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Kathton House

₹₹₹₹European, British,
6 High Street, Sturry, Canterbury CT2 0BD, England
+44 1227 719999
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (36 reviews)
“tempura” (11 reviews)
“venison” (22 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 PM - 8:45 PMAll hours
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6 High Street, Sturry, Canterbury CT2 0BD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have been here several times and it is still up there with the best.We had the duck teriyaki followed by the lamb.The meat was cooked beautifully,and the veg so fresh and well seasoned,We were not disappointed thoroughly recommend.

Thank V2484MUjackiec
Reviewed 4 days ago

Booked for my partner / valentines day. Ambience is cosy and warm. Service from the staff throughout was classy and attentive without being too overboard. The food was exquisite, could only manage the two courses! Beef was tender with no fat and the lamb succulent,...More

Thank glenextance
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us met for lunch in this attractive, comfortable old building. We ordered in advance from a small but varied menu and we were all very happy with our choices. The food was perfectly cooked and beautifully presented. The staff were pleasant and...More

Thank maggiegregory
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to go for a special occasion. The food, service, ambience, everything is spot on. It is not cheap but it's worth it.

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place doesn’t look much from the outside in the high street but lovely inside and the food is a real treat. We had a fabulous meal in a cosy seat under the archway. Perfect. Food was delicious and service very good. One happy couple.

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit and I really liked the ambience, service and food. I enjoyed the fennel bread, crab apertizer, cerviche of sea bream, sorbet, rack of lamb and blueberry soufflé. I particularly loved the lamb and the soufflé with hazelnut ice cream. My vegetarian husband...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to eat, fantastic menu, warm friendly service and a charming setting. The only slight issue is parking but on a Saturday lunchtime it was fine. I had the venison which was fabulous and Himself had the Guinea Fowl which was also...More

Thank stormtwig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We regularly visit Kathton House for special occasions and was sad to hear it had changed owners as we regard this restaurant as one of the best in the area. Our visit on the 13th January was a delayed small Christmas party and we were...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I visited with family and we had a great experience all round. The staff are all very helpful and friendly and were very attentive, and the food was superb! Great flavours and cooked to perfection. The amuse-bouche, homemade rolls and sorbet in between courses were...More

Thank TJtheDJ5
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Who enjoyed their meal at kathton house. Was farther from our hotel in Canterbury than i expected, but it was a fairly quick uber ride. Food was excellent and while the staff was courteous and friendly, I would have hoped for people more knowledgeable about...More

Thank davidandrose1
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Questions & Answers
7 February 2018|
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Response from diva714 | Reviewed this property |
I wasn’t aware there was a 1 hour parking restriction when we went we parked in the high street, I would phone and double check however lovely food and good service x
26 October 2016|
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Response from Graham825 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I don't think it's the sort of place to take dogs.
30 August 2016|
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Response from IzzieTurner | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. There's 2 ways of getting in and all one level including the toilet so can't see why not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 High Street, Sturry, Canterbury CT2 0BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Sturry
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 719999
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