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Deeson's Restaurant

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25-26 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Staff were very welcoming. The food was amazing. Was nice that as they knew it was my birthday that they brought out a separate dessert which was greatly appreciated

Thank hollylouise66
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great and tasty and original meal. No other words to describe it. You have to come (don't forget to reserve!)

1 Thank Florence H
Kent United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We hadn't pre-booked but dropped in for lunch whilst shopping on my birthday. Had passed this restaurant so many times before and always wanted to visit but its always so busy. We were seated in entrance bar area which was a bit sparse but quiet and thank full to get a table. Service was excellent the young man serving us... More 

1 Thank WendySeahorse
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I suppose this is going to be an unfair review, we were the first diners of the night, so there really were far too many front of house staff with little to do, and went without a starter so the mains arrived even earlier than anyone would have expected. But, really, no one should be asked more than once if... More 

3 Thank davidbL7403OF
Woodchurch, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in on the off chance and enjoyed a lovely lunch. I recommend the black pudding starter! Nice ambience and decor- aim to return for to sample the evening dinner menu

1 Thank anyoldiron2
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely welcome wishing us Happy Anniversary followed by a good and friendly service throughout the evening. The atmosphere was warm and relaxed. The food was delicious. We had smoked trout mousse and wood pigeon for starters and salt marsh lamb and beef sirloin for mains. They were all presented beautifully and tasted fabulous. Hubby loved his dessert and then... More 

1 Thank lindsay l
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's pretty special when you stumble into a fantastic dining experience completely by accident - and our visit to Deeson's was just one of those occasions. Wandering by on our first exploration of Canterbury we saw what looked like an interesting place with a really good menu, and we booked a table on the spot. Returning later we found ourselves... More 

Thank MikeGTN
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice during a recent stay in Canterbury. We liked it so much the first time that we left a restaurant we'd booked on our second night as we just knew it wasn't going to be as nice. We scampered back to Deeson's and they found us a table. I won't waste your time going on about why... More 

Thank JodyHatter
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my family and in laws. Together there were 12 of us, we were given an upstairs private room which was perfect for privacy. The room was quaint and faced the front of the building which let in plenty of light. Location is brilliant. A stone throw away from the cathedral main entrance and staff were very welcoming.... More 

Thank iamRayRay
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the sign at the front says "British Restaurant", the menu is anything but; it is excellent and varied. On this particular evening, I enjoyed a choice from the Main Menu of seared scallop followed by pan fried sea trout and for dessert, seasonal fruit crumble and hot custard. Drinks were from a selection of English wines. An excellent experience!

Thank Earlray60

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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$ 5 - US$ 30
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-26 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
  • Public Transportation: Canterbury now benefits from the new high speed link to London as well as a regular network of rail, coach and bus routes.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: 441227767854
Deeson's restaurant is a British restaurant set in the heart of the historic Cathedral city of Canterbury. At Deeson's we pride ourselves on serving the best of seasonal produce that is available to us from Kent the allotment of England and Britain. Our menu celebrates everything that is great about Britain and it's culinary history. At Deeson's we have the freedom to change our menu's on a daily basis directed by the feedback we receive from our suppliers letting us know which products are particularly good at any given time.

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