  Thank BourneTownHarriet
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December 18, 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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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