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Deeson's Restaurant

25/26 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
01227 767 854
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Ranked #7 of 287 Restaurants in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $21
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Canterbury now benefits from the new high speed link to London as well as a regular network of rail, coach and bus routes.
Description: Deeson"s restaurant is a British restaurant set in the heart of the historic Cathedral city of Canterbury. At Deeson's we pride ourselves on serving the best of seasonal produce that is available to us from Kent the allotment of England and Britain. Our menu celebrates everything that is great about Britain and it's culinary history. At Deeson's we have the freedom to change our menu's on a daily basis directed by the feedback we receive from our suppliers letting us know which products are particularly good at any given time.
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English first
D.C. area
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We ate at this restaurant while in Canterbury this month because of the high ratings received on Tripadvisor. We had a bottle of Malbec wine that was very nice and not badly priced. Our mean consisted of 1 herb crusted cod and 1 loin of beef. The cod came with some mussels in the bowl. However the mussels were gritty... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Party of 7, all delighted with the quality and variety of the food with excellent attentive service. Chose beer instead of wine and the range was all local brews, excellent. Would certainly recommend it and would go again

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We have visited this restaurant on a number of occasions and have never been disappointed. The set lunch menu is good and excellent value for money. Deesons has a good atmosphere and the staff are friendly and efficient. We had lunch there yesterday as they have recently changed the set lunch menu - or at least the vegetarian option. The... More

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West Midlands
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

We went to this restaurant because we fancied traditional English food. We ordered from the set menu at a cost of £17.00 for three courses. The wrong food was delivered for three out of the four starters but after waiting and being hungry we ate it anyway. The bread that arrived with one of the starters was so hard it... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

This is a very high quality restaurant in a good area just off the city centre.Eating out early and lucky to get a table as fully booked thereafter. An excellent ambience and ordering solely sparkling water we saw their friendly and high quality of service as many restaurants turn their noses up if you do not order the alcohol on... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have wanted to eat at deesons for years, given the reviews. However, the food was slightly over seasoned and rich when I ate there. Otherwise, a lovely blend of flavours. The decor is beautiful and the service was fantastic.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed when we arrived having made our reservation online. The service and the food was great. It could have been over the top with many different flavours, but the combinations worked well. The service was good. Both of us had one of our best ever meals that night and we hope to return again one day. Since... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Booked a private room for 14 to celebrate our daughter's Graduation. Ate from the Pre-Theatre menu which offered a 4 choices for each course. Everyone enjoyed the food and we found the wine reasonably priced too. Service was excellent. Staff were friendly and discreetly attentive. We will definitely be returning.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We have visited Deesons on numerous occasions and have never had a bad meal. Unfortunately it appears to have gone down hill recently. I'm not sure if it's because the owner is now concentrating on his new venture pork and co or we just went on a bad day? Between the four of us we had mediocre starters and mains.... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Early Saturday evening pre-theatre meal. Fab. Interesting well-presented food really nicely cooked. Thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

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