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City Fish Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Fish & Chips, Seafood
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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    Very good
  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very friendly service

Walked past while strolling the streets of Canterbury and stopped in for an open cone of sausage and chips and battered mushrooms to share. It was quick service and the food was well cooked and tasty, you can't ask for better.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
Merlin F
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Southampton
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Southampton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Walked past while strolling the streets of Canterbury and stopped in for an open cone of sausage and chips and battered mushrooms to share. It was quick service and the food was well cooked and tasty, you can't ask for better.

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Eythorne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Eaten here many times and had fish and chips here today late afternoon. Always high standard and very friendly staff. Good value for money

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Eaten here many times, have never been dissapointed, always have had the fish and chips, cooked to perfection every time. Great staff, have a joke and chat, don't mention football though, it could get a bit boistrious !! Of course there is a very varied menu on offer, every thing from calamari to deep fried Mars Bars ! PS. they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I went here with my mum, nan and little brother and the service you get is exceptional. Even though they are a little fish bar they serve with a smile and make everyone feel welcome, you instantly feel like you know them because they engage in general chit chat with you. The area was clean no rubbish anywhere! The food... More 

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Medway
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Have had fish & chips from here a few times. Always well cooked using good quality potatoes & fish. Staff always friendly & polite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were making our way through Canterbury and decided to stop and try their fish and chips. We had to say that we tried it at least once during our visit to England. The portion of fish was generous and it was very tasty though I do agree it was a bit on the greasy side... But that is to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Ate here enticed by smell on way to eat elsewhere. Wish we hadn't. Food very greasy, chips seemed a bit undercooked, and I felt quite unwell afterwards. Still feeling a bit sick the next day.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A fantastic fish and chips on a Friday night after a walk through the Canterbury centre. Food was phenomenal, staff were extremely kind and friendly, and they epitomised great customer service. This was the best meal I've had, it was that good and words could describe how good it was. And, to top it all off, I saw an Arsenal... More 

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Visited today with my girlfriend and will definitely return next time we are in Canterbury. The food was fantastic and very reasonably priced. The staff were very friendly and made us feel really welcome. We sat at a little table to eat our food and unlike and other fish and chip shop I've ever been in, the staff came over... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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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Additional Information about City Fish Bar

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

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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, Seafood
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?