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Deeson's Restaurant

25/26 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
+44 1227 767854
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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25/26 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love it here. Local produce, excellent food and drink and very good staff. Definitely a good place for a meal.

1  Thank fachaaa
Reviewed 6 days ago

Deesons has always been our favourite restaurant in Canterbury but not so sure anymore. Four of us visited on Saturday to try the new menu, I was surprised as I expected to see a lovely summer menu but that wasn't the case, it felt very...More

Thank Sheilathemum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for just one night in Canterbury and after an amazing Evensong in the Cathedral we went for dinner at Deesons. It is an attractive restaurant situated in the heart of the city, right by the ancient gateway to the cathedral. We drank an...More

1  Thank lisamicklewright
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very keen to try this restaurant as the reviews were awesome. I have rated it as 4 * because I feel that the decor let it down and found it to be slightly overrated. Otherwise the food was good and the staff were...More

1  Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family party of five - wife's birthday - lovely ambience - Stunning menu - nice warm/hot plates (my meals didn't cool before me!) Very friendly prompt service - great wine selection - but the food - it was outstanding, I must go again. Well done!

2  Thank johnnostrat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is probably the 4th time I have eaten here whilst visiting Canterbury over a few years. Food and drink has always been of very good quality and service relaxed, professional and friendly. This last time was with a big group of about 30 people....More

2  Thank Jack M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was there last Sunday with an elderly friend- we both had Beef, which was cooked to perfection, and she was raving about the Yorkshire Pudding and veg also. Staff very helpful and friendly- and very good value for moNey. Will definitely go back next time...More

1  Thank Simplysound142
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time I have been to Deesons, the first time was average, BUT this time the whole experience was good. The food was very tasty and well cooked and plenty of it.

Thank jan m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been impressed on previous occasions but this place seems to have lost its magic in the kitchen and up-front. Really enjoyed the English sparkling wine we chose as an aperitif, but the Barnsole red wine was rather thin on the palate. Pigeon starter...More

1  Thank fatherdoo2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times, tonight was with my partner and some good friends to celebrate her birthday. Cracking meal, very tasty and of the best quality, great service and superb wine. Can't fault it

1  Thank ArronC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 31
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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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: +44 1227 767854
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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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