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The Forge Bistro & Cafe - CLOSED

61 Dover Street, Canterbury CT1 3HD, England
+44 1227 788022
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
27 Aug 2014
“Hidden Gem”
20 Aug 2014
“Awesome, romantic place x”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
61 Dover Street, Canterbury CT1 3HD, England
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 27 August 2014

We have eaten several times at the Forge, and always been impressed with the imaginative and delicious food that Marlene creates. Our most recent visit was to the August 'Supper Club' , this one themed 'Neapolitan'. A very pleasant evening, and, as always, good food...More

Thank gc1950
Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

Had a great eve with my husband after busy wondering around Canterbury. The Forge is located behind cinema, 1 minute away from police station. Cross of Holmans Meadow parking and there it is, lovely, peaceful wine bar with stylish decor is perfect for a couple...More

Thank Monika S
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Like the title, there are things we liked and unexpected unpleasant surprises thrown in. Firstly it doesn't open when the website says it will be open as we passed on two evenings and found it locked up. The place has a nice fresh ambiance and...More

Thank MikeJL59
Reviewed 9 July 2014

the nicest little restaurant in town. Home cooked food by the owner and excellent service by the staff. Experience something different , you will not be disappointed .

Thank greatroach
ForgeBistro, Manager at The Forge Bistro & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2014

It's always good to hear such positive comments, we hope to see you at The Forge again soon!

Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

An oasis in the hubbub of Canterbury. Great service. Good food. Great cocktails. Will def go back here every time we're in Canterbury.

Thank Gillian T
ForgeBistro, Manager at The Forge Bistro & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2014

Thank you for your review, it's always good to know that you had a good time at The Forge!

Reviewed 2 July 2014

Me and my other half came across this restaurant online and thought we'd give it a go - I wouldn't totally describe our experience as tapas food. What we loved about it was because the portion sizes were on the smaller side we could order...More

Thank Paige H
ForgeBistro, Manager at The Forge Bistro & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2014

Thank you for your review. We're always pleased to learn about our customers experience. We look forward to your next visit to The Forge.

Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

This was a brilliant evening enjoying the wonderful never ending Brazilian delights... Every bit of it was delicious and there is no need to worry you will not get enough, as the food is generously portioned! The service was brilliant and very well executed and...More

Thank Lydia N
ForgeBistro, Manager at The Forge Bistro & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2014

Hi Lydia, Thanks for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed the Braziian Supper Club evening, we certainly enjoyed hosting it! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 8 June 2014

Food was very nice and the service was excellent. The two ladies running the restaurant were extremely pleasant and we had a lovely evening.

1  Thank mjo2468 .
ForgeBistro, Manager at The Forge Bistro & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2014

Thanks for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 6 June 2014

I had heard of this place and was not disappointed. There is an informal but very welcoming bar with seats and this is well stocked. Our table was just perfectly situated and allowed us to chat and not be intrusive to other diners. The food...More

Thank Sue R
ForgeBistro, Manager at The Forge Bistro & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2014

Hello Sue, we're so glad that you enjoyed your visit to The Forge, and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 3 June 2014

This restaurant is a bit off the beaten track but I'm so glad we found it. I booked a table for 2 on line for my 50th birthday. I had an email back asking if it was a special occasion & would I like the...More

Thank Kasmo
ForgeBistro, General Manager at The Forge Bistro & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2014

Thank you for your review. We always appreciate feedback and we're happy you enjoyed your birthday. We look forward to seeing again when you're next visiting Canterbury.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$19 - US$52
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Dover Street, Canterbury CT1 3HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 788022
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Description
Open all day,serving nibbles and small plates,grazing platters, cakes and homemade cookies, lunch menu also available. Carefully selected wine list and amazing cocktails
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