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17 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
+44 1227 470011
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“flatbread” (35 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
17 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there today for a quick bite with my friend. It wasn't too bad. The service was quite quick. Not much options but the food is amazing and worth the price.More

Thank cecilialkt
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Glad you visited us...but, not much options???? we have over 40 options of flatbread, salad, baguette, hot dish, soup, cakes, scones +++ and you can even 'make your own' so not quite sure where you get that view from !! If you wish to re-visit...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

So many choices, had the superfood chicken flat bread today, lovely as always. Something to suit everyone, baguettes, salads, flatbreads, burritos, jackets etc. Been several times, shame its not in bigger premises as we had to wait about 10 mins for a table today but...More

Thank Guest5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner planned so didn't want a heavy lunch. Dropped in to Canteen and we both had a great salad. Mine was chicken, indian slaw, humous and leaves. My wife had daily special, which was feta, leaves and roast pumpkin. Generous size, very fresh. We...More

Thank hanskraay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopoed for a cold drink and cake after biking in to Canterbury. What a find. Such a lovely place and wonderful service too. Thank you.

Thank aoc1961
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear you enjoyed Canteen, and great you are supporting independent businesses . Hope you had a good day biking !!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this little gem today whilst walking around Canterbury. We both had the Indian flatbread and a smoothie each. Great service, clean restaurant and would definitely visit again 😀

Thank Steve B
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Great to hear and hope to see you again !!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used a voucher as a first visit, nice clean small seating downstairs and outside. Light bites menu with salad options. Had 2 flatbreads with fruit smoothies, very hot tasty all made to order . Unusual smoothie very nice. Will come again.

Thank philhunt909
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

That is great to hear - look forward to seeing you again !!

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in with my mum, sisters and 2 kids for some lunch this afternoon. It is quite a small restaurant but is set out on 3 floors, it is a beautiful quaint historical building. They have a good varied menu without being overwhelming. I had...More

Thank hanbans32
Management response:Responded 9 June 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, I am so glad you enjoyed your food !!

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This was the third time I've been here and the food is normally good value and quality. This time I waited 40 minutes and went downstairs to find they had forgotten about me. Left disappointed and hungryMore

Thank 24Russ
Management response:Responded 1 June 2017

REALLY sorry! Unfortunately we had a member of staff just decide not to turn up yesterday and was too late for us to get anyone else in so we were rather short staffed. Email me and I will send you a free meal voucher to...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Nice to be back in Canterbury so we can get lunch here. Mexican burrito didn't stay on my plate long enough to photograph..just too good to wait. Great ambience, great fresh food, great service, excellent wifi. Why go anywhere else?

Thank J W
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick snack, ordered the bacon brie and onion toastie, really tasty, my girlfriend had a bakewell tart again really great, staff where very friendly too, would recommend

Thank Stuart P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 8
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 470011
Just three doors to the left of Canterbury Cathedral Gate Canteen serves freshly made flatbreads,salads, baguettes, toasties, jacket potatos and daily hot dish / soup. Everything is made to order from freshly prepared ingredients using local suppliers wherever possible. The building dates back to around 1600 and from the windows you can get glimpses of the Cathedral (particularly from the loo !). It is a rather rickety building so you need to be OK with stairs as our seating is over three floors. We provide eat in or take away food and a large variety of hot and cold drinks including smoothies and juice pressed on the premises. Due to popularity we also now serve delicious cream teas.
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