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Chapman's Seafood Bar & Brasserie

89-90 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
+44 1227 780749
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (103 reviews)
“mussels” (84 reviews)
“dover sole” (28 reviews)
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89-90 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Chapmans on a Friday evening. The restaurant was very busy (you need to book), the food was excellent, the service was good and a nice atmosphere. It ticks all the boxes.

Thank David N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter has mentioned this palace some months ago, and have only just got round to booking a table. Thinking a seafood restaurant might be expensive, and knowing that English seafood restaurants fall short of the mark for me, how wrong was i? We had...More

Thank Dale C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Keep going back for very well prepared absolutely fresh seafood: from oysters to local fish crustations and fish pie. For my wife it's oysters, more oysters and a bottle of Chapel Doen Bubbly. I go for Oyster shooters and fish pie. Was quite in the...More

Thank M4zkin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice ambience (we sat upstairs) with excellent service and food. The meal selections included a ceviche starter, lobster, mussels and fish pie mains - all excellent. The staff were very friendly, efficient and attentive.

Thank Bert B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were invited back to try the revised seafood platter, after our previous visit a few weeks ago, where we had been quite disappointed. Very happy to say that it was very good! The presentation was great - you eat with your eyes and this...More

1  Thank KentBubbles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here Tuesday night and ordered the fixed price menu. The 3 course is £19 and the 2 course is £15. My husband ordered the soup of the day which was corn chowder with crab meat and I had smoker mackerel with horseradish cream,...More

Thank Terri H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped by Tuesday afternoon for lunch. They had £15 for 3 course set meal and £12 for 2 course set meal. I went with 3, for crab and corn soup, crab risotto and creme brulee. All tasted delicious and food well presented - simple presentation...More

Thank coolkuku
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch on a Saturday afternoon, the fact that they only had 1 table available, speaks volumes. My wife had the skate, I had the cod. Both of us thoroughly enjoyed our food, mine was superb. Great service, also liked the fact that they...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We came away for the weekend and our friends booked this amazing restaurant. The food was out standing, we have visited many restaurants in London, however this was by far one of the best fish meals we have eaten in a long time. If you...More

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food so much! The price is very reasonably and highly recommended! We'll go there again!

Thank Andrew S
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For some reason the five stars I gave for everything - food, service & value got turned down to one-stars on the website. Disregard that, this is 5-stars throughout.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 53
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89-90 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 780749
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Nestled in the picturesque area of St Dunstans, Chapman's Seafood Bar & Brasserie offers a fresh, honest selection of the region's finest catches. Optimising freshness and sustainability, Chapman's is the only restaurant owned by the fish wholesalers. In the bright, crisp dining room filled with whitewashed surfaces and solid beams, favourite delicacies include lobster, crab, mussels and oysters. One of the few independent restaurants in Canterbury.