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The Veg Box Cafe

1-2 Jewry Lane, Canterbury CT1 2RP, England
01227 456 654
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Ranked #15 of 289 Restaurants in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Vegan, Vegetarian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Some people would never visit a vegetarian cafe, targeted at vegetarians and vegans, and situated almost on the back of a whole food shop. They will miss out on a lovely experience. The Veg Box Cafe feels as if it's on a evangelical mission to change the world. I don't mind that, because I'm always happy to lock swords with... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

I most certainly am not a vegetarian, but the image of nut cutlets and rabbit food is totally inappropriate for the veg box cafe. I had a very tasty veggie meal of home made (I think) quiche and salad, washed down with an organic beer. Both meal and beverage were excellent, although I found the chocolate cheesecake rather bland, and... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We popped in for lunch having been here about 2 years ago and remembered it was good. We had a quiche with salad and bean burger with their Buddha salad which was fantastic. Desserts were a little disappointing with the raw chocolate cheesecake being bland and a bit soggy and the ginger bomb was tasty but very heavy and not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We just missed lunch (which looked great from the menu) but had a very nice tasting platter. The staff were friendly, the prices were reasonable, and though we were the only customers at that time of day it had a lovely atmosphere. Even better, there's a right proper vegetarian shop downstairs with a cork board full of petitions!

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was my first trip to an all veggie cafe. I had pitta, humus and olives. It was tasty and filling. I really enjoyed the surroundings, and the staff are efficient and friendly. I would recommend this as a place to go with friends. They offer gluten free foods etc. I love this place and will be returning!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Just missed lunch but the staff found us something great. Very relaxed and could have stayed all afternoon with teas and the best snack of mixed nuts, marinaded in their own soy recipe.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I tried this no nonsense lunchtime eatery with my partner, having seen good reiews on Trip Advisor and expectations were justified. The popularity of this place is clear from the fact that despite being tucked round a little corner away from the main drag, people were queueing patiently for a table. The portions are big and very good value for... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I come to this little cafe nearly every Saturday as an end of week, guilt-free treat. Even though there is not a great selection on the menu, what is there, is utterly delicious! All the dishes are freshly prepared and come out looking colorful and enticing. Even though I am not a vegetarian or a vegan, I do make a... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We didn't order any food at this café, since the menu sadly didn't live up to our expectations. The atmosphere was nice, but I think my expectations was way too high after reading so many positive reviews.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We can't fault this place! Lovely food with a great atmosphere! My husband and I are both vegetarians and the veg box was our saviour after wondering the streets of Canterbury to try something different for lunch. When we arrived the cafe was busy but we were seated quickly as we opted to share a table with 2 other diners.... More

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Address: 1-2 Jewry Lane, Canterbury CT1 2RP, England
Phone Number: 01227 456 654
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian

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