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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (133 reviews)
“mussels” (103 reviews)
“dover sole” (38 reviews)
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89-90 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a fab meal here recently. We had the fish Rondue which consisted of salmon, Prawns, scallops and sea bass. Accompanied with a kale and sweet potato curry and jasmine rice. All delicious and the fun bit was cooking it ourselves! Wonderful. Also had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Julie E
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took my wife and son for my wife's birthday as she loves sea food The restaurant only had clients at 3 other tables but assumed as January perhaps it meant not so many people out but therefore no pressure on the Kitchen! The service was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Terry123456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked Chapman’s as we love seafood and thought this would be a great place to eat after all of the the turkey and trimmings of Christmas. However, we were disappointed with the experience. The staff are very friendly and efficient and were very welcoming...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gaff_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is absolutely my go to place whenever I’m in Canterbury. Hard to recommend something, because everything on the menu is to my taste.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DirkV4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant I raved about four to five months ago and couldn't wait to go back. Either the expectations I had were to high after our last visit or rather the quality of food and service had dropped considerably. I had previously rated it five...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank glenb191
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked Chapman’s Seafood Brasserie after reading the excellent reviews but we were left rather disappointed. After booking on-line, I got a telephone call to advise that we would be seated on the first floor as the whole of the ground floor had been booked for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Richard C
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Food good quality and an interesting menu and wine list. Service prompt enough. Good location as very handy for buses and Canterbury west train station

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elaine652014
Reviewed 2 December 2018

I had high hopes but unfortunately I was a bit disappointed (apart from the pud!). Our starter of buttermilk coated prawns consisted of only four large prawns which for £8.50 was a bit stingy. Our friend had the smoked salmon which looked lovely but a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Marie C
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Really nice fresh fish , cooked ourselves on a table grill , but assisted by staff as we were unsure of how to cook some of the different kinds of fish , staff were friendly. Would recommend ,

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank jessicaaR7289TB
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant with fresh seafood! Service was great, food was delicious. The fruit de la Mar was huge and more than enough to share!!

Date of visit: November 2018
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15 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Droopydrawrs52 | Reviewed this property |
No there isn’t we were staying round the corner
9 February 2018|
Response from Amy T | Property representative |
Hello, sorry we did not see this question. We always have one meat dish on the menu. When booking please feel free to request a steak.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 53
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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.
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