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City Fish Bar

Fish & Chips
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30 St. Margaret's Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
01227 760 873
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • 17
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A family trip made better!

Had never been to Canterbury before but i took my Wife, little girl and my wife's family there over from Paris yesterday (25/Feb/2015) We enjoyed a very friendly and tasty lunch at the City fish bar. The food was Fresh, Very hot and a fair sized portion for what you pay. The shop and the staff were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
A1riley
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Paris, France
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Paris, France
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Had never been to Canterbury before but i took my Wife, little girl and my wife's family there over from Paris yesterday (25/Feb/2015) We enjoyed a very friendly and tasty lunch at the City fish bar. The food was Fresh, Very hot and a fair sized portion for what you pay. The shop and the staff were very clean.The staff... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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338 reviews 338 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We popped in here whilst ambling around Canterbury and looking for somewhere warm. The staff were all friendly and chatty, the food was good and arrived very quickly. I can recommend the scampi and the mushrooms. We even had a nice cup of tea!

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Lancaster, PA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You must eat in and enjoy the company of some of the nicest people in the whole world. Good local establishment.

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Kent
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

food is freshly cooked and always of great quality. Consistently good food and service and well priced. The staff are great and very welcoming and friendly, always happy to say hello and have a chat. I have been visiting here for the past 10 years now. Highly recommended to anyone who visits the area. In the summer time there might... More 

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gillingham
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I used to visit this fish & chip shop whenever I was in town & had heard it had gone downhill. I tried yesterday & was upset to get a half cooked portion of chips & a battered sausage that was 70% batter (sausage no bigger than a tinned hot dog sausage). I hope the previous quality returns soon.

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komen
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Very good Fish and Chip Shop in the centre of Canterbury,we had some really good chips with chicken and mushroom pie, sausage in batter and chicken nuggets. There are table and chairs outside if the weather is ok.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

They have external tables and they are a very good option to eat and see people passing by. However, the fish and chips wasn't all that I was expecting, since the fish was a little greasy. In general, worth the visit :)

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The City Fish bar has been in Canterbury nearly as long as the cathedral - nice guys with decent grub, what's not to like?!

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Geleen, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Being an English couple living in Holland we're always searching for some good fish & chips when we get to the UK, ( it's a taste down memory lane for us) staying in Canterbury we'd decided to try some restaurants for this but some seemed to serve frozen chips so we were delighted when we found this small but friendly... More 

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Paris
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305 reviews 305 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The five of us bought lunch there. A majority deemed the fish and chips very good, but not all of us felt that way. Not great for carry out as the chips get really soft when packed, with grease pouring through the paper wrapping...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 St. Margaret's Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: 01227 760 873

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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