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Kathton House

6 High Street | Sturry, Sturry, Canterbury CT2 0BD, England
01227 719999
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Ranked #1 of 7 restaurants in Sturry
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: English, Contemporary
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was our first time dining at this lovely restaurant. We were part of a group of 8, and all had a superb meal. The service and staff are second to none. They were helpful, polite and quietly attentive, making sure glasses were topped and extra bread and veg was at hand without having to be asked. I had venison... More

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hastings
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We booked this restaurant to mark a special occasion and the restaurant did not fail to deliver. The service was excellent and all the staff were very attentive and made us feel very special for the evening. The food was fantastic and the meals presented were very balanced and tasted delicious. We had the rabbit and venison for mains which... More

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Whitstable
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Four of us went yesterday for a special birthday luncheon and although the food was very nice, the portions were very small. The bill for 4 of us including a bottle of wine and 3 pre dinner drinks was £140. The crab timbale starter was very nice and the fish main course was also tasty. Two of the party chose... More

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kent
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

we were lucky to get a table and "the room" again for our second visit on Valentines day. the hour journey each way is worth it! can not understand the last three negative reviews? we are "real foodies" and had another fabulous "not overpriced" meal. we will certainly be back again.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Maybe I'm an idiot,but I REALLY don't understand how this can be called the best restaurant in Canterbury. I didn't even know it was when I ate there last year,I found it so over indulged and pointless that I didn't bother even reviewing it!! I seem to remember the staff being wonderful,but the food bland and uninspiring and completely overpriced.... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Lovely staff welcomed us in and if it was all about the service, they'd get 5 stars but the food was such a let down. Their set menu at £44.95 is double what other (really good) restaurants are charging. The inbetween courses that came were unwanted. The 'freebie' terrine actually had no flavour at all and the second .. A... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Visited this restaurant purely based on tripadvisor status (no.1 in Canterbury at point of this review). We were warmly welcomed and seated, the lovely waitresses promptly took our order and it was from this point really that the disappointment started to set in. I had ordered the goats cheese salad, which arrived in a tiny bowl of micro salad, very... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

How nice to find a food heaven in such a small high street. It has a lovely intimate feel with caring happy attentive staff . Delicious food and not too pricey. Have been here twice before and will no doubt visit it again. John

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Came across Kathton House Restaurant via Trip-advisor advice, and it didn't disappoint. From the moment before even reaching the door there's the hole in the ground - you have to see it :-) Then on entering we were met by perfectly attired staff who look proud to be working there - actually they own it. The hole experience (food, service,... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Been here twice now on special occasions , both times the food and atmosphere was fantastic the staff very friendly and helpful Would recommend to everyone . We travelled 40 mile round trip I think that says it all

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