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Willows Secret Kitchen

42 Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2PH, England
01227 788777
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Ranked #8 of 293 Restaurants in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Hi all, just little something about us here at Willows. We are family owned and run, we opened our doors in Jan 2012 after traveling around the world. Whilst traveling we learnt a great deal about how we wanted to share Willows with customers, we want all our customers to feel at home and share in our relaxed home from home.We specialise in high quality coffee and light lunches, we are only a small place with 4 tables. We serve freshly made sandwichs & baguettes, our bread is delivered fresh daily from our Village bakery.Our Coffee has been recognised by Coffee Culture & Excellence for its high quality, we make all our coffee the Aussie way. Which we learnt in Melbourne last year (2011), in Melbourne the coffee culture is of the highest quality and standards are second to none!! We would also recommend for the serious coffee lovers to try our 'Willows Vacuum Coffee' which your brew yourself at your table. It merges coffee / science / theatreall as one.We hope to see you all soon and say hi when you do come in.Take care & safe travels to you all.Willows Family
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English first
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Canterbury can be a busy town, so what you need is somewhere away from the crowds to relax and enjoy the food........Willows is the place to go. Yes it is small but good things come in small packages. Inside is a welcoming kitchen/diner feeling. A varied menu for all needs, service is welcoming and prices are good for the local....yes,local... More 

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Southern Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

A nice, fresh place to stop for a sandwich. Small, but fresh food lovingly prepared. My husband was disappointed that there was no beer, but was happily content with their fresh juice selection.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It was quite small, but very friendly and good coffee. It did seem to take a while for the coffee to come. the cakes looked yummy, but we resisted!!

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Really great food and coffee ! The full breakfast bap is literally divine ! A visit to Willows Secret Kitchen every Saturday morning for the perfect breakfast has been in my to-do list since I first visited it. Also, the fact that breakfast is served all day long is a definite plus. Definitely recommend it !

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have visited Willow's many times during my lunch break, the food is always delicious, so much choice, the bread is to die for, fresh from a bakery. Even if like me you are not a coffee drinker it's well worth a visit, all I can say about the cakes is Yummy. I must not forget the staff always polite,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Went here for a quick breakfast and it was quite delightful. Very small place but the food was delicious and the tunes were nice and relaxing. Coffee was pretty good too. Great friendly service

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Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Lovely coffee perfectly made to suit my fussy taste, great bacon and egg butties, friendly and efficient at the same time. I would recommend Willows Secret Kitchen to everyone who likes good coffee, good food and warm welcome.

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

Me and my partner use willows as a escape from work at lunch time when we get the chance, the reason for this is quite simple the choice of sandwiches are fantastic and made to order there very generous with the filling and the taste is so so so good along by there latte (which I must admit is the... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

After reading reviews on T.A I decided to drag the troops when visiting Canterbury for a mere hour whilst waiting to visit our best friend in hospital. Hubby was hungry as hadn't eaten all morning, mum dad me and our little one had however stopped on route from home, Bournemouth, and were stuffed still so I thought reviews of ace... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Brilliant, love this cafe. Only improvement would be not running out of ingredients for my favourite sandwich before lunch time is over.

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Address: 42 Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2PH, England
Phone Number: 01227 788777
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Café

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