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Posillipo Ristorante Italiano

16 The Borough, Canterbury CT1 2DR, England
+44 1227 761471
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (86 reviews)
“bruschetta” (15 reviews)
“fresh pasta” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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16 The Borough, Canterbury CT1 2DR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been a fan of Posillipo Broadstairs for years, and although the Canterbury restaurant doesn't have a comparable view, the food is superb. Fresh, hot and tasty. The menu is varied - love their seafood risotto, and mixed fried seafood. Pizzas are splendid. The service...More

1  Thank Munkeepye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not quite the same experience as earlier in the week n Broadstairs but still lovely and authentic. Recommended but also try Broadstairs.

Thank John L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was nicely cooked and hot. Service was ok but I wasn't impressed with the stairs which were spiral and quite narrow. Wouldn't return

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well this was indeed a nice cosey evening. We have eaten here before and also at the sister restaurant in Broadstairs. On a cold dark night, it was good to enter the busy crowded eatery. This is of course no "chain". The menu selection is...More

Thank Hungry M
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We waited an hour for our meal, which was bland and overcooked. When we told the staff that we hadn't enjoyed the meal, the waitress was hostile in response. The only positive was that the restaurant itself had nice decor and atmosphere. Would not recommend...More

2  Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Attempted to make a phone call to cancel my booking for Valentine's day (as it's courtesy to do so). Had the phone answered by two girls laughing then hanging up on me twice as they "didn't know how to work the phone". Attempted to call...More

2  Thank TonyBeall
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Went here on a Wednesday evening without a booking. Got a table although it was quite busy. Very friendly staff and service good. House red wine good. Food good. Overall very good. We will be back.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Wonderful authentic Italian food that was homecooked and tasted delicious. A lovely little restaurant with good service, we will definitely eat here again it was a great lunch .

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We were looking for an Italian restaurant in Canterbury and found this gem near the cathedral. Food was good, House wine excellent and all good value. Staff were attentive but gave you plenty of time and Manuel was great. Highly recommend and would go back.

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Great food with so many options - more than you usually get at Italian restaurants. They give you the specials on a board which was a really nice touch. Food was delicious and they accommodated our baby well. We had a little mishap happen with...More

Thank Fdollx
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Yes, there is also one in Broadstairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 The Borough, Canterbury CT1 2DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 761471
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Childhood friends Enzo Espedito welcome you to a little taste of Napoli with Osteria Posillipo Pizzaria ��� quite likely one of Canterbury���s friendliest restaurants. Decorated in relaxing woods, this light, airy space has the added bonus of being located near the Marlowe Theatre. An in-house wood-fired stone oven is visible from the open-plan kitchen on the ground floor, allowing hungry diners watch their pizzas bubble away the traditional way. Not in the mood for pizza? Traditional Italian favourites are the name of the game here, including fresh, homemade pasta like spaghetti a vongole.
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