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City Fish Bar

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30 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
+44 1227 760873
09:00 - 19:00
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this place several times and never was good enough. Portions of fish and chips are very small even you order large.. also it's very expensive. I recommend to visit Ossie's which is few minutes walking distance and is much more better.

Thank Darek K
Romsey, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the fact that this place is in Tourist Trap Land, right next to The Canterbury Tales, the service and quality of the cod and chips I had was amazing. Highly recommended.

Thank YummyMummyCL
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fish was soggy and not fresh. The portion sizes are far too small for the price. Customer service was good however.

1 Thank Louise W
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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my son decided to visit the Cathedral . In our way back we spotted this very busy fish bar and we stopped there. Lovely people and delicious food . Anyone visiting Canterbury should try City fish bar

Thank Pietro V
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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367 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stopped in on a rainy afternoon after an evensong service at the Cathedral with just enough time for fish and chips before catching our train back to London. The cooks struck up a conversation as the fish was cooking. It was clear that they are very careful about the temperature of the oil which means that these fish and... More 

Thank Stephen P
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Had the chips with curry sauce, nice crispy chips with the stock standard curry sauce. Service was quick and easy with the sever getting the pre cooked chips out of a tray we were a bit sceptical but were really nice and fresh. Took 30 seconds to get our chips.

Thank Brock g
Canmore, Canada
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99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Super friendly staff we had the fish and chips and the calamari and chips. The fish was really good and fresh. The calamari was delicious. Just not a big fan on the chips. Definitely a meal to try there. Really like the area.

Thank laurewanlin
Chardonne, Switzerland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

PERFECT PLACE!! All staff are friendly, quick served and very tasty. Lot of choice as well. I would definitely go back here

Thank LoganSiegrist
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

SO GOOD! I grew up going to school in Canterbury and have been going to this chip shop for close to 10 years now and it has never disappointed. Good value and on the menu you can get everything you want from your classic British fish and chip shop. The staff are really friendly and always greet you with a... More 

Thank thetravellinghan
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I was running errands in town and was feeling hungry but needed something on the go! The staff are incredibly friendly and super fast service. The chips were wonderful and honestly I can't wait to go back for more!!!

Thank Nuril J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 760873

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?