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All 293 Canterbury Restaurants

Cafe du Soleil

4-5 Pound Lane, Canterbury CT1 2BZ, England
+44 (0)1227 479999
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Ranked #9 of 293 Restaurants in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Pizza
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Faversham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

I was taken to this restaurant by friends. The building and restaurant itself is lovely. Warm and inviting. The staff and service was great. Unfortunately the food and drink is not for me. There is no option for plain old English food. All the food dished up was first class in both quality and presentation. my personal opinion is this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Food was great and a really good atmosphere. Really nice location right beside the river and crossing the bridge to get to it. The only slight problem was parking, but that can be put down to Canterbury be extra busy around Christmas.

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Shillingford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This restaurant is a very attractive conversion of old warehouse buildings on the edge of the old town. I booked an early dinner - 7.00pm but the place was already busy. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I ordered roast cod with an unusual brown prawn lasagne, it was delicious. The sticky toffee and pecan pudding with vanilla ice... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Visited here for a meal for my birthday when visiting Canterbury. The starter options were quite limited if you don't like fish, so my partner struggled to find something he liked. I enjoyed my meal, and he enjoyed his steak in the end. Staff were very friendly.

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Dover, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

A colleague booked this restaurant for a large Christmas works evening out. We were given the first floor exclusively. We had staff dedicated to us who were efficient, accommodating, polite and friendly. We ordered our food before hand and they had a good system of ensuring each person got what they ordered. The food was amazing, so tasty and presented... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This restaurant was recommended and certainly did not disappoint in any way! The menu was interesting, the food (all 3 courses) absolutely delicious and served hot and without a delay. The waitress was warm, friendly and really helpful. To top it all the wine was superb so I really cannot fault it. One of the best meals I've had in... More 

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I visited Café du Soleil as part of a group of 12 people celebration a work's Christmas Party. We were welcomed and shown to our table promptly. Food was served in a timely fashion and all 3 courses were excellent. The brisket of beef warrants a mention of it's own, beautifully cooked and just melted in the mouth. The house... More 

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Burton
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We booked Cafe Du Soleil for a birthday lunch. Most of our fellow dinners were celebrating graduation so there was a lovely atmosphere. The menu is really varied with something for everyone and the drinks menu was good too. The staff were very friendly and service was fast and efficient. As it was a birthday, we took a cake with... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It basically does what it says on the tin - outstanding food served by friendly staff. I sometimes find the atmosphere a bit lacking, but I'm not sure there's a huge amount they can do about that given the shape and layout of the downstairs. With Canterbury somewhat lacking in first class restaurants, Cafe du Soleil will always come near... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I took a customer for a meal to Cafe Du Soleil a week ago and I was very impressed with it. The service was relaxing and the surroundings was very nice. The menu is quite varied, we both had mussels to start which were scrummy and the duck for the main course. The restaurant was quite full for a Wednesday... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe du Soleil

Address: 4-5 Pound Lane, Canterbury CT1 2BZ, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1227 479999
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Pizza

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