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17 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
+44 1227 470011
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“wraps” (31 reviews)
“flatbread” (38 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
17 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Located in Sun street, Canteen offers a wonderful ambience and relaxed atmosphere and very importantly, great staff and coffee! Sitting upstairs, you have a great view and can have privacy or a perfect location for a group of friends. Thoroughly recommend!

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a nice little pit stop here recently. Nice coffee for me and my Daughter had a Strawberry Milkshake. We also shared some Chorizo flavoured crisps. All good.

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty healthy food served in generous sized portions. I'd recommend the Canteen Special, just yummy. Friendly staff. A quirky old building on three floors, steep stairs if the ground floor is full but I'm sure the helpful staff would do their best to accommodate you...More

Thank Seasidegirl2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really really good food! I had the roasted veg, feta and pesto toastie and it was probably the best toastie i have ever had! The staff were very friendly also. I wouldnt recommend the freshly squeezed juice though as it was half juice and half...More

Thank Cesca M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here after seeing another recommendation on TripAdvisor - I can honestly say we weren't disappointed! The Canteen special salad was lovely, fresh and very tasty - don't miss the Indian slaw.... My hubby had the Bombay chicken flatbread which also hit the...More

Thank Jackie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly service. Really nice food as well. I had a jacked potato, nice and hearty with a cuppa. I do want to remark it was not very clean. Dark circles on cups and spoons. Tables where wiped down but not toroughly enough to standard.

Thank Pia D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had coffee and a scone. Coffee good. Scone spoilt by being microwaved so it became very hot in the middle and ' rubbery' in texture. Has a 5 for hygiene but spoons in mugs on the table are badly stained, rolls of fluff and dust...More

1  Thank WillStaffordshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in during a very busy lunchtime and we were accommodated well. Staff are very welcoming and the coffee and freshly made flatbreads were excellent. Recommended.

Thank WelshKnights77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tea in a teapot, nice cakes, what more could you want after a day of wandering Canterbury? Well, if you want wraps, superfood salads,etc then come here. Worth looking for it in a city full of good cafés

Thank NorthEastMe999
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review I am glad you enjoyed our cafe !

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there today for a quick bite with my friend. It wasn't too bad. The service was quite quick. Not much options but the food is amazing and worth the price.More

Thank cecilialkt
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Glad you visited us...but, not much options???? we have over 40 options of flatbread, salad, baguette, hot dish, soup, cakes, scones +++ and you can even 'make your own' so not quite sure where you get that view from !! If you wish to re-visit...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 470011
Just three doors to the left of Canterbury Cathedral Gate Canteen serves freshly made flatbreads,salads, baguettes, toasties, jacket potatos and daily hot dish / soup. Everything is made to order from freshly prepared ingredients using local suppliers wherever possible. The building dates back to around 1600 and from the windows you can get glimpses of the Cathedral (particularly from the loo !). It is a rather rickety building so you need to be OK with stairs as our seating is over three floors. We provide eat in or take away food and a large variety of hot and cold drinks including smoothies and juice pressed on the premises. Due to popularity we also now serve delicious cream teas.
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