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The Veg Box Cafe

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Vegetarian, Vegan
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1-2 Jewry Lane, Canterbury CT1 2RP, England
01227 456 654
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 30
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mmmm...

Got to love this amazing place...need more of these places in the world... Eat with a smile with no regrets- then burn it of with some afternoon shopping:) :) See you soon

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Jo H
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Ash, United Kingdom
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Ash, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Got to love this amazing place...need more of these places in the world... Eat with a smile with no regrets- then burn it of with some afternoon shopping:) :) See you soon

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Santa Monica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Really nice to come here. It's hard to find a good vegetarian restaurant with such different and imaginative dishes. The staff were polite. Everything felt a bit sticky where we were sitting. That was the only downside. Everything else was jolly nice!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

You can't beat this place for a tasty, healthy lunch in Canterbury. It's quite hidden away (and would really benefit from it's own ground floor space with garden etc) but that's maybe one of it's charms. If you like creative cooking with healthy, locally sourced ingredients then this is right up your street. Not great for a coffee with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

This place is truly wonderful. I literally fell in love with it. The atmosphere is calm and the food is really delicious! I love how the menu changes regularly which is a breath of fresh air. I had the veg box pot noodle soup which was lovely. You also a decent potion for the price. Also the vegan chocolate cupcakes... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Five of us met for lunch on a busy Thursday during the half-term holiday. Because it is quite small, we went early, just after twelve o'clock, which was a wise move as it very quickly filled up. The clientele was varied and most had clearly eaten there before. There is quite a small menu which is supplemented by a good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Have been coming here for years, and it's always a treat to be looked forward to after wandering around the streets of Canterbury. This cafe is tucked away in one of the back streets off the main high street and has a lovely calm and relaxed atmosphere. The food is varied and wholesome and most importantly, tastes great. I particularly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

It was a fantastic little treat to go up for a early lunch, My mum had a tomato and olive pate with fresh bread, my dad had homemade hummus with pitta, and I had dairy free soya ice cream. My GODS! it was all so perfect yet simple!!! I really enjoyed it, so much. wish I lived locally so I... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We are a family of four, with one of our Daughters at Kent University. ( hence the visit ) As a Vegetarian family this was a real gem of a find, to be able to choose anything from the varied Menu without having to question the ingredients was lovely. We ate here twice, the atmosphere was lovely, the staff very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My friend and I arrived just before the restaurant was about to close but the gentleman said it was no problem for us to eat from the snack menu. We ordered the snack platter, the noodle pot and the couscous jar. The restaurant itself had a homely feel, and I can imagine that had we have been earlier, the atmosphere... More 

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Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Shared a great vegetarian lunch with a friend away from the hustle of the main street. Relaxed, friendly and attentive staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?