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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” (131 reviews)
“mussels” (98 reviews)
“dover sole” (35 reviews)
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89-90 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went with friends and were welcomed very nicely. Interior is nice but floors are sticky due to cleaning products. We had the bay window which is very nice and were helped by a very friendly and efficient Bulgarian waitress. All dishes were explained when...More

Thank Frederic196608
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely atmosphere for an ordinary or a special occasion. Friendly and helpful waitstaff. The lemon sole and the dover sole were both excellent. All around a delicious meal.

Thank Seniortourist
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely seafood only restaurant to dine in. The food was delicious and presented well. The service was great, staff were friendly and welcoming. Its menu selection is limited and the price can be quite expensive. However, for Canterbury this is a nice place to dine...More

Thank creativestartravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy restaurant, even early in the evening. Only seafood - which is great. All enjoyed our meal. Although I don't agree with paying for your side dishes separately, makes your main meal quite expensive!

Thank beverleyl950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always wanted to try here as been given good reviews by many friends. Excellent food all freshly cooked. Very helpful and friendly staff (only one working in the restaurant when we visited, but not busy so worked well) clean and welcoming. Good range of fish...More

Thank Tiggspoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We both enjoyed our meal of fish and chips when we ate here. They offer a set 2 or 3 course lunch menu as well as specials and a main menu.

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I have eaten here twice. Once for lunch and once for dinner, both times may I say, the service and quality were excellent. My partner on the first visit ate lobster for the first time and she explained it was superb. I...More

Thank Glen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here upstairs the first time as there was no room downstairs. We enjoyed the food but there was not much atmosphere as we were on our own. So, when we went back we asked for a downstairs table. The service was good and...More

Thank TMN10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very good sea food restaurant thogh a bit expensive. however fish and chips as buy on e get one free was excellent even if 8 slices of bread cost £12

Thank peanhill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all the building itself is first class. Go to the first floor is quieter! As I'm crazy about mussels I arrive with my family on a Wednesday and what? it was all you can eat mussels day!!! Let's say they were not the...More

Thank MarianCristache
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15 August 2018|
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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$ 54
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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
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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.
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