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Cafe des Amis

95 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
+44 1227 464390
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (179 reviews)
“lamb stew” (25 reviews)
“churros” (24 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
95 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant was lively and friendly. Mexican music being played with the addition of loads of chatter didn't make it a quiet place to eat, which proved difficult for my aspergers teen. However, the staff were incredibly friendly and efficient. Food was excellent we really...More

Thank jennyeales2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was recommended to go here and wasn't disappointed! The staff were really friendly and very efficient, without us feeling rushed. The food was delicious and well priced. Will definitely return if in Canterbury again.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here with friends on Saturday whilst in the area. Lovely meal - we had a range of sharing platters to start - very tasty, then we all had different mains. The burritos looked good but I had the pollo verde which was without doubt...More

Thank ditsy_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe des Amis has been our favourite restaurant since 1992. The food is fantastic, very high quality, and the menu is varied and interesting. The sharing nachos are the best I have ever tasted anywhere. The staff are very friendly and the decor is beautiful.

Thank Nic W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time of visiting and love everything about this restaurant, food, cocktails, ambience, staff all good. Started with a delicious mojito, and them plumped for a mixed starter to share, fajitas to share and a yummy dessert to finish. If you love Mexican food then...More

Thank mauriceb723
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, before you go book your table to be sure that you can enjoy it. Try to arrive between 5-6 during happy hour. Food is very well served and is delicious. They serve Mexican food event ought the name is in French.

Thank Tita32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has not changed in ten years still excellent Great meal and service as usual Very reasonable Cannot wait to go again

Thank derekseabird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quirky little place , and I mean little ! We booked in advance and where squeeze into a table which meant moving the whole table to move to get out , the waitress basically tucked us it . Which was awful and uncomfortable. The food...More

1  Thank jordanhQ1008XT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorite restaurant in Canterbury! The food is amazing they have a great atmosphere, staff are usually close by but don't hover which I really like. Their chipotle salsa is to die for. It has a really lively atmosphere and good music very relaxed vibe,...More

Thank Jasmine J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant!! Always impressed with the food and the attention to detail. Would recommend every time!! Pricey but worth it

Thank gunit861
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Would like to know details about if I would like to entertain "Two" persons (couple) at your restaurant in Canterbury. Would you have enough Vegetarian food choice and what offer is available for this deal. It has to be a Meal for two type of offer having various items to choose from. Do you have a voucher system which I can give them - being paid for - in advance by me and they can order what they like. Do you have deals like £25 - £30 for two?? Offer to be able to use within next couple of months Much appreciate your help and assistance. Mr. Shah (Ashford, Kent)
19 December 2016|
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Response from chef29 | Property representative |
Dear Mr Shah, thank you for your enquiry. We do indeed have a range of vegetarian dishes available. If you go to our website you can see the full menu and will also be able to purchase gift vouchers for whatever amount you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$33
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 464390
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