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Marlowe's

55 St. Peters Street, Canterbury CT1 2BE, England
+44 1227 462194
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (48 reviews)
“sea bass” (19 reviews)
“pate” (13 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
Hours
CUISINES
British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
55 St. Peters Street, Canterbury CT1 2BE, England
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1 - 10 of 407 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went with friends Saturday for dinner. Service was very slow. Food disappointing. Pate looked off. Small portion looked like an eyebrow and grey. Staff wouldn’t change it. We paid up and left before chancing the main course. Customers around us were moaning about waiting and...More

Thank JULIE G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service here was reasonable although after order was taken and ten minutes later told one main was not available, one of the starters small (mussels) appeared over cooked as mussels in the shells were in pieces. Other starter was ok as were the mains but...More

1  Thank Kensington76
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice small restaurant I was there with my son today delicious dishes served very quickly I recommend :-

1  Thank Lidka Ratajczak R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quaint old building in the middle of Canterbury. Service was quick and friendly. The food was ok though not wonderful but it was very good value. If you are looking for a cheap lunch served quickly, you could do worse. Be warned...More

1  Thank maggiegregory
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely little restaurant this is, popped in for lunch today with my son and we both had the garlic mushrooms for starters followed by the sirloin steak which was cooked to our liking and severed by a friendly waiter, not sure if he...More

1  Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for set lunch menu and had pre-booked. Sadly they overlooked our starters and after being reminded went to bring main courses first! Food eventually arrived in right order after a considerable wait. Such a shame as food of good quality but the staff...More

1  Thank 013monkey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very expertly presented and tasted fantastic, both mine and my partners. My only gripe was the small room which it was set in, making us seem very close to the waiting staff with little privacy. Other than that, very nice.

1  Thank TenBinker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By chance we dashed out of the rain into Marlowes ! 3 book club companions ! Lovely smiling welcome and shown to a table by the window....cosy,comfortable and very busy. Next visit we will book Iadvise you to do the same. Huge choice of both...More

1  Thank Annie G
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The food was more than just delicious, the presentation was fantastic and service great. We went on a Wednesday lunchtime and it was almost full so they must be getting something right! It’s about a 30second walk from the door to the theatre so great...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

There were 8 if us from Portsmouth in Canterbury for a show and weekend getaway We popped in this place in the lunchtime looking for tea & coffee, not normally the best time as most restaurants want you to eat at that time. We received...More

1  Thank AC08BYE
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Kesling1
1 December 2016|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we haven't been for a while
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Matt S
8 August 2016|
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Response from Alan R | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know, we went with friends and it was just ok nothing outstanding
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1962GillN
18 September 2015|
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Where are you starting from?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 St. Peters Street, Canterbury CT1 2BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 462194
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